About Justin Parsons
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Justin is the head golf instructor at the prestigious Butch Harmon School of Golf. Justin hails From Killinchy in Northern Ireland and began playing golf at the age of 14 and quickly found himself in love with the game. Playing off scratch at sixteen and having representative inter-provincial honors at Boys and Youths level, he made the decision to turn professional at Knock Golf Club in Belfast after a short stint at college golf in America.
A qualified PGA Professional at 23, Justin competed on the Mastercard Tour full time for two years before moving to Blackwood Golf Centre where he honed his coaching skills at one of Irelands busiest golf facilities.
He moved to Dubai in 2004 and began working as a coach at the academy at The Montgomerie under the watchful eye of Wayne Johnson. Justin rose quickly to the position of Director of Instruction and joined Claude Harmon III at the pre-opening phase of The Butch Harmon School of Golf.
Since Claudes departure in 2011, Justin has operated the school as Director of Instruction for Claude and Butch. Justin has seen much success, coaching Michael Hoey to a win on the European Tour this season and has worked closely with many leading players on the PGA including Rory Mcilroy and Ernie Els, he has also coached meny fine players on the ET and Asian Tours.
Since its beginning, the golf school has had much success and adulation, however Justin has maintained his career development, attaining his Titleist Performance Institute Level 3 Golf Professional Certification and Level 2 Junior Coach. A specialist in 3D analysis and functional movement screening, Justin aims to build lesson programs and practice programs to help all levels of golfers improve.