Joe is a 4 handicap golfer who has been playing for around 8 years. In the last 8 years; Joe has won several events and represented Somerset at Under 16 & 18 level. He is currently captain of Saltford Golf Club 1st Team and is playing events all over the country giving him the opportunity to meet new players and improve his game.
Joe has huge experience in custom fitting, working for SeeMore Putters for 2 years as the head fitter for the South West of the UK, in this time it allowed Joe to expand his knowledge of the golfing world in all aspects. October 2017 Joe will enrol on the PGA Professional Studies Course linked with Birmingham University.
Attachment: Saltford Golf Club, Somerset
Phone number: 07753 294268
Started playing golf at the age of 10. At the age of 12 I had my first call up for Somerset. In my junior career I played 7 years for Somerset and won 12 individual open titles. At 19 I won the Somerset County Foursomes and Midland Youths. Attended Plymouth University where I played for the First Team for 4 years, being Captain for 2 years and Chairman for 1 year, winning the BUCS Premier League in 2014. A finalist in the West of England Match-play Championship. I currently play in world ranking and English order of merit events. I’ve represented Somerset Golf in the last 3 South West Weeks and the 2015 English County Finals.
Attachment: Burnham & Berrow Golf Club, Somerset
Phone number: 07891 894110
James is a Chartered Psychologist registered within the British Psychological Society (BPS). He holds a PGA accredited Psychology for Golf Coaching Certificate and has an extensive experience of delivering psychological support to individuals, groups and teams. His current and previous clients range from grassroots to Olympic level athletes, across a wide range of sports such as Athletics, Badminton, Fencing, Free-Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Motor-Racing, Rowing, Rugby, Tennis, and Triathlon. Through consideration of how an individual’s thoughts, feelings and behaviours interact with the environment, James’s approach can help to you to maximise development, improve performance or gain the edge over your competition, whatever your level.
Attachment: University of Bath
Phone number: 07976 975695
Johnny is currently a +1 handicap golfer. He started playing golf at the age of four and played left handed for a number of years before switching to right handed at the age of twelve. After a number of years away from the game pursuing other sporting avenues, Johnny returned to the game of golf in 2008 when he moved from Ireland to the UK.
He is a two- time Club Champion at his current club, Bath Golf Club and has been a two time Bristol and District League Team Champion with his previous club, Saltford. Johnny has also been a proud Somerset Elite team player for the last three years, representing them at the last three South West Week Championship’s and English County Finals 2015.
Johnny has also played in numerous world ranking and national events, both in the UK and Ireland, with notable finishes in the West of England Match Play Championship 2014 and South of Ireland Amateur 2014, finishing as runner up and last sixteen respectively.
Attachment: Bath Golf Club, Somerset
Kieran is a +1 handicap golfer currently attached to the Players club in Bristol. Kieran’s progression to plus figure golf was a rapid one in the 2015-6 seasons. Tying the Saltford GC course record off of a 5 handicap with a bogey free 65 (-6) in 2015 was the first achievement in a fruitful couple of seasons which saw a host of open and club titles including the Champs of Bath and the Saltford GC Club Championship.
Kieran currently has his sights set on County and then National level golf. Keep an eye out as we track the progress of GSW’s new ambassador.
Attachment: Windmill Golf Centre, Gloucestershire / The Players Club
Louis is a PGA assitant pro based at Stockwood Vale GC in Bristol.
Louis started playing golf at 15. He is a current Europro player and was British Open qualifying finalist in 2011 (ferndown then Princes). Louie had a solid amateur career. He was a Somerset county 1st team player until 2008-2012 and has played in the Italian amateur, South African amateur and English amateur, turning pro in the summer 2012 off +1.
As a professional Louis has played on the Asian development tour, Alps tour and Europro tour. He best finish is 2nd.
Louis is started his PGA training in September 2015 and intends to play the west region in 2016 alongside his coaching role at Stockwood Vale.
Attachment: Stockwood Vale, Gloucestershire
Attachment: Elfordleigh Golf & Country Club, Devon
Phone number: 07809 126546
Tom started playing golf aged 11. Currently playing off 1, Tom has represented Glamorgan County throughout junior golf and has won several county golf events in south Wales and the south west.
Tom is a Welsh amateur match play quarter finalist and has also represented Plymouth University at a 1st team level in the BUCS Premiere League.
Currently, Tom continues to play for Whitchurch GC men’s 1st team in the Glamorgan Premiership .
Attachment: Whitchurch Golf Club, Glamorganshire
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