Iain Carter

Iain Carter

  • BBC Golf Correspondent
  • After Dinner Speaker, MC & Host
  • Author of 'Golf Wars'

Iain Carter has been the BBC’s Golf Correspondent for 21 years, leading commentary teams for BBC Radio 5 Live at major championships and Ryder Cups and travelling the golfing globe to provide reports from all of the game’s most important tournaments and in 2024, he will cover his 90th Major.

Iain has written a number of books on golf and the latest of these, 'Golf Wars' centres on the battle for the future of professional golf with the Saudi-backed organisation LIV Golf has striking at the very heart of the golfing establishment, setting up rival tournaments with enormous prize pots and pitting the game’s most famous players against each other.

Golf Wars spotlights the key players, both on the course and in the boardroom, exploring how the PGA Tour and other traditional organisations are fighting back. Iain covers every twist and turn, hearing from influential figures including Rory McIlroy, Jay Monahan, Greg Norman, Keith Pelley and Tiger Woods. Through expert and up-to-date analysis of all sides of this bitter conflict, Iain reveals how the saga is unfolding and what it means for golf’s future. 

Iain is a very entertaining after dinner speaker and in his speeches, he talks about the 21 or so years he has been covering golf full time for the BBC with some great stories from his career in sports broadcasting and leading figures he has met in his time. To book Iain for your next vent, please call 020 3500 3331 or email info@primeperformers.co.uk.

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