Chris was born and raised in a small town called Shotts 30 minutes south of St Andrews in Scotland, UK. His introduction to the game of golf started at the age of 13. After 3 years of practice, he became a scratch player and was called to play for the Scottish national team. Chris had the opportunity to come to the USA in 2011 to play college golf at Odessa College in Odessa, TX. After college he turned professional in 2013 working at 2 country clubs as an assistant professional and playing the North Texas PGA/Adams Tour. Alongside his golf career over the last few years Chris was selling safety equipment/first aid in the west Texas oilfield, before moving to Kansas City in late March 2022.