Last week, Sandy Jones, the Chief Executive of the Professional Golfers’ Association, visited Mossock Hall Golf Club, bringing with him one of the most iconic trophies in sport: The Ryder Cup.

In his role at the head of the PGA, Sandy has overseen 16 Ryder Cups and worked with a total of 11 Ryder Cup captains, including John Jacobs and Jose Maria Olazabal.

During his trip to Mossock Hall in Lancashire, Sandy spoke extensively about his experiences and his meetings with the likes of Arnold Palmer, the late Seve Ballesteros, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

He also gave insights into locker room behaviour, spoke about each individual Ryder Cup captain and hosted an animated question and answer session.

Members were also give the opportunity to have their photo taken with one of the most famous trophies in the world of sport.

“It’s a great honour to have such a leading figure in the golf world visit us. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and had a fantastic night,” said Mossock Hall President Ann Dempsey, who organised the event.

“For golfers, it doesn’t come much better than this.”