Having started playing golf at Hill Valley l turned professional in 1986 where I worked as an assistant professional. As an amateur junior, I won 2 Daily Telegraph Regional Championships, National De Beers Diamond Regional Champion, County Junior 1st Team Member, Club Junior Champion, adult amateur Club Champion. I represented my county at 1st team level remaining unbeaten in singles matchplay, won 2 County Foursomes Championships, runner up in County Championship, won various scratch events, held 4 amateur course records. Finished 6th in British Youths Championship, top 10 English Stroke Play Championship, National Amateur Midland Open Champion, Midland Counties Close Champion and Midland Counties Under 22 Champion.
As a professional achieved 37 Pro-Am wins, 3 County Professional Championships,County Open Champion, Midland PGA Assistants Champion, Leading money winner Midlands PGA, Semi Finalist in National Pro-Am Matchplay Championship, Wimpey European 36 Hole International Pro-Am Champion beating 9 Ryder Cup players, Tamsel Tour Champion of Champions beating three European Tour players. First professional to break the course record and score 59 in Windermere Lakes Classic Pro-Am. I held 11 professional course records.
Having moved from Hill Valley in 1990 I became the head club professional at Alvaston Hall Nantwich where l had a large retail golf shop combined with a teaching and club repair facility and in the later years also acted as golf manager for the whole golf facility. At the same venue I created and single handed ran one of the largest residential Golf schools in Europe for 12 years under the Warner Holidays brand teaching an average of 300 golfers per annum.
In 2013 I set up a full time teaching position at Eaton Hill Golf Centre Tarporley where l work today. I teach a wide range of golfers from beginners to intermediate through to tournament professionals.
For my clients peace of mind I’m covered by Public Liability insurance. I am DBS certified, Safe Golf and Child Protection certified.