He is probably best known, amongst other things for his robust, authoritative but pleasant voice…and for never leaving his post on the first tee. He does this regardless how long tee times extend, e.g. during the first two rounds of the Open Championship this may be for 8 hours or more.
Ivor’s home club, Moffat Golf Club in Dumfriesshire, recently awarded him with honorary membership; a fitting award for someone described by Peter Allis as ‘a quiet and modest man, who epitomises all that is good about the game of golf.’
By Gary Sheppard. Gary is one of PerryGolf’s Golf Travel Specialists.