Originally from Scotland, he studied science at the University of Glasgow before going on to fulfill a childhood ambition by becoming a successful comedian, appearing regularly on radio and having his own television show. In 1986, at the age of 29, he was diagnosed with cancer. In what is best described as a wake up call, he began to realize that success is not a matter of luck, but of design. Since then he has spent the last twenty years researching and continues to study the principles behind true success.
He has played golf since he was four years of age and in the past three years became aware that throughout his golfing life, he had never really applied and science to the mental side of the game, when he did his improvement was as dramatic as it was rapid. A lifelong student of golf history and the players who changed the game and set new records, to his professional work with major organizations, identifying the keys to sustainable peak performance and success. He has brought these to areas of knowledge and experience to create the innovative and enlightening approach to mental master on the golf course.
Robin is the author of the international best seller Natural Born Winners (Random House), which is sold in over 70 countries, translated into 12 languages, and also turned into a No 1 rated television series for Scottish Television. Robin’s second book, You Can Change Your Life… Any Time You Want, examines the impact of how we think on our success. His third book 42 Days to Wealth, Health and Happiness: had its first reprint after 10 days, and topped Amazon.com’s best seller list.
In 2001 he established the Awesome Eight Golf Challenge, which is considered the most exclusive golf society in the world (only three members to date), it required to play the nominated courses which make up the Awesome Eight Challenge The highest, lowest, most northenly, most southernly, hottest, coldest, most difficult and greates courses in the world. In the course of this adventure Robin got the world record for the coldest full round of golf ever played 18 holes at -26C on 21st December 2001.
He is passionate about enabling people to create success by connecting to their personal and professional purpose in their lives. Robin divides his time between Edinburgh and the USA, where he is based at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton Florida, throughout the winter.