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Golf Interviews – Richard Holt of National Club Golfer

By March 8, 2012December 3rd, 2014No Comments

NCG-InterviewFrom fresh faced beginners to seasoned veterans the game of golf is a game enjoyed and loved by millions of people across the globe. Recently Your Golf Travel has got together with some big hitters from the golfing world to pick their brains about the courses they love, great golfing moments from the professional game and why they love the game. We all love to talk about the game in the 19th hole after a day on the fairways and here is what leading professionals in the golf industry had to say:


Richard Holt

Job Title

Display Sales Manager at National Club Golfer


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How often do you get to play golf these days?

I play at least once a week.

What inspired you to take up the sport?

Watching Nicklaus vs. Watson and their Duel in the Sun at the 1977 Open at Turnberry.



Turnberry – The scene of the legendary Duel in the Sun


Where is your home club and why do you enjoy playing there?

Woodsome Hall G.C Huddersfield. The course is always in excellent condition and at midday on a Saturday a great bunch of lads turn up for a competitive game.

What is the best golf course you have ever played?

Royal County Down



Royal County Down


What is your favourite moment from golf’s rich history?

Tigers chip in at the 16th at The Masters

Who would complete your dream fourball?

Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Luke Donald.

If you had the keys to a private jet and could choose to play any golf course in the world; where would you go?

Augusta National



Augusta National


If you worked for Your Golf Travel, where would you recommend for people to go for a golf holiday?

For good value, quality courses and sunshine it would be Belek in Turkey.



Belek, Turkey – The Montgomerie Maxx Royal


What is the best golf related advice you have ever received?

Drive for show – putt for dough.

What piece of golfing equipment or golfing gadget could you not live without?

My Bushnell Range Finder.

What’s the funniest thing you have witnessed on a golf course?

David Millsopp’s (from MD Golf) chip at the 13th at Royal Portrush – the best worst shot I have ever seen! (Ed – Guess you had to be there!)
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The resident golf geek at Your Golf Travel. Have been lucky enough to have travelled far and wide playing golf and if I’m not writing about it at work, you will probably find me hacking it around my local course. Owner of 2 holes in one and some of the most crooked drives you have ever seen!

What's in my bag?
Srixon ZX5 Driver
Srixon ZX7 irons
Srixon ZX 2 iron
Cleveland RTX Zipcore 52 & 56
Cleveland Fullface 60
Odyssey O Works Red #7 putter

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