Former Winged Foot GM and current COO of The Apogee Club joins host Ann Liguori to discuss highlights of his 30-plus year career in golf
For 30 years, Colin Burns was a fixture at Winged Foot Golf Club in
Mamaroneck, New York, serving most recently as general manager. Earlier this year, Burns left Winged Foot to become chief operating officer for the exclusively private Apogee Club in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Recently, Burns was presented the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Monaco U.S. Celebrity Golf Cup by Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Burns joins "Golf Innerview" host Ann Liguori to discuss his time at Winged Foot, his being honored with an achievement and what's next for his career.
[0:40] What winning the Monaco U.S. Celebrity Golf Cup's Lifetime Achievement Award means to him.
[1:17] On meeting Prince Albert of Monaco
[1:48] The Monte-Carlo Celebrity Golf Cup
[5:15} On his long career at Winged Foot Golf Club
[6:19] Memories of the majors that were at Winged Foot during his tenure as General Manager
[6:46] On Phil Mickelson’s 2006 U.S. Open and Mickelson's graciousness toward Burns through the years
[10:00] On Bryson DeChambeau winning the 2020 U.S. Open and what it was like for Winged Foot to host the U.S. Open without spectators during Covid-19
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