Brian French (Olton)

Date of Birth: August 25th, 1927

Your club and the date you joined: Olton in 1945 (now an honorary member).

Best competition score and when was it: I honestly can’t remember.

Best shot you’ve ever hit and why: I got a hole in one at Abersoch GC in North Wales.

Your current handicap: 28.

Your lowest ever handicap and when did you get down to it: 16…many years ago.

The strongest part of your game and has that changed over time: Putting and it has always been the case.

Your favourite other course and why: Saunton GC in South Devon. I was a country member there for 15 years.

What is the best thing about golf now and the best thing about golf when you started? When I was young I was eager to improve.

What do you put your longevity down to? Plenty of exercise and playing sport since 1940 and not drinking alcohol.