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John O'Leary Golf Academy

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The John O'Leary Golf Academy offers a full range of individual and group tuition - for all ages and abilities - all taking place here at Cainhoe Wood Golf Club. 


All classes are run by highly qualified and experienced  qualified golf coaches.


Whether you're just starting to play, an ambitious junior, or a seasoned veteran, we can help you get the most out of your game.

See further below for info on coaches, pricing and range of tuition available.


John O'Leary

As well as being the owner of Cainhoe Wood, John is also a top level coach with over 40 years experience.

John loves sharing his passion for golf with others, and particularly enjoys developing the games of talented youngsters and seeing them flourish.

Elliott Appleby

Elliott is a our full time Club PGA professional

Elliott is a driven and enthusiastic coach to golfers of all standards from beginners to single figure handicappers. Elliott's method of coaching is to break the swing down and simplify his explanations for the golfer in front of him in order to achieve their goals. Having been at Woburn Golf Club previously he has built up his coaching knowledge from some of the best coaches in the industry. 

Click the Button below to book your next lesson.

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Glen Kemble


Glen has been a PGA professional for 25 years and has played on the European Challenge Tour between 1992 and 1997.

Glen has gained a wealth of experience from both his time on tour and as a teaching professional, and is now sharing his knowledge with everyone at Cainhoe Wood, aiming to help as many people as possible improve their game.

Nick Cunningham


Nick is a playing tour professional who has also recently joined the coaching staff at Cainhoe Wood Golf Club. Despite his busy touring schedule, Nick is passionate about coaching and utilizes his invaluable experience of playing at the highest level to assist golfers of all abilities, to hone their skills and get the most out of their game. 

Nick has also recently won his first event on the PGA EuroPro Tour at Donnington Grove Golf Club.

Tuition prices


One to one lessons (45 mins​)

6 lessons for the price of 5


One to one lessons (45 mins)

6 lessons for the price of 5

Group lessons (beginner or intermediate)
6 session course



Please note that junior group lessons are not roll up classes and must be arranged in advance. Classes are currently full, to register interest for future lessons please use the contact details below, thanks!

Tailor made packages for adults or juniors are available on request.

Lesson gift vouchers are available form the pro shop.

To find out more and book any lessons please:

Phone the pro shop on:

01525 860800

Or email:


To book a lesson with Elliott Appleby, click the link below now!

To find out more about the John O'Leary Golf Academy please click below to visit the website

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