Adriaan van Pletzen

Adriaan van Pletzen – Head Teaching Professional at Gary Player Golf Experience @ The World of Golf.


What led you to becoming a PGA Professional?


Played since I was 5 years old, my dad played so he had a big part in me taking up the game.
How long have you been in your current position?


20 years at GPGE,11 years as a senior coach,3 years as a Head Coach


What does your job entail?


Teaching Standards, general running of GPGE at The World of Golf.



Do you have any environmental or sustainability goals that you have met and would like to share?


My goal is ongoing improvement to be a better teacher for my customers. Explaining myself and my teaching methods in a better manner so customers improve faster.


Please give us a brief outline of the path you took to lead you to your current position 20 years of being passionate about the game at GPGE



Why do you feel that you would be a good candidate to win this award?


I am passionate about the game, teaching it and my customers. Seeing customers improving and smiling when they walk away makes me try harder.