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Royal Eastbourne




Anthony Killik

Head Professional

After turning professional in 2004 following a successful amateur career, Anthony discovered a passion for coaching that has led him to Royal Eastbourne. Upon joining the club in 2018, Anthony and Mark joined forces to start Kilpac Golf.

As a firm believer that anyone can play golf, Anthony’s teaching style utilises the players natural
abilities and works to enhance them rather than trying to change too much. Highly personable and approachable, Anthony is always happy to help, and his coaching style has become popular with members and visitors alike.

As well as being a class AA PGA professional, Anthony is also a certified putting instructor and has helped golfers of all levels improve their putting.

Mark Packard

Head Professional

Mark is an accredited PGA Professional who has been attached to Royal Eastbourne for nearly 20 years. He has a strong background in teaching and have coached players of all ability’s from beginners to county champions and professionals and is currently undertaking his trackman qualifications to enhance his coaching knowledge.

Ben Harmer

 PGA Professional & Custom Fit Expert

Ben is our custom fitting expert here at Kilpac Golf. He is a fully qualified PGA professional with over 10 years experience. Ben’s interests and expertise lie in the custom fitting and club building area.

Prior to working at Kilpac Golf Ben was Assistant Professional at Seaford (Blatchington) Golf Club for 4 years and then moved onto another side of the industry and become a Sales Rep for PRG Golf & Evnroll putters for 3 years, where he gained vast amounts of experience in putter fitting and technology.



Nathan Heard

Trainee Assistant Prosfessional

Nathan has worked in the golf industry since 2013, he started at East Sussex National and with his move to Royal Eastbourne taking place in June 2017. He was a late starter to the game of golf, but Nathan is a quick learner is currently in his 3rd year of his PGA Training.

Whilst working in the golf industry Nathan obtained a BA Honour’s Degree in golf management
from Kingston University, this focused on finance, advertisement, teaching, and the ins and outs of a business in the golf industry. Nathan’s focus is to learn as much as possible while taking on many roles to learn what it takes to run a successful business in the golfing industry.

Brandy Rook

Trainee Assistant Professional

Brandy joined the team in the summer of 2021. She has been a member of Royal Eastbourne since she was 16 and during that time she has been a 5 time ladies club champion and also a Sussex ladies county champion. Along with individual achievements she has also played in the county ladies team. After winning her final club championship, Brandy turned professional and is currently in her first year of training. Her aims are to develop her own personal coaching skills and playing career while also working hard on getting more ladies and girls into golf.





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