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Pro Shop

Derek McNamara

Club Professional


Derek qualified as a PGA Professional in 2010, having been assistant to Joey Purcell at the renowned Portmarnock Golf Club in Dublin. Derek also fulfilled coaching roles at the GUI Academy at Carton House and Lough Erne Resort helping him build up a strong teaching profile.


Derek also fulfilled coaching roles at the GUI Academy at Carton House and Lough Erne Resort helping him build up a strong teaching profile. Originally from Connemara, Derek is a former Irish Boys Champion (shooting 61 in the process) and Connacht Youths Champion. He has represented Ireland on both the European and World Stage along with winning all his matches for Great Britain and Ireland against the continent of Europe at Turnberry in 2000.


Derek is a graduate in Applied Golf Management Studies  from the University of Birmingham which is an honours degree course run in conjunction with The PGA.

“As Oughterard Golf Clubs Professional I aim to enhance your experience by offering the highest level of customer service. You can expect a warm welcome and the opportunity to browse through the latest equipment, clothing and golfing merchandise.”


There is also a selection of gift ideas and prizes, accessories, and fine merchandise displaying the Club logo.


The Pro Shop has been set up with TGI Golf which is one of the worlds biggest buying groups, allowing for availability of every golf product on the market at competitive prices.

A selection of the following will always be available in the shop:

Logo Items including clothing, hats, balls, golf bags and towels.

Accessories – All the major brands of golf balls, Footjoy and Taylor Made gloves, towels, ball marker and pitchfork sets and headwear for all conditions.

Clubs – Taylor Made, Titleist and Scotty Cameron. For those interested in purchasing new equipment a selection of demonstration clubs are available to allow customers to try before they buy.

Custom Fitting – A detailed custom fitting service is available to suit every category golfer and their demands.

Rental Equipment – Trolley, club and shoe rental is available.

Course information – Golf Buddy is the main GPS stockists at Oughterard Golf Club Pro Shop.


Mens, Ladies and Junior Clothing.

Rainwear – The Latest Proquip, Adidas and Footjoy Waterproofs

Shoes – Footjoy and Adidas and Puma

Workshop – We offer a full workshop service. From re-shafting and gripping to updating the spikes on your shoes.

Sundry Items – Sweets and drinks, Sun cream etc.

Tuition – Available for both individual and group coaching.



30mins – €35

1hr – €55


30mins – €20

The shop offers gift vouchers (for the shop and golf lessons), providing the option for that difficult present you need to buy.


Derek and his staff can be contacted on (+35391) 557352

Mob No: +35387-7570930, Email: macnamaraderek@yahoo.com