Duncan Smith

  • Golf Coach
  • With IMG Since: 2004
  • Hometown: Manchester, UK
  • Languages Spoken: English

For the last 23 years, Duncan Smith has been actively involved in the game of golf, playing professionally and now teaching as a certified instructor for almost 10 years at IMG Academy. Before coming to work at IMG Academy, Duncan played professionally for numerous years, joining the PGA of Great Britain in 1997 and becoming a 1 class AA member in 2001. 

During his tenure here in Bradenton, Duncan has worked with notable alumni such as PGA tour member Henrik Bjornstad and Challenge Tour player Daniel Wardrop; in addition to coaching the Colombian Junior National team. On a daily basis, Duncan works with our full-time student athletes and campers working on all aspects of the game. 

Favorite tagline: “Do or do not… There is no try.”


Professional Golfers Association of GB and I class AA member since 2000


Coaching Experience

IMG Academy golf program Bradenton, FL (2008-present)
DLGA Austria ( Bad Tatzmannsdorf and Achenkirch ) summer  2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
DLGA La Cala, Spain, winter 2004 spring 2005
DLGA Sentosa Island, Singapore, winter 2005, 2006, spring 2006, 2007
DLGA Cornelia Resort and Spa, Turkey, summer 2008
Clinics in Colombia
Coaching with Columbian Junior National Team

Playing Experience

Greater Manchester Assistant Professionals Championship Winner
Represented County at boys and full team ages before turning professional