Meet the Manager… Simon Williams

Sherwood Forest’s general manager wants his heathland venue to stay right at the top of English golf…

How did you become a golf club manager?

After about 25 years as a professional, doing various roles from playing to coaching, I wanted to see the other side and I started management at a centre for Glendale Golf and I’ve now been at Sherwood Forest for two and a half years.

What drew you in to management?

I just thought I could do the role and connect with the staff. You often find at a private members’ club it’s very disjointed between the staff and committee and if you have a certain element in between then it doesn’t gel. It doesn’t work....
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