Head PGA Golf Professional
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
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!