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Mr. Gavin Caldwell was a member at City of Derry Golf Club from 1961 until 1969 when he then embarked on a career of financial investment in the UK.
Gavin was elected as the 247th Captain of The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews so becoming only the 3rd Irishman after J.B. Carr of Sutton G.C. and Harry Mc Caw Royal Co. Down to hold this prestigious position in the world of golf.
A dinner and dance was held in his honour on Friday, 27th May at which he was granted Honorary Life Membership of City of Derry Golf Club.
Civic reception hosted in the Guildhall by the Mayor, Elisha Mc Callion. Attended by Gavin, his wife Jane, brother Jonathan & his wife Mary family friends and Club Officers. Amongst the gifts presented by the Mayor included a record of every shirt factory in the city. Gavin's family were the owners of the "Young & Rochester" factory at Ebrington.