Monday, July 06, 2015

Russell Knox made an honorary member on 

visit to Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

Russell Knox (left) and Nairn Dunbar GC professional David Torrance, his coach and mentor in his early years.
Florida-based Russell Knox took the opportunity today (Monday) to call in past Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, where the Inverness-born US PGA Tour player started his golfing career, to re-acquaint
himself with the course.  
To mark the special day, Russell was presented with honorary membership of the club for services rendered to the game of golf,
on behalf of the members  by club rofessional David Torrance who was Knox's coach in his early years.

Russell enjoyed showing his family around the clubhouse including pictures of himself and trophies he had won including the club championship which he won three years in a row,  2002-2004.  Knox and his family were joined on the course by Nairn Dunbar’s  assistant professional Gavin Hay. 
Russell is back in Scotland to play in the AAM Scottish Open at Gullane, which starts on Thursday and he is waiting to hear if he will have a starting place in the Open at St. Andrews.



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