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Meet the Professional Team

Rob Leonard - Head Professional

Rob Leonard is our Head Professional at Harpenden Common Golf Club. As a junior he was a member at Harpenden Common and his amateur career highlights were winning the Hertfordshire County Championship, The Roseberry Cup and the South of England Championship, having a handicap of plus 3. Rob qualified as a Professional through the PGA programme and since turning Professional in 2007 he has enjoyed some notable achievements including multiple Pro-am victories, two East Region Order of Merit Wins and two Hertfordshire Professional Championships. Available for lessons for everyone

Mobile - 07983 520088
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Louis Hindle - Custom Fit Specialist

Louis Hindle is the Custom Fitting specialist in The Tour Shed. He has lots of experience In custom fitting and is always looking at new learning opportunities and ways to further improve on his knowledge. I
It is his role to ensure you walk out of The Tour Shed confident in the clubs you have tried, but also having gained knowledge on how and why the clubs will help your game.

People always ask why is custom fitting becoming so important? Well here is why…
There are many reasons why custom fitting is so important. The main reason being is it allows your golf clubs to be set up, for you and you only. This means Louis looks at every detail during the fitting, the heads, shafts, length, lie and weight. All these are looked at as they have a direct effect on how you strike the ball, he then looks at the best options to best maximize your performance and make the clubs completely personal to you and your golf.

Mobile - 07948 892705
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Alex Crawford - Director Tour Shed Academy

Alex Crawford is the Director of the Tour Shed Academy which is a growing junior section designed to help Juniors get into golf, along with helping those who have already played improve their golf to the next level! Alex runs Junior academy coaching courses throughout the year during term time and during the holiday season.

Alex also offers lessons to people of all ability levels and ages and always wants to make sure they improve to the best of their ability while under his coaching. He is currently training to be a fully qualified PGA Professional and will start his Level 2 at the end of 2020. He has a huge passion for coaching and really enjoys engaging with his clients as they improve their golf, and he's always looking for ways to further improve his coaching skills.

Mobile - 07555 194224
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Mark Laskey - TPI Specialist & Coach

Mark Laskey has been a playing professional for most his life with some very impressive scores and wins on different tours across the world. He now offers lessons to share his experiences and knowledge with all his clients. Through playing on tour Mark has learnt the importance of fitness in the golf swing and now specialises in TPI.

TPI stands for Titleist performance institute and is a qualification on how the body is used during the golf swing. It goes in-depth into how limitations in physical attributes directly affect parts of your golf swing. It is then Mark's job to assess your physical conditions and come to conclusions on where you can improve physically to improve your golf swing!

Mobile - 07855 930956
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Custom Fit Specialists

Our excellent team are on hand seven days a week to offer impartial advice on all aspects of golf, equipment and clothing.

We maintain a fully stocked shop with brands including Callaway, Ping, Titleist, Mizuno, Lynx, Glenmuir, Footjoy, Under Armour, Sketchers and many, many more. We have the top of the range custom fitting facility including a foresight GCquad launch monitor. This will allow us to take you through the custom fit process, in depth, to achieve your exact specifications. We will explain the benefits of the equipment then will assess your swing speed, launch angles, spin rates, smash factors and strike. This, together with your static measurements, will enable us to help obtain the optimum ball flight and so maximise your distance and enjoyment of the game. A custom fitting is so important when purchasing new clubs.

Golf Coaching Academy

Rob’s Team are always available for Lessons of all abilities.

Junior Coaching Academy

The Rob Leonard Junior Golf Academy is a fantastic fun activity for children aged between 3 and 13. The Juniors do not only learn the technique but also life skills to prepare them for the Golf Club. Come along and try the first lesson for free, contact Rob at

Ladies Coaching Academy

To increase the participation of ladies in golf at the club we have also introduced the Ladies’ Academy. This is a very social introduction to golf and is a fantastic way to participate in a healthy activity, meet new people and most of all enjoy yourself.

The Tour Shed 

The Tour Shed is the home of our exciting new indoor golf simulator - open all year round.  To book click the link below:

If you would like any further lesson information, to book a lesson or a fitting appointment please come into the shop or contact Rob :

Pro Shop: 01582 711328
Mobile: 07983 520088

The Tour Shed

Come and play 18 holes on one of many top courses from around the world, in the warm dry surroundings of the Tour Shed.

 Alternatively, you can book a lesson or simply enjoy some quality practise time to work on your game. Find out more about how a custom fitting could benefit your game using the latest FSX and GC Quad Technology.  To book simply click the link. 

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The Pro Explains - Competition Entries

Rob Leonard has produced a video and uploaded it to youtube explaining the step by step process to book onto the competitions. Please feel free to pass this onto as many people as needed.

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