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KNOW YOUR PGA

PRO Wiele Rademeyer - PGA Professional Humewood Golf Club

1. When did you qualify as a PGA Professional? I finished the qualification this year. 2. What made you choose this career? Golf has always been in my blood – I grew up right across from our local golf course and we spent most of our weekends at the golf course so I guess golf was always going to be a part of my life. 3. Has it always been golf for you? No, strangely enough it was tennis first that caught my attention. I only started playing golf around 9 years old. 4. Did you ever play or did you ever want to play on tour? Yes, I went to qualifying school but due to financial reasons, I never had the opportunity to do it again, however, coaching has always been a passion for me.

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5. Who has been you mentor in the golfing industry? My mentor at Humewood has been Brendon Timm – I started working with Brendon 5 years ago. 6. You are more into the coaching side and running of the pro-shop at Humewood GC, describe a typical work day for you as a PGA Professional. Upon arriving, I catch up on emails and admin work for the pro-shop that I manage. I check my stock levels, have a quick meeting with the green keeping staff as well as outside operations on their daily activities. Then I head to the driving range for lessons typically starting around mid-morning until 5pm.

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