Business Fours National Final

Scotland’s National Business Golf Tournament

Carnoustie Golf Links, Burnside Course

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Business Fours National Final 2019 Qualifiers

Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland CBES
Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland Malcom Hollis
Corporate Golf Edinburgh Anderson Strathern
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 event.

Business Fours 2019 National Final Teams

Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland Malcom Hollis

Business Fours Malcolm Hollis LLP Team

Name/Job Title: Gerry McGuigan, Associate Building Surveyor
Handicap: 9
Home Club: The Bishopbriggs Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching Tiger on the comeback trail at the 2018 Open Championship.
Favourite Golf course:  Castle Stuart
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: It was a great opportunity last year to meet other professionals whilst playing golf

Name/Job Title: Craig Weir, Associate Handicap: 19 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 and raise money for charity.

Name/Job Title:  Derek Houston, Associate Engineer
Handicap:  5
Home Club: Muckhart Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: My only hole in one, at Shiskine
Favourite Golf course: Royal Aberdeen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: A chance to play a great course and meet new contacts.

Name/Job Title:  Rory Cullens, Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Handicap: 9
Home Club: Caldwell Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Winning the Long Drive Contest at the 2018 Business Fours Qualifier at Cardrona
Favourite Golf course: Nairn Golf Club
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To support Business Fours and their associated charities, whilst meeting new connections and enjoying a round of golf at one of Scotland’s top courses.

Business Fours Rathbones Investment Management Team

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Name/Job Title: Keith MacKenzie, Investment Director
Handicap: 1
Home Club:  Bruntsfield Links
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching a victorious European Ryder Cup team on home soil at Gleneagles in 2014.
Favourite Golf course: Lahinch, Ireland
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Looking forward to meeting professionals from other firms and hearing about their own golfing stories from the links.

Name/Job Title: Justin Armet, Investment Director
Handicap: 13
Home Club: Musselburgh Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Seve’s winning putt to win Open in 1984
Favourite Golf course: Hilton Head, Harbour Town
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Great opportunity to network with local businesses.

Name/Job Title: Peter McCallum, Investment Manager
Handicap: 5
Home Club: Royal Burgess
Favourite Golfing Memory:  Nick Faldo’s Masters win in 1996, closely followed by attending the Masters in 2014.
Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:  A rare opportunity to combine business networking with worthy charity causes.

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Name/Job Title: Steven MacGowan, Investment Manager
Handicap: 11
Home Club: Royal Burgess
Favourite Golfing Memory:  Attending the Ryder Cup at the Belfry
Favourite Golf course: Trump Aberdeen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Good excuse for a day out of the Office and some networking.

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:  13
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.

Name/Job Title: Gregor Fraser, Commercial Manager
Handicap:  9
Home Club: Gifford Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Miracle of Medinah
Favourite Golf course: Carnoustie Championship Course
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:  To meet some new people and enjoy some golf

Name/Job Title: William Wooldridge, Engineering Technician
Handicap: 22
Home Club: Dalmahoy Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory:Having an eagle on the 14th Hole of Gullane 3
Favourite Golf course: St Andrews
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To support charities throughout Scotland and get to know other members of the airport, building better working relationships. Network with other companies at the event promoting a positive imagine of Edinburgh Airport, promoting that it is a good employer and a great thriving business to work for.

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Anderson Strathern

Business Fours National Final Anderson Strathern Team

Corporate Golf Edinburgh Robert McNab

Name/Job Title: Robert McNab, Solicitor
Handicap: 11
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.

Name/Job Title: David Dewar, Tax Senior
Handicap:  14
Home Club: Scotscraig Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Sandy Lyle playing 18 at the Open at Royal St George’s sinking to his knees after duffing a chip
Favourite Golf course: Douglas Park
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:  Keen to make new contacts and possibly renew old ones

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 National Final Village Hotel Team

Name/Job Title: Jamie Stevens, Regional General Manager
Handicap: 10
Home Club: Mar Hall
Favourite Golfing Memory: Hole in one at Stirling Golf Course aged 16. Total Hysteria!  Sandy Lyle’s Bunker shot on 18 at Augusta in 1987
Favourite Golf course: Loch Lomond
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: to promote Village Hotels

Name/Job Title: Anthony Adams, Marlowe Developments
Handicap: 18
Home Club: Mar Hall
Favourite Golfing Memory: Playing my best round at Old Course Villamoura 2016
Favourite Golf course: The Kings Course Gleneagles Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To win back our 2017 Title!

Name/Job Title: Michael, Personal Banking Manager
Handicap: 4
Home Club: Marhall GC
Favourite Golfing Memory: Being at St Andrews on the Monday when the tournament was extended. What a day it was.
Favourite Golf course: Trump Aberdeen
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: To have the opportunity to support a fantastic charity incentive, what better way to ‘Do good, feel good’. Thank you for having me.

Name/Job Title: Gary Lyle, Associate
Handicap: 6
Home Club: Earl of Mar
Favourite Golfing Memory: Getting a 69
Favourite Golf course: Trump International
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: An opportunity to meet other individuals and to possibly provide professional services.

Business Fours National Final Equator Scotland Team

Name: Brent Romany, Head of IT
Handicap: 20
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, Visiting Archerfield was an experience on its own, one which we have experience a couple of times over the years. The recently opened Performance Fitting Centre is fantastic and among others, Michael Jordan got fitted there the two week before our last visit.
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: Steven Brown, Commercial Accountant,
Handicap: 15
Home Club: Balmore Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Darren Clarke winning his Ryder Cup Match in 2006 at the K Club shortly after his wife had passed, helping Europe to a dominant win.
Favourite Golf course: Wolf Creek, Las Vegas – also one of Tiger Woods favourites – and if anyone gets the chance I highly recommend venturing out to play.  The most spectacular course I’ve ever seen, take a few extra balls too.
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: This opportunity gives everyone a great chance to support another local charity, in addition, it gives businesses an opportunity to network and have a good fund day out.

Name: Michael Wood
Handicap: 18
Home Club: N/A
Favourite Golfing Memory: Disbelief at Jean van de Velde’s meltdown at the Carnoustie Open. It shows even the best in the world can suffer from golfing demons!
Favourite Golf course: Murrayshall Golf Club in Perth. Home course which is kept in excellent condition throughout the year.
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
Handicap: 18
Home Club: N/A
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching the “Miracle at Medinah” in the Ryder Cup in 2012. For team Europe to have all but lost the match, and come back from 10 to 6 down, to win 14 ½ to 13 ½ was incredible. Ian Poulter played out his skin winning every match during the tournament.
Favourite Golf course: Gleneagles Queen’s Course. Having played all courses at the Gleneagles Village, the Queen’s course for me strikes a nice balance between difficulty and being a really enjoyable course to play. The 13th and 14th are two beautiful holes, especially on a sunny day.
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 a great chance to meet.

Construction Housing Property Golf Scotland CBES

Business Fours National Final City Building Engineering Services Team

Name/Job Title: Stuart Kerr, Managing Surveyor
Handicap:
24
Home Club: 
East Kilbride Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: 
Ryder Cup at Gleneagles
Favourite Golf course: 
Quinto do Lago, Portugal
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours:
Success of last year

Name/Job Title: Gerry O’Hagan, Contracts manager
Handicap: 18
Home Club: none
Favourite Golfing Memory: Watching Paul Lawrie win the open
Favourite Golf course: St Andrews
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: opportunity to meet potential clients

Name/Job Title: John Connelly, Construction Divisional Manager
Handicap: 24
Home club: Cawder Golf Club
Favourite golfing memory: Watching Paul Lawrie win the Open
Favourite golf course: St Andrews
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Opportunity to meet potential clients

Name/Job Title: Chris Green, Quantity Surveyor
Handicap: 18
Home club: N/A
Favourite golfing memory:  Sandy Lyle winning the Masters
Favourite golf course: St Andrews, Jubilee Course
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Good way to mix business with pleasure

Business Fours National Final Old Course Hotel, Dukes Golf Resort & Spa Team

Name/Job Title:  Alan Whitelock, Sales Executive
Handicap: 6
Home Club: New Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Tiger Chip 16th
Favourite Golf course: Lake Nona
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Networking

Name/Job Title: Martin McAvoy, Sales Manager
Handicap:  14
Home Club: N/A
Favourite Golfing Memory: Torrance Ryder cup Putt.
Favourite Golf course: Loch Lomond
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours : Networking

Name/Job Title: Christian MacLeod, Dukes Brand Ambassador
Handicap: 0
Home Club: Nairn GC
Favourite Golfing Memory: Tiger’s 16th at Augusta
Favourite Golf course: Castle Stewart
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Promote the Dukes

Name/Job Title: Angus Watson, Senior Sales, Golf
Handicap: 6
Home Club: St Andrew’s Golf Club
Favourite Golfing Memory: Following Stenson & Mickelson at Troon in 2016
Favourite Golf course: Royal Portrush
Reason for getting involved in Business Fours: Great opportunity to network through golf.

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: Bill Riddle, Director
Handicap: 12
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: Brian Craig Handicap:  12 Home Club: The Renaisance Club Favourite Golfing Memory: Every eagle I’ve made Favourite Golf course: Kingsbarns

Business Fours National Final Stewart & Shields Team

Name/Job Title: Murdo MacLeod
Handicap: 10
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Name/Job Title: Ronnie Clark
Handicap: 2
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Name/Job Title: Blair Kirkhope
Handicap: 8
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Name/Job Title: Craig McAllister, Construction Director
Handicap: 18
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