Obviously things like that will take time to sink inHarrington wins second straight major Aug 10, 2008
When you shoot in the 60s in that sort of wind, you've got to pleased on a day like todayHarrington repeats as British Open champ Jul 20, 2008
In my eyes The Irish Open is the fifth majorHarrington is European PGA top player Dec 11, 2007
I was struggling with my game, so my head was very much downHarrington leads Grand Slam by one shot Oct 16, 2007
My goal was to go out there and basically win the tournament today by maybe shooting 66 and running away from the fieldHarrington maintains Irish Open lead May 19, 2007
Pádraig Harrington (Irish: Pádraig Ó hArrachtáin; born 31 August 1971) is an Irish professional golfer who plays on The European Tour and The PGA Tour. He has won three major championships: The Open Championship in 2007 and 2008 and the PGA Championship, also in 2008.
Harrington was born in Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland, the youngest of five sons of Patrick and Breda Harrington. His father, "Paddy" (1933–2005), a Garda (Irish police officer) who played Gaelic football for Cork in the 1950s, was also a boxer and hurler, and played to a five handicap in golf.
The Ballyroan Parish is located in Rathfarnham, a middle class area in Dublin's Southside and the birth place of two other touring professional golfers – Paul McGinley and Peter Lawrie. Harrington attended local secondary school Coláiste Éanna at the same time, but not in the same year/class, as McGinley, giving it the unique distinction of having produced two Ryder Cup golfers. Coached by Joseph McGinley, a golf enthusiast in the school, and Mark Hynes, local professional and first caddie, Harrington's interest and passion for the game grew, as the pair recorded their first victory together, in Stackstown G.C.