Having Scottish forbears on both maternal and paternal sides, with surnames Scott and Saw respectively, Andrew was a Founding Member and Captain of Australian Golf Heritage Society (Queensland Chapter) from 2014 until 2020. His golfing career began at age seven or eight on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula — playing with a set of a cut-down George Nicoll hickory-shafted‘Indicator’ irons, inherited from his paternal grandfather. He was introduced to the lore, legends and etiquette of the game by his loving grandad Albert, father ‘Jack’ and uncle ‘Teddy’ Saw (an expert club-thrower), while playing Portsea, Sorrento, Mornington, Rosebud and Flinders Golf Clubs. He is currently a member of Royal Queensland and Lowood & District Golf Clubs.
With a background in education and the arts, Andrew's eponymous Bowen Hills art gallery has specialised in contemporary Australian, Polynesian and Melanesian art since 2000. For the fifteen years prior, he worked in R&D software development in the IT sector — both locally and in the USA. Preceding that he worked as a federal public servant.
Captain and Honorary Secretary
Robert F. King-Scott
Rob is a barrister in private practice and a Sessional Member of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. He is a long time golfer, a member of Royal Queensland Golf Club since 1974 and has served on its Board on numerous occasions. He has also held the positions of Captain (1997 – 1998) and Vice President (2015). Captain (non-playing) Pennant Team Division 1 Champions (1997 and 1998)
Rob comes from a golfing family and has been playing golf most of his adult life. He started playing hickory golf in 2009. He has played in a number of championships including the 2017 US Hickory Open Championship as well as numerous Queensland and Australian championships.
Bradley J. Tatnell
Before semi retirement as a life long taxation practitioner, Bradley was Senior Partner at Tatnell DLS (1991–2017) and prior had been employed by Touché Ross and also Price Waterhouse. Bradley is a long time golfer who has been able to achieve single marker status, but only started playing hickory golf in 2017. He is a member of The Brisbane Golf Club, since 1988 and as a youngster in the late 1970's was often found playing its "West Course" (whilst his parents were playing the members' only main course). He is also a member of Royal Queensland Golf Club, since 2018. Notable achievements include:
2019 Australian Hickory Shaft Net Foursomes Champion
2018 and 2019 Queensland Hickory Shaft Net Foursomes Champion
2019 Carnegie Clark Trophy (Royal Queensland Hickory Shaft Championships)
2020 Norman von Nida Trophy
2019 Hole in one at Queensland Hickory Shaft Four Ball Championship
Alan G. Grieve
Alan is an avid golfer with a pure love of the game. He is a member of The Brisbane Golf Club (BGC) and has been Captain there since 2018. He is a single-figure golfer who has had a hickory shafted putter in his bag since 1992. Taking up hickory golf in 2009, Alan has had many notable successes. And in 2019, he sold his modern clubs playing exclusively with hickory shafted clubs. His notable achievements include:
2011 US Hickory Open Champion
2012 and 2014 Australian Hickory Shaft Champion
2015 and 2016 Queensland Hickory Shaft Champion
2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Queensland Hickory Shaft Foursomes Champion
Alan's other notable accomplishments with hickories include three sub-par 18 hole rounds in competition (all at different courses) as well as two Monthly Medals at BGC. Alan's influence and significant successes have helped hickory golf prosper at BGC, in Queensland and around Australia.
A member of Nudgee Golf Club, Ross plays exclusively with hickory clubs. He has a great interest in hickory golf, is an avid collector of playable sets and also our resident repairman and supplier of hickory clubs to our members. Notably, Ross won the 2018 and 2019 Queensland Hickory Shaft Net Foursomes Championship.
Now retired, Arthur was once a company director and president of retail, commercial and community service clubs around Queensland and Australia. His golfing history commenced in 1944 at the age of ten years in the small Victorian country town Avoca. In fact, he and his brother were responsible for preparing the sand greens of the time for the prestige of Saturday play.
In 1960, Arthur was a member of the Nudgee Golf Club, later joining Royal Queensland Golf Club in 1973. With a vigour, he continues to enjoy many highly regarded courses in Australia and overseas. Notable USA destinations have included: Doral, Cyprus Point, Pebble Beach, Olympic, Spyglass and Bandon Dunes Golf clubs.
Arthur's interests include the study of golf course architecture, particularly the work of Dr Alistair McKenzie, and the first ever Grand Slam Champion, Bobby Jones. He maintains a strong interest in the history of golf and its development, especially hickory golf, from manufacturing to playing as well as the time honoured traditions and modern developments. His notable wins include:
1984 St Andrews Trophy at Royal Queensland Golf Club
2018 Octogenarian Trophy at Royal Queensland Golf Club