On 7th of May 2015, Sir Nick Faldo and Sandy Lyle accepted invitations to become honorary members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews
On May the 7th it was announced that Sir Nick Faldo MBE and Sandy Lyle MBE had accepted invitations to become honorary members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
A delighted Faldo said, “St Andrews frames many of my most treasured memories in golf including those of my second Open win 25 years ago. I am honoured to receive this invitation and look forward to celebrating nearly 40 years as a professional at the home of golf in July.”
Lyle too expressed his delight at the news: “It was a lifetime ambition for me to win The Open and I will never forget how it felt to lift the Claret Jug. Golf has given me a great deal over the years and I feel privileged to have been invited to become part of this great Club.”