Frequently asked questions
Where does Bobby teach from?
Bobby is based at Sydney Golf Academy at Moore Park Driving Range in Sydney. Centrally located, and within easy reach for all Sydney suburbs, Moore Park Driving Range is proudly Sydney's most popular golf entertainment complex. More details >
Exactly where are the lessons held?
Most lessons will be conducted in the dedicated SGA zone on the bottom level of the Driving Range at Moore Park Golf. We also have access to the short game area where you can book a putting, chipping and pitching lesson. On course lessons are also available. Prior to your lesson, simply check-in at the SGA administration desk in the Golf Shop.
Can I book with Bobby directly?
All bookings are taken by the Sydney Golf Academy at Moore Park.
You can either check Bobby's availability and book online or give them a call on 02 9663 1064.
What cool stuff does Bobby use to teach?
A lesson with Bobby includes video analysis and take-home notes and drills as standard.
Additional offerings include physical TPI assessments, detailed launch monitor sessions, and online training portals to keep track of your progress. MODERN GOLF prides itself on selecting only the best technology partners to develop every student.
Read more about MODERN GOLF's technology.
Which days does Bobby teach?
- Wednesday: 7am–2pm
- Thursday: 7am–2pm and 7pm–10pm
- Friday: 7am–2pm
- Saturday: 7am–3pm
He also teaches Thursday evenings 7pm to 10pm.
Can I get a lesson outside of Bobby's normal hours?
Bobby has set teaching hours for private and group lessons. There may be some flexibiltiy outside of these hours for on-course lessons as these are subject to course availability.
Who is Bobby Walia?
Bobby is a PGA Professional and former touring player with over 15 years experience coaching internationally. His love for the game and technology to enable the best in every golfer is contagious. Bobby is firm yet humble, and is instantly likeable as a coach.
Read more about Bobby's background and teaching style.
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Do I need golf lessons?
It's a good idea to get a Pro to look at your swing and make (sometimes minor) adjustments, or you could be practising a bad swing or a bad habit over and over. A Pro can give you an understanding where your good shots and bad shots come from. The results? A more efficient swing, more length and better accuracy with just a few tips and tricks.
I'm just a hacker, do I really need fancy video analysis?
You'd be surprised. Video analysis can help beginners, just as it helps the more serious player. See your swing (warts and all) in a slow-motion replay and get instant visual, detailed feedback. Bobby provides analysis there and then, using graphics and on screen notation. He also records a thorough post lesson review for you to keep for reference.
Will one lesson fix my game?
One lesson will definitely provide quick fixes. But, like any kind of training, if you don't practise and have regular 'health checks', it is very easy to slip back into old habits. Depending on what you want to get out of it, Bobby can create a series of lessons and a game plan for you. These might be spread over a few weeks and include targets to assess your improvement. Bobby keeps in regular contact with you and helps to keep you on track.
I need some new clubs. Can you help with club fitting?
Absolutely! FlightScope is an ideal tool for custom club fitting. It allows golfers to analyse and understand the different strengths and weaknesses of clubs for various distances and angles. FlightScope provides accurate ball flight and club travel information - unlike most other instruments on the market, which only offer launch data. To optimise shaft selection, the Acceleration Profile makes it easy to determine when players are fitted with the correct shaft for their specific swing and loading of the shaft during the swing.