Famous Curlers from Scotland

List of notable or famous curlers from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top curlers born in Scotland and even some popular curlers who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish curlers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These curlers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known curler from Scotland is included when available.

People on this list include Eve Muirhead and Lorna Vevers.

This historic curlers from Scotland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Scottish curlers of note?" and "Who are the most famous curlers from Scotland?" These prominent curlers of Scotland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Scottish curlers.

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  • Anne Laird
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    Anne Laird (born 20 May 1970) is a Scottish curler. She plays lead for Eve Muirhead. In 1991, Laird won a bronze medal at the World Junior Curling Championships playing lead for Gillian Barr. In 2002, Laird was a member of the gold medal winning team at the World Curling Championships, playing lead for Jackie Lockhart.Laird replaced Karen Addison as the alternate in the British curling team for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, after Addison was deselected.
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Scotland
  • Craig Wilson
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    Craig Wilson (born 14 September 1973 in Dumfries) is a Scottish curler from Dunblane. In 1993, Wilson won the World Junior Curling Championships for his Scotland team over Michel Ferland of Canada. However, the following year he would finish 5th. Wilson wouldn't return to an international event until 2003 when he played third for David Murdoch and won a gold medal at the European Curling Championships. At the 2005 Ford World Men's Curling Championship, Wilson would win a silver medal with Murdoch as they lost to Canada's Randy Ferbey team in the final. Wilson was picked to be the alternate player for team Great Britain at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
  • David Murdoch (born 17 April 1978) is a retired Scottish curler from Stirling. As the Scotland skip, he and his former team of Ewan MacDonald, Warwick Smith, Euan Byers and Peter Smith are the 2006 and 2009 World Curling Champions. Representing Great Britain, he has been skip at three Winter Olympics, Torino 2006, finishing fourth, Vancouver 2010, finishing fifth and Sochi 2014, where he won an Olympic silver medal. He currently serves as the coach and performance team manager for British Curling.
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • Euan Byers (born 30 July 1974) is a Scottish curler. Byers started playing curling in 1983. He plays in first position and is right-handed. Byers is a double world champion and triple European champion.
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • Eve Muirhead
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    Eve Muirhead (born 22 April 1990) is a Scottish curler from Blair Atholl. She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as part of Team GB and is the 2013 World Champion.As skip of the Scotland team, Muirhead won the 2011 European Championships in Moscow, the 2013 World Championships in Riga, and the 2017 European Championships in St. Gallen. She is also a four-time World Junior Champion (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011). A three-time Olympian, she represented Great Britain at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014 and Pyeongchang 2018. In Sochi, she became the youngest ever skip, male or female, to win an Olympic medal. She curls out of the Dunkeld Curling Club based in ...more
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
  • Ewan MacDonald
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    Ewan MacDonald (born 17 November 1975 in Inverness, Scotland) is a Scottish curler. Representing Scotland, he is a three-time World Champion, playing second for Hammy McMillan in 1999 and playing third for David Murdoch in 2006 and 2009. He has also represented Great Britain at three Winter Olympics, in Salt Lake City 2002, Torino 2006 and Vancouver 2010.
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Inverness, United Kingdom