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DPSM was founded in 2016 with the mission of providing an unrivalled executive search service to the golf and hospitality industry.

To date we have worked with over 64 clients spanning across 24 countries.



Douglas Philip | Founder

Douglas spearheads all senior assignments in the EMEA region of the golf industry across golf clubs and resorts.

He has a BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management and Sports Management. His entire career has been in the golf and recruitment industries, mainly working on C-level & Senior Management searches with organisations throughout the UK, Middle East and Asia. Prior to Founding DPSM Consultants, Douglas was a Managing Consultant of a larger recruitment company specialising in Club Management recruitment. 

Douglas is a proud member of the Royal & Ancient (R&A) and The Golf House Club Elie playing off a handicap of 2. He is also a keen cricketer and member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).


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