Hugues Marconi, 60, has been a golf professional and teacher in Baden for two years. For a person who wanted to retire peacefully to sail on the waters of Morbihan, the Parisian by adoption instead returned to coal on the greens. “I am happy to live here, I am a teacher at Bluegreen where I never thought I would work. We sailed a lot with my wife and we were tired of going back to Paris after the weekend. We settled here and created rooms in Locoal-Mendon, a few minutes from the Saint-Laurent golf course and 20 minutes from Baden. I wanted to quit after 41 years of teaching and have been working with Bluegreen for two years. »
An addiction to teaching
Native of Algiers where he lived for ten years, “We returned to Saint-Germain-en-Laye after leaving Algeria.” And here’s where things really kicked into high gear golfingly speaking. “I was the youngest of Michel Tapia on the European circuit. He was the only French professional player who knew the Spaniards, including Severiano Ballesteros, I was the least of “bread” and I was able to share the pieces of Cañizares, Querido and Olazabal. But I was also a player. with three tournaments won in the mini-towers (Saint-Raphaël, Courson and Bordes), “It was my playing period, but my teaching addiction won out, I like to spend this energy to get this ball to people, especially in Wimereux, where I was responsible for the driving range, the golf shop. I taught in parallel for the Northern League at its peak. »
“Then I returned to Paris at the Courson golf course (Stade Français golf course), I was in charge of the junior golf school that became the first French golf school. I coached the first men’s and women’s teams,” the seasoned navigator indicates that it is the samefully qualified as a sailing instructor, “to supervise liveable sailing, offshore racing, etc. We had a boat, but we don’t have time… And Corinne manages the guest house. We organize stays, we receive groups of golfers thanks to preferential rates… I value the team spirit that reigns in the Baden golf course, a friendly team and the good atmosphere that reigns in the Baden golf course. For me, the Parisian, I like the conviviality, the people, the way of life here is very pleasant, the people are pleasant. We have very good relations with Lilian Thoris, the director and her team. » And the members (more than 880 in Baden) can benefit from the teaching and experience of a renowned sports executive.