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Mark Govier has been a fully qualified PGA Professional for 16 years and was one of the youngest qualified professional golfers in the UK, at the age of 20.

Mark is regarded as one of the country's leading golf coaches and has coached golfers of all abilities, from complete beginners through to the elite golfers, playing at both amateur and professional levels.

Mark is the Head Professional at Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club, and relishes the opportunity this presents to him, as a renowned coach in Wales . He is totally focused and indeed committed to offering the highest level of coaching for all members at Machynys GCC and welcomes new and old coaching clients to the first class facilities at the Club.

Mark believes that Machynys GCC is the premier coaching facility in the South West Wales area. It will undoubtedly allow Mark to offer the highest level of coaching to all of his clients, as he has worked hard to develop many different coaching packages. These range from standard sessions, through to his Trackman lesson, which will give the player high speed camera analysis and data on all swing factors from swing path and gle of attack and dispersion plus many more . With the differing coaching options available, Mark believes he has options for every golfer.



Rhys is the Golf Operations Manager and Qualified PGA Professional at Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club.

Rhys has been a fully Qualified PGA Professional for the past 2 years and has been a members of the Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club Professional Team for the past 6 years.

During the PGA qualification students are taught a variety of modules, the modules covered during the three year programme include Sports Science, Golf Coaching, Equipment Technology and Business Management all of which Rhys implements in his day to day work at Machynys.


Rhys started his career under Mark Govier at Morriston Golf Club where he worked in the Professional Shop for 2 and a half years. He then moved on and worked for a year at the Vale of Glamorgan, again working in the Professional shop.

Rhys has been at Machynys since 2009 and held several managerial positions at the club and now works as the Director of Golf.



Nick has recently graduate from the University of Bimringahm where he studied Fda Professional Golf Studies through the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) and The University of Birmingham. He is a qualified level 2 coach.

Within the Professional Golf Studies Degree he covers a number of modules such as; Sport Science, Golf Coaching, Business Finance, Equipment Technology & Rules of Golf.

Nick turned Professional at the age of 18 after playing junior golf at a high standard. He captained Dyfed County Team from the age of 14-18 and became Dyfed OOM Individual Champion in 2010. He was a founder junior member here at Machynys Peninsula but played most of his junior golf at Glyn Abbey Golf Club where he won numerous Club Championships. He now plays his golf on the PGA West Region.

Nick has previously worked at Fairwood Park Golf Club, Gower, where he spent 3 Years under the PGA Professional and developed a junior coaching programme with the junior members and Primary School Pupils. He enjoys custom fitting & coaching not forgetting to present first class customer service to all Members and Guests at Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club.