Twenty questions with Keith Kemp

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KeithKemp2Keith Kemp - you might find it a good idea to repair your pitch marks when in his company!

Who are you? Keith Kemp, Course Manager at West Cornwall Golf Club.

Family status? Married to Lucy with a four year old son, Jack.

Who's your hero and why? Robert Shaw's character, Quint from Jaws; ex-England captain, Martin Johnston; and Billy Mitchell, the Head Greenkeeper at Perranporth Golf Club for freely imparting his considerable knowledge to me.

What is your dream holiday? Diving with Great Whites in South Africa.

What annoys you the most? Unrepaired pitch marks!

What would you change about yourself? Not being so good looking.

Who wouldn't you like to be? Ed Miliband; he's just got one of those faces!

Favourite record, and why? Won't Get Fooled Again by the Who.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Obviously, the wife but, if she was busy, Claudia Winkleman or Suzanna Reid.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? I don't know, to be honest with you.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A triangle, unassuming, but important to the orchestra.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Women will bring rags to your ass and small pasties for dinner. Or, start off as you mean to go on.

What's your favourite smell? Seaweed.

What do you do in your spare time? Moan, and fishing on my boat for bass. Watch sport and play rugby, cricket and golf.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? Why don't you work through the night so you are not out getting in our way?

What's your favourite piece of kit? It is a simple, but effective piece of kit - my Extracut brush that fits to the front of my greens mower.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Hardworking, loyal and trustworthy.

What talent would you like to have? To be able to swim a bit better.

Who makes you angry? Any golfer that doesn't repair his pitch marks.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? Any golfer caught not repairing pitch marks should be flogged.

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