My Team

Dedicated experts with a proven record of success.



Matthew Naylor - Close House, UK

Originally from Nottingham, UK, where he played of a +2 handicap and represented England, Matthew turned pro in 2000 after securing a position at Turnberry Hotel. During his playing career Matthew was coached by top instructors Damien Taylor and Pete Cowan. This led Matthew down the path of becoming an elite level coach. He worked his way to Head Teaching pro before moving to Dubai in 2008 to work at The Montgomerie. He was based at The Montgomerie for five years until becoming a freelanced instructor so he could travel with 2 time European Tour pro Steve Webster who he coached for two years. 

This year Matthew has been awarded Advanced Professional status and has returned to England to become Head Teaching Pro at Close House, venue for the 2017 British Masters.



orla white - ru:active physiotherapy and rehabilitation 

Orla is an experienced, highly motivated Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning specialist.  Educated to a masters level, she has extensive experience in musculoskeletal therapy.  Her clinical experience extends across elite level athletes as well as non-athletes in all aspects of care. She has a proven track record of results-focused athlete care while positively contributing to the wider team with which she works.


Club Fitter



Originally from South Africa, Regardt went to TUT Golf Academy in 2003 where he studied Sport Management and playing for the university. He started his PGA studies in 2008 at Killarney Country Club. After finishing his PGA, Regardt went to pursue coaching and custom club fitting until 2015. In 2015 he broadened his skills and was appointed Operations Manager for a new golf course in Zanzibar for two years. Currently residing in Dubai, Regardt is back to being a specialist at custom club fitting.