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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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.