Colin Montgomerie Personal Notes
Born in Scotland and raised in Yorkshire, where father, James, was a company director. Attended Houston Baptist University. Father retired as Royal Troon secretary in 1997. Received Member of the British Empire (MBE) from H.M. the Queen in 1998 and Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2005 from Prince Charles. Has represented Scotland 10 times in the World Cup, playing with eight different partners.
Enjoys music, cars and films.
Received the Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award, along with Jeev Milkha Singh in December 2012.
Established The Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation in memory of his mother who died of lung cancer. The EMF aims to raise money for cancer patients and their families. The Foundation focuses on funding for two Maggies Cancer Centers in Scotland, built in his mother's name. The first opened in Aberdeen in September, 2013.