Colin Sinclair – PGA Head Professional
Colin was born July 1971 in Inverness, Scotland. At a young age he moved to Helensburgh where his love of golf started. His amateur golf was played at Forfar and Edzell Golf Clubs and studied Law at Dundee before joining the PGA in 1991. His first post was at Blairgowire Golf Club under the tutelage of Gordon Kinnoch reaching the position of Senior Assistant before moving to join Ken MacPherson at Walton Heath Golf Club as Senior Assistant in 1997.
Colin became Head Professional at Carnoustie in 1999 and has developed the Professional Shop into one of the finest in the UK.
He is currently under taking the Director of Golf course with the PGA.
Other Interests: Out with playing golf Colin enjoys a variety sports including American football, Tennis, Rugby and Football.
What’s in Colin’s bag?
Driver: Taylormade M1
Fairway/Hybrid-: Rbz 3 wood 13deg Hybrid: Rbz18.5deg
Irons: Taylormade RSi irons
Putter: Yes Valerie Putter
Wedges: Taylormade R Series Tour Grind 50 & 58
Golf Ball: Taylormade Tour Preferred X ball
Favourite Course: Royal Portrush
Favourite Player: Jason Day
Keir McNicoll – PGA Senior Assistant Professional
Keir was born in October 1984 in Carnoustie, Scotland. Growing up in Carnoustie, it was through opportunities and coaching provided by Carnoustie Golf Links that enabled Keir to get into the game. Reaching a handicap of +2 as a 17 year old, Keir took the opportunity to further his career by moving to the USA to complete a golf scholarship at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. After four successful years on and off the course, Keir returned to Scotland with a game that would take him to the very pinnacle of elite amateur golf; winning multiple events, lowering his handicap to a record breaking +6 and representing the Scottish national team across the world.
After turning Professional, Keir took the opportunity to complete his PGA training at Gullane Golf Club where he again showed his commitment and determination, winning the coveted PGA Trainee Of The Year award in 2016. Although still competing in tournaments on the PGA Tartan Tour, Keir’s passion is now coaching and as one of the few Level 3 qualified coaches in Scotland, loves to help people improve and enjoy the game. Joining the Professional staff at Carnoustie Golf Links in 2017, Keir has returned home and brings an energy and passion to help develop the game within the local community.
Other Interests: Keir enjoys playing golf socially and competitively while still having a passion for football and many other sports. Spending time with family and friends, reading and travelling are his other pastimes.
What’s in Keir’s Bag?
Driver: Titleist 915 D3
Fairway: Titleist 915 F
Utility: Titleist TMB 2 iron
Irons: Ping S55 3-9
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6: 46, 52, 58 degrees
Putter: Coutour ‘Gullane’ Model
Favourite Course: Muirfield
Favourite Player: Greg Norman
Rebecca Tully – PGA Assistant Professional
Rebecca was born January 1992- hometown Holywood, Northern Ireland. Rebecca began her golfing journey at Holywood Golf Club age 8. She played all her junior and youth golf here representing ladies teams and captaining the junior girls in 2007.
After deciding to pursue a career in golf, she started her PGA training at Holywood in 2011 under Stephen Crooks.
Between 2011- 2013 she continued her training at Scrabo Golf Club and spent a short time at American Golf (Belfast)
Rebecca joined the team at Carnoustie in April 2014 where she completed her PGA training.
Other interests: Rebecca enjoys playing golf socially and playing new courses, going for walks in the mountains and exploring new places, sightseeing and travelling and enjoys socialising with friends and visiting family back home in Holywood.
What’s in Rebecca’s bag?
Driver: Taylormade M1
Fairway/Hybrid-: Aeroburner 3 wood Hybrid: Aeroburner 19deg
Irons: Taylormade RSi irons 4-pw
Putter: Yes Donna Putter
Wedges: Taylormade spin milled wedges 47, 54, 60
Golf Ball: Taylormade TourPreferred
Favourite Course: Royal County Down, Northern Ireland
Favourite Player: Rory McIlroy
Sean Fay – PGA Assistant Professional
Sean was born in January 1990 and hails from Redditch, England. At the age of 13, having moved next to Pitcheroak golf course, he quickly became obsessed with the game, playing golf with his family and friends whenever he could.
Wanting to pursue a career in golf, Sean joined the golf team at The Belfry in 2008, and developed a keen interest in equipment technology as a custom fit technician. In 2012, he decided to join the PGA training programme working at Royal Dornoch Golf Club. He qualified as a professional in 2015, graduating in the top 15 in his year. In April 2017, Sean joined Carnoustie Golf Links, and continues to develop his knowledge as a forward thinking PGA Professional.
Other Interest: Sean has a passion for all things Golf. He enjoys playing, both socially and competitively, and learning about golf architecture.
What’s in Sean’s Bag?
Driver: Titleist 917 D3
Fairway/Hybrid : Titleist 917F / Titleist 818 H1
Irons: Titleist 718 AP2
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7
Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport
Ball: Titleist ProV1 2018
Favourite Golf Course: Fishers Island Club
Favourite Golfer: Padraig Harrington