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WARREN CLARK

Based at Horne Park

WARREN CLARK

Centre: Horne Park Golf
Contact Number: 07984 095483
Email: [email protected]
Coaching Accreditations: PGA Level 1 Coach, Els for Autism Trained

Q: What year did you turn professional?
I turned professional in 2022.

Q: What aspect of the game do you specialise in coaching?
I can support people with disabilities and make their learning experience fun and inclusive.

Q: What was your greatest playing achievement?
My greatest playing achievement was being selected to represent at the Special Olympics World Games in 2019, as a Golf Ambassador.

Q: What technology do you use in your lessons and how do you believe it helps?
V1 Golf is a helpful tool that allows people to view their swing. I can use this tool to assist my clients in identifying areas that need improvement in their swing.

Q: What three words would best describe you as a coach?
Inclusive, inspiring, patient.

Q: As a player, what weakness have you struggled with and what did you do to correct it?
My concentration is my weakness due to my learning disability. However, I have learned to focus for longer periods by working on it gradually, starting with short durations and gradually increasing the length of time.

Q: What would you say to a beginner who might be intimidated by / nervous of the idea of taking up golf as a sport?
Try golf, and give it a go. You have nothing to lose.

Q: What life skills do you believe golf teaches a person?
I believe that golf teaches social skills, boosts confidence, and improves mental health.

Q: Favourite course that you ever played?
My favourite course is Yas Links in Abu Dhabi.

Q: Which course is number one on your bucket list to play / is your dream course to play?
I would love to play at St Andrews.

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

Q: Who would join you in your dream fourball?
My dream fourball would be: me, Gary Player, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els.

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

Q: Best quick golf tip?
Stay focused and think about every shot.

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