Evie is a fully qualified Class ‘A’ PGA Professional who graduated from the University of Birmingham in July 2015 with a 2:1 BSc Hons degree in Applied Golf Management studies. After 3 years, full time at the University of Birmingham, Evie covered all aspects of the Golf industry in her studies ranging from: materials in golf, golf coaching science, sport and exercise science, history and psychological perspectives on golf, psychology of golf, custom fitting, and lastly researching and publishing a 10,000 word dissertation on ‘Investigating developmental golf journeys of talented girl golfers in the midlands’.
During the three years at University Evie conducted 3 placements at different golf clubs where she developed a love of coaching, this is where Evie wants to pursue her career and help golfers of all ages and abilities achieve their goals and enjoy their golf. Evie also coaches at some top events such as the ISPS Handa Ladies Masters last year, this was the inaugural event where the Women’s Professional Golf Association showcased the best female golf Professional’s in the country to deliver golf lessons to the public.
Evie’s passion lies within coaching and she values her development and engages with many Continuous Professional Development courses organised by the PGA and other governing bodies, such as being a member of England Golf’s Women and Girls Advisory group and the Youth Panel, where she attends and contributes to meetings all over the country. Evie has also been recognised for her skill in junior coaching and is a performance 5 Junior County Coach where she co-ordinates, plans and delivers these sessions. Midlands golfer are also keen to have Evie’s input and expertise and has frequent articles and catch ups with the Midlands Golfer Magazine.
As a amateur, Evie started playing golf at Breedon Priory and then moved to play at Longcliffe Golf Club. During her amateur career Evie played county golf at all levels from girls to ladies 1st team level, most notably Evie won Leicestershire and Rutland County Girls Championship in 2010. Evie still competes in tournaments and priories her schedule with the Women’s PGA tour which is all over the country, at many different venues to test her skill at the top level.
PGA Level 2 Coach
Class ‘A’ PGA Professional
Junior County Coach
TPI Level 1 (June 2016)
Tri Golf and Golf Xtreme Coach
England Golf Volunteer awards Bronze, Silver and Gold