John was captain of the British PGA in 1989, a Ryder Cup year and was National Coach for the England Golf Union from 1986 - 1994. He is an Honorary Life Member of the PGA - one of only five in the country.
John is the author of two books: Fit for Golf and Golf, the Skills of the Game. John has been a pro for 40 years.
John is an accomplished and witty after dinner speaker.
John Stirling tells wonderful golf stories which keep golfing enthusiasts spellbound at any dinner he attends.
His anecdotes about his playing career and the golfing stars he has encountered give a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the sport.
He has spent a lifetime in the game and risen to the highest level in the profession, having played several times in the British Open.
In 1989 he was captain (and now an honorary member) of the PGA and is a former member of the Ryder Cup Committee.
He was accorded a great honour in 1998 when he was voted the PGA of Europe Golf Professional of the Year.
For nine years, he was National Coach of the English Golf Union and has been a tutor at the PGA Training Academy since 1970.
He is author of the book: "Golf - the skills of the game".