Servicing Team

Servicing & Operations Team

The team at Scotland for Golf has experience in Golf and Tourism within the UK and Scotland. PGA Professionals are supported by highly qualified, energetic and enthusiastic young personel. 

George Finlayson, Head Advanced PGA Professional & Marketing

George Finlayson | Advanced PGA Professional

After attending George Watson's College in Edinburgh, George turned his attention to golf. Training was initially at the Royal Burgess in Edinburgh and was concluded at Dalmahoy Golf Club.

The main focus is delivering golf schools and playing with Scotland for Golf clients at the "Home of Golf". George is very much aware of the constant changes in the game. He is a PGA Coach Education Tutor, a Level 1 TPI Certified Instructor and a Level 3 Assessor in Sport.

Andrew Bentley - PGA Professional & St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre Manager

Andrew Bentley, PGA ProfessionalHaving graduated from the University of St Andrews with a BSc (Hons) in Cell Biology, Andrew worked in genetics at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge for 4 years before pursuing a career as a golf professional. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with an FdA in Golf Studies and has over 11 years of experience as a fully qualified PGA Professional.

Andrew has joined the team at the St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre as Centre Manager. He has a passion for coaching and helping others enjoy the game of golf. Through his individually tailored lessons you will be able to better understand your own golf swing to maximise your potential.

Chris Kelly, PGA Professional

Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly has joined the team at Scotland for Golf & St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre, St Andrews. Chris was born in Glasgow and completed his training at Turnberry Hotel, Scotland. Chris showed early signs of his ability in winning the Scottish Assistants Championship in 2002 and again in 2003. This lead essentially on to a playing career on the Scottish Tour. He now brings a vast knowledge on the golf swing and how to win to clients at the Golf Centre.

Tournament Record:

  • 3 x Scottish P.G.A. Champion: 2003,15,17
  • Northern open champion: 2015
  • Scottish Order of Merit Winner: 2015
  • Scottish Assistants Champion: 2002,03
  • Winner of over 60 Professional Events

Management & Staff Team

The team at Scotland for Golf has experience in Golf and Tourism within the UK and Scotland. PGA Professionals are supported by highly qualified, energetic and enthusiastic young personel. 

Scott Finlayson - General Manager & PGA Professional

Scott Finlayson

After attending Stewarts Melville College in Edinburgh, graduating from Edinburgh with BA Business & Economics in 2003, and a gap year around the world Scott turned his attention to turning Professional. He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2008 with an FdA in Golf Studies.

At Scotland for Golf he heads up the sales team coordinating all the requests from overseas clients thinking about a vacation at the "Home of Golf", St Andrews or around UK and Ireland. With advanced IT Skills Scott is responsible for all new products available for on-line purchase through the e-commerce website.

Geraldine Chandler - Senior Management

Geraldine ChandlerEducated in Edinburgh, Scotland. After graduating at University set on a career of self employment within the Sports Industry. Using skills in Finance, IT, Organisation and Design set up and managed a Fife based Golf & Sport complex and then expanded the retail arm to the high street developing a chain of specialist golf & sports retail units.

Golf with Tourism offered a new challenge and in 1999 co-founded Scotland for Golf. Partnering with a PGA Professional in St Andrews, developed a team of Golf Professionals and thereby offered the market something unique. The chance to entertain, holiday, learn to play or play with experienced Professionals at "The Home of Golf", St Andrews, Scotland.

The Golf Product success has grown annually with its best advert being its repeat client base. It has since been copied but never bettered. Geraldine remains Scotland for Golf's financial and Creative Director looking after its Corporate Clients and Large groups.

 

Craig Burns - IT Business Analyst & Webmaster

Craig Burns | Scotland for GolfCraig joined Scotland for Golf in March 2014 with a BSc (Hons) in Web Design and Development.

He is responsible for all Media Marketing and Website Maintenance. He brings a new dimension to the company with his fresh approach and modern technological skills.

His presence which will not only enhance the companies presence but online sales department.

 

Suzanne Watson - Admin, Accounts & Online Sales

Suzanne Watson | Scotland for Golf

Suzanne joined Scotland for Golf in February 2016 from the St Andrews Hotel Du Vin where she headed Groups Sales and Events.

In her new position at Scotland for Golf she is responsible for all online sales and administration where she can use her previous skills to ensure your golf tour runs smoothly; from the booking stage, to the day of departure!

 

Shaun Clark - Consultant & PGA Professional

Shaun Clark | Scotland for Golf

Shaun's works as a consultant for Scotland for Golf in the New York area and throughout the USA.

He began his career at the Home of Golf, St Andrews turning Professional in 2009, having done his training at Elie Golf House Club. He has a passion for golf and as such, coordinates trips for potential, or referral US based clients.

What Our Clients Say

“Dear George Our trip was really nice and we enjoyed a lot!we had a very good lunch in Ship Inn and we loved Ellie! After that we saw the wallace monument and the Stirling castle,was also very very nice! And we finished the day in a very nice restaurant in edinburgh in front of the Castle! We love Scotland! Again thank u so much for this week!was awsome!i enjoyed my time in St.Andrews a lot,because of the great qualities of you especially and your collegues:human quality and golf amazing knowledge!i learned so so much! Again thank you so much! Take really care and i will send the money soon! Hope to see you soon Giovanni ”

- Giovanni Guidetti, Italy

“We had a fantastic time in St Andrews. A massive thankyou for arranging it all for me. The accommodation was fantastic, great location and hospitality and the rooms were perfect. I am very keen in making this a regular occurence ”

- Jamie Hillier, PGA Pro UK

Talk to a Professional

At Scotland for Golf we have the unique skills of P.G.A. Professionals. Call our Team for information or any questions you may have about a tour.