George Macgregor to be next Captain of The Royal and Ancient GC

George Macgregor has been announced as the Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews for 2014/15. He begins his year in office with the traditional driving-in ceremony on the first tee of the Old Course on Friday, 19 September 2014. He has been a member of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews since 1997 and plays to a handicap of three

Macgregor is one of Scotland’s most successful amateur golfers. He represented Great Britain and Ireland on five occasions at the Walker Cup and also served as Captain in 1991 and 1993. His Scotland international career spanned 18 years and he won the Scottish Stroke Play Championship in 1982, the same year he reached the final of the Scottish Amateur Championship.

He has served on The R&A’s Championship, Amateur Status and Selection committees and has been the Director of Championships at the Scottish Golf Union since 2010. He was awarded an OBE in 1996 for services to amateur golf.