Services & Tuition

Tuition

Our qualified PGA teaching Professionals are available to assist golfers of all levels from beginners to professionals. The latest coaching techniques and equipment are offered to ensure that every effort is made to assist you to achieve your golfing goals.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of our professionals to discuss what can be done to get better results for your game or for assistance in tailoring a special program designed specifically to suit your needs.


Our Teaching Professionals

Ben enjoyed numerous top performances at State and National level as an amateur, including representing Victoria on four occasions, a winner of State titles and also a past Club Champion of the Yarra Yarra and Amstel Golf Clubs.

Ben turned his focus to a PGA professional traineeship in 2003, where he successfully completed his traineeship at Peninsula Country Golf Club at the end of 2005.

Ben played professional golf for eighteen months around Victoria and Australia and has played in numerous State and National titles, including the Australian PGA Championship at Coolum in 2004 as a Trainee professional.

Ben was appointed Director of Golf at Peninsula Country Golf Club in 2010 and is one of club’s teaching professionals, conducting numerous clinics on the short game and on course, and also overseeing individual needs with their game.

  • Available for lessons and private clinics Monday – Saturday by appointment
  • iPad swing analysis, using the V1 Swing Program
  • Club Fitting
  • Club Repairs
Ben is happy to have a game with anyone anytime, please see him if you wish to have a game sometime.  
 

Ben Ferguson

Director Of Golf / Club Professional (Peninsula Site)

PGA Member / Titleist Staff Professional

20 Years of service

Starting golf at the age of 14, Stuart went on to play Junior pennant for Moorabbin Municipal Golf Club at the age of 15. He joined Keysborough Golf Club in 1980 and was a Junior member there for two years. In 1983 he became a Trainee Professional at Royal Melbourne Golf Club and completed his traineeship in 1986. During the next 5 years, Stuart worked part-time at both Keysborough and Elsternwick Golf Clubs.

In 1991 Stuart was appointed as a golf instructor at the Peninsula Country Golf Club. Between 1985 and 1994 Stuart played in many tournaments including Pro-Am events throughout Victoria as well as Victorian Opens, Victorian PGAs and other National events. Stuart also played in the 1989 Australian Open at Kingston Heath Golf Club. Stuart’s greatest tournament victory was the 2003 Murray Masters, played at Yarrawonga (the only pro in twenty years to win the event!)

  • Available for lessons and private clinics Sunday – Friday by appointment
  • iPad swing analysis, using the V1 Swing Program
  • Club Fitting
  • Club Repairs

E: stuart@peninsulakingswood.com.au

Stuart Byrnes – Club Professional (Peninsula Site)

PGA Member  / Callaway Staff Professional

25 Years of service

 

At the age of 8, Jon joined Mornington Country Golf Club as a junior member and over the next 15 years went on to play junior pennant, senior pennant and win their club championship.  Jon also represented the Peninsula district at both junior and senior levels.  At the age of 17 Jon joined the Royal Melbourne Golf Club and played pennant over the next 7 years.  As a 3 time club champion Jon represented Royal Melbourne in the World Club Championships on two occasions.  Jon represented Victoria for several years and was a member of the Victorian Institute of Sport golf team. 

After being lucky enough to travel the world as an amateur, Jon turned professional in 2007.  After 3 years on the Australian Tour and 1 year on the Canadian Tour it quickly became apparent that the sport was costly and there are many good golfers in the world competing for the same prize.  Jon decided to pursue a Trainee Professional position to broaden his golfing knowledge and industry experience.  Jon secured a position at Kingswood as a trainee and has not looked back. 

Jon was appointed as the Director of Golf after completing his traineeship in 2012 and is one of the club’s teaching professionals, conducting numerous clinics on the short game and on course, and also overseeing individual needs with player’s games.

  • Available for lessons and clinics Tuesday – Saturday by appointment
  • Club Fitting
  • Club Repairs

E: jon@peninsulakingswood.com.au

 

Jon Abbott -Director of Golf (Kingswood Site)

PGA Member/Titleist Staff Professional

7 Years service

 

During his 3 year Traineeship at Kingswood Golf club, David had several State Championship wins as well as achieving both Victorian and Australian Trainee of the Year.

After a scholarship in the Victorian Institute of Sport, David then played the Australasian Tour for 5 years as the Kingswood Touring Professional.  During his time on tour he enjoyed many professional wins; however 1997 was his most successful year winning the South Australian P.G.A and finishing 3rd on the Australian Foundation Tour O.O.M.

In 1999 David began working and coaching again back at Kingswood, as well as coaching junior golfers for Golf Vic. David was appointed Head Professional of Kingswood Golf Club 2004, and he enjoys Kingswood’s great playing culture and friendliness.

David was also appointed the Victorian Junior State Coach in 2006 and continues to work with the associated junior squads and teams. In 2008 the Peninsula Golf Club was host to the Australian Junior Interstate series where David proudly coached Victoria to victory.

After 15 years of coaching from, the beginner to Tour Professional, David still relishes the challenge of working with his pupils to achieve their golfing goals.

  • Available for lessons from Tuesday-Saturday/ Booking through Kingswood ProShop
  • Computer Swing Analysis
  • Club Fitting
  • Club Repairs

David Capaldo – Head Professional (Kingswood Site)

PGA Member/Titleist Staff Professional

27 Years service


Lesson Fees

Half Hour Lesson – $55.00

1 Hour Lesson – $110.00

Playing Lesson – On Application

Specialised Clinics & Workshops – On Application


Playing Lessons

Having trouble on the course, why not have an on course playing lesson and see the course from a professional’s point of view. 

Our PGA Professionals have helped many of their pupils through on course tuition, helping them understand where to position the ball around the course, playing to their strengths and also learning new shots on the course and around the greens.

Prices available on request.

Group Lessons can also be arranged, contact the Pro Shop for more information. 


Practice Facilities

Range balls are available between the hours of 7:00am – 5:00pm and 7:00am – 5:30pm in daylight saving times. Range Balls are for use on the driving range only. Members and Visitors are required to use their own balls on the pitching and chipping green area.

Only golf balls supplied by the Pro Shop are permitted on the driving range. Players must not retrieve balls from the range.


Repairs

We are pleased to be able to offer this service to our Members and visitors. We take pride in our workmanship, with all repairs performed by PGA professionals. All components are of the highest quality and all repairs are made using the latest technology.


Hire Equipment

Product

Cost

Hire Clubs

$40.00

Motorised hand buggy

$15.00

Motorised Cart – Visitors

$45.00