Mitch Farrer

Mitch has studied under the tutelage of David Leadbetter for over 9 years both as a player and coach and is currently working as his personal coaching assistant. During that time Mitch has helped teach some of the greatest golfers in the world. Players including Ernie Els, Ian Poulter, Trevor Immelman, Mike Weir, Michelle Wie, Lydia Ko, Danielle Kang and many others professionals and elite amateurs.

Mitch uses his extensive knowledge of the game to teach golfers of all levels to improve and reach their potential. His personal clients currently include a former Ryder Cup player, two Tour players as well as elite juniors and amateurs.

Mitch has a thorough understanding of the latest teaching technologies and was instrumental in setting up Leadbetter’s first personal online coaching program. As an additional service to his players, Mitch has caddied at The Open at St Andrews and various European Tour events.

Playing Background

After starting the game at 13 years of age, Mitch fell in love with the small intricacies of the game and also the finer technical details of what it takes to become a great golfer. During his time as an amateur, Mitch competed in many tournaments with some of the leading European Tour players including Matthew Fitzpatrick and Tommy Fleetwood. After 5 years of playing, Mitch earned a full scholarship to Nova Southeastern in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During his time at Nova, Mitch won the NCAA National Championship, 2 Conference titles and one NCAA Regional Championship.

Get to know Mitch Farrer

  • When was the first time you picked up a club? 12 years old at my club back in England
  • Who is your golf idol? Tiger Woods
  • Who would you most like to give a lesson? Cristiano Ronaldo
  • What is your favorite training aid or drill? Prostance for stability and Balance
  • What is one rule change you would make to golf? The one rule I'd change is when a bunker is flooded and you have to take a 1-stroke penalty drop outside of the bunker. This usually occurred during the cold winters in England.
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