3233Wentworth - a great experience. Sawgrass USA - the 17th is just as spine tingling in real life as it is on TV even though it was pouring down with rain when I played it! St Andrews - special, don't need to say anything else!What is your handicap?Officially, 3.8.A little bird told us you've played a round with Hugh Hefner. Is he any good and what's he like?Not quite, but I did get an invite to LA to play in the Playboy Celebrity Finals which was probably one of the craziest golf events I have experienced. I caught a glimpse of Hef at the Mansion on the final night but didn't actually get to meet him. I leave the rest to your imagination!Who's the most famous golfer you've played with?The most famous is Gary Davis (CEO De Vere group) but others include Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and from the celebrity world, Anton Du Beke, Ben Shepherd (TV presenter), Jason Leonard (England Rugby legend).Golf was traditionally a bit of a stuffy sport. How has that changed in recent years?There is a new generation of players, McIlroy, Fowler, Poulter etc, so golf has definitely made a move into the 21st century. It's attracting younger people and becoming 'cooler' all the time. Players, equipment, clothing have all followed suit. Even the fact that fitness has become an increasingly important feature on tour has turned golfers more into athletes and in turn, role models.What exciting things have you got planned for the upcoming year?I have lots of exciting things going on with the De Vere Club, visiting the different courses and taking part in lots of events. The Horn belt is due to be released sometime in November. I've teamed up with Druh belts and have some really great designs. Continuation of my golf column in GQ magazine. My golf fitness tips are being aired on the Golfing World programme on Sky over here and I'll be looking to create a fitness programme to run across all of the VILLAGE gyms.When you're not on the course, how do you like to let your hair down?I love going to the gym, it always makes me feel great. I play lots of different sports and I'm pretty addicted to table tennis at the moment. A glass of vino with friends is always a nice way to chill out. A massage never goes amiss either!Golf is such a great social game, it brings people together, plus no two rounds are ever the same.""more 8 winter 2011/2012Interview Sophie loves playing golf at Herons' Reach, Blackpool. Read more in Leisure Breaks page 8.
3233same."Quick fire questions Soft spikes or stilettos? Stilettos, of course!St Andrews or Augusta National? Augusta - just has a tad more sparkle!Snoop Dogg or Jay Z? Jay ZCaddy Shack or Happy Gilmore? Happy Gilmore but I do love Bagger Vance!Plus 4s or mini skirt/shorts? Do I really need to answer that?!Tiger or Jack? TigerTake That or JLS? Take ThatPlay with aggression or play with your head? I like to always try and play with my head but sometimes my competitive streak can take over!Pringle or Hugo Boss? Hugo BossLaura Davis or Laura Robson? Davis is a legend!Golf then beers or beers then golf? Wine then golf!Ronnie Corbett or Bruce Forsyth? Ronnie Corbett Example or Calvin Harris? Calvin HarrisWhiskey or rum? Rum. Tried a little whiskey at the gorgeous Cameron House but couldn't hack the taste. It did warm me up whilst playing the Carrick though!Versace or D&G? D&GDesigner handbag or staff golf bag? I have to say I love handbags but absolutely love getting a new tour bag!2012Interview with Sophie Horn