about peter

Peter CoteOriginally from Montreal Canada, Peter began his coaching career in 1987 working with Club Med resorts in Tunisia, Spain, France and Bali. Duties included conducting golf clinics on the full swing, short game, golf demonstrations and the organisation of golf excursions to local golf clubs.  In his final year working for Club Med Peter was placed as Responsible of the Golf School in Bali gaining experience in golf management through the training of golf instructors, organising lesson schedules, tournaments, golf demonstrations, excursions and golf course modification at the resort.

In 1989 Peter relocated to Brisbane Australia, serving for thirteen years at Aspley Pin High Golf Club. There he conducted beginner and advanced clinics, junior classes, private coaching and pioneered the use of computer swing analysis in Brisbane.

In April 2002 Peter was appointed Head Golf Professional at Hope Island Golf Club on the Gold Coast.During his 11 years at Hope Island Peter developed a very successful junior academy mentoring several talented young golfers to pursue their goals of playing on tour. Peter also created the online swing analysis website called Swing Mate, where students access their swings and practice plans online comparing themselves to touring professionals.

Whilst at Hope Island Peter worked for 5 years with the PGA International Golf Institute PGA-IGI in Australia mentoring local and overseas players and has written coaching columns for several golf magazines and newspapers.

Peter CotePeter has been a "AAA" ranked Professional since 2000 by the Australian PGA. Also in January 2000 Peter attained Level lll Accreditation in the category of Golf Coaching (professional) by the PGA Professional Development Program, in association with The Australian CoachingCouncil.

In 2013 Peter relocated to China as Head Golf Professional of the China Golf Association CGA Nanshan Golf School, working with several talented Chinese junior players. He also introduced advanced coaching tools including FlightScope, Puttlab, AMM3D Golf Motion Capture and Balance Lab.

In 2017 Peter took on the role of Director of Golf at the newly formed Dafang Golf School in Wuhan City, China specializing in junior golf programs.
Technology has played a key role in Peter's coaching as he specialises in Computer Swing Analysis. The use of digital video for super clear frame by frame pictures and the ability to compare swings against the best players in the world delivers instructions with precision.

"To achieve your goals in golf you need to get a clear image of how the fundamentls work. As you see your swing compared to a fundamentally correct action, together with professional advice, it all becomes much easier."

Peter Côté