Paul McGinley

European Ryder Cup Star & Golf Speaker

Turning professional in late 1991, Paul McGinley is one of the European Tours’ leading lights. Selected as the captain of the European Ryder Cup team for 2014, Paul is recognised for his natural leadership qualities and dependable consistency under pressure in some of the largest golfing events in the world. A terrific golf speaker, Paul has experience of some of the most memorable moments of golf in the past two decades.

McGinley’s first European Tour win was at the 1996 Hohe Brucke Open, from there on McGinley became one of the most influential golfing figures in Europe. Finishing third on the European Order of Merit in 2005, McGinley made the cut in 21 of the 23 events he played in. Discussing how to keep consistency under pressure as a sports speaker, Paul is an expert on maintaining form no matter the conditions.

Competing in the 2002, 2004 and 2006 Ryder Cups, McGinley is perhaps best known for his ten-foot putt on the 18th hole against Jim Furyk that won Europe the title. Paul served as a vice-captain for the 2010 and 2012 Ryder Cups. Thanks to his string and insightful leadership, Paul was chosen as captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup. One of the most prominent golf speakers at the moment, McGinley is at the forefront of European Golf. Paul is hugely liked amongst his peers and will make for both an entertaining and engaging after dinner speaker at events. Happy to have photographs with guests as well as answer their questions about the world of golf, Paul is in high demand to appear at events.

To book Paul McGinley as the golf speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Paul is known to cover the following topics:

  • European Golf
  • Golfing Tours
  • Sporting Success
  • Ryder Cups
  • Leadership & Motivation
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance