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Kingsbarns Golf Links aims for excellence in caddie programme

3.27am 29th February 2012 - People

Sean Wiseman

Kingsbarns Golf Links has announced the appointment of a new Caddie Master and is implementing a new caddie programme to ensure the service they provide is on a par with the world’s best golf resorts.

Taking up the role is Sean Wiseman, who has more than ten years’ experience as a caddie inScotlandandAmerica. He has caddied at Kingsbarns itself for seven years and has worked at exclusive clubs inFloridain previous winters. He has learned a great deal about the high standards of service expected from caddies and what they can do to ensure that golfers enjoy an excellent experience.

Prior to working at Kingsbarns, Sean began his caddying career in the late nineties at his local golf club Turnberry. He spent three seasons caddying on the European tour, from 2001 to 2004 before joining the caddie team at Kingsbarns in 2005.

In his new role at Kingsbarns, which recently retained top spot in Golfweek’s prestigious best modern courses ranking, Sean will be responsible for implementing a training and development programme for caddies to ensure that they continue to improve the quality of the service they provide for golfers. The aim is to make Kingsbarns caddies the envy of world golf by consistently exceeding the expectations of golfing visitors. Working closely with Ian McKie, the Director of Caddie Development at Kingsbarns, Sean will aim to make the caddies outstanding ambassadors for Kingsbarns and Scottish golf in general.

Sean, who starts his new role in March, said: “I am delighted to take up the post as caddie master at such a special place as Kingsbarns Golf Links. Having been a member of the caddie team for the last seven years it is my desire to build upon the good work done here previously and to take the caddie programme to an even higher level. Golfers visiting Kingsbarns are fully entitled to expect outstanding service from caddies and it is my job to ensure that we not only meet these expectations but go the extra mile to exceed them.”

Alan Hogg, the Chief Executive of Kingsbarns Golf Links, said he is delighted with the new appointment. “Sean will be a brilliant addition to our team and I am looking forward to working with him to develop our caddie programme even further. He comes with a wealth of experience which I am sure will be of great benefit to Kingsbarns in the years to come.”

Kingsbarns Golf Links www.kingsbarns.com

       

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