Hire Padraig Harrington
Golf Major Champion, Olympian and Ryder Cup Captain Padraig Harrington has a career total of more than 30 victories around the world, and has achieved great distinction in the sport, not only for his titles, but also for his work ethic, affability, and dogged determination.
Padraig’s professional career began in 1995, when he secured his European Tour card; shortly before gaining his maiden tour victory at the 1996 Spanish Open after only 10 events as a professional. In 1999 Padraig Harrington fulfilled one of his career ambitions, qualifying for the European Ryder Cup team; thus beginning an association with the famous trophy that continues to the present day.
Padraig Harrington Career Highlights
Three Major victories in the space of 13 months helped him to reach a career high of third in the World Rankings and earned him the European Tour, PGA Tour and PGA of America Player of the Year awards. In addition, he won the Golf Writers’ trophies on both sides of the Atlantic and the European Tour Shot of the Year. Padraig represented Ireland at the 2016 Olympics.
- PGA, Three-Time Major Champion, and Former Ryder Cup Captain
- Global Ambassador for the Special Olympics
- Philanthropist and Founder, The Padraig Harrington Charitable Foundation
As the Irish Times said, “Harrington’s discipline, earning him the reputation as the hardest working player on tour, almost always the last to leave the practice range, stood him well.” The New York Times points out that Harrington “Chooses to Believe” and credits his hard work, tenacity and attitude in achieving such high ranks in the sport.
Charity & Special Olympics
Padraig is actively involved in many charities including the Special Olympics and cancer awareness. Padraig’s father died from oesophageal cancer and now Padraig helps to raise awareness about cancer signs and treatments; saying: “When you get a symptom, don’t ignore it. Do something about it”.
Padraig Harrington Guest Speaker
Clune Construction sums up hosts’ reaction to an event with Padraig: “We have had the pleasure of engaging Padraig for a number of our corporate events and while his golf was the draw, the highlight on each occasion ended up being his speech presentation and interaction with our clients “.