Scottish Golf and Club Managers Association

Board of Directors


Keith has worked in the golf industry for 10 years, firstly with Ben Sayers and ProQuip then moved in club management at Haddington Golf Club. Keith is currently the Club Manager of Baberton Golf Club and has undertaken the CMAE’s Club Management Diploma and is a past captain of the Scottish Region of GCMA.

Craig is a chartered accountant and worked in various senior financial management positions in local government and the NHS. He took early retirement in 2011 from his position as Head of Finance for the East Renfrewshire Community Health Care Partnership. Having served on the committees at both Whitecraigs and Western Gailes Golf Clubs, he subsequently took up the position of General M anager at Hilton Park Golf Club in 2013 and served there until April 2019. He successfully completed his CMDIP in 2017.

Stephen has 19 years’ experience as a Secretary/Manager of a private members golf club. Starting out at Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club back in 1998, before moving to John O’Gaunt Golf Club in 2002 and then to Gullane Golf Club in 2008. Stephen is now Secretary of Royal Troon Golf Club. Before moving into golf club administration Stephen worked in accountancy and business.

David has over 20 years experience in the golf industry, qualifying as a PGA Professional in 1998. He started his career at Turnhouse Golf Club as an Assistant Professional then took up his first Head Professional’s Role at Canmore Golf Club in 2001 before moving to his current club, Aberdour Golf Club in 2002. David has a passion for education and has completed all five of the MDP courses and recently achieved Certified Club Manager (CCM) status. The education pathway has led to David working as a Consultant Business Relationship Officer for the PGA and serving on the PGA Scottish Region Board and the CMAE Scotland Region Board before joining the SGCMA board. Chris has 18 years experience of golf management within both proprietary and private members clubs. He began his golf career at Strathmore Golf Centre near Alyth in 2002 as General Manager before moving to Clitheroe Golf Club in early 2005 to become their General Manager/ Secretary. He then moved to The North Berwick Golf Club in early 2007 to become their Managing Secretary. Whilst there he became involved with the GCMA Scottish Region as a Committee member and later Regional Captain in 2011. He moved to Glasgow Golf Club as General Manager in late 2018 and is currently Club Manager at Dunblane New Golf Club. Mary Lou has played golf since the age of 5, and over the years has been Ladies Secretary of Gifford Golf Club, East Lothian Ladies County Captain, and a Board Member of the Scottish Ladies Golf Association.  Mary Lou is now the Assistant Secretary at Luffness New Golf Club, having previously held the positions of Assistant Secretary, and Membership & Golf Operations Manager at North Berwick Golf Club.   Education has always been an essential part in Mary Lou’s employment and she has now completed five out of the six MDP courses and holds a diploma in Club Management.  Mary Lou also sits on the Board of the CMAE.


Kenny has 15 years experience of golf management in private members clubs, prior to that he worked with Bank of Scotland where he was a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland.

Kenny is currently the Managing Secretary at Paisley Golf, after previously working at Caldwell Golf Club and Renfrew Golf Club and holds the Diploma in Club Management from the CMAE. He previously sat on the Education Committee prior to taking up the role of Convenor.

Fraser has played golf since the age of 9 years.  He has won 8 Club Championships at 3 different clubs, is a former Scottish Police Champion and represented, West Lothian, Midlothian and the Lothians Teams.  He still currently shares the course record at Harburn Golf Club set in 2004.  

He was Captain of Harburn Golf Club from 2004-2006, Captain of Lothian and Borders Police Golf Club from 2010-2012 and is a former President of the Linlthgowshire Golf Association.

After retiring from the police service in 2014 he started his ‘second career’ in golf club management and has been Club Manager at Harburn Golf Club and Secretary of Pitreavie Golf Club.  He took up his current post as Manager of Lanark Golf Club in January 2020.

Fraser has completed 4 of the 5 MDP courses and holds a Diploma in Club Management.  Education is a priority with Fraser and he fully intends achieving the CCM status in the next couple of years.

After graduating with an MA Hons in Business from Edinburgh University Iain worked for 2 years in account management for Hilti G.B. He then trained as a Business Adviser with Business Gateway where he gained a post graduate diploma in Business Advice and Counselling whilst advising businesses of various sizes on areas such as business planning, marketing and bookkeeping.

He then worked for the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce leading a team charged with recruitment and retention of members. In 2012 he joined Scottish Golf as a specialist Development Officer supporting clubs in Governance and Business Planning and contributed to the development of ground-breaking support in this area for sports clubs.

He now holds the national role of Club Business Manager overseeing all tools and services in this area and working with clubs consultatively to implement and get success from using them. Iain has completed 4 of the 5 MDP courses and holds a Diploma in Club Management (CMDip).

Iain is a keen golfer playing to a 4 handicap at Carnoustie.


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