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MEET KEVIN HINTON
Cayman Golf Guru owner/manager Kevin Hinton is a PGA Golf Professional who has been working in the golfing industry for over thirty‑seven years.
He has worked as a golf professional at several clubs in the UK, most recently as Head Professional at Holtye Golf Club in Kent, where he also ran a highly successful retail store. During his 26 years at Holtye, he increased the membership dramatically and mentored numerous assistants to become fully qualified golf professionals.
Since starting as an assistant pro at Ifield Golf & Country Club in 1983, Kevin has developed a strong background in teaching and custom fitting; his knowledge of golf equipment is up there with the best. He is a certified club fitter for Callaway, Ping, Taylormade, Titleist, Mizuno, Yonex and Cobra
His teaching philosophy is to shape a lesson to the client's ability, rather than relying solely on method-based teaching, using a combination of up-to-date methods (including video work and launch monitors) which give immediate results. He has the tutorial expertise to zero in on your golfing problems and his advice is uncomplicated, and easy to understand and follow.
He has taught major UK celebrities, including Ronnie Corbett (British comedian), JB from pop group JLS, and footballers Peter Osgood (Chelsea player) and Ray Wilkins (ex Chelsea & Manchester United player & England Captain).
Golfing career highlights:
1993 - Won Centenary Skins match against Brian Barnes, Jamie Spence & Paul Way
1994 - Sussex Open Champion
2004 - Finished 3 shots away from qualifying for the (British) Open Championship at Royal Troon in the Final International qualifying
2008 - Cleveland Invitational Champion at Old Head Links, Ireland. This was broadcasted on live television by Sky Sports.
2015 - European Senior Tour School Qualifying at La Pinta, Portugal; played all six rounds and making all cuts, finishing 39th from 750 entrants.
2018 - Placed in Top 10 at Miami Open Senior Tour
US Sunbelt Senior Tour member since 2017
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