Zoe Allen is the Teaching Professional based at Lurgan Golf Club’s Academy. Zoe offers coaching to Golfers of all abilities including beginners and juniors. Zoe is a US Kid's Certified Coach and runs Junior coaching sessions based on the US Kid’s Pathway Programme; the first such teaching programme for Junior Golfers in Ireland. Zoe is also qualified to coach children as young as 3 or 4 years of age using the Little Golf Train programme and is a Little Golf Train Certified Conductor.
Zoe has officiated at US Kid's Local and State Tournaments in USA, the US Kid's European Championships in Scotland and the World Championships in Pinehurst since 2017. Zoe’s coaching excellence resulted in becoming the first Professional in Great Britain and Ireland to receive the prestigious US Kid’s Master Coach Award for 2019.
Zoe has used her experience to establish the US Kid’s North of Ireland Local Tour in 2018 with over 600 competitors taking part. This was the first official US Kid’s Local Tour events to be held in Great Britain & Ireland and continues to grow each year. Now in it's third year there will be a Spring and Fall Tour that will be complemented with the introduction of a two day Irish Open in July 2020.
Zoe is a Certified Level 2 Titleist Performance Institute Coach, employing proven exercise techniques which strengthen and improve posture which in turn improves Golf performance.
Zoe is a US KId's Certified Coach and has been Tournament Director at US Kid's Local and State Tournaments in USA. Zoe has also been appointed as Tournament Director at the US Kid's European Championships in Scotland and the World Championships held each year at Pinhurst.
- July 2019 - PGA Open Zoen at 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush
- January 2019 – US Kid's Top 50 Teacher 2018
- August 2018 - Appointed as a Tournament Director at the US Kids Venice Open
- August 2018 - Appointed as a Tournament Director at the US Kids World Championships
- May 2018 - Appointed as a Tournament Director at the US Kids European Championships
- April 2018 - Establishes the first US Kids Local Tour in Ireland
- January 2018 - US Kid's Top 50 Teacher 2017
- August 2017 - Appointed as a Tournament Director at the US Kids World Championships
- May 2017 - Appointed as a Tournament Director at the US Kids European Championships
- January 2017 - US Kid's Certified Coach
- January 2017 - Little Golf Train Certified Conductor
- June 2014 - PGA Level 1 Golf Coach
- February 2014 - Appointed Assistant Professional Lurgan Golf Club
- October 2013 - Turned Professional and enrolled in the PGA training program.
- June 2013 - Qualified as a Titleist Performance Institute coach
- May 2013 - Trackman training
- April 2012 - Junior Munster Champion
- June 2011 - Junior Connacht Champion