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We are all about improving the mental health of the countries leaders by getting them out in the fresh air to de-clutter their minds and give them a fresh perspective. We have built our programmes around The Easiest Swing in Golf which is all about removing from tension from your golf swing. We have proved that, as with your golf, if you remove tension from your every day life, your working life becomes more enjoyable and you have more energy. 

85% of our Directors stay with us much longer than their first year because of the benefits of being out of the office for half a day a month.

We also wonder, you have ever been on courses and been sat in a classroom bored out of your brains or do you wish you could legitimately be out of the office more? If the answer to these questions is YES, drop us a line today to find out more. We know it can be a tough place leading a team of people so drop us a line today to get the monthly refresh that you need.

About Us

Who we are

The 1st Tee Directors Club is based at Ardencote, Warwickshire. Soon to be married couple Jo Cameron, former BBC Presenter and Stress Management and Wellbeing Coach and Julian Mellor set it up in 2015 as a way to join their skills together. They had wanted to do something like this for years but never quite found the right time. It was when Julian started coaching something called The Easiest Swing in Golf that it all fell into place. It became really easy to link the need to remove stress from your golf and from business life.  They met nearly 11 years ago when Jo went to learn to play golf. Jo has an MA in Leadership and is a former BBC Broadcaster. People come from all over the world for golf coaching with Julian.

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What do we do?

Our mission is to give Directors space to breathe. Each month we choose a different business topic and encourage healthy debate. 

Whilst out in the fresh air, you have time to think and time to declutter.  

Getting outside into the fresh air , makes the learning more profound and memorable. 

We've developed a whole suite of golfing activities that are really enjoyable but useful in the boardroom too.

With our unique and exclusive access to the 83 acres of Warwickshire golf course you won't find people pressuring you to hurry up as we have it to ourselves most of the time. Where else can you get 'millionaires golf'?


What our clients say

100% of clients said "Yes" they would recommend us to a friend

90% of our clients return at least a second time. 

We are consistently rated 10 / 10 by delegates for usefulness, learning outcomes, facilitation and enjoyment. Our clients say that they get loads of value from our programmes and they like us because we are 'different'.


Corporate Banking - What did they think?

What I really liked about the day was EVERYTHING" - Corporate Banking Delegate 

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Professional Backgrounds

Over a Million YouTube Views

Julian is one of only a handful of PGA Professionals who are licensed to coach a golf system called the Easiest Swing in Golf which is taking the golfing world by storm. It's all based on removing tension from your swing to improve your enjoyment of the game.

All over the world

People come from all over the world for coaching with Julian. You can view his YouTube Channel here. During the Summer of 2018 alone we had guests from Australia, USA, Sweden, Belgium, France, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Barbados and Ireland plus many others 

Winning Film Festivals

Julian's passion for the history of golf led him to winning the Warwick Film Festival with his film about Jack Burns. You can watch it here

Distinction for Masters Degree

Jo achieved a Distinction for her extensive thesis on Leadership from a top ranking UK University. She was then very quickly snapped up to teach on the MBA and MA programmes.

Former BBC Broadcaster and TV star

In 2006 Jo appeared on a TV Show called The Apprentice. This led to her having her own breakfast show and presenting on BBC Radio. She has also appeared on many TV shows including winning £11000 for charity on The Weakest Link, Loose Women, The BBC Politics Show and lots of times on BBC News shows.

Engineering and Background

Before running her own company, Jo worked in the motor industry on wide-scale automotive leadership programmes. She also held several positions in Sales and Marketing, HR and Communications. She also set up a UK Wide Business Women's Network and created an series of Awards event to recognise the achievements of women.