Tuition & Clinics
Royal Hobart Golf Club Head Professional Matthew Docking, provides individual, group, team building and junior coaching to golfers of all skill levels. Matthew is a certified member of the PGA of Australia and 3 time Australian PGA Professionals Champion. Matthew is able to help with all of your golfing needs.
Using V1 coaching software in conjunction with Flightscope Xi Tour launch monitor Matthew is able to ensure your game is on the improve along with being able to provide the data to give you the confidence to succeed.
Matthew’s teaching philosophy is to keep it simple and focuses on Grip, Posture and Balance. Every swing is different but these 3 keys are essential to ensuring you swing the club effectively. Using simple effective communication Matthew’s coaching style is very easy to understand and each session is a fun experience and through this approach great results have been achieved by his students.
Online lesson bookings with Matthew can be made by clicking here: Online Bookings
Royal Hobart Golf Club Assistant Professional Scott Laycock is also on hand to provide individual and group coaching to golfers of all abilities. Scott has been a Professional since 1994 playing a season on the US PGA Tour in 2003 and spending 8 year on the Japan Golf Tour including being Rookie of the Year in 2000 and winner of the Bridgestone Open in 2002.
Scott has played three of Golf’s majors, the 2002 and 2007 Open Championship and the 2002 PGA Championship and recently won the 2018 PGA Championships at Hamilton Island.
Scott’s coaching philosophy is to keep it simple by focusing on grip and setup which effects club path and club face. Through many years of playing and coaching he believes that each golfer learns differently and therefore takes a very individual approach to each lesson.
Online lesson bookings with Scott can be made by clicking here: Online Bookings
Royal Hobart Golf Club is a MyGolf junior centre.
Our experienced junior coaching team conduct junior clinics for girls and boys from age 6 to 14 on Saturdays during each school term. You can register your child via the MyGolf website by visiting http://www.mygolf.org.au/programs/Royal Hobart Golf Club
Dining at Royal Hobart
Royal Hobart are able to provide a wide range of food options ranging from delicious canapés through to full multi course dinners. A variety of dietary requirements can be catered for.
Royal Hobart has played host to significant competitions including the Qantas Australian Open in 1971 won by Jack Nicklaus. Significant Australian golfers have been members here including Elvie Whiteside, Betty Dalgleish and Peter Toogood and Lindy & Mathew Goggin.
Functions at Royal Hobart
Royal Hobart is the ideal multi use venue for all your special functions and conference requirements. With a variety of room configurations available that can cater for groups up to 120 people.