PGA Coaching Conference 2018 in association with KMotion

5-7 August 2018

Practising the Growth Mindset


Two international presenters who are fast making a name for themselves in the golf industry and top SA golf coaches will present the theme of the conference: Practising a Growth Mindset.

Iain Highfield and Matthew Cooke from Game Like Training https://www.gltgolf.com/ will conduct one theory and two practical sessions on how to practice in a meaningful and stimulating way for maximum growth

The conference is presented by PGA SA partner K motion and their technology will be on display and used in the presentations.

Have a look at the schedule below and click on the presenters’ names for a brief bio and description of the presentation.


Day 1 – Sunday 5 August 2018

12:00-12:30 Registration
12:30-13:00 Opening

Grant Hepburn, MC & CEO of Golf RSA

Paul Marks, PGA of SA Chairman

13:00-15:00 Is your coaching driving your revenue?

Bart Ijssel De Schepper

15:00-15:30 Tea Break
15:30-17:00 Golf Fitness Growth Mindset

Garth Milne


Day 2 – Monday 6 August 2018

08:00-09:00 How to take your range game to the course
 Iain Highfield & Matthew Cooke
09:00-10:30 Effective thinking and effective practice:

Practical session

 Iain Highfield & Matthew Cooke

Assisted by Costanza Trussoni

11:00-12:30 Effective thinking and effective practice
 Iain Highfield & Matthew Cooke
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 From junior to tour player.  A growth mindset for parents
Fanie Roos
14:15-15:00 From junior to tour player. “Dear PGA Coach, my kid is 4 years old and wants to be a pro.”
Fanie Roos
15:30-17:00 Unhinge your short game
John Dickson
17:00-19:00 Live chat show with cocktails and snacks
Michael Balderstone talks to Iain Highfield & Matthew Cooke


Day 3 – Tuesday 7 August 2018

07:30-08:30 Building a swing model
Martin Briede
08:30-09:30 Training for the Growth Mindset
Michael Balderstone
09:30-10:00 Motivation: What’s gaaning aan in Malelane
Edwin Compton
10:00-11:00 Brunch
11:00-12:00 At the heart of coaching
Murray Smit
12:00-13:30 Coaching by numbers
Peter Berman
13:30-14:00 Closing session
Facilitator: Grant Hepburn

Cost R3500 per person

To enter, please contact Charmaine Arthur – education@pga.co.za or 011 485 1370

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