I turned professional in 1996 after graduating from high school and finishing military service. As apprentice professional I worked at the Mittelrheinische Golf Club Bad Ems which is one of the oldest and most exclusive golf courses in Germany. After three years learning from my Head Professional Shaun Case, who had been a British Open player, I passed the tests to become a fully qualified member of the PGA of Germany.
Sombroek Golf Academy has been established in 1999. Since then the Golf Academy has been located at different golf clubs such as Berlin, Maastricht and Genk. In 2007 I have moved to the Netherlands and since 2014 the main location for my golf instruction programs is The Hague in the Netherlands combined with a second location in Genk in Belgium.
During my career I was not only able to compete in national and international professional tournaments and have even been member of the European Challenge Tour one year, I was lucky as well to be able to learn from a few of the best professionals in the world, such as David Leadbetter, Dave Pelz and Heinz Peter Thuel, who has been the second best german player on the PGA Tour behind Bernhard Langer for almost 15 years. All this experience has formed my approach of teaching and playing golf, resulting in an exclusive teaching method. I am looking forward to share that experience with you and work on your game, so you can lower your scores, reach your personal goals and enjoy the time on the golf course and during the lessons even more.