Britannia Golf, a subsidiary of Knightsbridge Corporation, is a family business and has been in operation since 1995, almost 20 year. Britannia Golf is also a member in good standing of The International Golf Tour Operators Association (IAGTO), The North American Golf Tour Operators Alliance (NAGTOA), American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS)
We specialize in customized golf programs and tours to Europe, USA, Australia, and The Caribbean. We are also the official booking operator for the famous Arctic Open golf tournament, in Akureyri, Iceland that takes place every year on the world’s 2nd most northern 18 golf course. Yes Iceland, believe it or not Iceland has quite a few championship golf courses! During the summer months you can play golf 24 hours a day.
Being a smaller golf tour operator, Britannia Golf works very closely and carefully with each individual client’s to create their own customized golf itinerary. We can arrange something as simple as a self drive tour for 2 or more golfers, your own personal driver/guide and deluxe coach for larger groups and we also offer a few escorted tours each year.
Jason Scarth heads up Britannia Golf. He was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland until 1982 when he moved to Virginia with his family. Being from Scotland he has a great familiarity with all the great courses overseas and can arrange for you to play on some of the most famous links courses in the world and or steer you toward some of the great hidden gems that many people never get to play. Jason has played in the Arctic Open 5 times and can give you a more visual sense of what it is like to play golf during the midnight sun.
Jason currently serves on the board of The North American Golf Tour Operators Alliance (NAGTOA) and is a Past President of The West Richmond Businessmen’s Association. When not working Jason likes to spend time with his 2 children (Dylan and Keri), playing golf, travelling, running and going to the beach.
Email – Jason@britanniagolf.com
Henry Watkins is a native Arkansan that moved to the St. Louis area in 1980 and has been there since. He is a freelance entrepreneur that relies on his 25 years in banking and technology to fool most of the people most of the time. The spirit moves him to play bad golf at a moments notice. His love for the game has taken him to many parts of the world to play golf, eat well and rest peacefully before going to the next round. He is a managing member of HLWatkins, LLC, an active downhill skier and outdoor enthusiast. From the first tee at the Old Course in St. Andrews to getting a tip of the hat from Tiger Woods for a great shot in a pro-am event – Henry relishes getting to the next round and the stories it will bring. Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
David Herd is one of the most invaluable parts of the Britannia Golf team. He looks after all our clients travelling to Scotland, whether it’s getting them on The Old Course, changing tee times, assisting with recommendations for restaurants, pubs and local attractions or just giving you a warm Scottish welcome, David makes sure that all our clients experience a trip of a lifetime.He has been looking after visiting golfers since 1993 and lives locally with his wife of some 42 years. He has two grown up sons and 4 grandchildren. Both boys are good golfers with one earning his living as a Pro. David is a great golfer himself, with a handicap of 8 and is also member of St. Andrews Golf Club. He was also a club Champion at St. Michael Golf Club, just outside St. Andrews.
Jim Earle was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He now resides in Alton, IL with his wife Tracy and their son Gaven. Jim’s love for links golf, the history of the game and the United Kingdom took root when in 1993 he spent a year studying abroad at Christ Church University in Canterbury, Kent, England. During this time in the UK Jim had the chance to play several of the Open rotation courses including, his favorite The Old Course at St. Andrews and Royal St. George in Sandwich, Kent which was just a few miles down the road where he lived. Jim was a History major and a graduate of Southern Illinois University. He has also spent the last 15 years as a golf professional in the St. Louis area. But his calling in life has been coaching the University of Missouri-St. Louis Women’s Golf Team. The UMSL Lady Triton’s are one of the most diverse, unique and successful NCAA teams in the nation. Jim’s passion for links golf, British culture and the love of the history of the greatest game ever invented keeps pulling him back to the home of golf every chance he gets. Email: email@example.com
Jeremy Scarth was born in Pontefract, England before moving to Scotland at eight years of age. Father to both Jason and Marcus, Jeremy recently retired and now works for Britannia Golf on a part time basis primarily in sales and marketing. In his spare time Jeremy likes spending time with his grandchildren, walking, watching golf and following Manchester United. Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Jay Albaugh serves as the Director of Golf at the College of William & Mary, overseeing the Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf teams. He has been with the College since 2003, with previous coaching positions at Eastern Illinois University and Mount St. Mary’s University. He has experience planning trips to Ireland and the UK, as he takes his teams once every four years to play the finest courses in those countries. He has a passion for links golf and loves the people and culture you experience during these trips. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mount St. Mary’s and a master’s degree in athletic administration from Eastern Illinois. He lives in Richmond with his wife, Leighann.
Dana McQueen is originally from Sandusky, Ohio (home of Cedar Point, the roller coaster capital of the world). He now resides in Purcellville, VA with his wife Leslie, and is a member of Stoneleigh G&CC in Round Hill, VA. Dana has been a student of the game for over 40 years and really enjoys playing the classic links courses of Scotland, England, and Ireland. He is very happy to have the opportunity to help other golfers experience the uniqueness of links golf. Email – email@example.com