Coach João Silva
John was born in Amarante and has entered the golf world in 1997, when he was 16 years old.
In 2000 he achieves his main purpose, to be called upon to represent the National Team for the first U21 match: Portugal - Wales.
Also got the Northern Junior Champion title , and several Champion of Amarante Golf Club titles, in 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2003.
After years of competition, always representing Amarante Golf club, he became captain of the team. Later, when he decided to become a professional (July 2004) he had to give this captain position up, becoming a member of the PGA Portugal.
At that time he was also a directive member at Amarante Golf Club (2004-2008).
João Silva managed quite successfully to complete the three years PGA Portugal training and is nowadays one of the few level IV golf coaches in Portugal.
Over the years he has shown great passion and dedication to junior golf coaching, turning novices into true champions, athletes who have achieved outstanding results in national and international competitions.
A great coach for players of all ages and skills, from beginners to experienced players.
Developing all the planning with the purpose of improving their game, using all the technical knowledge and the new technologies for analysis of the swing, either in Portuguese , English or French.