Jake Hapgood

Full Name: Jake Hapgood 

Club: Southerndown golf club

Handicap: +3.0  

Age: 21

How did you become interested in playing golf?

Spending a lot of time at the coed-y-mwstwr golf club watching my dad and brother play

At what age did you begin playing competitively?

13

What is your most memorable golf experience or moment?

I have a few that stand out.  Playing men's home internationals for the first time in 2017. Watching the 2010 Ryder cup at Celtic manor. 

What is your favourite golf course and why?

Royal Portrush Golf club. Being on the open rota and being Able to play a tournament on that golf course is a privilege. Fantastic layout and feel to it. 

Who is your favourite golfer and why?

Dustin Johnson. The way he overpowers golf courses and pushes the opposition to the side when he's playing well. Very like Tiger Woods at his best. 

Who is the most influential person in your life?

There are a few to choose from , my parents. They've always given me the best opportunities and helped me with anything I've ever done. My coach Geoff Loughrey , he's always pushing for great things and always helping me get the best out of my game in such a positive way. 

What three words would you use to describe you?

Dedicated, Disciplined, Competitive

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?

Playing full time professional tour golf at the highest possible level. 

Any honours, awards, and achievements in golf that you would like to share:

Men's home internationals 2017

2017 Evolve pro Tour La Serena - Win 

Irish Midlands scratch trophy 2017 - Win 

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