From state of the art custom fit technology to PGA professional tuition, a visit to the Academy is a must for beginners and experienced players alike.

Toptracer driving range ball tariff

40 balls £6
80 balls £11
120 balls £16
160 balls £21

Add additional player £2 per person
Club hire £5 per person

Championship Members

40 balls £4.10
80 balls £8.25
120 balls £12
160 balls £15.75

Twenty Ten Membership

50 balls Complimentary
100 balls £4.10
150 balls £8.25
200 balls £12

Members VIP Lounge Hire Rates

1 hour rate £100
2 hour rate £170

Kyle Smith

Senior PGA Qualified Professional

Kyle is a class AAT PGA Professional with over 15 years experience within the golf industry. He joined the professional team after returning home from coaching and fitting roles in Melbourne, Australia and Marbella, Spain. Kyle turned professional at the age of 21 after his amateur career where he achieved many senior honours.  He started his professional career locally at Pontypool Golf Club where he completed his PGA Training. He then took over the role as Head Professional. Following this, he took on the same role at Woodlake Park Golf and Country Club where he expanded his coaching and business portfolio.

Kyle has a strong passion for golf coaching, he has vast experience with all abilities helping them achieve their game goals. He also has an enthusiasm and drive for custom fitting with extensive knowledge of Trackman Launch Monitor and helping players improve their game by sourcing the correct equipment specifically suited to them

To contact Kyle, please get in touch at

Rhys Evans

PGA Qualified Professional

Rhys has rejoined the PGA team at Celtic Manor after enjoying many years of expanding his knowledge and experience within Golf Coaching and Custom Fitting. Rhys started his PGA at Celtic Manor in 2018 and has experienced working at a prestigious golf club in Asia, Hong Kong Golf Club. His most recent appointment was at The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire as a PGA Professional. 


Rhys is a TPI certified coach and holds a Trackman Level 2 Certification. He prides himself on completing everything to a high standard by offering a thorough, comprehensive and modern approach to his coaching and club fitting sessions.


To contact Rhys, please get in touch at

Rhys Leggett

PGA Qualified Professional

Rhys joined the PGA Team at Celtic Manor in October 2022 after completing his PGA training at Brampton Park Golf Club. He first turned pro when he was 18 and has 7 years experience working within the golf industry. 


Rhys has a simple, holistic approach to coaching taking inspiration from Butch Harmon and Jim McLean. He believes in evidence through numbers. Providing a great understanding of strokes gained and statistics and how golfers can use their stats in order to improve their game through course management as well as technically regardless of ability. His knowledge of equipment and ball data is exceptional meaning Rhys is able to provide top quality Golf Tuition and Custom Fittings using the latest launch monitor technology.


To contact Rhys, please get in touch at

Adam Keenor

PGA Trainee Professional

Adam joined the Golf Team in 2021, has recently turned Professional, and is currently undertaking his first year of 3, in becoming a fully qualified PGA Professional. Adam will be mentored by our Senior Head Professional Kyle during his training, ensuring he completes all the necessary requirements to fulfil his future role, and will be available for Junior tuition once he has completed his Level 1 qualification.


To contact Adam, please get in touch at

The Celtic Manor Resort boasts one of the finest equipped golf academies in Europe.

Our PGA professionals will provide help and guidance to improve your game, whether that be showing you how to pick up a club for the first time, full analysis of your swing using the latest digital technology, or a few helpful tips to solve that niggling problem.

We offer a range of golf tuition packages on all three courses, and with our PGA Professionals on hand to provide expert support, the tuition packages will improve your skills and ability on the course.

Guests of all ages and handicaps will enjoy playing iconic courses or taking aim at virtual targets and seeing if they can climb our global leaderboard.

Learn to play as a family and challenge each other to fun games such as Go Fish and Closest to the Pin. Be sure to check out our family fun packages below too!

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Family Fun Packages:

Check out our family-friendly packages below that offer hours of fun for all ages and can improve your game at the same time!

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    Family Package one


    • 9 holes on Adventure Golf
    • 1 hour Toptracer family session (2 adults, 2 children)
    • Access to a wide range of family-friendly interactive Toptracer games
    • 100 balls
    • Golf club hire

    £30 - based on family of four (two adults and two children)

    Family Package two


    • 1 hour Toptracer family session
    • Access to a wide range of family-friendly interactive Toptracer games
    • 100 balls
    • Golf club hire

    £15 - based on family of four (two adults and two children)

With the introduction of the Toptracer technology at the Celtic Golf Academy we are now able to offer the ultimate practice tool, taking the guesswork out of range sessions. The technology will allow you to play virtual games and plot your way around some of the world’s most famous courses.

The technology also offers fun challenges that can be completed as an individual or as a team. Why not ask us about our Celtic Ryder Cup Challenge?

Why not hire out all 27 bays and choose from six different game modes, all with the ability to complete against one another and test your variety of skills.

Corporate Packages available:

  • Range Finder Package

    1 hour hire including set up by a PGA Golf Professional with advice and tips given.

    Package includes:

    • Club hire
    • Nearest the pin challenge
    • Longest drive challenge
    • Points based game – length, distance and accuracy
    • Unlimited range balls
    • Gift

    From £560 for the hour for a minimum of 12 people.

  • perfect pitch package

    2 hour hire including set up by a PGA Golf Professional with advice and tips given.

    Package includes:

    • Club hire
    • Play 9 holes on the best courses from around the world
    • Nearest the pin challenge
    • Longest drive challenge
    • Beat the professional challenge
    • Welcome drink
    • Gift bag
    • Unlimited range balls


    From £1,260 for a minimum of 24 people.

  • top target package

    3 hour hire including set up by a PGA Golf Professional with advice and tips given.

    Package includes:

    • Club hire
    • Nearest the pin challenge – warm up challenge
    • Longest drive challenge - warm up challenge
    • Play 18 holes in our Ryder Cup format, or take on challenges tailored by our team to suit the skill levels within the group
    • Ryder Cup Leaderboard – Europe v USA
    • Prize giving session
    • Food and beverage
    • Gift bag
    • Unlimited range balls
    • Based on a group size of 40 people

    From £3,000 for a group of 40.

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