J. Frearson is an avid Golfer. He recently won the Robert Rock Golf Tour U14 Net competition. He will be taking part in the Club Championships this weekend – 26th June. We are wishing him luck with this tournament and will let you all know how he gets on!
Q1. How long have you been playing golf for?
A1. I have been playing properly for about 4 years, but been hitting golf balls since the age of 2
Q2. How did you get into playing golf?
A2. I got into playing golf as my Dad, Nan and Grandad play
Q3. How often do you practice over a week?
A3. As much as i can, about 5 days a week, i would normally go up the golf club after school and practice for 4 until 7:30
Q4. What would a normal practice session look like?
A4. First of all i practice my putting for an hour, then my chipping and then go on the range and hit shots, or i will just go on the course and play a round
Q5. Why do you enjoy golf so much?
A5. I like the competitive side of it and playing in all the competitions, you have to think about every single shot, you get to meet lots of different people and i get to do lots of travelling
Q6. What level do you play at?
A6. I represent Nuneaton Golf Club and i also play for Warwickshire at county level, i am currently in the Warwickshire Under 14 team (im the youngest in the team). Individually i play on a National Golf Tour called the Robert Rock Junior Golf Tour where i play all over the country
Q7. What’s your handicap?
A7. My Current handicap is 22 but i am looking to reduce this over the summer, i am targeting to get down to single figures by the end of the year
Q8. What’s your greatest moment so far from playing golf?
A8. When i went to play a tour event at Southport Old Links (Liverpool) and won, there was over 100 Juniors playing in this event
Q9. What was your worst moment and What made you continue after this moment?
A9. I was playing in a competition at South Staffordshire Golf Club, i started really badly and was way over my handicap, I didn’t want to let myself down so i had to really focus on my game and concentrate, in the end I bought my score back and ended up winning the competition
Q10. What advice would you give your peers about how to get involved in golf?
A10. Get in touch with the local golf club Nuneaton Golf Club as they do Junior Coaching every Saturday, this would help you get started and then possibly join as a member