Pro-Tech Putting

John McDonald

John is not only passionate about golf but he also holds a BSc Hons 1st Class applied Sports and Exercise and Graduated 4th position overall in PGA training. For the past 3 years John has headed up a team of professionals at Llantrisant and Pontyclun Golf Club and has continually looked at investing in the latest technology to further professional and amateur golfers.

Prior to this he has been Senior Teaching Professional at the The Celtic Manor Resort and attained PGA Class AA/T Professional level coaching. John has been involved in the organisation of high level golf events, such as the 2010 Ryder cup, 5 Wales Open European Tour events, European Seniors Tour Event and PGA EuroPro tour events. At international level John has previously held position of  South East Academy coach for Wales Golf as well as Golf Development Wales PGA Ambassador / Mentor.


John has all the experience you require when it comes to club fitting. He has been the fitting technician at The Titleist National Fitting Centre at the Celtic Manor (one of only four centres in the UK). He is also a qualified
fitting technician for Taylormade Performance and a Ping Certified Club Fitter. John’s passion for golf has endured he stays full abreast with latest technologies and teaching methods. He is Trackman University Level 1 certified SAM Lab Level 1 certified and a Right Sided Golf Level 1 Instructor. John has recently undertaken the Putting Solutions training delivered by world-renowned putting instructor Phil Kenyon. More recently, John has become one of Wales only certified Aimpoint instructors, a technique which is quickly growing in popularity amongst both tour professionals and amateurs.

Joe Francis

Before turning professional in 2016, Joe had much success as an amateur Golfer, representing Wales regional squad as a junior learning his trade and having coaching off some of the best coaches in the U.K. Adding to his successful career, in 2018 Joe qualified for the revered PGA Assistant championships final, a tournament with rich history reserved for the best playing assistant professionals.

Joe now studies his final PGA year at the university of Birmingham & the PGA national training academy at the Belfry. In his final year, Joe has turned his attention to putting, becoming a PGA certified putting instructor (CPI). Joe is aiming to quickly climb the ranks alongside John to become one of the best putting instructors and to put protech putting firmly on the map. utilizing Sam Putt Lab 3D, Trackman, BodiTrak and GASP LAB, Joe will quickly get you putting better than you ever have before!