Professional Staff

South Staffordshire Golf Club has a team of exceptional professional staff on hand to help improve your golf and enjoy your visit.


Peter Baker

Director of Golf and Resident PGA Professional
  • PGA Professional since 1986 and played in over 500 tournaments on the European Tour
  • Winner of the Benson & Hedges International (defeating Nick Faldo in a dramatic sudden death play-off)
  • Represented Great Britain & Ireland in the Walker Cup
  • Winner of the Dunhill British Masters and the Volvo Scandinavian Masters
  • Two time winner of the Credit Suisse Challenge and the Open AGF Allianz, Cotes d’Armour Bretagne
  • Holder of the Brabazon Trophy and the Tilman Trophy at Burnham and Berrow
  • Member of the European Ryder Cup Team
  • Captained England in the 1998 Alfred Dunhill Cup
  • Vice Captain for the victorious 2006 Ryder Cup Team
Since reaching the age of 50 he has played on the European Senior Tour and in his first full season has already achieved a number of top ten finishes.

Matthew Jacques

 Newly Qualified Professional

In October 2018 Matthew completed his PGA and University of Birmingham Golf Studies Degree. Attached to South Staffordshire Golf Club for the last 5 years, he works under the guidance of Peter Baker, benefiting from his expertise and experience.

Through his PGA course Matthew has developed his own Junior and Adult coaching portfolio whilst gaining Level 2 certificate in golf coaching. He is also gaining a reputation for aiding members to progress their game, drawing on his experience as a successful County Junior player as well as his more recent achievements in Midlands and Staffordshire PGA regional competitions. Matthew offers flexible golf coaching on either the golf course driving range or in the club’s indoor facility where he is experienced in video analysis. With the help of our SkyTrak Launch Monitor, Matthew provides swing analysis, custom fitting sessions and ball fittings. Furthermore he is trained in golf club repair.

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