Professional Team and Pro Shop

Pakuranga Golf Club’s Pro Shop is the place to go to take care of all your golfing needs. Resident PGA Professional Sam Thomas, Director Of Instruction Kerryn Jamieson, Golf Operations Manager Sam Abela and assistant James Jin, are on hand to give you the advice and information to assist you with making the most of your game.

The Pro Shop stocks a large selection of golfing equipment including drivers, fairway woods, utility woods, irons, wedges and putters. You’ll find all major brands stocked such as Ping, Mizuno, Titleist, Taylormade, Cobra, Wilson Staff, Adams, FootJoy, Sunmountain, Clicgear, Sporte Leisure, Travis Mathews , Nike and Greg Norman. A wide range of golfing accessories and men and women’s clothing from leading brands are also available.

The Team

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PGA Professional
Sam Thomas
Golf Operations Manager
Sam Abela
Pro Shop Assistant
James Jin
 Director of Instruction         Kerryn Jamieson

PGA Professional Sam Thomas is passionate about helping people of all ages improve their golf ability and skills. He has a particular interest in technique analysis using the latest technology available.

Kerryn Jamieson is our Director of Instruction and comes with a wealth of knowledge regarding all aspects of the game. He has taught in Australia, Indonesia, China and is now here with us.

  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified
  • Hank Haney Certified Instructor
  • FlightScope Certified Fitter and Instructor

Sam Abela is trainee PGA professional and has expertise in coaching, custom club fitting and repairs. Sam is responsible for the organisation of tee bookings and Club events.

Pakuranga Golf Club welcomes members of Auckland’s growing Asian community who love their golf. At the Pro Shop, language is no barrier as James Jin is fluent in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean as well as English.

The Pro Shop offers a fast and efficient club repair service, or if you are in the market for some new clubs, why not ask about their popular custom fitting service?

Customer service is second to none at the Pro Shop with staff more than willing to cater for all your golfing needs.

Gift vouchers are available which can be redeemed for lessons, equipment or apparel in the Pro Shop.

Coaching and Lessons


The talented teaching team led by qualified PGA Professional Sam Thomas, is committed to enabling Members and visitors to play golf to the best of their ability.

Whether you are a naturally talented player needing a quick swing fix before a competition, a player in search of greater consistency in your game, or a beginner wanting to learn sound fundamentals and skills, the Pro Shop staff are on hand to help seven days a week.

Sam and his well-trained staff have one mission – to help lower your golf score. They can help you improve all areas of your golf game from longer drives to straighter iron shots, working around the greens to greater accuracy in your putting.

 Latest Technology Golf Coaching Facility


Performance Coaching Facility

A new all-weather teaching facility has taken coaching and fitting at Pakuranga Golf Club to a whole new level. The under-cover performance studio points straight down the practice fairway, giving students the opportunity to learn new techniques in comfort, even on the days when it is pouring with rain.

The latest technology such as Flightscope X2 (launch monitor), SAM  putting lab and a range of swing analysis software is on hand to help you reach your goals quicker.

Numerous lesson options and packages are available, tailored to suit your game and budget, with discounts applicable if a block of six lessons is booked at one time.

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 A day in the life of a busy Pro Shop

Contact Us

To book a lesson or for further information call in to the Pro Shop.
Phone: 09 538 0672

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