Formerly a player on the European Tour, perhaps best known for beating the great Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in match play at the 1975 Ryder Cup.
He went to Millfield School in Somerset.
He competed internationally for Scotland.
His father was secretary at Burnham and Berrow Golf Clubs and taught Brian to play golf.
His 1975 Ryder Cup victories over Jack Nicklaus were 4&2 and 2&1.