Shane O'Grady is a renowned PGA golf professional and Leinster GUI coach. Shane is based in Black Bush Golf Club in Dunshaughlin and his career highlights include:
Turned Pro 1989 - Scratch handicap
Trained Under Leonard Owens at Royal Dublin
Received Titliest Trainee Scholarship Award 1992
Played Tomy Armour Tour USA 1992 to 1995 with numerous successes
Attempted European Tour School 4 times narrowly missing out
Has numerous pro-am wins on Irish region
Has 2 course records to his credit
Lowest personal score of 62
10 hole in ones in his career
Shane competes on the Irish Region pro-am circuit and with a limited schedule retains a top 30 order of merit standing. He is a very well respected player throughout the country of Ireland.
Shane's pro shop is one of Ireland's best stocked pro shops carrying all the top brands. They pride themselves on being as competitive as any of the big discount stores. The pro shop is a member of Ireland's biggest buying group, EurPro and always pass on the great value to their customers and always push them to try before they buy. They offer free custom fitting and all clubs can be tried out on their floodlit driving range. Ultimately, the customer gets the best value and a club to suit them. They have an excellent repair service with custom fitting, loft and lie adjustments, graphite shaft installations etc. They are also a Powa service centre for West Dublin and the midlands.
Shane prides himself on his reputation as a golf teacher. His results through the years prove this with all standards of golfers. His pupils have won no fewer than 20 GUI provincial and international titles. He has taught 25 Irish full internationals, both ladies and gents. In 1998, he became the youngest GUI provincial coach. He tries to keep each pupil's understanding of the swing and game as simple as possible. Try a lesson and you will experience immediate improvement and enjoyment. Teaching services include:
• 30 minute lessons
• 1 hour lessons
• Video V Star System
• Explanar Swing Teacher (pictured above)
• Playing Lessons
• Psychology Lessons
• Corporate Days
A fantastic new golf and custom fitting studio has been opened on the driving range and lesson services are also provided by Shane's two assistants, Padraig O'Rourke (left handed) and Mark Staunton.