Golf Professional / Tour Co-ordinator
Paul Sheehan is a talented athlete who excelled at tennis before turning his attention to golf. He enjoyed an illustrious amateur career which included winning the 1997 South Australian Invitational and 1999 Rice Planters Championship in the United States. He was a member of the Australian National Squad from 1997 through 1999 and represented Australia at the 1999 Four Nations Cup.Paul began his professional career on the Australasian Tour and earned his first victory in the paid ranks at the 2000 West Australian Open. In 2002 he broke into the top 30 on the money list for the first time with four top 10 finishes and in the same year secured his playing privileges on the Japan Golf Tour.
In 2003, Paul made a sensational impact in Japan recording five top 10 finishes including runner up the Suntory Open and Bridgestone Open. He followed up with an even stronger 2004 with victories at the Fujisankei Classic in May and the season ending Golf Nippon Series JT Cup to finish 4th on the JGTO Money List. 2005 was yet another successful year which saw him break into the top 100 on the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time, with four top three finishes. In February 2006 Paul secured his first win on the Australasian Tour, taking out the Jacob’s Creek Open at Royal Adelaide and in October secured the biggest title of his career to date, wining the Japan Open Championship. Paul also achieved a career high World Ranking of 80th.Following a second place finish at the New Zealand Open in 2007, Paul enjoyed a career high 3rd place on the PGA Tour Australasian Order of Merit.