Getting Personal with Craig Earnshaw

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Craig Earnshaw - I would love to know what he won't tell us!

Who are you? Craig Earnshaw, Course Manager, Harleyford Golf Club.

Family status. Engaged.

Who's your hero and why? My brother. I always look up to him and he's the nicest guy I know.

What would you change about yourself? My dicky shoulder.

What's your guilty pleasure? Chocolate and gin - but not together!

What's been the highlight of your career so far? Winning an award with my greenkeeping team.

What are your pet peeves? The toilet roll on the wrong way or people who drag their feet.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Wherever Cheryl Cole lives.

What's the best part of your job? Mornings on the course.

… and the worst? Trying to recruit staff.

Do you have a lifetime ambition? Yes, but it's not printable.

Favourite record, and why? Dune Buggy by The Presidents of the USA. I remember it from my old cricket days.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Madonna ... fifteen years ago.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Visit the local BMW bike dealership.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? The violin as I'm very hard to play.

Which three people, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party? Tuffers, Prince Harry and Martin Johnson.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why? God, as I would love to play with the weather.

Do you have any bad habits? Lots.

... or any good ones? Probably not.

Do you go to bed worrying about the next day's workload? Of course.

What are you reading at the moment? Again, not printable.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Work hard play hard, never give up and communicate as best you can in work and home life.

What's your favourite smell? The sea.

What do you do in your spare time? Watch sport and socialise.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? Can we play golf today? (When there is four inches of snow on the greens).

What's your favourite piece of kit? Toro ProCore.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Friendly, happy and a workaholic.

What talent would you like to have? I have always wanted to twizzle a pen around my thumb.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? To not ban a product if there is nothing as good to replace it.

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