He started playing golf when he was 20 and turned pro when he was 22. Since becoming a qualified professional he has worked at various golf clubs in Holland, including Het Rijk van Nijmegen, De Golfhorst and Het Rijk van Nunspeet.
After providing tuition lessons and clinics, Bart decided to dedicate his efforts to one area of the game and began specializing as a putting coach. In 2007, Bart attended the Accredited Instructor Level 1 course., and by 2008 he was one of the first professionals to complete Level 2 in Southport. In march 2008 he launched, in conjunction with Yes!Golf Europe, a specialist putting centre in Eindhoven.
Bart's golf tuition and clinics, offers players a personal fitting of their equipment, in turn improving their putting stroke.
José Marcelino had the pleasure of being Sir Henry Cotton's assistant in 1971 and turned professional in 1983. He has been a PGA Professional at Penina Golf Academy since 1991, successfully dominating ultimate golf techniques.
Marcelino played in several professional events including the Portuguese Opens, the Portuguese professional golf circuit and several ProAms.
Marcelino's tuition skills include putting, short game, long game, driver and long woods, although his speciality being the bunkers. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish, and speaks a little of Italian and German.
José Lourenço is from Portugal and has been teaching the game of golf at Penina for the last 35 years. After having assisted British PGA player, Mr Wilson from 1967 until 1969, José was also had the privilege to be Sir Henry Cotton's assistant for six years.
His credentials include working with several golf professionals such as Mr Dick Greenway, Peter Jones, Howard Bennett and Peter Dawson (Ryder Cup Player). In 1991 he was awarded Teaching Professional of the Year by Algarve Golf (formerly known as Golf Sul).
José Lourenço's teaching techniques are surely to guarantee noticeable improvement for experienced golfers as well as the base techniques for novices to begin enjoying this challenging game.