P.P.U.I. - 23/07/2014 - Sean Downes speaks to us ahead of the National Gents Strokeplay in Stackallen this weekend
IT’S impossible not to have a conversation about Stackallen without the name of Sean Downes coming up somewhere along the line. The five time National Champion (four of which came in consecutive years from 1992-1995) was one of the undoubted starts of the 1990’s and is still a name that commands much respect around Pitch & Putt circles. Unfortunately Sean will not be in action on Sunday in the Senior Gents Championship, a decision he is quite comfortable with. “I made up my mind in February that I would be taking a step back from the playing side of the game and in all I think I’ve only played the game about three times this year.