The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced Colin M Brown as Captain for the year 2009–2010.
Each year the Past Captains meet to confer upon the nomination and the new Captain will assume office later this year following the traditional driving in ceremony on September 24.
Brown joined The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in 1994. He served on the Finance Committee from 2000–2005 and is currently Chairman of the Membership Committee and a member of the General Committee. He is a past Captain of Kilmacolm Golf Club and, in 2001, captained Prestwick Golf Club in its 150th anniversary year. He plays to a handicap of seven.
Educated at Glenalmond College, he is a Chartered Accountant and has retired following a career in stockbroking and investment management. He is a former Chairman of the Scottish Stock Exchange and is a Deputy Lieutenant of Renfrewshire.
Resident in Kilmacolm, Colin is married to Patricia, also an ardent golfer, who is Vice Captain of Renfrewshire Ladies’ County Golf Association. They have three adult children all of whom attended St Andrews University.
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