Coach Profile – Kenny Fahey

Forget player profiles, let’s find out more about who’s giving golf lessons!

By Mary Doyle

March 19, 2019

Kenny Fahey (Head professional)

Kenny represented Connacht & Ireland on numerous occasions during his younger days under Hugh O’Neill in Ballyconneely. With us here at the Academy since 2008, Kenny completed his PGA training under GUI National Coach Neil Manchip in 2011. In 2014, after 6 years of working in the Academy, Kenny was appointed Head Professional. Our most experienced member of staff – who is very popular for golf lessons – hails from Connemara, but has now settled into life in Maynooth. Alongside his psychology degree from the University of Rhode Island in the United States, the Galway man brings a lifetime of golfing experience to his coaching.

Year of PGA qualification: 2011


What’s in the bag:

Driver: Titeist TS3

Irons: Titleist 718MB

                Wedges:  Vokey SM7

Putter:  Scotty Cameron Newport


Major Predictions 2019:

Masters: Paul Casey

USPGA Championship: Justin Rose

U.S Open: Tiger Woods

The Open: Francesco Molinari


Favourite Sports Person: Tiger Woods


Fastest Swing Speed (Driver): 119mph

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GUI National Golf Academy
Carton Demesne
County Kildare

Telephone: 015054040

About The Academy

Offering golf lessons, golf clinics, junior golf classes and a full custom fitting service, the GUI National Golf Academy and Driving Range has something for everyone. A team of professionals are waiting to deliver the best golf lessons available while state of the art technology is available with TrackMan 4 available for golf lessons and custom fitting.

Our full day and two-hour clinics are very popular with those looking for a general overhaul of their game, or for those that want to focus in on a certain aspect.

The driving range, all 22 acres of it – includes five USGA specification greens and four grass tee boxes, reserved for those having private golf lessons with one of our staff.

If its custom fitting you’re after, then we have Titleist, Ping, TaylorMade and Mizuno available on-site for testing.

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