The R&A's executive director of golf development and amateur championships, Duncan Weir, has been presented the CPG Special Recognition Award for his dedication to the development of golf around the world.
Upon receiving the news of his award, Weir said: "It is a great honour to receive this award in recognition of the support I have given on behalf of The R&A to the CPG's work, central to which, is the raising of coaching standards globally.
"We see playing standards improve year on year, across every tournament we run. Our relationship with the CPG has been critical in seeing this improvement."
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