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Meet The Pro


The first academy of its kind in Asia, The Els Performance Golf Academy is a state-of-the art centre of excellence. Accessible from both Ocean and Valley Courses, The EPGA is Ernie's latest offering in sharing his success story across the globe; giving juniors and adults an opportunity to learn the game the way it should be played.


At the Els Performance Golf Academy Malaysia we believe playing the finest golf means keeping things simple; utilizing the very latest teaching techniques and video swing analysis our PGA qualified coaches will help you to develop and refine your game through personalized attention resulting in simple focused steps any golfer can take to improve their swing, their strategy and ultimately their score. Regardless of ability, age or experience the Els Performance Golf Academy will take your game to an entirely new level. You will enjoy the difference in our creative approach and our commitment to creating an extraordinary learning experience.


David Lamprecht

David has always loved the game of golf and decided to make a career out of it at the age of 18, finding himself turning pro at the age of 20 when he also got his PGA Diploma.
    Not only has David played professionally in the IGT, Asian Development Tour and The Big Easy Tour, but also took an interest in teaching others the game of golf which eventually lead him to be a full time golf coach.
    Believing that friendship and trust are crucial to getting the best results between a player and a coach, David has form many lasting friendship with his clients. David is a man of many talents, outside golf David enjoy wakeboarding, kitesurfing and walking his dog.

"I look forward to welcoming you over to the EPGA and working on improving your golf game, let's get cracking" said David.

Peter-John Van Merch, the head golf pro at The Els Club Malaysia - Desaru Coast