Loch Lomond Appoints New General Manager

29 January 2007 Respond to this article

LOCH LOMOND APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER

Niall Flanagan was today announced as the new general manager of Loch Lomond Golf Club, the private international club that is home to The Barclays Scottish Open golf championship.

Flanagan joins Loch Lomond with over 20 years of experience in the golf and club industries, most recently having held a senior management position in the St Andrews Links Trust in Scotland.

During his tenure at St Andrews, Flanagan was involved with the design and development of the Castle Course, sat on the committee for the 2005 Open Championship and was the inaugural chairman of the St Andrews Links Junior Golf Association. 

Prior to working at St Andrews, Flanagan was a member of the Executive Management Committee of Dubai Golf, responsible for all aspects of the strategic and functional management of the Nad al Sheba Club.  He has also held the position of Director of Golf at Celtic Manor, the host venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup, been Tournament Director with the Professional Golfers Association, and from 1992 to 1995, he was the Club Administrator at the Wentworth Club, venue of the PGA and World Matchplay Championships.

Commenting on the appointment, Loch Lomond Chairman Lyle Anderson said:

“We are delighted to welcome Niall Flanagan as General Manager of Loch Lomond.  He brings with him a wealth of experience from both an operational and a tournament perspective, which I am certain will be of great value as we further our goal of establishing Loch Lomond as the finest international private golf club.”

Flanagan said:

“I feel very privileged to have been given the opportunity to take over the reigns at Loch Lomond.  It is an exceptional golf course with outstanding facilities, from the 18th century clubhouse to the luxury accommodation, the new spa and the links course at Dundonald.”

For further information please contact:

Joanne Kerr
Tel: +44 (0)1436 655336
Loch Lomond Golf Club 
29 January 2007