PGA Head Professional
Matthew Coombs

A Warm Welcome

Matthew joined the PGA in 2010 and started working as part of the busy golf team at the Vale Resort.

After completed his degree in Professional Golf Studies through Birmingham University he joined the coaching team at the Vale Academy as a senior coaching professional.

In 2014 Matthew was given the opportunity to further his knowledge and coaching skills and moved to China, working at the world’s largest golf resort Mission Hills, taking up a position as a Full time Coaching Professional, working with some of the world’s elite coaches and many of China’s most influential business owners.

Having spent his time at Mission Hills Matthew returned to the Vale Resort where he stepped back into his previous role as a Senior coach.

Having gained experience in customer services and business management at some of the most successful resorts in Europe and overseas, Matthew was given the opportunity to develop his career further, this time as a business owner and retailer along with his passion for coaching and became the head Professional at Pontypool golf club.

Matthew was born in Cardiff and has lived here all his life, playing his golf at Cardiff Golf Club gaining County honours and representing the clubs 1st team before joining the Professional ranks.

Matthew has a well-stocked shop and stocks some of the biggest golfing brands on the market. He also has the benefit of being part of the Formost Buying group which is the largest Professional buying group in the Country.

This gives members and visitors the advantage of a price match guarantee so he will not be beaten on price.

Matthew has also invested a substantial amount in a golf simulator which is installed in the golf shop using the state of the art ‘GC2’ launch monitor.

The simulator is part of the Matthew Coombs Golf Academy and will form an important part of building all areas of Dinas Powis future.

The golf simulator can be pre booked by members and visitors to play a round of golf or just a general practice session, or fun evenings with friends.

Contact Number 029 20513682


Lesson & Simulator Prices

Type Price
Simulator (up to 4 people) £20.00 per hour
1 x 30 minute lesson £25.00
6 x 30 minute lessons £120.00
1 x 60 minute on course £40.00
Gapping session £25.00