David Dunne, Paul’s Brother: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

David is Paul Dunnes older brother. (Twitter)

David is Paul Dunne’s older brother. (Twitter)

Paul Dunne is the baby-faced amateur golfer trying to make history at the 2015 British Open.

The 22-year-old from Ireland is in a share for the lead heading into Monday’s final round at the Old Course of St. Andrews.

Paul isn’t the only in the Dunne family who has a job in the sports world. His older David does, too.

Here’s what you need to know about David Dunne:

1. Paul Played College Golf In the U.S.

Paul Dunne


Most golf fans are now acquainted with Paul Dunne, who is in the final pairing of the British Open on Monday.

He’s an amateur who just graduated from UAB in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a member of the golf team and was named a Division I PING Third-Team All-American after his junior season.

While he won just one tournament in his college career, Dunne finished 5th at the 2015 NCAA tournament for the Blazers.

2. David Is a Nutritionist



David is a performance nutritionist and coach.

It’s the practice of nutrition and diet as it relates athletic and their performance.

Performance nutritionists focus on the types of food consumed by an athlete, ensuring they receive proper vitamins and nutrients.

3. He Works With Athletes, Including Rugby & Soccer Players



David cites Harlequins Rugby, Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club and British Canoe as his clients.

The Quins play in the highest league of English rugby, the English Premiership.

The Rangers are in the second-tier of English professional soccer leagues.

4. David Often Tweets About His Work

David uses his social media accounts to promote his work and give out nutrition tips.

You can follow him on Twitter @Dunne_Nutrition.

His nutrition tips and ideas are useful. David even helps out Paul with his meals and on-course snacks.

5. David & Paul Have a Sister

Colum and Michelle Dunne had 3 children in Dublin — with Paul being the youngest.

Paul and David also have a sister named Alison.

David currently resides in London.

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