The R&A - Working for Golf

Gordon Jeffrey

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Gordon Jeffrey, Past Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, aged 85.

Gordon was the youngest serving Captain of Royal Birkdale Golf Club
 in 1968 and joined The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews as a Member in 1974, winning the Kangaroo's Paw in 1989 for the lowest net score in the Spring Medal of that year.

He served as Chairman of the Championship Committee in 1982 and Chairman of the General Committee from 1988 to 1991.

Gordon was elected Captain for the year 1994/1995 and later served as a Trustee of the Club.

Funeral details will be published when known.