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Millfield offers all those who are on the Golf programme the opportunity to develop their golf whilst undertaking academic studies. 

Millfield have two qualified PGA golf professionals, Karen Nicholls who is the Director of Golf and Stuart Wells, who is the Head Coach. Students on the Golf Programme are given a full and rounded golf education, covering all aspects of the game. The programme is open to all ages, abilities and experiences. Our onsite outdoor facilities are excellent and include two putting greens, a nine hole pitch n putt course, specialist short game area, a 350 yard long driving range and a new indoor centre, The John Graveney Golf Centre, named after Old Millfieldian John Graveney who had a long history with Millfield, includes an 81 sq. metre Huxley putting green, two teaching bays with opportunity to hit outdoors with shutter doors open and an additional 6 practice bays. In addition, golfers receive coaching using V1 video analysis to further assist their development and have the use of the GC Quad and SkyTrak to help with all club and ball data, including putting. The indoor centre is in close proximity to the other golfing facilities. Enhancing the already impressive facilities with the latest in technology, the new all year-round facilities include two teaching bays with the opportunity to hit balls from the inside to outside. The new Golf Centre allows the golf programme to expand group sessions, as 16 students will be able to use the facilities at the same time.

Karen Nicholls, Director of Golf added, “The new golf centre takes golf at Millfield to a new level. We already have great outdoor golf facilities on campus so having such a vast indoor area will further enhance these facilities and be fantastic for all golfers.”

Morning golfer on the pitch and putt
Golf at the driving range
Millfield golfer teeing off from new indoor golf centre
Golf Centre
Millfield Year 9 Golfer
Millfield golfers with somerset county championships trophies at weston super mare golf club
Millfield golfer practices chipping through trees on Senior School campus
Millfield team at the Foursomes competition in Little Aston
millfield golf outside Millfield house

Students are given the opportunity to play at Championship golf courses to which Millfield have association with – Burnham & Berrow, Yeovil and Enmore. All areas of the game are covered including competitions, course observation with analysis, technical training, sports psychology and golf fitness. Competitions include the National tournaments along with tournaments abroad. Regular medal competitions are held to help continue the development of all players.

Millfield Golf has an impressive record at international and school level tournaments; these include successes at the World Schools Challenge Champions 2009 and 2011; HMC winners 12 times in 16 years; ISGA Schools Knock-Out Champions in 2008, 2009 and 2011, runners-up in 2016, 2018 and 3rd in 2017, 2019; European Schools Team winners 2016 and 2017 and Girls European Schools Champion 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and Boys European Schools Champion 2017.

Individual successes include: OM Sophie Keech England Schools U18 Champion 2011 and 2013, England Girls U18 Champion 2013, England Women's Champion 2015 and Silver Tee Award winner and gains full playing card for the Ladies European Tour 2020; OM Jamie Li England U18; OM Alfredo Curbishley-Esnaola England U16; OM Harry Butler represents Mars Hill winning three times; recent leaver Mimi Rhodes GB&I Junior Vagliano Trophy in 2017, won the Scottish U16 Trophy 2017, England U18 International, England European Girls Championships 2019, European Team Junior Solheim Cup 2019, The Justin Rose Junior Daily Telegraph champion 2019 and England Women’s International 2019; Emily Price U18 England team, Tom Peet Wales Boys U18, Harriet Lockley Wales Girls U16 / U18, Wales European Girls Championships 2019. Patience Rhodes GB&I Junior Vagliano Trophy 2019. OM Ben Taylor qualifies for the US PGA tour 2020, OM Ben Evans continues on the European Men’s Tour and OM Joanna Klatten on the US LPGA Tour.

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