One of our own turns pro in August 2020
We are delighted to announce that Joe Bannan will turn pro in August 2020 and will be attached to The Manchester Golf Club. Since joining the club as a junior member in 2011, Joe has developed into an outstanding golfer – culminating with 4 years in American College Golf.
At the height of lockdown, Joe kindly took part in a Q&A session to thank members for their support over the years, provide an overview of his college experiences and explain his plans for the future. Extracts and the full video are available below. We hope you find them interesting and will enjoy following Joe as he represents the club in Professional Golf.
Video Extract 1 – College Golf Success
Joe talks about being second in the ‘NAIA Golf Rankings’ for 8 months and consistently in the top 10 during his four years in America. He accumulated a total of three ‘All American Honours’ and four ‘All Conference Honours’.
Video Extract 2 – Favourite Manchester holes and lockdown tips for members
With some lockdown restrictions in place Joe suggest a few ways to keep your game sharp while also discussing his favourite holes at the club – including the thirteenth which he holed-in-one on 28 May 2020.
Video Extract 3 – College Golf Success
American College golf is a breeding ground for talent having produced some of the finest players for decades. Joe explains how his golf has improved through a intensive teaching regime.
Full Q&A Video
Joe talks about returning to the UK after 4 years of college golf in America, thanking members of The Manchester Golf Club for their support and the honour of representing the club.
A closing thank you from Joe
“I would like to thank the Captain and the Council for giving me the honour and privilege of representing The Manchester Golf Club at the beginning of my professional golf career. A special thank you goes to all members for their continued support since I joined as a junior member back in 2011. I look forward to seeing you at the club soon”
If you think you can help in any way on Joe’s next stage of this journey, please do not hesitate to contact him on: