We catch up with Powerstar sponsored golfer Tom Perry ahead of a busy summer schedule.
In early March I went out to Portugal to play in 2 mini tour events on the Jamega Pro Golf Tour. They hold 2 day events with around 60 plus competitors. Both of the events were held at a course called Castro Marim Golf Club over on the eastern side of the Algarve not far from the Spanish border. The course was very quirky and very firm which made it difficult especially from the tee. In the first tournament I plotted my way round and played nicely shooting -4 for the tournament in tough windy conditions and finished in 5th place only 3 shots off the winning score. In the second tournament however I didn’t finish as high finishing in 26th place +1 for the tournament with a bad first round of 3 over followed by another 2 under par.
I stayed out in Portugal in the Vilamoura area at a friends apartment to get some warm weather practice and play before having to come home and head to the EuroPro Tour Final Qualifying.
The Europro final qualifying was held at Frilford Heath Golf Club near Oxford, it’s a brilliant club with 3 courses that are all fantastic and well worth a visit. I played steady all week and made the cut which got me my tour card for the year.
Over the last couple of weeks I have played a couple of mini tour events on the 1836 tour. My best result being in the 1 day event at Vale of Llangollen shooting 1 under par in tough conditions finishing 4th in the event.
Other than that I have been working hard at my whole game, and also with my strength and conditioning down at Sheffield Hallam University in the gym.
My first Europro event starts on the 18th of May at Frilford Heath Golf Club and I have events near enough every week throughout the summer which I can’t wait to get playing in!
Thanks for all your support and looking forward to a successful year all round.