Richard Harris

Richard Harris
Head Golf Professional
McLeod Country Golf Club


Richard Harris has over 20 years experience as a professional golfer, he has AAA Coaching Accreditation as well as a Diploma in Professional Golf. He has also been recognised as a high-level coach for golf professionals including training and coaching people such as Matt Gyautt, Ben Pisani, Gavan Fairfax and Eagle Chang.

As well is being the proprietor of the McLeod Country Golf Club Pro shop Richard has also been awarded QLD PGA Club Professional of the Year. He was successful in coaching the QLD Men’s team to victories in 2010 and 2011.

He is absolutely passionate about golf, and particularly the rewarding experience it can be in people’s lives.

Richard loves coaching and mentoring people to reach their golfing goals.

Richard runs golfing coaching and mentoring for all ages. No matter what your golfing goals may be, he’s committed you achieve them. If you want to know more about the Golf Academy click here or contact us directly here.

Member of Professional Golfers Association of Australia – 22 years
AAA Coaching Accreditation
Diploma – Professional Golf
Business Management
Club Construction and Repair
Golf Science
Rules, Ethics and Tournaments



  • 2009 QLD PGA Club Professional of the Year
  • Proprietor of the Mcleod Country Golf Club Pro Shop
  • Queensland Club Professional of the Year 2007 Finalist
  • Coach of winning Queensland Men’s State Team 2009 – 2010
  • Queensland State Colts Team Coach 2007 – 2008
  • Queensland State Junior Assistant Coach 2006
  • Presenter for the Queensland PGA Academy
  • Queensland PGA Mentor for Trainee Golf Professionals
  • Centenary High Golf Program Coach
  • Coach to Australian Trainee professional of the year Matt Gyatt