James (Yuanri) Jin, NZ PGA COACH LIVE GATEWAY COACH
James was born in Kuandian, China (East of Beijing and close to the North Korean border).
My parents are Korean. I went to Dandong, China for High school and Dalian, China (Close to his
hometown) for University, I went to Tokyo and Nagoya in japan for Japanese studying and work.
My first golf swing experience was in Nagoya in 1999 and golf immediately became one of my favorite sports.
I moved to Auckland in 2002 and studied English at Massey University for 30 weeks.
I also studied for Certificate of Sports & Recreation for half a year at AUT. Later started a Diploma in Golf with NZ PGA Professional Coach Rory Moore and MIT Sports & Recreation Department. I Graduated 2006.
During my 2 year golf Diploma,I started my first golf shop job at Formosa Golf Resort.
In 2006 I joined the Pakuranga Proshop under PGA Coach Ray Houghton. Formal Golf Coaching at Pakuranga was established in 2009 and continued with NZ PGA Coach Live Gateway Coaching.
I Married in 2008 and have two boys who are currently at Pigeon Mountain Primary School.
My Lowest handicap was around 2 & currently around 7.
I am still chasing my first hole in one, but have had 2 par 4 Eagles at Whitford Park Golf Club.
Mandarin and Korean are my first languages and Japanese and English are second languages.
Basic Pack -$280/3 lessons
Par pack -$550/6 lessons
Birdie Pack -$900/10 lessons
1 Hour -$75,
Group packages -$400/10 lessons
Individual package -$650/10 lessons
If you would like to book a session, or if you have any other questions, please email me at James@golfhub.co.nz.