Testimonials

Testimonials

Titiya Plucksataporn

Top Thai Golfer & LET Tournament Professional “ I have personally known Ian for eight years when he was coaching on the Ladies European Tour. The players had a great deal of respect for him and although I never actually worked with Ian myself I did know many of the players he worked with and saw the significant difference he made with them. When I was drawn in groups with players Ian wa...
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John Novak

B.A. M.A. L.L.B Top Sports Mind & Performance Coach "During my 30 years of experience in elite sport with Olympic athletes and professional teams in myriad sports I have encountered a variety of coaches. Ian is undoubtedly in the top few coaches in any sport I have ever worked with during this period.He is diligent, clear, genuine caring, honest and extremely well versed in the intricacies...
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Rachel Bailey

LET  Tour Professional "I also want you to know that I have only known you a very short time and you have inspired me to become an even better coach. You have so much passion and your eye for detail is amazing. I have never come across a coach like you even in my playing years. You care, you work hard and your summaries and analysis are so detailed and spot on. I have learned so much in such a...
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Rachel Jennings

LET Tour Professional "Ian never actually taught me how to swing a golf club or anything to do with the angles of the swing that is now a major part of the modern game, what Ian did was sit with me for a good few hours talking me out of what I now look back on as my very darkest moment on Tour.  Ian was incredibly understanding and talked me through how to put my dark moments in a box and leav...
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Steve Liddell

Head Golf Professional - PGA Schloss Vornholz - Germany "I have known Ian for nearly 30 years and it has given me great pleasure to see what he has achieved. What has struck me the most is that even though he has coached some of the World's best players he has never changed as a person. Incredibly he is very open and still helps so many of us coaches lucky enough to be around him. Ian has s...
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Monia Bernado

Senior Golf Professional - PGA Pine Cliffs Resort - Algarve "I had the pleasure of working with Ian a few years ago, and today I feel blessed to have had this opportunity. I honestly learned more from Ian than I did by studying and working to get my PGA degree and it was just amazing to see him work at close quarters." "He gives so much of himself to the student and he also gave much of ...
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Yiannis Tsioukanis

Golf Operations Manager - PGA Professional Costa Navarino - Troon Golf "By far the most Professional Teacher and set up I have seen visiting our resort. After I watched Ian work on the practice ground I immediately advised my staff and our Pro's to watch how he works and try and learn from him. Our Head Professional then had some private lessons with Ian and said he learned an incredible am...
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Martin Whittig

Ex-CEO Roland Berger Lectureship University of St. Gallen Honorary Consul of Germany for Switzerland "One of the most dedicated teachers I ever saw in my life. I could not only profit golf wise but also definitely take many inspirations from Ian for my own teachings and lectures at St. Gallen University."
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Ed Fenwick

EGTF Teaching Professional Ian is a wealth of knowledge about all aspects of the game including putting, short game, swing, tips & tricks from the tour and even the makeup of a club or shaft, to name a few. As a professional myself I have always come out of a session having learned at least 3-5 new concepts that are thoroughly explained with past examples and proof to back them up. Ian ...
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Natasha Fink

US LPGA TOUR 1997-2002 LET 1994-2008 "I first met Ian in 2006. It was hard not to see him as he was coaching so many of the girls on Tour. I remember listening to him and also speaking to lots of the players as to what they thought of him and feedback was excellent. Looking back now it was great having someone of his stature regularly out on Tour. Ian is very approachable and has a great un...
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Bryce Mawhinney

NZPGA - Golf Professional "I have had the pleasure of watching and talking with Ian regarding the golf swing during the past 12 months. I have found him to be more than happy to impart his knowledge to a fellow professional coach with the same passion he does to his pupils. I am really looking forward to working with him in the future to gain more knowledge for myself about the game of golf"
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Simon Hurd

Former European Tour Professional "I worked with Ian at the start of my golf career and even back then the knowledge, passion and understanding of the game was second to none. He has coached on the European Tour for nearly 30 years now and it is amazing to think of how many players he has worked with. Also without doubt one of the nicest and most approachable guys working in the game."
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Garth Paddison

Top NZ Tour Professional "I have worked closely with Ian now for the last three years and I have learned so much as he really understands a Tour players mentality and all that is currently out there. Instantly I realised he was different to anyone else that I had worked with. Its great to finally have a truly World Class golf coach in New Zealand, one that has travelled the World extensively, ...
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John Jacobs

Golf Guru John Jacobs on Ian's swing changes with one of his Tour players "I have been watching you work and it looks wonderful that swing Ian and you've done a truly great job changing all that you have. It just maybe a little underneath it as you said, however If I were you I wouldn't change a single thing, its virtually perfect and she couldn't hit the ball any better than that"
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Bruce Farmer

EGTF Professional - Manor Park GC - New Zealand I was asked recently if Ian really was a world class coach. I replied that lots of World class players had come to see him so it certainly says something. I have worked with Ian at Manor Park in New Zealand and was fortunate enough to assist him at Costa Navarino resort in Greece. Ian also took me to the US Masters at Augusta this year (2015). He...
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Brian Tierney

Head Professional GC Rastenmoos/Swiss PGA "Without question the very best information and teaching knowledge I have ever come across in all my years in Switzerland. I learned so much myself talking, watching and just generally being around Ian. His willingness to help other professionals is something I fully respected and its so often missing from our game"
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Martin Dewhurst

Head Golf Professional - Costa Navarino Resort Each time Ian has visited Costa Navarino he has always found time to help my game. His extensive knowledge and simple delivery of how club and body work have not only helped my own game but also aided my own coaching. Continual travelling, learning and investment in technology is why Ian is a leading golf coach.
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Dr. Mark Bull

Leading 3D Golf Bio Mechanics Specialist "I have worked closely with Ian for the past five years and always been impressed with his professionalism, commitment and dedication towards a players success. However it is his openness and willingness to explore ever evolving ideas as well as work in tandem with other specialists like myself that is hugely impressive. With this approach Ian clearly w...
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Phillip Price

Ryder Cup Star and Multiple European Tour Winner "I can personally vouch for Ian's high level of Instruction having worked so much on Tour with him including Majors like the Open. His experience working at the highest level has really helped me with my own game both on and off the Tour, just a brilliant coach."
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Elisabeth Esterl

Solheim Cup Player - 2 time LET Tour Winner "My game is coming on and I feel quite confident that things are on the way up.I have been working with Ian Godleman He also works with Nicole Gergely and in the past he worked with the great Seve Ballesteros, Steven Ames, Philip Price and several other well known players. His knowledge is vast and I feel like I am not being led in the wrong directio...
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Paul Way

Former Ryder Cup player and PGA & European Open Winner "I came across Ian and first worked with him over 20 years ago. His knowledge was incredible even back then. There is no doubt he is one of the very best teachers in the game of golf having coached so many players and working at the highest level for years. He's also so approachable and has a really great attitude when working with you...
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Howard Clark

Six Times Ryder Cup Player & 11 Time European Tour Winner "Having worked with Ian and also watched him work on Tour with other players, I am very familiar with Ian's very high standard of teaching. It is therefore no surprise to me that he has had so much success with a number of top European Tour players."
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