Peter Cowen Golf Academy

Introducing the Academy Head, Luke Tidmarsh

Our Academy Head, Luke, is a sports fanatic and took to the game of golf at the age of 13. Since then he learnt his trade at The University of Birmingham where he studied all the elements of the game from swing biomechanics to equipment technology, right the way through to sports psychology. Using the skills developed at University he went on to work in Abu Dhabi and Egypt before arriving at Dubai Creek in 2015. Luke believes that having an understanding of your technique and how to improve it is imperative if you are to advance your game in the long run.

About Peter Cowen Academy

Peter Cowen is recognised as one of the world’s elite teaching professionals. As a former tour professional himself, Peter now spends much of his time travelling the globe teaching some of the best players in the world. To date, he has achieved over 200 main European Tour and PGA Tour victories and numerous major championships as a coach.

The academy at Dubai Creek is one of the most established in the region and is run by a team of fully qualified PGA Professionals who are on-hand to assist you and take you through every aspect of the game. Whether you are looking for an individual lesson or a group clinic, the Professionals and the Academy teams are able to cater for your needs and offer an excellent golfing experience. We look forward to welcoming you to the Peter Cowen Academy.

Meet the Team

Luke Tidmarsh

Our Academy Head, Luke, is a sports fanatic and took to the game of golf at the age of 13. Since then he learnt his trade at The University of Birmingham where he studied all the elements of the game from swing biomechanics

to equipment technology, right the way through to sports psychology. Using the skills developed at University he went on to work in Abu Dhabi and Egypt before arriving at Dubai Creek in 2015. Luke believes that having an understanding of your technique and how to improve it is imperative if you are to advance your game in the long run.

Euan Bowden

Euan is a golf professional with a 5-years experience and multiple qualifications and certifications amongst them PGA Qualification, Boditrak Certification and a Certified Putting Instructor.

He started playing golf when he was 8 and at the age of 16 he had already represented Scotland in a quadrangular event against Wales, Ireland and Holland. Apart from golf, Euan shows a keen interest in all sports but if he had to choose a favourite it would be football.

Tom Ogilvie

Tom is a Bsc Performace Golf & PGA Qualified golf coach and has worked in the industry for over 5 years. He first took an interest in golf when he was 12 years when he played his first round of golf.

One of his biggest personal achievements was after just 4 years of playing golf, he was just two shots from breaking 60 at his home club in Scotland scoring a 61. He’s is fond of other sports too. He loves football and just recently took up wakeboarding.

Cyril Rozes

Cyril started golf at 16 years old and since the time he has been in golf 35 years in total. His journey to success started when Cyril’s team finished first at the French university tournament.

Amongst Cyril’s achievements is his French brevet d État PGA qualification, however his greatest success was his winning at the UAE PGA championship. Apart from playing golf, Cyril loves cooking.

Matthew Brookes

Matthew is a fully qualified PGA Professional, who is qualified and certified in Boditraksports golf ground mechanics, TPI Golf and Fitness level 2, as well as in golf nutrition and fitness.

Matt has grown up playing with high level and tour level, golfers.
His previous job was in the south of Spain, working for a top European academy, where he coached and trained elite teenage golfers, including German and Russian national team players, preparing for their scholarship, at various American universities.
Matt’s experience and qualifications give him a broad knowledge base, ideal for working with golfers of all ages and abilities. Apart from golf Matt has grown up playing a lot of sports to a high level such as football and slalom snow skiing.