Scottish former golfing legend and keynote speaker, Bernard Gallacher is best known for being a Ryder Cup captain and accumulating a massive 11 tour titles during his illustrious golfing career. Known as one of the greatest British golfers of his generation, Bernard now works as a sports speaker and media commentator, making a variety of appearances across different sporting events. The youngest man to represent Great Britain and Ireland in the Ryder Cup, Gallacher began playing golf aged just 11 and won his first trophy, the Lothians Golf Association Boys Championship, just five years later.
A true icon in the world of golf, Bernard Gallacher played in every Ryder Cup from 1969 to 1983, and was the driving force, as captain, behind the vital 1995 victory for the European team at Oak Hill Country Club in New York State. Known for his work alongside fellow golf speaker, Brian Barnes, Bernard provides highly insightful and fascinating talks as a golf speaker. Gallacher not only relives his accomplishments, but also shares tricks of the trade and reveals how he achieved sporting success. As passionate as ever about playing the prestigious sport of golf, Bernard still takes part in the Seniors League, and is often seen at a number of senior golfing events. Proving that he still got it, Bernard triumphantly won the Mobile Cup in 2002.
Bernard Gallacher as a Speaker
With a long and prestigious career, Bernard Gallacher has had the opportunity to work with various blue chip companies, particularly on their corporate entertainment. Widely regarded as a “golf day specialist”, an accomplished speaker, and also as a leading media commentator for BBC Radio Five Live, Bernard provides a professional service for all to enjoy. Bernard also works as an anecdotal sports speaker appearing at corporate and club events as well as specialist after dinner speaker events. A brilliant motivational speaker, Gallacher draws upon a life devoted to golf to deliver the ultimate motivational presentation. Using his first-hand experience, successes and resilient attitude, Gallacher is able to serve a speech that is truly unforgettable.