April 22, 2024

Declan
O'Donovan

Date of Birth: 30 April 2003
Home Club: Avondale Golf Club
Coach: Ben Patterson
Member: NSW State Team

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O’Donovan, Declan

Declan
O'Donovan

Date of Birth: 30 April 2003
Home Club: Avondale Golf Club
Coach: Ben Patterson
Member: NSW State Team

Most memorable golfing moment:
My final hole of the 2024 Avondale Amateur.

Career low round:
63 (-8) at Avondale Golf Club.

Club memberships:
Avondale Golf Club.

Favourite sporting team:
I don’t have one.

Favourite golfer:
Rory McIlroy.

Favourite food:
Ben & Jerry’s chocolate fudge ice cream.

Your most inspiring sportsperson or individual and why:
Tiger Woods, mainly because of how dominant he is and for the period of time he was dominant. I love the competitive atmosphere & aura he shows when playing golf.

What would you serve for the Champions Dinner if you won the Masters?
Sausage rolls & meat pies, milkshakes and then ice cream and chocolate sauce.

Who would be your ideal dinner partner, and why?
My girlfriend, Jordan. I love spending time with her and getting to do it one on one gives me the perfect opportunity to go through how I’m feeling about golf and how she’s going with nursing.

What do you like to do when you are not playing golf?
Watch movies, gym, learn how to cook better food.

What is your biggest golfing superstition?
Having the order and position of my clubs the same everytime.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career to date and why?
I wouldn’t say there has been a single person who has had the biggest influence on me, but a couple people includind Sam Druce, my gym trainer, and Ben Patterson.

Past Results

2024
Australian Amateur – T4
Avondale Amateur – 1st
NSW Medal – 1st
NSW Amateur – 1st
Concord Cup – T5

2023
Australian Interstate Series Men’s and Overall Winner

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