MEET THE COACHES: AXEL JUNG
Get to know Axel Jung, one of our Sydney Golf Academy coaches, and learn about the industry and listen to his tips and advice for anyone wanting to become a Golf Pro.
- Published on 06 Nov 2017
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Hi, my name is Axel Jung
How long have you been playing golf
About 15 years. My first round was with my mum's old Persimmon Clubs.
How long have you been coaching
What do you love most about Moore Park Golf
Moore Park Golf is the best golf facility (new driving range, short game area and 18 hole course) with a great location, convenient car park and open until late. From an instructor's point of view, you can't find anywhere better to teach all aspects of the game.
What is your favourite hole and why
I love and hate hole 10, par 3. This is a narrow and undulating hole guarded by bunkers and if the wind picks up it's even harder!
How would you best describe your coaching style
There are infinite ways to swing the club as long as it’s efficient, powerful and repeatable. My coaching style is to help students to find efficient ways to improve their game.
Do you have a particular star pupil
I had one client who took up golf at the age of 23. I helped him develop his swing and he is now a qualified Korean PGA member.
What is your most memorable golfing moment
Playing in the NSW PGA Championship 2014.
What is the best piece of advice you would give someone wanting to play golf
Anyone can drive!
- Step 1 Pull over to Moore Park Golf, hire a bucket of balls and clubs and enjoy whacking!
- Step 2 Register at Sydney Golf Academy then you can improve beyond your limits.
What is the best piece of advice you would give someone wanting to follow in your footsteps and become a Pro
Develop and improve your physical training, skill training and mental training. Organise your time well, practice and play efficiently, be patient and seek advice!