Jones, who fronts the Tremendous Sunday and Monday Evening Soccer protection on Sky Sports activities, has performed the sport sporadically all through his life, however household and work commitments have put golf on the backburner in recent times. After struggling to keep up a handicap of 14, Jones had what he describes as an epiphany and reached out to his huge social media following seeking classes that may assist revive his sport.
After a number of suggestions, it was PGA Skilled Gary Munro who took up the problem and helped Jones rediscover his love for golf once more.
Munro is the Director of Golf at Pitch in London, in addition to teaching at Bedfordshire Golf Membership, and the pair set to work over the summer time to assist enhance David’s sport and decrease his scores. Regardless of one other busy yr presenting for Sky Sports activities, Jones has undertaken a sequence of one-to-one classes with Munro at Pitch, in addition to on-course enjoying classes and training periods at Woburn and Burhill, the place Jones is a member.
Talking forward of the launch of Journey to Single Figures, Jones, 47, mentioned: “What I actually need to obtain from this course of is one thing actually easy – I need to get higher and I need to stand on the primary tee on any golf course on the earth and be assured that I do know what I’m doing.
“I do know I’m not going to get right down to scratch or something like that, however I feel there’s a likelihood for somebody like me who’s at the moment at 14, with the assistance of an professional PGA Skilled and loads of practise, to get to single figures. I don’t see why that isn’t achievable. I’m not anticipating a fast repair – it’s a couple of long-term achieve which goes to get me into a greater place as a golfer. It’s the beginning of the journey actually. The constructing blocks are in place, it’s as much as me now.”
CLICK HERE to view Episode One among David Jones – Journey to Single Figures.
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