Golf Coaching

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Want to improve your swing or your distance? Just starting out and want to make sure you're on the right track to becoming the next
NZ Open Champ? At Millbrook, we have onsite golf professionals to help you improve your game with technical analysis of your swing, video work and expert tuition on chipping and putting.

The schools use Millbrook's championship golf course for on course training as well as driving range, chipping, pitching and putting greens and bunkers. Classes are run by one of three of the Millbrook Professionals and are based on a ratio of no more than six students to one professional, ensuring each student receives personalised tuition and maximum improvement. We welcome men, women, juniors and corporate events.

We're open to tailoring schools around your needs and dates, where we can and run youth golf schools during the school holidays.

"This golf school is all about you having the tools to play your best golf, which is why we play 9 holes each afternoon. Our goal is to make sure you go away from Millbrook playing better golf and we guarantee this will happen." Ben Gallie, Millbrook Golf Professional

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Golf Pros

Allan McKay

Allan McKay

Allan McKay is Millbrook’s Head Golf Professional and has been with Millbrook for three years. As a member of the NZPGA for 39 years, Allan was a board member for 16 years, 6 of which were as Chairman. Having previously worked at Queenstown Golf Club for six years, Paraparaumu Beach for 10 years and Mount Maunganui for 19 years, Allan has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the golfing industry and was a leading figure in bringing Tiger Woods to New Zealand in 2002. Over his career, Allan has given over 24,000  private lessons and 1,500 group clinics and run and operated 180 corporate golf days at Paraparaumu Beach course. Allan now specialises in short game lessons and putting and also runs an Antique Golf shop from Millbrook known as “The Old Club” which specialises in rare golf books, ceramics, hickory clubs, restoration and hand made clubs. 

Allan Mckay, Head Golf Professional at Millbrook Resort. Contact 03 441 7010 (Shop) or 021 495 659 (mobile)

Ben Gallie

Ben Gallie

Ben Gallie has been the teaching professional at Millbrook for 7 years and is master of getting the best out of your golf swing using Golf Swing Analysis.  Ben has been a member of the NZPGA for 10 years as a tour player and teaching professional. He is currently the coach of the Otago Men’s Golf Team and the Southland Men’s Golf Team and has had fantastic results coaching some of the best juniors in Central Otago. The highlight of 2012 was coaching the Wakatipu School Golf Team to becoming the 3rd best Golf Team in New Zealand. As a past New Zealand Amateur Champion and with a Professional World Ranking of 682, Ben specializes in on course golf lessons with the focus on getting you to think smart and get you playing your best. Ben’s skills as a golf coach are world class and as a qualified mental game coach he can help you with every aspect of your game; be it short game, golf swing or on course coaching. 

Ben Gallie, Millbrook’s Teaching Professional. Contact 021 709 262 or