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The Professionals

Meet The Team

Mike Shrieve

Mike Shrieve ,

Director of Golf

Mike joined the Bearwood Lakes team in November 2019 following 8 ½ years at The Grove in Hertfordshire where he most recently held the position of Head Professional. Upon graduating the PGA, Mike was awarded the prestigious PGA Assistant of the year award and has continued his passion for learning by regularly attending CPD courses around the world. In addition to his PGA status Mike holds a 1st Class Honours BSc. Sports Management (Golf) from Bournemouth University.

Mike is passionate about creating an informative and enjoyable learning environment for golfers of all levels – from those taking their first steps in the game to elite amateurs and professionals. Mike varies his coaching delivery to match the learning style of the individual but as a Trackman Level 2 certified coach, he uses data to help golfers understand their ball flight pattern and to reference progress throughout the coaching relationship.

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Adam Drury

Adam Drury,

Head Professional

Adam joined the Bearwood Lakes team at the end of Summer 2017 having spent his formative years at Hindhead Golf Club. Most recently he had been working at a premium custom fit facility, working with state of the art technology including Trackman. Adam has developed his skills, knowledge and experience which has enabled him personal access to coach and fit leading golfers in the country including European and Senior Tour Players. Adam Specialises in evidence based coaching and custom fitting and firmly believes working alongside data you will see and improvement in not only your skill set, but your understanding of your game. Adams passion for evidence based coaching will benefit golfers of all abilities from beginners to tour players.

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Matt Wild

Matt Wild,

Golf Operations Manager

Having previously been a Junior Member at Bearwood Lakes, Matt turned professional in 2014 and is currently working towards his PGA qualifications. Over the passed few years Matt has run our Junior Coaching Programme which has been an exciting project leading to an increase in our number of Junior Members. Matt runs group coaching during school holidays and at weekends, which are ideal for all levels of Juniors. As well as his commitment to the Junior Programme Matt also teaches many of our members on a one to one basis and is driven to develop this part of his coaching to run alongside his Junior Programme. In 2015 Matt won the North Oxford GC Pro Am and actively competes in many of the regional PGA events.

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Brad caddying for Monty

Brad Oliver,

Assistant Golf Professional

Brad Oliver’s journey at Bearwood lakes started at the age of 6 where he attended our Sunday coaching sessions. He is a wonderful ambassador for our Junior programmes as he continued through the system and 14 years later, won the Men’s Club Championship.

Brad’s career at the club began in 2015 within our golf operations team and in 2018 he turned professional. He is currently enrolled in the PGA training programme and one of his key focuses is to give back to the Junior academy by working with new members to gain their first official handicaps and develop them into Junior team players.

Alongside his professional development Brad maintains a busy playing schedule representing Bearwood Lakes on the PGA South region; his ultimate goal is to achieve membership of the European Tour.

Brad is pictured here caddying for Colin Montgomerie here at Bearwood Lakes.

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