Our Team

Hamish WR Steedman


Graduated from Stirling University with a degree in Economics and Computer Science. Spent eight years in Canada working in the Retail and Commercial Banking arm in the Head Office of Royal Bank of Canada and attained my banking Fellowship exams (FICB) while there. Returned to Scotland joining Bank of Scotland specializing in Change Management.

Love of sport and a desire to develop a small business using my international connections brought me to St Andrews Golf Company where I have spent the last fifteen years.Interests are golf, skiing, rugby and travel usually supported by the essentials of good food, drink and excellent company!

Steven Newton

Factory Manager

I spent 22 years in the RAF posted in Germany, Canada, Northern Ireland and Iraq, background in logistics, project management and recently in IT project management. Very keen golfer at St Andrews.

I am trying to use these skills to save the last golf club maker in St Andrews, Scotland, the ‘Home of Golf’. The company is over 130 years old and makes very unique hand-made golfing products.]

Ron Tickle

PGA Class AA Professional

Ron qualified as a PGA Professional in 1985 serving his apprenticeship at the Whitecraigs golf club in Glasgow. Ron has taught golf in several different countries including, Austria, Germany and Switzerland and has now been the resident golf professional at the St Andrews Golf Company since 2011.

Ron is a qualified “Stack and Tilt” professional and at the time of writing the only qualified “Tathata” movement coach in the UK.

Ron provides coaching and fittings using modern technology and ideas and also playing lessons on local courses.

Clubs in the bag: George Nicoll irons 4 – SW with Aerotech i95 shafts, Epon AF-01 Driver and a Raybon putter.

To book a lesson or a fitting with Ron call 01334 840860 or rontickle@standrewsgolfco.com.

Ron regularly attends PGA seminars to keep updated with the latest methods and ideas and lists Butch Harmon, Bobby Clampett and Andy Plummer as some of the best.

Sandy Paterson

Club Maker

Sandy has been making clubs for over 35 years, he started out as an apprentice in the George Nicoll factory when it was in Leven, moving on to Golf Classics where he became factory foreman.
He joined the St Andrews Golf Co. in 2002. A fine golfer himself in his day he has applied that knowledge to make clubs for golfers of all standards.

Bob Meldrum

Cleek Maker

Bob has been grinding golf club heads for over 30 years, He first started making clubs for J B Halley the revered St Andrews club maker. When that sadly closed down in 1998 he joined St Andrews Golf Co.

He has made clubs for some very famous people over the years including an 18 time major winner as well as a member of the British Royal Family.

Nathan Free

Master Club Maker

Nathan (seen on the right) is a passionate golfer with a scratch handicap. Nathan has been in the golf industry for almost ten years and has a wealth of experience for such a young man. He is an expert with modern equipment, for changing a grip to a full custom fit Nathan is the man to help you improve your golf.

You can contact him on 01334 840860 to arrange an appointment.

Peter Creswell

Master Club Maker


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