Russell WEIR

Date of Birth - 11 July 1951

Place of Birth - Dunoon

Turned Pro - 1971

Russell Weir has been associated with the Cowal Golf Club since 1960 as a

 junior when his first achievements started to roll in, winning the Scottish

 Boys’ Championship in 1968, and as a Boy & Youth Internationalist,

 captained the team against England .

In 1979 he took up the position as professional at Cowal Golf Club and

 went on to many successes on the Tartan Tour, winning over 100

tournaments, including the Dunbar Pro-championship 3 times and the

 Sunderland Masters 4 times.

These successes led to him being Order of Merit winner 5 times as well as

 top earner.

In his time he has held 14 course records, played a record 8 PGA Cup

Matches (1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000) and was UK

 Club Pro Champion in 1986 & 1987.

He was European Club Pro Champion 1987, 1988 & 1992 won the Temes

 Greek Open Senior Tour in 2001 and has played 7 times in the British Open.

 His best place in the Bell’s Scottish Open was 8th.


PGA Cup Matches 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000

Glove worn and signed by Russell Weir

Ball used and signed by Russell Weir