Junior Easter Camp :: Wayne O’Callaghan Golf Academy

Wayne O'Callaghan Easter Golf Camp 2016Wayne O’Callaghan ran a very successful junior camp last week, on the last week of the Easter holidays.  The camp ran from Monday to Wednesday and Wayne was delighted with how it went: “We held a very successful Easter junior camp in Fernhill with 20 junior golfers taking part.  The aim of the camp was to create a fun learning experience where the juniors learned all aspects of the golf while playing fun challenges making new friendships along the way.  Fernhill has a dedicated practice range for the junior academy with various target greens and short game Continue reading

Wayne heading for the US Masters of Junior Golf

Wayne heading for the US Masters of Junior Golf

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By Niall O’Shea

Nine year old Wayne Whitley O’Callaghan is about to take on the golfing world.  He’s heading to the US where he has qualified for two international junior golf events.  Wayne will be Ireland’s only representative at the World Masters of Junior Golf in Las Vegas in July and in September he has a date in Pinehurst for the US Kids Finals.  Wins in the Irish Junior Golf Tour last year saw Wayne qualify for Las Vegas, he won events in Munster, Ulster and Leinster in the under 8 category.  A few weeks ago Wayne won again in Dungarvan, this time in a US Kids qualifier and went forward to the Irish finals in Portmarnock Links.  The final was over nine holes and Wayne went around the shortened course in 40 strokes.  The nine year old was two shots off the lead playing the last but a great tee shot on the 114 yard hole saw his ball finish just 10 feet from the hole.  He made to putt to tie the lead and went on to win on the countback. Continue reading