2022 Golfzon Leadbetter Instructor of the Year

Stephen Moriarty is the Director of Leadbetter Academies, Southeast Asia. He is the only Leadbetter Master instructor in Asia and one of only 8 globally. He was also awarded the 2022 Leadbetter Coach of the Year. He has headed up the academy at Laguna National Golf Resort since 2018 and leads a highly experienced team of coaches around the region.
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 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 currently trains and manages a regional team of over 20 Leadbetter coaches across six locations in three countries. Stephen is available for private coaching and also is one of a handful of registered Aimpoint coaches in SEA delivering clinics at Laguna National.

Coaching Qualifications:

  • Master Leadbetter Instructor
  • British PGA Member
  • Trackman Certified Level II
  • Aimpoint Certified Level II
  • Accredited Harold Swash Putting Coach
  • Swing Catalyst Certified
  • Dr Kwon Biomechanics
  • TPI lvl1, TPI Junior lvl2, TPI Fitness lvl2
  • Sam Putt Lab lvl 3
Stephen can be contacted at: stephen.moriarty@leadbetter.com
Instructing at the following academies:
Laguna National, Singapore