Lancashire Life - - GOLF LIFE -

For­mer Brook­dale Golf Club ju­nior star Tom Mad­docks has en­joyed his first year work­ing for his PGA qual­i­fi­ca­tion as the as­sis­tant pro­fes­sional to Fair­field’s long-serv­ing pro Steve Pownell.

Tom said: ‘My first year of train­ing has gone well and I have passed all as­sign­ments and ex­ams. Play­ing-wise, I had a cou­ple of de­cent fin­ishes in pro com­pe­ti­tions – I shot four un­der par at Knutsford for fourth place and then three un­der par the week af­ter for third place at Wakefield.

‘I also en­joyed run­ning ju­nior coaching lessons through the sum­mer help­ing de­velop ju­nior golf in the area. I’ve gone to pri­mary schools to teach trigolf and will be con­tin­u­ing this again in the com­ing sea­son.

‘I want to thank the mem­bers and staff at Fair­field for be­ing so wel­com­ing. I would also like to thank my girl­friend, Lau­ren, for all her help and sup­port

‘Dur­ing my sec­ond year I want to ex­pand my coaching base and I have a play­ing sched­ule with over 20 events.’

Con­tact: Ggggar­[email protected]

First year for Tom Mad­docks

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