2023 World Bowls Championships - Player Profile: Garry Brown

Earliest bowls memory: Going to a come and try session at my local club and never looked back.

Best bowls achievement: Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games men’s para pairs gold medal.

Your all-star bowls rink:


Lead – Me

Second – Robert Barr

Third – Josh Barry

Skip - Kevin Wallace


Lead – Iain McLean

Second – Paul Foster MBE

Third – Aron Sherriff

Skip - Alex Marshall MBE

Occupation: Swim teacher/swim coach.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Shy, Friendly, Winner.

Favourite meal: Chicken Curry.

Biggest fear: Not being the best I can be.

Apple or Android: Apple.

Pineapple on pizza: Definitely not.

Favourite TV show: Still Game.

Three items you couldn’t live without: Phone, friends and odd bit of chocolate.

Dream job: Anything that makes me smile.

Favourite past or present non-bowls athlete and why: Michael Phelps, being an ex-swimmer he’s kind of a wee bit of a hero.

Cats or dogs: Dog.

Which player is most likely to be invited to Bob’s house for dinner: Melanie and George.

Funniest teammate and why: Danny Porter, the team joker.

Favourite song: Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now.

Your biggest pet peeve: Loud chewing.

Most likely to forget their passport going to Australia: Bob Christie or Danny Porter.

Proudest non-bowls accomplishment: Winning a gold medal at the World Swimming Championships.

Dream holiday destination and why: Anywhere hot with a good beach to get a good tan.

Goal for 2023 World Bowls Championships: To do the best we can and get that gold medal.


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