Appointment of new PGA Club Professional
I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Cosgrove as our PGA Professional and he will join us on April 11th.
Brian will be joining us from Killeen Golf Club at Kill, County Kildare, where he joined as PGA Head Professional in 2011 and became Director of Golf in 2015.
Brian learned his golf at Carne Golf Club in Mayo and completed an Honours Degree in Sports Science at University of Limerick in 2003.
He was attached to Milltown Golf Club and Rathsallagh Golf Club as an Assistant Professional before opening his own golf academy in Athy in 2009, prior to joining Killeen Golf Club. Brian has a Class AA PGA status and is a PGA Sports Science Tutor at the PGA Training Academy HQ at The Belfry.
He has been heavily involved in supporting team activities at Killeen Golf Club which has celebrated 5 Mens Leinster pennants in recent years. Brian was also a Special Olympics Golf Tutor in 2010/2011. On the fairways, Brian was part of the Irish team which won the TGI Partnership Trophy at St. Andrews in 2018, winning four matches and halving one.
Please welcome Brian and his staff, we wish him a very successful career at Newlands.
Our sincere thanks to the subcommittee of Aidan Keogh (Convenor), Grainne Friel, Eamon Keating, Genevieve Tracy and Dermot Usher, which conducted a very professional campaign to secure the services of Brian as our PGA Professional.