Bradley swings into action with the help of the experts

A YOUNG golfer has been receiving expert coaching from sport academics at the University of Derby Buxton.

Bradley Moore, 13, has been working with the sports coaching, development and psychology experts Dr John Pates, Mark Cheatham and Adam Baker.

Since then, Derbyshire’s Junior Sportsperson of the Year 2011 has played for England under-16 boys in three international competitions in which he was undefeated.

He also comprehensively won the English Golf Union’s Under-14s Reid Trophy in August.

Dr John Pates, Lecturer in Sports Psychology at the university, said: “We have been delighted to work with Bradley, and watch him as he fares so well in national and international competitions.

“We know that he is an excellent hope for British golf, and we look forward to supporting him as he goes on to enter adult competitions.”