In a former life before PGPR, Paul Gallagher worked as a sports journalist for Ireland’s quality broadsheet for over a decade, covering a full range of sports with the primary role as a golf writer for both print and online. He covered major tournaments; multiple Ryder Cups, Open Championships plus a range of other professional and amateur golf events in Ireland and the UK. He also introduced professional golfer Graeme McDowell as a columnist and was ghostwriter for his tour diary in the newspaper.