Head P.G.A Professional
Ian Colleran was appointed as Head PGA Professional to Newcastle West Golf Club, Co.Limerick, in 2016, having worked as Assistant Pro, at the club from 2005 to 2008.
Ian is a regular competitor in the Irish pro-am circuit and brings valuable experience to his coaching methods at the Ian Colleran Golf Academy. Ian worked as a pro-shop manager at Killarney Golf Club and his expertise in the retail business is evident here at Newcastle West Golf Club.
The teaching facilities here are first-class.
The 7 bay driving range is floodlit and the teaching bay is equipped with the latest technology in video analysis.The practice area contains an 18 hole putting green, bunkers and a chip and run facility expertly designed on different levels with options for numerous pin positions.
His shop is stocked with the most popular brands in equipment and accessories, all at very competitive prices.
Assistant P.G.A Professional
Born and raised in the town of Newcastle West, Darragh began his Junior Career in 2006 in Berehaven Golf Club West Cork where he began learning the skills through his Grandfather Myles, a previous Captain of Newcastle West Golf Club in 1982.
Through the years his love of the game and ability began to grow.
Darragh joined Newcastle West Golf Club in 2011 and went on to represent the club on every level.
From Fred Daly to Jimmy Bruen and all the way up to Senior Cup & Barton Shield. Darragh took on the role as Junior Captain in 2015 and it was from this point he knew he wanted to pursue a career in the game.
Darragh joined my Professional team in July 2016 and is in his final year on the PGA Program.