Coaching And Pro's Shop
Whangaparaoa Golf Club are delighted to partner with Golf HQ who provide our members and visitors with all of their equipment needs. Blake Cowley and his business partner are on hand to provide expert help and advice on your next purchase and Blake's experience as the club professional creates a synergy between our Pro's Shop and Tuition on the Course.
At Golf HQ our mission is to help you love playing Golf through our sheer passion for the game.
We're dedicated to providing a personalised approach to everyone we work with. You deserve to receive service tailored to your unique needs to ensure you receive the right equipment and understand how to use it properly.
We love this game and want you to love it to. Come see what sets us apart from everyone else.
Golf HQ stocks a large selection of golfing equipment including drivers, fairway woods, utility woods, irons, wedges and putters. You’ll find a range of major brands such as Ping, Callaway, Titleist, Wilson Staff, FootJoy, Sun Mountain, Clicgear, Sporte Leisure, Travis Mathews and Greg Norman. A wide range of golfing accessories and men and women’s clothing from leading brands are also available.
For more information please visit the Golf HQ website
NZPGA Certified Professional
Owner of Golf HQ
Titleist/Footjoy Ambassador
Book a Lesson with Blake
NZPGA Certified Professional
Owner of Golf HQ
Ping/Mizuno/Ecco Ambassador
Book a Lesson with Hamish


Steve and Linda currently run Junior classes at Whangaparaoa Golf Club on Tuesdays and Wednesday afternoons. They have also run She Loves Golf Programs and are looking forward to organising more of these as we move into spring and summer.

Steve is currently a NZPGA Trainee Professional with Golf HQ in Whangaparaoa. He started his 3-year apprenticeship at the start of the year under Blake Cowley. Coming from a corporate background he has been involved in coaching and training for most of his career including, First Tee Golf Assistant Coach, Driving Instructor and corporate training in communication and safety. Steve is passionate about golf and sharing his experiences with all ages through coaching at Whangaparaoa Golf Club and at the Stanmore Bay store of Golf HQ.

Linda has joined Steve assisting with the Juniors and She Loves Golf programmes. She started her golfing journey at Whangaparaoa golf course and enjoyed her time especially the social side. She is active with Women’s and Mixed Pennants where she has shared some team successes over the years. Linda has completed NZPGA Gateway 1 volunteer coaching qualification under Blake Cowley and is well placed to assist Steve and Golf HQ coaches. Her experience includes sports coaching and Scouting leadership and she also has a great passion for encouraging more women into golf and the benefits of club membership.