Squad Profiles
Karin Sharp

Karin Sharp

Karin Sharp 200 x 250 01334 466472 Chief Operating Officer


Karin our Corporate Services Director plays a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in setting the strategic direction for the organization, decision making and operations as Scottish Golf continues to enhance its quality programing and building capacity.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Karin is able to understand and contribute to building the strategic direction in addition to being a hands-on and participative manager that leads and develops an internal team to support the following areas: Financial Management, Event Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Purchasing, Property Management, Risk Management, Strategic and Operational Planning, Legal Services, Administrative Support and Governance, including the Company Secretary role for Scottish Golf.


With more than 20 years of commercial banking experience, Karin moved into sports administration as the Chief Operating Officer for the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association in 2013. A life-long golfer with a passion for the sport, Karin is a four handicapper who plays Club and County golf. A former golf club captain, she has been Junior Convenor at her local club for four years and continues to enjoy the challenge of inspiring and encouraging young people to play golf.