Carton House, one of Ireland’s leading luxury resorts and three-time host to the Irish Open, has appointed PGA professional David Kearney as their new Director of Golf, commencing January 2017.
A world-renowned and highly respected PGA professional and as Director of the Irish Ladies Golf Union High Performance Unit, David brings his 26 years’ experience as a PGA Professional to his new home of golf in the heart of Maynooth, Co Kildare.
With a reputable career spanning over three decades, Mayo man Kearney’s vocation takes him all over the world where he has been honored to represent the ILGU, the R&A and the PGAs of Europe. What began as an assistant professional position at The Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland, Kearney moved onto roles such as Director of Golf at The National Golf Club of Turkey in Antalya and National Coach to the Turkish Golf Federation to Ireland’s only Golf Coaching Consultant to the PGA of Great Britain and Ireland. Now fresh from leading the Irish ladies team to bronze glory at this year’s World Amateur Team Championships in Mexico, David joins Carton House from his role as Head Professional at Grange Golf Club. Here he hopes to bring some of that experience to assist the rest of the team in hosting a successful World Amateur Championships in 2018 at Carton House.
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