In this time I learnt all aspects of running a successful and busy golf shop. My training was in shop retail and club repair managing, shop stock taking, green fees and promoting the club in all aspects and looking after the members and guests. I also completed my PGA training and had a very happy and successful interaction with the members and guests.
DLGA Lake Nona Golf Club Florida USA
Teaching Professional and PA
1992 - 1995
I was given the opportunity to continue my training and develop my teaching skills by going to work under the number 1 golf instructor in the world, Mr. Leadbetter. Over the period I assisted him personally with many PGA tour professionals and developed my own teaching skills and worked alongside some of the top teaching professionals in the world.
Mount Juliet Resort Kilkenny
1994 - 1995
Over the period working with Mr. Leadbetter he had numerous Academies located worldwide and I was assigned to Mount Juliet to help run the Academy, where I started building my Irish reputation and creating my own client list.
Portmarnock Golf Centre Dublin
1996 - 2004
Returning back to Ireland in 1996 I set up my own Academy in Dublin. Over the next nine years I became the Irish National Coach to the ladies under 18 and 21 teams and have worked with numerous PGA Tour players and over 30 International Champions. I also ran junior clinics and many corporate days for visiting guests at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links.
Riverview Centre Clonskeagh Dublin
Director of Golf
Was asked to be the Director of Golf for this very forward thinking and exciting club. I organised golf lessons and also organised several golf trips to Spain, Portugal, France and America.
Stepaside & Fingal Golf Centres Dublin
2008 - 2015
As I have developed a strong reputation I have worked out of two locations in Dublin, Northside and Southside being able to access more of my clients and providing teaching on courses and video analysis. I pride myself on being up to date on teaching methods and visit America regularly to retain and work on aspects of the game.