Gloucestershire Golf Union

Lockdown Lounge 2021: County Coach Spotlight - Tom Motley

Your name and role within the Gloucestershire Golf Union

Tom Motley, U18s Coach

Tell us what your role is about and what it involves

Supporting players development

How did you get in to golf and how long have you been involved in the game?

With my dad and been in golf for 30 years.

Please provide the name of a book, a film or a video that you would recommend for inspiration for personal or professional development

Golf is not a game of perfect.

What is your favourite course, and why?

Valderrama fondest memories of being an elite junior golfer playing against some of the best juniors in England.

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

Steve Lewton - his control of the ball and ability to score.

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

Tiger woods chip in on 16th at the masters.

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

Liverpool Football Club (the best team and the best manager in the world)

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

The Masters

In your experience, what are the main qualities you see in players who continue to make progress in the game?

Grit and focus

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