Steve Russell PGA Golf Professional

Hi I'm Steve Russell PGA Golf Professional at Bridgnorth Golf.

I've been a Golf Professional since 1985 and enjoyed many years playing tournament golf in the UK and around the world.

Having spent 15 years at Worfield Golf Club as the golf shop manager and Head teaching Professional I moved to Bridgnorth Golf Club in 2007.

At Bridgnorth Golf Club I provide members and guests with a comprehensive Golf Academy, golf shop and online store.


 Steve Russell Intro


Steve Russell Golf Academy
2007-present
The Steve Russell Golf Academy at Bridgnorth Golf Club established 2007.
Golfers of all standards from beginners to men's county, ladies county and golf professionals are engaged in regular golf tuition.

Junior Golf coaching
2007-present
After many years of coaching juniors, I have designed and developed my own structured junior coaching programme providing a broad introduction into the game of golf.

Bridgnorth District Council /Golf Foundation Community Links Programme Golf Coach
Working in partnership with Bridgnorth District Council sports development officers and the Golf Foundation I provide junior coaching during school holidays at Bridgnorth Golf Club.

East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator Partnership Golf Coach
Run a PESSYP School Club Link programme with the East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator, providing golf extreme and a school golf academy at secondary schools, also introduce Tri Golf sessions at various Primary schools within the East Shropshire SSCo Partnership.

2006-2007

Initiated the Steve Russell Golf Academy at Worfield Golf Club
Worked closely with the club members and junior section at Worfield Golf Club.
Created strong links with local Bridgnorth District Council and The East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator Partnership as the areas Golf Coach.

2006-2007
Solihull College Golf Coach
Support and develop the golfing skills of college students on their way to achieving an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence.

1995-2006
Worfield Golf Club, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Golf Shop Manager/ Head Golf Professional
1992-1995
Worfield Golf Club in Shropshire, tournament / teaching Professional
1990-1991
The Wergs Golf Club in Staffordshire, tournament / teaching Professional
1985-1990
Bridgnorth Golf Club assistant Professional
1984-1985
Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, began PGA training
Additional Information
2005-2008
Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA representative on the Shropshire and Herefordshire County Golf Partnership.
2004 - 2007
Chairman of Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA.
1999
PGA Midland Region Captain.
1989-1995
Competed on the Australian PGA Tour, PGA European and PGA European Challenge Tours, with highlights of playing in the Murphy's English Open and twice in the PGA Championship at Wentworth, winning the Lord Derby National Assistants Championship, Midland Open plus many other national and local events.
1988
Passed PGA exams and became a fully Qualified PGA Professional.
1976
Started playing golf at Bridgnorth Golf Club, later representing both Club and County.


Professional Playing Record Notable Achievements

European Tour
PGA Championship Wentworth
1992 1994
Murphy's English Open Forest of Arden
1994

Australian Tour
1990

European Challenge Tour
1991 1992 1993


Midland PGA Captain
1999

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Professional Tournament Wins

Lord Derby National Assistants Championship
1991
Midland Open
1995
Midland Assistants Championship
1989
Midland Assistants Classic
1990

Shropshire & Herefordshire Professional Championship
1994 1999 2001 2004 2006
Shropshire & Herefordshire Pro am Match play
1994 1996 1997 1998
Shropshire & Herefordshire Order of Merit Leonard Trophy
2002
Staffordshire & Shropshire Professional Championship
1992 2001
Staffordshire & Shropshire Professional Match play
1993 1994
Staffordshire & Shropshire Assistants Championship
1988 1989 1992

Warwickshire PGA 4 Ball Championship
2007

Foremost Central Region Champion
2015

John Deere National Team Championship
2004
Represented GB & I in the John Deere World
Team Championships in Scottsdale Arizona USA

2004

Foremost winning team in the Ashworth Cup at the Belfry
2015

Midland Order of Merit
3rd 1993
7th 1994
8th 1990
8th 1992
12th 1995