Gloucestershire Golf Union

Lockdown Lounge 2021: Junior Player Spotlight - Ashley Millington

Your name and the name of your home club

Ashley Millington, The Players Golf Club

How did you get in to golf and how long have you been playing?

My Dad started me into the game at the driving range at around the age of 4.

Describe your top three memorable moments playing in a Gloucestershire County Squad

Winning the U14 Jeff hall trophy back-to-back, playing with some top amateurs at Frilford Heath and getting my first singles match win.

What do you look forward to the most in a season?

The competition and competing against other juniors and adults.

What are your golfing aspirations for the future?

To become a pro golfer and get a grand slam.

What is your favourite course, and why?

Saunton, because it is always in good condition and can be very challenging.

Who's the best player you've ever played with, and what was it about their game that impressed you the most?

Chris Wood and his mentality and focus on the course and always staying in the game.

What's the best shot you've ever seen in golf (either in person or on TV), and why?

John Rams hole in one at Augusta where it skims across the water.

Do you support any professional sports teams and, if so, which ones?

Bristol City

If there was one sporting event that you could attend, which one would it be and why?

The Masters because it would be a great experience to watch the players on a course that I think is the best.

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