Steve Russell PGA Golf Professional
Steve Russell Golf Academy
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
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.
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.
Solihull College Golf Coach
Support and develop the golfing skills of college students on their way to achieving an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence.
Worfield Golf Club, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Golf Shop Manager/ Head Golf Professional
Worfield Golf Club in Shropshire, tournament / teaching Professional
The Wergs Golf Club in Staffordshire, tournament / teaching Professional
Bridgnorth Golf Club assistant Professional
Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, began PGA training
Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA representative on the Shropshire and Herefordshire County Golf Partnership.
2004 - 2007
Chairman of Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA.
PGA Midland Region Captain.
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.
Passed PGA exams and became a fully Qualified PGA Professional.
Started playing golf at Bridgnorth Golf Club, later representing both Club and County.
Professional Tournament Wins
Lord Derby National Assistants Championship
Midland Assistants Championship
Midland Assistants Classic
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
Staffordshire & Shropshire Professional Championship
Staffordshire & Shropshire Professional Match play
Staffordshire & Shropshire Assistants Championship
1988 1989 1992
Warwickshire PGA 4 Ball Championship
Foremost Central Region Champion
John Deere National Team Championship
Represented GB & I in the John Deere World
Team Championships in Scottsdale Arizona USA
Foremost winning team in the Ashworth Cup at the Belfry
Midland Order of Merit