Mike Ovett

Hassocks and Pyecombe Golf Clubs

Head PGA Professional



About Us

Mike Ovett runs the well-stocked Pro Shops at both Hassocks Golf Club and Pyecombe Golf Club. Each shop offers a wide range of golf equipment and clothing and the discerning golfer can benefit from the 'Try before you buy' and a full custom fit.

The professional staff in both shops have considerable knowledge of the game and specialist advice is readily available on all aspects of golf, from provision of the latest golfing equipment to expert tuition. More on the teams at both Clubs can be found above.


Mike Ovett - Head PGA Professional
Michael played his first round of golf on his 10th birthday at Hollingbury Park Golf Club, scoring 122. He become a junior member at Pyecombe Golf Club aged 11 and went on to win the Junior Club Championship five times and the Men’s Club Championship aged 17. Michael represented Sussex as an amateur and captained the county on several occasions.

He won Sussex Champions of Champions and the Sussex Order of Merit in 1999, turning professional the year after whilst working as assistant professional at Pyecombe Golf Club. In 2002 he started work at East Brighton Golf Club and at 22 Michael became fully qualified with the PGA. Michael Started work at Hassocks Golf Club in 2004 as Assistant professional. In 2008 he co-founded Sussex Golf School and in 2009 became Head Professional at Hassocks Golf Club.

At the start of 2011 he became General Manager and Head Professional, one of the roles he still occupies today. Michael also joined Pyecombe Golf Club in spring 2015 as Head PGA Professional.


  • Scotty & Vokey FD
  • Tomi Putting Lab
  • Titleist Trial Centre
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Hassocks Golf Club
Hassocks Golf Club
We welcome green fee players and societies as we have now built up a superb and enviable reputation as one of the county's friendliest clubs. It is a relaxed and friendly environment for golfers and visitors supported by the best possible quality staff and services this day. Read more.......

Pyecombe Golf Club
Pyecombe Golf Club
Pyecombe Golf Course is situated in the South Downs National Park, an area of outstanding beauty and offers stunning views across the Sussex Weald. The golf course is a good test of golf for all levels of ability, measuring 6278 yards off the White tees. Read more.......

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