PLAYER PROFILE - HUTSON, Mark

Player Name

HUTSON, Mark

Club: Muriwai Handicap: +3.2
District: North Harbour OOM: 63.61
 
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Mark Hutson (Muriwai) and Rose Zheng (Pakuranga) are the two new faces in the 2017/18 high performance programme, both of whom have enjoyed a successful last 12 months of competitive play.

Hutson claimed two of New Zealand’s leading amateur tournaments after winning the 2017 South Island Stroke Play by an impressive five shots, to then prove his worth on the national stage winning the 2017 New Zealand Amateur Championship at Hastings Golf Club by a solid two shots.

Age began golf:

9 years old

Why you began golf:

Family

Golfer most admired:

Henrik Stenson

Hours practice per week:

35 hours

Warm up routine:

Stretching, putting, chipping & range work

Strongest part of your game:

Iron game / putting

Best thing about golf:

Meeting new people

Best golfing tip:

Swing hard in case you hit it.

Aspirations:

Become the best player I can be

Advice for new players:

Make range sessions count

Dream Foursome:

Henrick Stenson, Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy

Favourite Course:

Royal County Down Golf Club

Best competitive score:

62 at Mount Manganui

Best tournament result:

Winning 2017 New Zealand Strokeplay Championship

Favourite non-golfing activity:

Playing or watching sport

Favourite band/music:

Hopsin

Favourite TV Programme:

Suits

Favourite Movie:

Good Will Hunting

Favourite Food:

Mexican

Favourite way of keeping fit:

Boxing

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