2022 Golfzon Leadbetter Instructor of the Year

Stephen Moriarty is the Director of Leadbetter Academies, Southeast Asia. He is based here at Laguna National Golf Resort where he heads up the highly qualified team of coaches.

After nearly a decade of coaching in England, Stephen began his Leadbetter career in 2006 in South Korea at the prestigious Woo Jeong Hills Golf and Country Club, home of the Korean Open, and also coaching in the capital, Seoul. He spent seven years in South Korea, developing his coaching techniques and gaining extensive experience working with full-time students including LPGA, KPGA and KLPGA players.

In 2013, he relocated to Jakarta, Indonesia to lead the brand’s expansion with the opening of a new academy at Pondok Indah Golf Club before becoming CEO for Indonesia and overseeing the setup and operation of three further academy locations in the archipelago. With his broad knowledge of Leadbetter philosophies and techniques and his proven aptitude for coaching, Stephen now trains and manages the regional team of Leadbetter coaches across five locations in three countries and was named the 2022 Leadbetter Instructor of the year.

Coaching Qualifications:

  • Senior Leadbetter Instructor
  • British PGA Member
  • Trackman Certified Level II
  • Aimpoint Certified Level II
  • Accredited Harold Swash Putting Coach
  • Swing Catalyst Certified
  • Boditrak Certified
  • Dr Kwon Biomechanics
  • TPI lvl1, TPI Junior lvl2, TPI Fitness lvl2
  • Sam Putt Lab Level 3


Stephen Moriarty was awarded the 2022 Golfzon Leadbetter Instructor of the Year. View the full article here.

Instructing at the following academies:
Laguna National, Singapore