Get To Know


Based at Horne Park


Centre: Horne Park Golf
Contact Number: 07984 095483
Email: [email protected]
Coaching Accreditations: PGA Qualified Coach

Q: What year did you turn professional?
I turned professional in 1980.

Q: What can a golfer expect from a lesson with you?
To identify the root cause of any current issue and progress from there.

Q: What aspect of the game do you specialise in coaching?
I specialise in coaching junior golf.

Q: What was your greatest playing achievement?
My greatest playing achievement was hitting an Albatross on the 14th hole at Willingdon during a Pro-Am.

Q: What technology do you use in your lessons and how do you believe it helps?
I don’t use technology. I use my two eyes and 30+ years of experience.

Q: What three words would best describe you as a coach?
Positive, listening, patience.

Q: As a player, what weakness have you struggled with and what did you do to correct it?
There are too many to mention, but I have always sought good advice and dedicated plenty of time to practise.

Q: What would you say to a beginner who might be intimidated by / nervous of the idea of taking up golf as a sport?
Go for it! You’ll love it and you will especially enjoy the 19th!

Q: What life skills do you believe golf teaches a person?
Golf teaches you social skills, respect for others, honesty and patience.

Q: Favourite course that you ever played?
My favourite course is Royal St Georges.

Q: Which course is number one on your bucket list to play / is your dream course to play?
My dream course would be Pebble Beach.

Q: Who is your favourite Major Champion of all time?

Q: Who would join you in your dream fourball?
My dream fourball would be myself, Seve, Jose Maria Olazabal, and Lee Trevino.

Q: Favourite club in the bag?
My favourite club is the putter.

Q: Best quick golf tip?
To separate the course from the practice ground.