Our Golf Shop is the leading independent Golf Shop in Dorset.  We specialise in custom fitting the latest equipment and are now offering the SeeMore Putter range.  We are located just 15 minutes from Bournemouth on the A31. 

We are a picturesque 18 Hole Woodland Golf Course located north of Bournemouth on the A31.  We have a Floodlit Driving Range, Large Golf Shop, Bar & Restaurant.  We have a thriving membership and we are a great venue for societies or an away day.

 The Golf Course is nice and flat and features meandering streams and Ancient Woodland.  It really is a pleasant venue for a round of golf!

Here at Ferndown Forest Golf Course we have a team of professionals that provide coaching to over 300 golfers per week.  Our Professional Staff not only offer golf coaching but they also play regularly in PGA Golf Events and work throughout the complex offering advice and customer service to our customers.  


Graham Howell

Head PGA Golf Professional

Head Professional Graham Howell has been with us at Ferndown Forest for over 12 years & has been a PGA Professional for over 25 years.  He has been fortunate enough to have Played events on the European, Challenge, Sunshine, British & Regional tours. He still plays to a high standard now even though his Teaching now demands more of his time. He has been passing on his wide range of knowledge & experience from these events to his pupils at Ferndown Forest for the past 12 years.  Graham teaches in a  modern and simple way which is both easy  to understand & perform yet he manages to maintain the enjoyment element. He coaches using the latest Flightscope and Video analysis technology providing information and explanation to your faults and fixes which otherwise would be impossible. He Teaches all standards  in either an individual or group situation.


Craig Gale

PGA Golf Professional

Craig Gale is a fully qualified PGA Golf Professional and Coach.  He provides Golf Lessons to all ages and abilities from novices to competing professionals.  The facilities available at Ferndown Forest are excellent and we use the latest technology, equipment and teaching techniques to bring benefits to even the most experienced golfers.  If you are seeking golf coaching with a reliable, personable, encouraging and skilled instructor then Craig is an ideal choice.  His calming and reassuring nature will ensure you are immediately put at ease.

Craig enjoyed early golfing success at Broadstone GC and quickly became assistant to Nigel Tokely and followed him to Remedy Oak GC in 2006.  Continuing to improve his game Craid turned Pro in 2009 and regularly competes on the West Region PGA circuit as well as the Dorste PGA and alliance.  In 2011 Craig became Head PGA Assistant at Remedy Oak and has since become a Dorset Academy Coach.  In 2014 Craig decided to join the fast growing team at FFGC.