The Professionals

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

Ball: ProV1X

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


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