Alan originally hails from Thurso where he began his greenkeeping career
before moving on to Deeside Golf Club in Aberdeen. He joined the staff at
the Boat in 1990 and was appointed Head Greenkeeper in 1993. A family man,
Alan is a keen snowboarder and lists golf and mountain-biking as his other interests.
Darren was born and raised in nearby Aviemore and came to the Club as an
apprentice greenkeeper in 2002. He gained his qualifications over the next 4 years
and was promoted to First Assistant Greenkeeper in 2007. As well as playing off a
single-figure handicap, he is also a very able footballer and a keen skier.
Scott is originally from Erskine, in Renfrewshire, moving to the Highlands in March 2007. He now lives in nearby Dulnain Bridge and, at well over 6', he's not difficult to spot in a crowd. He has been a part of our team at the Boat since 2007 and lists his hobbies as music, cars and motorbikes.
Debbie took up her post at the Boat in 2007 and has quickly proved to be blessed
with patience, an excellent memory and a cheerful, sunny disposition. Local girl
Debbie is married with a young son and when she's not running a taxi service for him she enjoys
golf, swimming, gardening and listening to good music.
Nigel was appointed in 2005 and succeeded Paddy Smyth to a post with a tradition of long-serving Secretaries. A resident of Aviemore for over 35 years, his family hails from Kincardineshire and his background is in the hospitality industry. Outside golf, his interests are skiing, hill-walking, mountain-biking and modern jazz.