Hartpury College Golf Academy

Golf Academy

For those passionate about competitive golf or possessing the talent and determination to excel, the Hartpury College Golf Academy is your gateway to success. Here, you'll receive specialised training from PGA-qualified professionals and gain access to cutting-edge facilities.

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At Hartpury College, you'll be mentored by some of the finest golfing talent within our community. We are committed to supporting your pursuit of excellence in both academic studies and golf. It's not uncommon for our students to represent their countries, and many of our graduates have earned scholarships to prestigious American institutions.

Our staff members are distinguished experts in their respective fields, with experience competing at professional levels or working closely with professional golfers. Your journey at the academy will be enriched by the guidance of a PGA professional technical coach and a dedicated putting expert to elevate your short game. A sports psychologist will help fortify your mental resilience for the highly competitive world of golf, while our biomechanist will assist in refining your swing.

In addition, you'll enjoy access to a comprehensive range of performance services. From strength and conditioning coaching to physiotherapy, nutrition guidance, lifestyle management, and game analysis, our services are designed to ensure you consistently perform at your peak.

Your timetable is thoughtfully tailored to your needs, ensuring that you can make the most of your academic qualifications and training regimen. Beyond weekly coaching sessions delivered by our dedicated professionals, you'll have the opportunity to compete at the university sport level. The British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues and the BUCS Tour provide you with the platform to compete at some of the UK's most prestigious golf courses.

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Level 3 Foundation Diploma Sport Golf

Level 3 Foundation Diploma Sport (Golf)

This course is designed to give you a strong grounding in all aspects of sport, with particular emphasis on performance and excellence in golf. A mixture of theoretical and practical teaching, combined with our excellent on-site sports facilities will allow you to put into practice what you learn in the classroom. To study this course you must have an official golf handicap.

Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport Golf

Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport (Golf)

Develop your understanding of the world of professional golfers and improve your golfing performance. You’ll learn through classroom based and practical sessions, and spend one day a week participating in practical golf sessions at a local golf course. Benefit from access to a golf driving range on campus, swing studio, artificial putting green, and bunkered short game area, as well as specialist coaching. To study this course you must have an official golf handicap.

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Level 2 Extended Certificate General Sport

If you’re looking to transition to Level 3 study but don't have the grades to do so straight from school, our Level 2 sports course is for you. Our students learn through a mix of theoretical and practical sessions, including trips and work experience, to gain an understanding of the competitive sports industries. On successful completion, you could progress onto our Level 3 sports courses.

Level 3 Foundation Diploma Sport Pe And Coaching

Level 3 Foundation Diploma Sport (PE and Coaching)

Prepare for a career in PE and sports coaching with this course. Learn through theoretical and practical sessions using our university level facilities. You’ll complete a seven-week work placement at a local primary school and deliver PE lessons.

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For over 15 years, Hartpury College has been the nurturing ground for more than 250 aspiring athletes who have gone on to achieve international acclaim. From equestrian champions at the Olympics to our triumphant men's and women's rugby and men's football teams in the BUCS leagues, we are dedicated to cultivating the finest sporting talent.

Sport Academies Montage Hartpury University

Equine Academy

Our Equine Academy offers world-class coaching to empower our equestrian athletes in their pursuit of competitive careers. Notable graduates include Astier Nicolas, an Olympic medallist at Rio, and dressage sensation Olivia Oakeley.

Hartpury College Equine Academy

Women’s Rugby Academy

With representation in the top echelons of women's rugby - the Premier 15s and BUCS National League - coupled with previous BUCS championship victories, our university women's rugby team is truly exceptional. Guided by England star Natasha Hunt, we've proudly produced talents like Zoe Aldcroft, crowned World Rugby Women's 15s Player of the Year 2021.

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Men’s Rugby Academy

Our student-led rugby team, Hartpury University RFC, takes center stage on our campus. It's no surprise that graduates like Jonny May, Alex Cuthbert, Seb Negri, Harry Randall, Jonny Hill, and Ben Vellacott have gone on to make their mark in the professional rugby world.

University Mens Rugby Academy

Women’s Football Academy

In both football and futsal, our teams are active participants in the BUCS league. Our students are not only regulars in the Women's Futsal Super Series, aired live on BT Sport, but also frequently feature in club sides competing in the National League.

Hartpury College Womens Football Academy

Men’s Football Academy

Our senior football program stands among the finest in the UK. With 11 BUCS Premier League titles and five BUCS national championships under our belt, we have consistently produced remarkable talents. Graduates like Abdul Majeed Waris, David Accam, and Mustapha Bundu, who represented Sierra Leone in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, speak to our program's excellence.

Hartpury College Mens Football Academy

Rowing Academy

Five former students and staff members earned coveted spots in Team GB's rowing squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Our achievements extend to numerous Home International appearances, victories at prestigious events like Henley Regatta, National Schools, and BUCS Regatta, all while maintaining a strong partnership with British Rowing.

Hartpury College Rowing Academy

Netball Academy

Led by netball luminary Jess Shaw, our Netball Academy has earned its reputation as a Team Bath Netball Academy Development Centre and BUCS league champion. Our students are also integral members of Netball Superleague teams.

Hartpury College Netball Academy

Athlete Performance Academy

We provide unwavering support to athletes participating at the highest levels of their national governing body talent pathways, encompassing a wide spectrum of sports, including athletics, biathlon, cricket, swimming, and more.

Hartpury College Athlete Performance Academy

Modern Pentathlon Academy

As one of Pentathlon GB's premier modern pentathlon academies, Hartpury College has consistently delivered exceptional results and fostered the development of aspiring athletes.

Hartpury College Modern Pentathlon Academy