I play off 17.0. Despite some golfing ability, inconsistency has always dogged me. Self-fixing was the order of the day until, in June of 2011, I accepted that would never succeed. It was then I at... - Marco Guarino, Sept 11 - Read more

"Delighted with improved quality of strike, coupled with the simple thought process - 100 yards in is a bit more fun". - Paul McKellar, Previous Walker Cup Player, Glasgow - Read more

David has been coaching my son and I since last November. We had both never held a club before, let alone hit a ball. With David's great coaching skills and incredible patience, he has allowed us t... - Stuart Wilkie & Oskar (age 11) - Read more

As a complete beginner David has built up my knowledge of and confidence in Golf and have recently joined my local club. My goal at the time was to be able to accept an invite for a round of golf ... - Robert Bruce - Read more

I would highly recommend a coaching session with David. A session with David covering both the technical and psychological aspects of the game helped me go on and win the Club Championship at East ... - Gordon Young - Read more

Having played a great deal of golf over the last 10 years with David, I have no hesitation in saying he has undoubtedly one of the finest wedge games that I have had the pleasure of witnessing. Th... - Paul McKechnie, Leading Tartan Tour Professional - Read more

"I have known David for many years since we played together in the Scottish boys and youths teams. In 2010, after becoming frustrated with my golf, I arranged a few lessons with David and the resu... - Andrew Farmer - Read more

"David has a great ability to focus on the basic elements of the swing. His clear and simple approach has helped me to improve my swing and ball striking. This, coupled with David's advice on cours... - Tom Paterson - Read more

“As a guy who has been striving for many years to reach the dizzy heights of mediocrity, I can only say that David has massively improved my game. It is amazing the enjoyment you can derive from g... - Allan McNeilage - Read more

“Personally I found David’s teaching to be practical and effective. Our clients found his approach equally beneficial. The experience he has as a tournament professional added additional insight to... - Murray Shaw – Senior Partner, Biggart Baillie LLP - Read more

I have been seeing David for 12 months and in that time I have reduced my handicap from 7.4 to 4.4. What I like about David is that he does not get too technical and is very easy to understand. ... - Anand Poddar - Read more

Having struggled with my wedge game for a few seasons, I went to see David in October and signed up to his Winter Performance Plan. His teaching has been first class and my wedge game is unrecogn... - David Miller (Handicap 1) - Read more

Having not played much golf over recent years with the arrival of two kids, my handicap went up and therefore my enjoyment of the game decreased hugely. Although I had known David for many years, I... - Steven Alexander - Read more

I have taken a number of lesson over the years from different teaching professionals but have now had several lessons with David and have found him to be an excellent teacher. He communicates c... - Thomas Kerr - Read more

It has been a pleasure discussing my goals and subsequently formulating a plan to individualistically suit my busy family and business life. David's teaching methodology is simplistic which, if yo... - Robert Jenkins - Read more

Having struggled with my golf game for a number of years David has provided a new focus and understanding of the golf swing which led to improved technique and medal scores. David offers insi... - Graeme Cullen, Maven Capital - Read more

David Orr - in not only my opinoin, but the very many people he coaches in golf is fastly becoming the best in the country, if not the best already. His manner and the ease of explanation makes... - Alan Christie - Read more

I was struggling with my game a wee bit, I went from a 8 handicap to 10 in the space of a few months, my head was in the gutter to say the least, - I needed some help. A friend recommended i get... - Gordon McNeil, Toy Town Records - Read more

"Since August 2013, David Orr has given weekly golf tuition to both Junior and Senior pupils. A personal target has been set with each pupil, which has helped them to further enjoy and improve upo... - Derek Lee, Teacher of Business Education & Computing, Belmont House School, Newton Mearns - Read more

Pupils in both the Senior & Junior School at St. Aloysius College have been working with David for over two years now. David has passed on his wealth and knowledge and experience of the game onto ... - Susan McGrenaghan, PE Teacher, St. Aloysius College - Read more

Thank you for your coaching of my son, Cameron, who has just won the Scottish Boys qualification for the Andalucia Junior European Open with a scratch 72. Cameron has benefitted in the following a... - A Dunn on behalf of son, Cameron - Read more

After my first coaching session with David, I feel ten years younger! Playing Saturday 4 balls generally in the 80’s and wondering if I would ever get back to the 70’s, and that’s my score, not... - Paul 52 years old Handicap 9 (Previously playing anywhere between 10 and 18 handicap) now playing between (5 and 12) - Read more

David has been coaching my son Cameron, aged 13, for the past year. During this time Cameron has reduced his handicap from 28 to 9, won a junior medal and his first match play final. David has a... - Andrew Dunn, Dad to Cameron, Aged 13 - Read more

David Orr Golf Lessons

I'm a PGA Golf Professional based out of Mearns Castle Golf Academy in  Newton Mearns, Glasgow and it's my absolute commitment to help you practice and perform better on the course. 

I have a wealth of experience in playing tournament golf ranging from the European Tour, Challenge Tour, EuroPro Tour and Tartan Tour -  I know what it takes to "up"  your game to the next level.  

In conjunction with playing competitively on the Tartan Tour, I coach a variety of different players - from the absolute beginner, Scottish Internationalist amateurs, county players to Professionals - all abilities!

I have access to Gasp swing software technology, use of the short game area, putting greens and the golf course (for on course lessons) - it's a great facility at Mearns Castle and one which has something for everyone!

I believe in a straightforward approach on linking mind and body, focusing and simplifying the fundamentals of the golf swing and helping you discover a game that works for you! 

You can book golf lessons online or keep an eye out for golf coaching and tips on my blog.

I hope you enjoy the website and look forward to working with you in the near future.

Best wishes

David Orr

PGA Professional


About Me

I began playing at regional level with Renfrewshire County and then progressed up to national level where I represented Scotland at various levels.I spent 2 years on a golf scholarshi...

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2014 Tournaments

2014 Now Underway! 10th August: Sandyhills Pro-Am Score: 71 (+1) POS: 12th 5th August - Club Pro's Championship at Blairgowrie: R 1: 74 R2: 71 R3: 7th Aug 29th July: Dudd...

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