BBC Sport - The Open 2014: Factory worker John Singleton set for Hoylake
Local factory worker set for Open bow
- From the section Golf
Wallasey factory worker John Singleton speaks to BBC Radio Merseyside about his hopes of having a good week at the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, a course almost on his own doorstep.
Singleton, who first tried to make it at as a professional golfer almost a decade ago, qualified for Hoylake by making it through Regional Qualifying by a shot at Mere last month as a reserve.
After being called up to play in Final Qualifying, he shot a second round 66 at Hillside before coming through a four-man play-off for three spots.
Former American college player Singleton played in the USA after turning professional in 2005, but returned home to England two years later.