Professional Profile

Qualifications, Accomplishments and Industry Recognition: 

  • PGA of Australia (AAA Accredited Member)
  • PGA Tour of Australasia (Member 1995/1996/1997)
  • Pelz Golf Institute (Short Game - Alumni Member)
  • Australian PGA Club Professional Champion (2007)
  • Queensland PGA Club Professional of the Year (2006)
  • Australian PGA Disciplinary Committee - Chairman (QLD Division)
  • The Brisbane Golf Club - Head Professional, 2004 - 2008

Professional Tournament Caddie: 

  • Professional Tournament Caddie spanning from 1991 to 2000 on the PGA Tour of Australasia, Japan Golf Tour Organisation, US PGA Tour, Asian Tour and European Tour. Experience at countless elite level tour events on the world's leading circuits including five years at The Open Championship (St. Andrews, Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Royal Troon, Royal Liverpool) and Masters Tournament (Augusta National GC).
  • Caddying for the following prominent tournament professionals; Peter O'Malley, Stephen Leaney, Santiago Luna, Domingo Hospital, Pedro Linhart, and most notably, six time major winner - Sir Nick Faldo (1999/2000).

Coaching:

Murray coaches all players from those newly discovering the game through to elite tournament professional....

Murray has coached a number of elite tournament professionals to championship success (Wayne Perske - 2006 Token Homemate Cup, JGTO - Japan), (Ryan Haller - 2007 Qld Open Champion), (Andrew Bonhomme (Short Game) - US Nationwide Tour Member and prolific winner on the Australian domestic tournament schedule). This is in addition to numerous PGA Trainee, Club and Tournament Professionals.

  • Member of the Golf Queensland State Coaching Panel (2009/2010). This panel oversees the implementation and delivery of all coaching programs for developmental and elite amateur golf in Queensland.
  • Byneset Golf Club (Norway) - Elite Junior Program. This is in addition to group and private instruction (2008 - Current).
  • Corporate Events - EMC2 (Siem Reap, Cambodia 2010)

Presenting/Lecturing:

  • Lead Presenter/Lecturer for the PGA of Australia/China Golf Association - Coach Accreditation Program (2008 - Current).
  • PGA Business Convention Presenter (2006)

Playing History:

  • Nichigo Open Winner (2007 - The Glades GC, Gold Coast Australia)
  • Australian PGA Club Professional Champion (2007)
  • PGA Tour of Australasia (Member 1995/1996/1997)

Employment History:

  • Royal Queensland Golf Club (Charles Earp)
  • The Royal Sydney Golf Club (Charles Pettit), Australia's pre-eminent private sporting facility.
  • Brisbane Golf Club - Head Professional