Ian Muir is the primary director of golf at College of St Andrews
Muir, a PGA skilled for 25 years, joins from Glenalmond Faculty the place he was appointed head of golf final September.
He has labored with elite female and male athletes throughout quite a lot of sports activities together with Scottish Golf, SnowSport Scotland and Netball Scotland throughout his profession.
Ian Muir, the coach of younger Scottish star Hannah Darling, has been appointed the primary Director of Golf on the College of St Andrews.
However he’s primarily often known as the chief coach to Darling. The 18-year-old from Edinburgh performed for Nice Britain and Eire within the Curtis Cup for the second time final week.
At present ranked 14th on the earth, Darling is in her first yr on the College of North Carolina.
She is the present British Women Newbie Champion and performed on the Augusta Nationwide Girls’s Newbie in April. She was the youngest ever Scottish Women champion at 14.
Muir is the primary everlasting and full-time Director of Golf at St Andrews.
“I’m delighted to be becoming a member of equivalent to prestigious establishment as their first everlasting Director of Golf,” he stated.
“Saints Golf is already in an excellent place. I stay up for serving to the scholars to realize their objectives, whether or not that be as elite amateurs or a leisure degree.
“The College and Saints Sport are extraordinarily bold, with an thrilling future. I can’t wait to get began.”
Ian Gaunt, Deputy Director of Sport, added: “I’m delighted to have Ian because the College of St Andrews’ Director of Golf.
“Ian has expertise in any respect ranges of golf, however particularly the very prime of novice golf. He’ll guarantee our golf students, together with the broader golf membership, obtain the experience, particular person assist and steering they want and deserve.
“We’ve one of many largest scholar golf golf equipment on the earth and we stay up for Ian making a distinction in any respect ranges.”
The College of St Andrews’ scholar golf programme hosts over 350 members. It delivers classes to a whole bunch of newcomers annually by means of the scholar golf membership.
Saints Golf are the present British scholar match play champions. Quite a few students have received occasions this yr on the BUCS Strokeplay Tour and the R&A Scholar Tour Sequence.