The Alison Golf coaching philosophy is to keep it simple!

Golf’s hard enough, we serve our students best by decluttering their thoughts and providing clarity. Entrust us with your golf performance, we’ll repay that trust by opening a clear path to your best playing experiences.


Mark Alison – PGA Professional

Mark has worked in the Golf Industry in New Zealand, America, Europe and Australia since 2000. In his time as a PGA Professional he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge, experience and awards, some of which are listed below;

  • Certified PGA Professional – Advanced in Coaching and Game Development.  
  • 2015 NSW PGA Trainee of the Year
  • 2015 Australian PGA Trainee of the Year
  • Named one of Golf Australia Magazines Top 50 Club Fitters
  • 2016 – 2020 Concord Golf Club Assistant Professional
  • 2011 – 2015 PGA Trainee and Coach at The Ridge Golf Complex, Sutherland Shire Golf Academy
  • 2006- 2007 Assistant Professional at Arrowcreek Country Club, Reno, NV, USA
  • 2003 – 2006 TaylorMade Golf Technical Sales Rep and Club Fitter

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Cherie Alison – PGA Professional

  • PGA Professional – Advanced in Game Development, Coaching and Management
  • 2015 – 2020 Head Professional at Concord Golf Club
  • 2011 -2015 Head Professional at Port Kembla Golf Club
  • 2009 – 2011 Head Professional at Hamilton Island Golf Club
  • 2010 Platinum Staff member of the Year Hamilton Island Enterprises (from 1200 staff members)
  • 2001 – 2008 Ladies European Tour Player
  • 2004 LPGA Tour Player
  • 2000 Australian Representative
  • 2000 Leading Amateur at the Women’s Australian Open
  • 1993 – 2000 NSW State Team Representative
  • Captain of victorious NSW team in 1999 and 2000

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Glenn Whittle – PGA Professional

Glenn has worked in the Golf Industry since 1990 completing his Traineeship at Concord Golf Club in 1992. Glenn played Tournament golf in Australia and overseas before focusing on lead roles including;

  • Head Coach – Jack Newton Junior Golf (1998 to 2004)
  • Manager National Coaching Programs – PGA Australia (2005 to 2010)
  • Head Coach, NSW Institute of Sport, Golf (2011 to 2016)

Whilst raising a family of 4 boys Glenn then focused on coaching locally at The Ridge Golf Course, Tempe Golf Range and Barton Park Driving Range where Whittle Golf Academy was established. Glenn has always kept himself busy with numerous things including;

  • Writing the Australian PGA Associate Teaching Manual
  • National High Performance Panel Member, Golf Australia
  • PGA National Coaching Summit Presenter, four times
  • Designed putters for Precision Putters in Australia
  • Former Coach to Golf Australia National Squad Member, Jeffrey Guan and former LPGA Tour Coach, Julia Boland
  • Created the Train Your Plane, training aid and launched it in 2022
  • Golf Podcast Host, Yardage Book Yarns, since 2020

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