John Peek, Owner

John grew up in South Georgia and graduated from high school in Boston, Ga. in 1983. From there John attended college studying Wildlife Technology and went to work for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. In 1988 John decided to go in business for himself and opened Myrtlewood Sporting Clays in Thomasville, Ga. In 1998, John has relocated to Valdosta, Ga. and operates Southwind Sporting Clays and Quail Hunting on a 1,000 acre lease owned by the Langdale family. There John provides sporting clays shooting and quail hunting. He does numerous events for charity and non profit groups annually as well as operating a very busy quail hunting plantation.

John’s hobbies have always been hunting and fishing. He and his wife, Mary Catherine have two boys, Dawson and Grayson, the family resides in Lake Park, Georgia.

John has many years of experience entertaining his guest and puts on a “First Class” hunt, plantation style. Contact John at Southwind Clays and Quail Hunting to book your next outing. Click the link below to visit Southwind’s web site..

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Club Instructor

Ken Branham 

Ken began shooting rifles and shotguns over 50 years ago and always catered to the shotgun as an avid hunter. Ken retired after 20 plus years of military service in Jacksonville in 1990 and has been involved in the game of Sporting Clays ever since. He has achieved the “master level” of competitive shooting although he doesn’t compete often now. He is an experienced target setter and has been a certified instructor for 16 years. Ken loves the game, the people, and is very knowledgeable in firearms and ballistics.

Ken’s hobbies are not only shooting he also enjoys playing golf and fishing. He is a licensed charter captain and spends every hour he can in the backwaters chasing speckled sea trout and red fish from his flats boat. Ken considers WW Sporting Clays his home and looks forward to YOUR visit. Take a moment to visit with Ken during your visit to WW. He always loves to hear your ideas and comments which might help make the next visitor’s experience more enjoyable. Ken can also help schedule your corporate or family outing, tailoring it to your needs. He looks forward to meeting you!