Business Fours National Final

Scotland’s National Business Golf Tournament

Glenbervie Championship Course, Falkirk

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Business Fours National Final 2018 Qualifiers

Business Fours Brewin Dolphin
Corporate Golf Edinburgh Turcan Connell
Corporate Golf Edinburgh Anderson Strathern
Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland Malcom Hollis
Corporate Golf Edinburgh - Edinburgh Airport

Business Fours National Final

BUSINESS FOURS

Corporate golfers from across Scotland will be qualifying for the Business Fours National Final.   Business Fours National Final will provide the opportunity to meet new connections in a relaxed environment on the golf course with companies having the choice of teams of 4 being split up for their round or playing with clients.

The Business Fours national final format will be a 4 ball aggregate Stableford i.e. the combined Stableford score of the 4 members of your team will be your score.

Prizes will also be on offer for the best 4-ball on the day as well as nearest the pin, longest putt and longest drive competitions.

The highest scoring team from the Business Fours National Final will be crowned Scotlands national business golf Champions 2019.

PLAY FOR YOUR CHOSEN CHARITY

Throughout the 2019 season of Business Fours, Scotland’s National business golf tournament companies have been playing for the chance to win their chosen charity our 10% donation and this will be donated to the chosen charity of the overall winning team along with the proceeds from the charity raffles.

All golfers and companies getting involved in the Business Fours National Final event will be encouraged to fundraise for their chosen charities in the build up to the evens and we’ll have charity fundraising raffle on the day which is being supported by the Scottish Open.  The Prizes are as outlined above, 4 tickets to the Scottish Open, a fourball at Renaissance and a fourball at Renaissance the Monday after the Scottish Open with Sunday pin positions and grandstands still intact this is a unique opportunity to play the Renaissance when it is in fantastic condition for the pros.

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  • "Business Fours was a fantastic event. It provided an excellent platform to meet new connections in a relaxed and fun environment. Thoroughly enjoyable day!"

    David Coutts
    David Coutts Anderson Strathern
  • "Everything ran like clockwork on the day.  A great way to do BD with the added element of healthy competition."

    Robert McNab
    Robert McNab Anderson Strathern, Solicitor
  • "A very enjoyable day and good chance to network."

    Murdo McHardy
    Murdo McHardy Hampden & Co
  • "I had a blast start to finish even with the weather and met some cracking people. The day was brilliantly organsied."

    Gareth Hall Gibson Kerr LLP
  • "I really enjoyed the format and it was a nice opportunity to meet up with other local businesses in an informal setting."

    Adrian Witherow
    Adrian Witherow Edinburgh Airport
  • "Great event and opportunity to network on the golf course whilst still promoting your company's brand as a team."

    Ross MacNish
    Ross MacNish Brewin Dolphin
  • "Good mix of business contacts; good golf course; good food; really good format that gets you speaking with new contacts in a relaxed setting"

    Scott Hunter
    Scott Hunter Turcan Connell
  • "Really good opportunity to meet new contacts in a relaxed environment."

    Nick Gilmore
    Nick Gilmore Edinburgh Airport
  • "Thanks again for a great day.  Although we didn’t quite have enough to make it through to the final all the team had a great day and thoroughly enjoyed it and we look forward to trying again next year!"

    Andrew Parker
    Andrew Parker Arch Henderson
  • " Business Fours is a great way to meet new people. I would love to see the event grow and I was very impressed with the charity work."

    Martin Fisher
    Martin Fisher SEC Glasgow

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Business Fours National Final Teams

Business Fours J & E Shepherd Team

Name/Job Title: Paul Taylor, Partner
Handicap: 6
Home Club: Carnoustie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Jean Van de Velde collapse at Carnoustie in 1999
Favourite Golf course: Carnoustie Burnside
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Well organised event for good causes

Name/Job Title: Morton DW Simpson, Area Property Manager, Thorntons Law
Handicap: 11
Home Club: Panmure Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Shooting under par at Rosemount
Favourite Golf course: Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Invitation from Shepherds

Name/Job Title: James Keet, Estate Agent, MacEwan Fraser Legal
Handicap: 18
Home Club: Thornton Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Winning a matchplay competition 2&1 on the 17th Hole after getting my first hole in one
Favourite Golf course: Augusta National
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To network and make contacts

Name/Job Title: Gavin Russell, Senior Commercial Surveyor
Handicap: 21
Home Club: Craigie Hil, Perth
Favourite Golfing Memory: Hole in One on a par 3 course in Florida playing with my Dad and Brother in 1993… they say it was really a pitch and putt but I’m counting it!
Favourite Golf course: PGA Centenary @ Gleneagles
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Good opportunity to Network and represent the firm and a chance to tick another course off the Fife list.

Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland Malcom Hollis

Business Fours Malcolm Hollis LLP Team

Name/Job Title: Craig Weir, Associate
Handicap: 18
Home club: Harburn Golf Club
Favourite golfing memory:  Miracle in Medinah
Favourite golf course: Gleneagles Kings Course
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Opportunity to mix business and pleasure

Name/Job Title: Gerry McGuigan, Associate
Handicap:  10
Home Club: The Bishopbriggs Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Seeing Rory win The Open at Hoylake in 2014.
Favourite Golf course:  Castle Stuart
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: It seemed like the perfect opportunity to meet other professional whilst playing a round of golf.

Name/Job Title: Malcolm Smith, Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Handicap: 28
Home Club: The Nairn Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Working at the Scottish Open for 4 years.
Favourite Golf course: The Nairn Golf Club
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To Support LandAid and meet fellow Construction and Property Professionals.

 

Name/Job Title:  Rory Cullens, Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Handicap:  10
Home Club: The Bishopbriggs Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: winning my hometown junior club championship in 2005 and 2006.
Favourite Golf course: St Andrews Old Course
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To enjoy a game of golf whilst networking with fellow professionals involved in the property and construction sector, and to promote the services of Malcolm Hollis LLP.

 

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Turcan Connell

Business Fours Turcan Connell Team

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Scott Hunter

Name/Job Title: Scott Hunter, Senior Associate
Handicap:  10
Home Club: Royal Musselburgh Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Twilight golf in Las Vegas. My golf was terrible, but the views were stunning.
Favourite Golf course: Muirfield
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Meet new contacts and to play some terrible golf!

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Rebecca Little

Name/Job Title: Rebecca Little, Trainee Solicitor
Handicap:  36
Home Club: n/a
Favourite Golfing Memory: Writing off a golf buggy in Mauritius when I drove it into a lake.
Favourite Golf course:  Loch Lomond or Elie
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To meet new contacts and remind myself how to play golf!

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Callum townend

Name/Job Title: Callum Townend, Trainee Solicitor
Handicap:  12
Home Club: Linlithgow Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: My first (and one of very few) victories over my Grandad.
Favourite Golf course: Royal Aberdeen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Played in Business 5s tournament in football and it was well organised and was very interested to meet more people through this.

Name/Job Title: Graham Fisken, Solicitor
Handicap: 23
Home Club: Prestonfield Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: 2012 Ryder Cup
Favourite Golf course: Royal Troon
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Last minute replacement but will be good to meet some new contacts too

Corporate Golf Edinburgh - Edinburgh Airport

Business Fours Edinburgh Airport Team

Name/Job Title: Adrian Witherow, Chief Operating Officer
Handicap:  20
Home Club: Murrayfield Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Europe in the Ryder Cup at Medinah
Favourite Golf course:  Druids Glen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Opportunity to meet new people

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Bryan Weir

Name/Job Title: Bryan Weir, Security Supervisor
Handicap:  15
Home Club: Turnhouse Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Ryder Cup 2014 at Gleneagles
Favourite Golf course: Playing – Gullane no.2 and watching was Pebble Beach, Cali
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Loved 2017 business Fours and was a pleasure to be a part of it reaching the Finals at St Andrews Fairmont. Business Fours are brilliant ways to interact and meet potential customers and made friends with numerous players through the events.

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Steve Hastie

Name/Job Title: Stevie Hastie, ACC Operative
Handicap:  6
Home Club: Niddry Castle Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Winning Club Championship 4 occasions
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:  To promote Edinburgh Airport

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Ian Swift

Name/Job Title: Ian Swift, Station Manager
Handicap: 22
Home Club: Pitreavie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory:Sandy Lyle’s final putt at Augusta in 1988.
Favourite Golf course: The Kings, Gleneagles
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Opportunity to meet new people and play different courses.

Business Fours National Final Careys Team

Name/ Job Title: Chris Queen, Estimator
Handicap: 16
Home Club: Pumpherston Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Attending the 2015 Open at St. Andrews
Favourite Golf course: Machrihanish Dunes
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To make new connections

Name/Job Title: Allan Crozier, Senior Project Manager
Handicap: 10
Home Club: Torrance Park Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Darren Clarkes Open Victory
Favourite Golf course: Farthingstone Golf Club, Daventry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Charity

Name/Job Title: Gary Walker, Design Engineer
Handicap: 17
Home club: Mearns Castle
Favourite golfing memory: Watching Europe come back at Medinah in 2012.
Favourite golf course:  Carnoustie
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Charity & Networking

Name/Job Title: Ryan Coll, Engineer
Handicap: 3
Home Club: Glasgow Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Tiger Woods, Augusta 2005, 16th Hole at the Masters, chip in from off the green.
Favourite Golf course: Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Improve Client Relationships

Business Fours National Final Riddle & Coghill Team

Name/Job Title: Ian Coghill, Director
Handicap:  10
Home Club: Archerfield
Favourite Golfing Memory: Meeting & talking with Payne Stewart at St Andrews
Favourite Golf course:  Loch Lomond

Name/Job Title: Marc Teague, Director
Handicap:  15
Home Club: The Rennaisance Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Not 3 putting
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns

Name/Job Title: Gus Riddle, Director
Handicap: 7
Home Club: Golf House Club, Elie
Favourite Golfing Memory: Playing on sand course in Dubai
Favourite Golf course: Gleneagles

Name/Job Title: Danny Teague, Director, MNM Developments
Handicap:  14
Home Club: The Renaisance Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Every eagle I’ve made
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Anderson Strathern

Business Fours National Final Anderson Strathern Team

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Robert McNab

Name/Job Title: Robert McNab, Solicitor
Handicap:  15
Home Club: Ratho Park Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Sinking a 3 iron from 200+ yards for first ever eagle at La Diable, Canada
Favourite Golf course:  Machrihanish Championship Course
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To meet some contacts who also enjoy a bit of golf. Best way to do BD out of the office.

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Danny Ferguson

Name/Job Title: Daniel Ferguson, Paralegal
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Prestonfield Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Attending St Andrews in 2000 to see Tiger Woods win The Open
Favourite Golf course: La Manga, Spain
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:  Good opportunity to link up with new contacts.

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Scott Fyfe

Name/Job Title: Scott Fyfe, Solicitor
Handicap: 16
Home Club: Linlithgow Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Hole-in-one at Linlithgow’s 17th.
Favourite Golf course: The Ailsa, Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Great opportunity to make new contacts, whilst playing some fantastic courses.

Name/Job Title: Russell Laughland, Senior Solicitor
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Unattached
Favourite Golfing Memory: Being at the 1997 Open at Royal Troon with family
Favourite Golf course: Prestwick St Nicholas Golf Club
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Great opportunity to meet new people playing some golf hopefully in the sun!

Business Fours Brewin Dolphin

Business Fours National Final Brewin Dolphin Team

Business Fours Wilson Leggett

Name/Job Title: Wilson Leggett, Investment Manager
Handicap: 11
Home Club: Mar Hall
Favourite golfing Memory: Scoring a gross 69 round Dunblane New GC & 5 holes in one, not all on the same day.
Favourite Golf course: Turnberry Ailsa & Kingsbarns
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To promote Brewin Dolphin’s wealth management services and network whilst enjoying a round of golf.

Name, Job Title: Gordon Macdonald, Investment Manager
Handicap: 19
Home Club: Renfrew Golf Club
Favourite golfing Memory: Playing Pebble Beach
Favourite Golf course: Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: A good format to network and spend time developing relationships

Name/Job Title: David Moore, Investment Manager
Handicap:  20
Home Club: Milngavie
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching Sandy Lyle’s bunker shot at the Masters in 1988
Favourite Golf course: Old Head Kinsale, County Cork
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Perfect opportunity to build new business relationships while enjoying a round of golf and supporting a great cause.

Name/Job Title: Douglas Cameron, Investment Director
Handicap:  16
Home Club: Western Gailes
Favourite Golfing Memory: Receiving a round of applause from the watching crowd for holing a long putt on the 18th at St Andrews Old Course (albeit for a par)
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns/ Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Really keen to meet with others in the Professional Services arena in a sociable way while enjoying a round of golf

Business Fours National Final Begbies Traynor Team

Name/Job Title: Ken Pattullo, Partner
Handicap: 18
Home Club: none
Favourite Golfing Memory: being part of the team which won the Glasgow Warriors golf comp. (with 3 much better golfers!)
Favourite Golf course: Carrick
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Networking / golf

Name/Job Title: Graeme MacKay, Director
Handicap:  17
Home Club: New Golf Club of St Andrews
Favourite Golfing Memory: Miracle at Medinah
Favourite Golf course: Royal Portrush
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Business/Golf

Name/Job Title: Thomas McKay, Partner
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Milngavie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Tiger Woods 16th hole Augusta chip in, 2005
Favourite Golf course: Trump Aberdeen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To meet like minded business people and grow business connections

Name/Job Title: John Baird, Insolvency Director
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Mount Ellen
Favourite Golfing Memory: hole in one at the 6th hole at Milngavie 20 years ago
Favourite Golf course: Ailsa Course, Turnberry
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: to expand business network and of course to play a game of golf.

Business Fours National Final Graham Pest Control Team

Name/Job Title: Ross Graham, Managing Director
Handicap: 8
Home Club: Blairgowrie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Following our then local Amateur player Bradley Neil around Augusta when he played in the 2015 US Masters
Favourite Golf course: Trump Balmedie or Carnegie Club/Skibo Castle
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Having enjoyed the Business 5’s football tournament we thought we would also enter the Business 4’s golf tournament – it’s a great way to meet other business people in an social, relaxed enjoyable way.

Name/Job Title: Tom McLevy, Compliance Officer
Handicap:  1
Home Club: Blairgowrie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: So many but the most recent is Walking inside the ropes while Marshalling at the Ryder Cup 2014 at Gleneagles.
Favourite Golf course: Blairgowrie Wee course (where I learned to play golf) or Castle Stuart, Inverness.
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: I was overlooked for the Business 5’s so put a good case forward to the boss for getting included in the Business 4’s team!

Name/Job Title: John MacDonald, Sales/Operations Manager
Handicap: 13
Home Club: Strathmore Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: winning club handicap championship at Kirriemuir golf club
Favourite Golf course: Gleneagles
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: continue our charity efforts for 2018 and network with other businesses

Name/Job Title: Phil McKenna, Director
Handicap: 6
Home Club: Blairgowrie Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Getting a high 5 from Jack Nicklaus whilst caddying at the 2015 Masters.
Favourite Golf course: The Old Course, St Andrews
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: played in the winning team at the football, going for the double.

Business Fours National Final Village Hotel Team

Name/Job Title: Jamie Stevens, General Manager
Handicap: 19
Home Club: Mar Hall Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Hole in One at Stirling Golf Course aged 16. Total Hysteria
Favourite Golf course: Loch Lomond
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To Promote our Glasgow Hotel

Name/Job Title: Ameet Juttla, ScottishPower Renewables, Global Services Engineer
Handicap:  12
Home Club: Mar Hall
Favourite Golfing Memory: A friend falling into the water after losing a par 3 challenge
Favourite Golf course: Machrihanish GC
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Business/Golf

Name/Job Title: Alan Carruth, Global Productivity Director Fieldcore
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Mar Hall Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: even par round at Clydebank and district (many moons ago)
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To meet like minded business people and grow business connections

Name/Job Title: Ian Livingstone, Managing Director, Clyde Marine Recruitment
Handicap:  18
Home Club: Loch Lomond
Favourite Golfing Memory: Just Missing birdie at 18th San Lorenzo Portugal
Favourite Golf course: Loch Lomond
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: to expand business network and of course to play a game of golf.

Business Fours National Final Equator Scotland Team

Name/Job Title: Brent Romany, Head of IT
Handicap: 25
Home Club: Douglas Park Golf Club,
Favourite Golfing Memory: Augusta Masters 2005, Tiger Woods chip shot on the 16th hole
Favourite Golf course: Archerfield Fidra
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Equator is all about extending our expertise to help where we can. Therefore this event would allow us the opportunity to support another local charity and interact with like-minded businesses.

Corporate Golf Glasgow David Petrie

Name/Job Title: David Petrie, Development Director
Handicap: 12
Home Club: Balmore Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Sergio Garcia throwing his shoe away at Wentworth.  Good to know the Pros have those days also!
Favourite Golf course: St Andrew’s Fairmont
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Equator is all about extending our expertise to help where we can. Therefore this event would allow us the opportunity to support another local charity and interact with like-minded businesses.

Name/Job Title: Michael Wood, Senior Account Manager
Handicap: 18
Home Club: N/A
Favourite Golfing Memory:  Disbelief at Jean van de Velde’s meltdown at the Carnoustie Open.
Favourite Golf course: Murrayshall Golf Club in Perth
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: The opportunity to play, compete and interact with local businesses through-out what would be and exciting day and to support local charities.

Name: Adam Barclay, Web Developer
Handicap: 18
Home Club: N/A
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching the “Miracle at Medinah” in the Ryder Cup in 2012.
Favourite Golf course: Gleneagles Queen’s Course.
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: This opportunity gives everyone a great chance to support a local Charity, and in addition, it gives businesses an opportunity to network and have a good fun day out on some fantastic golf courses.

Business Fours National Final Exceed Team

Name/Job Title: Al Brockie, Head of Wells
Handicap: 22
Home Club: Peterculter
Favourite Golfing Memory: Playing at Sun City SA
Favourite Golf course: Shadow Mountain , BC , Canada.
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Teambuilding

Name/Job Title: Bart van de Laar, Well Engineering & Operations Director
Handicap:  7
Home Club: Deeside Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Meeting Rory McIlroy in Dubai
Favourite Golf course: Valderrama
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Teambuilding

Name/Job Title: John McNab, Completions & Workover Manager
Handicap:  27
Home Club: Turriff
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching my playing partner’s remote control trolley heading into a burn when he accidentally activated the forward button!!!
Favourite Golf course: Castle Stuart
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Teambuilding

Name/Job Title: John Anderson, Commercial Director
Handicap: 12
Home Club: Aboyne Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Playing Gleneagles Queens Course in 5 over par
Favourite Golf course: Royal St Georges
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Teambuilding

Business Fours National Final Advance Construction Team

Name/Job Title: Tom Crumlish, Director
Handicap: 22
Home club: Dundonald Links
Favourite golfing memory: 2 putting
Favourite golf course:
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:

Name/Job Title: James Nelson, Director Absolute Pilates
Handicap: 14
Home Club: East Renfrewshire
Favourite Golfing Memory: Finishing the round with the same ball
Favourite Golf course:
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:

Name/Job Title: Jason Main, Director at MJ Lynas
Handicap: 20
Home Club: Gleneagles
Favourite Golfing Memory: Selling my clubs
Favourite Golf course:
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:

Name/Job Title: John Docherty, Ganger at Advance Construction
Handicap: 19
Home Club: Kirkhill Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Reaching a par 3 in 4
Favourite Golf course:
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:

Business Fours National Final Stewart Milne Homes Team

Name/Job Title: Greg Marshall, Quantity Surveyor
Handicap: 18
Home club: Carnwath Golf Club
Favourite golfing memory: Miracle at Medinah
Favourite golf course: Old Course, St Andrews
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Great way to socialize and network at the same time.

Name/Job Title: Jonathan Scott, Quantity Surveyor
Handicap: 6
Home Club: Colville Park Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Back to back Eagles
Favourite Golf course: Pebble Beach
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Networking & Company Bonding

Name/Job Title: Jack Stewart, Customer Services
Handicap: 4
Home Club: Harburn Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Playing with ryder cups captains at Gleneagles.
Favourite Golf course: Royal Dornon
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Love playing golf – good way to socialize with business colleagues.

Name/Job Title: Allan Cunningham, Construction Manager
Handicap: 14
Home Club: Mar Hall
Favourite Golfing Memory: Miracle in medinah
Favourite Golf course: Royal Troon
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Win the money for Beatson

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