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Bradley Wright, Griffith’s new pro golfer, aims to increase the number of juniors in the club. After arriving in Griffith last week, Wright brings a lot of experience with him, having spent the past 26 years at the Long Bien Club in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi. Wright felt that in the current situation, it was time to return to Australia. “I had a few things to go through and I just thought it was time to come home for a couple of years,” he said. “The guys here were good to me and gave me what I thought was worthwhile. I think it will go well. “The incentive for me is to get the kids involved and rejuvenate the place a little and build the membership up a little bit, which I think I can do it.” Wright is going to be on Focus on programs that interest children rather than just hitting balls on the driving range. “I will have a free registration program for an hour to an hour and a half. It focuses on a lot of motor things, balancing, hopping, hopping and jumping and other games and activities for children, “he said.” It’s more of a game theme with a little bit of golf. It’s about walking around getting tired and having some fun. “Otherwise you have to make fun of it, they’ll die. You can’t just stand there and hit balls, I wouldn’t like that.” RELATED Wright has also made the call to other clubs in the area who may wish to benefit from his expertise. “I want to coach. I think I’m good at this, so I want to do that,” he said. “My priority is here, but when other golf clubs contact me and want me to get out for half a day and Griffith says it’s okay.” Griffith Golf Club captain Josh Stapleton said his coaching experience put him above other decisions. “We had feelers to get a new PGA member and when Brad’s application hit our desk he has been a PGA member for over 30 years and 25 years of teaching is great for building the game of golf,” he said. “Moving back to the pro shop may be a different matter for him, but the club as a whole supports him in teaching as much as possible. We have about 45 junior members so we want to build.” *** Our journalists work hard to deliver local, breaking news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:

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Bradley Wright, Griffith’s new pro golfer, aims to increase the number of juniors in the club.

After arriving in Griffith last week, Wright brings a lot of experience with him, having spent the past 26 years at the Long Bien Club in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.

Wright felt that in the current situation, it was time to return to Australia.

GRADUATION: Bradley Wright brings over 30 years of experience to Griffith Golf Club after taking on the role of Pro and is eager to increase the number of junior members.  PHOTO: Liam Warren

GRADUATION: Bradley Wright brings over 30 years of experience to Griffith Golf Club after taking on the role of Pro and is eager to increase the number of junior members. PHOTO: Liam Warren

“I had a few things to go through and I just thought it was time to come home for a couple of years,” he said.

“The guys here were good to me and gave me what I thought was worth it. I think it will be a good fit.

“The incentive for me is to get the kids involved and rejuvenate the place a little and build the membership a little bit, which I think I can do.”

Wright will focus on programs that will keep kids interested, rather than just hitting balls on the driving range.

“I’ll run a registration program for one to one and a half hours for free. I focus on a lot of motor skills, balancing, hopping, hopping and jumping and other games and activities for children, ”he said.

“It’s more of a game theme with a bit of golf. It’s about walking around getting tired and having some fun.

“Otherwise you have to make fun of it, they’ll die. You can’t just stand there and hit balls, I wouldn’t like that.”

Wright has also made the call to other clubs in the area who may wish to benefit from his expertise.

“I want to coach. I think I’m good at this, so I want to do that,” he said.

“My priority is here, but when other golf clubs contact me and want me to get out for half a day and Griffith says it’s okay.”

Griffith Golf Club captain Josh Stapleton said his coaching experience put him above other decisions.

“We had feelers to get a new PGA member and when Brad’s application hit our desk he has been a PGA member for over 30 years and 25 years of teaching is great for building the game of golf,” he said.

“Moving back to the pro shop may be a different matter for him, but the club as a whole supports him in teaching as much as possible. We have about 45 junior members so we want to build.”

Our journalists work hard to bring local, breaking news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:

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