First Person: Padraig Harrington

Recent years have been difficult, but his 2015 season saw a return to form

13th March, 2016
Padraig Harrington, Picture: Stephen McCarthy

Padraig Harrington studied as an accountant before taking the plunge into professional golf in 1995. He plays on the European Tour and the PGA Tour and has won three major championships. Recent years have been difficult, but his 2015 season saw a return to form.

Where were you educated?

Ballyroan National School and Coláiste Éanna in Rathfarnham in Dublin. I did my accountancy exams at night school in Dublin.

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