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Golf's best coaches

Updated 1618 GMT (0018 HKT) December 1, 2011
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David Leadbetter is recognized as one of the world's leading golf instructors, and has worked with stars such as Nick Faldo, Nick Price, Ernie Els and Greg Norman. Getty Images
Seen here with former child prodigy Michelle Wie in 2010, Leadbetter has established coaching academies around the world. Getty Images
Leadbetter's golf empire has grown from his main academy in Florida to locations all around the world. David Leadbetter
He says he has scaled back his on-tour coaching these days, but does a lot of corporate work and writing. David Leadbetter
Butch Harmon made his name coaching Tiger Woods. Here he guides Woods during the 1995 Masters -- two years before his breakthrough victory at Augusta. Getty Images
After splitting with Woods in 2004, Harmon linked up with the former world No. 1's greatest rival Phil Mickelson three years later. Getty Images
Woods spent six years with coach Hank Haney, seen here teaching a young Chinese golfer at the launch of his academy at China's Mission Hills Hainan in Haikou in 2010. Getty Images
Pete Cowen, seen here coaching fellow Englishman Simon Dyson, has been at the forefront of Europe's recent golfing dominance. Getty Images
Cowen has long worked with Darren Clarke, who finally won his first major title at this year's British Open. Getty Images
Cowen has also helped Clarke's fellow Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, who this year claimed his first major triumph at the U.S. Open. Getty Images