From Killinchy in Northern Ireland, Justin began playing golf at 14 and quickly found himself hooked on the game. Playing off scratch at sixteen and having representative inter-provincial honors at Boys and Youths level, he made the decision to turn professional at Knock Golf Club in Belfast after a short spell at college in USA. A qualified PGA Professional
at 23, Justin played on the Mastercard Tour full time for two years before moving to Blackwood Golf Centre where he honed his teaching skills at one of Ireland’s busiest golf facilities.
He moved to Dubai in 2004 and began working as an instructor at the academy at The Montgomerie under the watchful eye of Wayne Johnson. Justin rose quickly to the position of Director of Instruction and joined Claude Harmon III at the pre-opening phase of The Butch Harmon School of Golf.
Since Claude’s departure in 2011, Justin has run the school as Director of Instruction for Claude and Butch.
Justin has seen success, coaching Michael Hoey to a win on the European Tour this season and has worked closely with many leading players on the PGA, ET and Asian Tours. Since inception, the golf school has had much success and adulation, Justin has maintained his career development, attaining his Titleist Performance Institute Level 3 Golf Professional Certification and Level 2 Junior Coach. A specialist in 3D analysis and functional movement screening, Justin aims to build lesson programs and practice programs to help all levels of players improve.