Brothers Robert and Archie made their mark as golf club designers as well as great club makers and world class golfers.
Together they designed the original course at Royal Aberdeen and Archie assisted Old Tom Morris with the first rendition of Cruden Bay. Robert assisted Old tom Morris revamp some of the holes at Carnoustie while he was Superintendant and curator. All in all the new world rankings are a triumph for the simpsons brothers.
Bob established his business at Carnoustie in 1883 at the tender age of 20. That was the year that together with brothers Archie and Jack he established the original Official Carnoustie Golf Pro Shop. Bob was employed there by the Dalhousie Club in his new role as Keeper of the courses. The original official Carnoustie Golf pro Shop soon became famous when he was joined by brothers Archie and Jack.
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