Head PGA Golf Professional
ROBERT GILES

Turned Professional:  1989, fully qualified PGA Pro in 1993

Career Highlights:   Winner of over 75 PGA tournaments. PGA Assistants Champion in England 1991 and Ireland in 1995 (at Greenore!!). Represented Ireland on 7 occassions in PGA of Europe International Team Championship, winning twice in 1998 and 2008. Played in over 30 European Tour and Challenge Tour events, played all 4 rounds in The Open championship at Royal  Birkdale in 1998.

Biggest achievement would have to be the PGA Cup in California in 2011. Being part of the 10-man GB & Ireland team to face the best Pro’s in the USA is probably the highest accolade any PGA Professional can achieve.

Favourite Courses. Ireland:  Mount Juliet.  Other:  Colonial Country Club, Texas.

What’s In The Bag?   Driver: Nike VRS Covert.  Fairway: Nike VRS Covert Tour.  Hybrid:  Nike VRS Covert Tour.  Irons:  Nike Forged VR Pro Combo 3-PW.  Wedges: Nike VR 52* and  58*.  Putter: Nike Method.  Golf Ball: Nike RZN Platinum.

Best Golfing Advice Given?  Make bogey your worst score, and, your never too good to learn.

Ideal 4Ball:  I would like to play a fourball match against Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, with Kevin Maguire as my partner !!

Trainee Assistant Professional
IAN BRENNAN

Turned Professional:  October 2013 (+2)

Career Highlights: Competed in nearly every major amateur event from boys to senior level with multiple top 10 finishes. Leinster Senior Provincial panelist  2010-2012.   Irish Youths Panelist  2011.

Favourite Courses.Ireland: Royal Portrush, Lahinch, The Island   Other: Oceanico Victoria (Portugal) Royal Porthcawl (Wales).

What’s in the Bag?  Driver: Titleist 913 D2 (8.5* X-Flex)   Fairway: Titleist 910F (13.5* X-Flex)Hybrid: Titleist 585H (19* X-Flex) Irons: Titleist 712 MB 2-9 (X100)   Wedges: Vokey SM4 46*, 50*, 54* and 58*   Putter: Scotty Cameron GO LO   Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1 X.

Best Golfing Advice Ever:   Make sure it’s not the L.O.F.T.

Ideal 4Ball:   Myself, Tiger Woods, Ian Poulter and Robert Rock for a wee Scramble!