As will be the case for all our teaching professionals, members are now able to book a lesson through our website from February 1st, 2019. This booking service is available online through the Members’ home page on the website.
Graham has been a member of the Australian PGA since 1975, when he commenced his traineeship here at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. In this time he has held club professional positions at Wanneroo G.C., W.A. Golf Club and The Vines Resort.
In 1991 he returned to Lake Karrinyup Country Club as the Head Professional. During this time he has been a four-time winner of the Hilary Lawler W.A. Professional of The Year Award.
Throughout his career, Graham has taught players of all levels from beginners to club champions and tour players. He tailors each lesson to the individual student based on an assessment of their needs and what they want to achieve from their game. He holds Titleist Performance Institute certifications and is a qualified custom fitting professional.
Nicholas d’Avoine – Teaching professional at the world class Lake Karrinyup Country Club.
Nicholas is considered to be one of the best coaches in the state, with his technical skill and general knowledge of biomechanics linking closely with the latest in golf technology and analysis, he is one of the most recognised teachers in the golf industry today.
David has been a PGA golf professional for the past 48 years and thirty of those have been as a full-time golf coach, establishing his International Golf Academies at the Vines and Joondalup Resorts.
He was Western Australian Ladies, Junior Girls and Junior Boys State Coach from 1993 to 2003. And although it may seem like his coaching has been focused at the Elite end, the reality is throughout the years close to 90% of his coaching has been working with club golfers helping them to achieve their full potential and enjoyment in their golf games.
David is now based full time at LKCC and is available for lesson bookings from Monday to Saturday. Industry Awards
- PGA Australia Teacher of the Year 1998 & 2003
- Australian Golf Digest Coach of the Year 2009
- PGA Australia Centenary Award 2011
- Asia Pacific Awards-Professional Golf Coach of the Year 2016
- Australian Sports Award 2000
- Western Australian PGA Teacher of the Year 1998, 99, 00, 02, 03, 04, 08
Rachel started playing golf at the age of 10 at Spalding Park in Geraldton before joining Lake Karrinyup Country Club at the age of 15. She won the Club Championship twice, in 1996 and 1999.
Rachel attended New Mexico State University on a golf scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. She turned professional in 2000, and competed for a season on the European Ladies Tour and Futures Tour in the US, as well as the Australian Ladies Tour. After four years playing competitively, Rachel joined Wembley Golf Complex as a Teaching Professional, working there for four years and then spent three years as the Golf Operations Manager at Royal Perth Golf Club.
Rachel commenced at LKCC in 2017 as the Ladies Clinic Facilitator, spending two years in this role before commencing her role as a Teaching Professional in 2019.
To book a lesson with any of our four PGA Professionals, please contact the Golf Shop on 9422 8240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gift vouchers are also available to give any golfer the best gift possible – an improved golf game!