Luttrellstown Castle Resort are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Lawrie as its new Director of Golf. Peter, who has been a professional golfer since 1997 and on the PGA European Tour since 2003, has played in over 400 events. Peter holds a BComm from University College Dublin and together with his over 20 years golfing experience, is starting a new chapter in his career at Luttrellstown Castle Resort following his passion for golf and the golf industry. Peter will continue to play on the Tour until the end of the year and remain on the Player’s Committee.
Speaking today, Colm Hannon, Chief Executive of Adare Manor & Luttrellstown Castle Resort, said:
“We are delighted that Peter is joining the team at Luttrellstown Castle*, Peter has had a successful professional career and brings over 20 years of golfing experience with him, including professional playing, and golf mentoring and tuition for juniors and aspiring golf professionals. Peter has also worked closely with the European Tour on a range of initiatives, including coaching programmes and developing relationships with new promoters for the sport. Peter was also elected onto the Player’s Committee, which is responsible for creating and updating rules, regulations and business policies on the Tour. Peter has extensive experience in organising and participating in many high profile tournaments and events throughout the world, which will be invaluable to his new role maintaining Luttrellstown Castle Resort as the premier golf club in the Dublin area”.
Peter Lawrie said:
“I have enjoyed my years on the tour and have made many great friends and contacts. I hope to build on my relationships to promote Luttrellstown Castle Resort as the top class venue it is in Ireland. I am very excited by this new role. I know the course well and look forward very much to working with the team”.
Paul McGinley, winning European Ryder Cup captain in 2014 (first Irishman to captain Europe’s Ryder Cup side), said:
“I wish Peter the very best of luck in this new role at Luttrellstown. Peter brings great energy, enthusiasm and professionalism with him and is always a great ambassador for golf in Ireland and internationally”.
*Peter will join the Luttrellstown Castle Resort team led by Anthony Smiddy, General Manager.
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