About Chris Ryan

Currently a Director of Coaching at HIT Golf Academy, Forest of Arden.  Chris’s professional coaching career began in 2005 when he passed his PGA exams with honours, achieving a coveted top 10 place in the trainee of the year award.

Chris went on to spend 16 years at the world famous Belfry Hotel & Resort where he quickly established himself as one of the areas best coaches, working his way up to hold the position of Senior Coach. During his time there Chris had integral roles at the 2002 Ryder Cup plus multiple European Tour Events.

As a full time coach Chris has dedicated himself to helping golfers play better and has conducted well over 10,000 lessons ranging from the complete novice to players in the professional ranks.

You may also see Chris on the pages of the UK’s number 1 selling golf magazine, Today’s Golfer. As one of their ‘top 50 coaches’ he can be regularly seen offering instructional articles within their monthly publications.

Chris has also made a name for himself and developed a reputation as one of the best and highest regarded instructors on YouTube.  With his channel fast approaching 250,00 subscribers, his easy to follow instructional videos have been seen by and helped more than 50 million golfers worldwide.

Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Elegance and convenience combine with memorable results here at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.

Welcome to the West Midlands with stylish, well-appointed accommodation and exceptional amenities.

Make yourself at home in your room or suite, and enjoy plush bedding, a flat-screen TV, high-speed Internet access and 24-hour room service.

Perfect your golf swing at our country club, which showcases two outstanding courses, a putting green and a golf academy.

Unwind in our peaceful spa, and dine at our AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, Cast Iron Bar & Grill. We also offer a Leisure Club with an indoor pool and a gym.

We know you’ll love your stay at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club.

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