Colin Montgomerie is a Scottish professional golfer who is known for playing in European Tours, PGA Tours and the European Senior Tours. One of the most iconic golfers in Britain, Colin boasts an immense skill set when it comes to achieving goals, maintaining determination and mental resilience in which he can easily relate to corporate and school organisations as well as sporting audiences.
Born in Glasgow yet raised in Yorkshire, Colin began playing golf for The Ilkley Golf Club where he received training from Bill Ferguson. When he attended Houston Baptist University, he became the very first British golfer to attended a college in the US and very quickly became the top player of the team after joining. Some of his greatest achievements as an amateur came when he won the 1983 Scottish Youths Championship, the 1985 Scottish Stroke Play Championship and the 1987 Scottish Amateur Championship.
With his highest ranking on the Official World Golf system standing at number two and his number of professional wins totalling to 54, Colin has become highly successful as a golfer. Some of his biggest achievements include winning the European Tour Player of the Year on four separate occasions as well as European Tour Order of Merit Winner eight times. A testament to his golfing skill, he has also won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award which he received in 1988.
Dubbed one of the greatest Ryder Cup players of all time, his performance as the captain of the victorious European team in 2010 earnt him the BBC Sports Personality Coach of the Year award. He has also recently been named the president of the Golf Foundation and was named the ambassador of the Scottish junior golf programme, clubgolf in 2012.
Awarded OBE in 2004 and the representative of the Turnberry resort that holds the Colin Montgomerie Golf Academy, it’s apparent that Colin has left a huge mark on the world of golfing and is now moving over to conquer the after dinner speaking circuit. A leading expert in maintaining drive, determination and achieving goals, Colin Montgomerie is ideal for corporations of all sizes looking for an dynamic and charismatic speaker.
To book Colin Montgomerie as the golf speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When at corporate events, Colin is known to cover the following topics:
- Golf Speaker
- Sports Speaker
- Performing Under Pressure
- Maximising Success
- Sport & Business