("Owen") O'Connell is the founder and president of Global Golf
Links. He was born in Cork, Ireland and lived there until he was 18 years
old. He played junior golf for Ireland and won many junior events in Ireland
Mr. O'Connell attended Wake Forest University on a Lanny Wadkins Scholarship
from 1986 to 1990. He was Second Team All American at Wake Forest in 1988
and All ACC for three years. As a member of the winning Walker Cup team
in 1989 he was undefeated in four matches. Eoghan played the European Tour
from 1990 to 1997, traveling to over 30 countries on five continents and
playing the finest courses in Europe.
As a golfer from Ireland, Mr. O'Connell has been assisting people with trips
to Ireland and Europe for years. In 1998 when his professional golf career
ended due to injury, several groups asked him to help them with golf trips
because of his extensive golfing experience in Europe, Asia, Australia,
Africa and the U.S.
Eoghan has personally provided golf travel consultation to groups who have
traveled to Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Scandinavia, South Africa,
Dubai and Thailand.