Sunday, 4 April 2021

Tributes have been paid to Golf Journalist Jock MacVicar from Dunaverty

Tributes have been paid to Jock MacVicar, one of the best-known figures in Scottish golf through a long and distinguished career as a journalist, after his sudden death on Saturday 3rd April at the age of 83.
MacVicar, who hailed from Southend on the Mull of Kintyre and went to school with seven-time Scottish Women’s champion Belle Robertson, was still working for the Scottish Daily Express up until his sad passing.
The proud Dunaverty member was honoured by both Scottish Golf and the PGA in Scotland in recent years for his services to the sport in the home of golf.

 Belle Robertson and Jock MacVicar, joined former Open champion Paul Lawrie in
being honoured at the 2017 Scottish Golf Awards 

From 2017 --- The Dunaverty duo of Belle Robertson, one of Scotland’s greatest ever amateur players, and renowned Scottish Daily Express golf journalist MacVicar, became the first non-Tour professionals to join the nation’s illustrious golfing ‘Hall of Fame’, alongside past recipients Lawrie, Colin Montgomerie, Sam Torrance, Sandy Lyle, Bernard Gallacher and Catriona Matthew.