Vanessa Machin
Leisure Division Director -ClearCourse

When did you start working with Club Systems? 
Started the position in May 2023

Have you always been Leisure Division Director for ClearCourse?
Prior to this I was GM at intelligentgolf for 7 years and GM for a number of golf clubs for just over 10 years.

Are you a golfer?
I am definitely a fair-weather golfer! I have played on and off throughout my career in the golf industry. It is a fantastic sport to be involved in, and I do love the golf course environment and being outdoors. My spare time at the moment is spent paddleboarding and walking.

What is your favourite restaurant?
Sabai Sabai in Stratford Upon Avon where I live. A beautiful Thai restaurant.

You can invite 3 people to join you for dinner, who is coming?
My Gran, who I had the most amazing relationship with. My footballing hero, Matt Le Tissier. Victoria Wood, who I adored and believe was the best comedian of her time.

Tell us something about yourself that we probably don't know?
I actually trained as a PE teacher at University, teaching up to A level standard. I also played squash for Hampshire for a number of years.