Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew and previous Royal Portrush Golf Club secretary Wilma Erskine were regarded in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors list.
Matthew got the OBE in the wake of captaining Europe to an exciting triumph in the 2019 Solheim Cup over the US at Gleneagles.
The 50-year-old Scot, who got the MBE in 2010 in the wake of winning the Women’s British Open, will endeavor to turn into Europe’s first numerous title-winning commanders in Ohio in 2021.
Matthew stated: “It is an amazing privilege, for me, yet in addition to the group and for ladies’ golf also. My mum and my two girls are likewise enchanted, and they are as of now arranging their excursion to Buckingham Palace.”
Erskine, 60, who was granted the British Empire decoration in 2015, was regarded with an OBE in the wake of directing the Open Championship coming to Royal Portrush in July and got the respect for administrations to the travel industry and to golf in Northern Ireland.
She drove the crusade to carry The Open to Portrush, creating an expected £100m for the Northern Ireland economy, with future the travel industry advantages to come.
Erskine resigned from her job at Royal Portrush following The Open, after 33 years of administration, and is currently engaged with a few golf-related consultancy ventures, incorporating with the Galgorm resort and Castle Golf Club in her local County Antrim.