PGA Golf Professional

Welcome to Lewis Bird Golf - this is my website that will enable you to find out all the necessary information about myself, how I can improve your golf, along with my professional tournament results and fixtures.

I am a PGA Assistant Professional based at Calcot Park Golf Club, Reading. This is where I spend the majority of my coaching and practice time. Currently I am in my first year of the PGA training, however I will be moving on to my second year in September.

I have been fortunate enough to have been given a number of fantastic opportunities throughout my golfing career, working with some very knowledgeable coaches while travelling the world playing and working in the industry. I have gained a huge amount of knowledge about the sport and mechanics of the swing during my time as an amateur and since turning professional. This is what I believe has helped me to achieve good grades across the board in my first year of the PGA training programme.

I do not have a specific method of teaching, and believe that due to the fact that every athlete/player has different characteristics, it is very difficult and would not work to teach one method. Catering for every individuals needs is a priority of mine and I pride myself in ensuring the customer is taught in an enjoyable environment, where they are able to take in all the information I give them.

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Lesson Packages

Want to improve your golf game? Whatever level of golfer you are, I feel I can help you lower your scores and get more enjoyment from the sport we all love. Single lessons are available, but the most popular option for the golfer who wants to commit to improving through regular tuition and practice are the Lesson Packages.

On the Range:

  • 1/2 hour – £20
  • 3/4 hour – £25
  • 1 hour – £35
On the Course:
  • 6 holes – £40
  • 9 holes – £55
  • 18 holes – £95

Buy 5 Lessons and receive the 6th free of charge on all 'On The Range' Lessons 

Lesson Packages

Silver Package:
  • 1 x 1/2 hour lesson
  • 1 x 6 hole lesson
  • £50
Gold Package:
  • 6 hole assessment
  • 6 x 1/2 hour lessons
  • 1 x 9 hole lesson
  • Loft and lie club check
  • Player performance folder
  • £180

In the Bag

 I made the change over to Srixon/Cleveland/Nike golf equipment in July 2015, it has revolutionised my game, now I am sure that the equipment I use is best suited to me, boosting my confidence and decreasing scores. The clubs I use are arguably some of the best on the market, they offer forgiveness, combined with long distance and a fantastic feel.

I carry a Driver, 3 Wood and 2 Hybrid, this ensures I have a wide variety of distances that I can hit at the top end of my bag. I have a combo set of the Srixon Z945 and Z745 irons, this is because the Z745 are slightly more forgiving which was what I needed in the longer irons. I then have 2 wedges, 52 & 58 degree, and I feel this allows me to play all the shots required and keep my yardage gaps consistent throughout the bag. I use the Odyssey #1 Wide Putter which I find has a great roll and easy to stroke back and through.

Driver – Nike Vapor Fly Pro (Diamana S+ Limited, 60g X)
Fairway – Nike Vapor Fly 3 Wood (Diamana White Board 75g X)
Utility – Nike Vapor Fly 2 Hybrid (Diamana White Board 90g X)
Irons – Srixon Z945 PW-6 and Z745 5-3 (NS Pro Modus3 Tour 130 Stiff)
Wedges – Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 52 and 58 degree (NS Pro Modus3 Tour 130 Stiff)
Putter – Odyssey #1 Wide
Ball – Srixon Z-Star
Glove – Nike Tour Classic
Shoe – Nike TW15’ and Footjoy Dryjoy Casual (dependent on weather conditions)