Meet Our Coaches

Nick Solski

Owner/Fellow of the PGA


Fellow of the PGA Nick Solski has given golf lessons to Presidents of countries, Ambassadors, Business owners, CEO's, Sports Stars, Models and A, B and even C list Celebs....oh, and even the first-ever lesson to the owner of Chelsea Football club.

Simply...he can teach to hit better bad shots!

Ian Bardsley 


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As a playing Professional and a golf coach Ian not only teaches on a one to one basis  he also holds a ladies golf night every week and has a junior academy at Boomers and Swingers.

Ian started playing golf at the age of 10 and has been a Cat 1 amateur since the age of 15. At 50 years of age Ian decided to fulfil a dream and turn professional not only to compete in Senior golf events but also to pass on his 40 years of experience and knowledge to like minded golfers...of all ages.


Ian's passion is golf and he always gives 100% when teaching and playing.

Andrew Baguley

PGA Professional


Andrew has been a Qualified PGA Professional for over 30 years with vast experience in all aspects of the game.

Andrew has taught all levels of golfers from complete beginners to Professionals and believes there is more than one way to swing the club.
With Andrew’s assistance you can expect to develop a more consistent swing and have an understanding of what works best for you.

Sophie Powell

Tour Professional


Currently on the European Access Tour, Sophie turned professional at the age of 23.

Based at Boomers and Swingers, Sophie is eager to share her knowledge with anyone eager to learn and get the most from their golf game.

Sophie welcomes people of all ages, gender and ability to come down to boomers and swingers and have some fun!

Dave Smith

PGA Professional

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Dave has been a PGA professional for 18 years, is a level 3 PGA coach with nearly 40 years of experience in the game. Dave coaches and passes on his knowledge and expertise to all ages and abilities from beginners to professionals, tailoring the individual needs of each golfer.


Dave has played competitively throughout his professional career, including European and Challenge Tour events. Dave has won many events including Pga Order of Merit tournaments in the North of England and Lancashire. Most notably the Leeds Cup, Manchester Open, Lancashire Open and Lancashire stroke play as well as being crowned Manchester golfer of the year several times.


Long game, short game, course management and practice all aspects of the game covered

Ben Chambers

PGA Professional


Ben is 28 years old and has been involved in golf for over 15 years from being a junior, competing in individual and team events to playing as a professional.

Having been a category 1 golfer for over 6 years, Ben turned professional in 2017.

A level 3 PGA golf coach, Ben offers individual and group lessons covering all aspects of the game.