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Paul given a warm welcome at Manchester

By Geoff Garnett

PAUL Woodcock is relishing his move to be the assistant professional at Manchester Golf Club.

The former Alderley Edge assistant and golf operations manager at Tytherington, has completed his three-year PGA course and boasts a varied experience in golf since he began playing 11 years ago at Birchwood.

Paul said: “I turned professional in 2012 and as an amateur I represented South Lancashire for two seasons.

“I have always had a keen interest in golf so it made sense that after leaving high school I attended Myerscough College to take a National Diploma in Golf Studies.

“This gave me great opportunities to play, practice and learn and also meet a great number of people in all areas of the golf industry.

“Now to work with Manchester’s legendary and long-serving professional Brian Connor gives me a great opportunity in teaching and fitting as these are the areas I have always wanted to specialise in and the top class facilities at Manchester have everything available to complement these.

“The club has been really welcoming, both staff and members and I already have several members on board for lessons. “I am really excited to get into the new season after such a positive start in the winter months.”

Pictured is Paul Woodcock, right, being welcomed to Manchester by Brian Connor.