#2 Ranked Golfer In The World, Signs With Lagardere Sports
David Micheluzzi, Australian golfer, has signed with Lagardere Sports for management and marketing representation. He is currently ranked 2nd in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
Ben Harrison, Senior Vice President of Global Golf Clients, will lead Micheluzzi’s team with additional support from Lagardere’s office in Sydney, Australia. Lagardere will manage Micheluzzi’s career as he finishes up his amateur career and turns professional towards the end of the year.
“I’m thrilled to partner with Lagardere Sports as I prepare to begin my professional career,” said Micheluzzi. “With their leadership in golf and vast global scale, they are the perfect partner to join me as I take the next step in my career and begin competing on the professional level.”
Micheluzzi, the 23-year-old dynamic golfer, finished 5th at the 2018 Australian Open and 2nd at the 2018 Nexus Risk TSA Group WA Open. In addition, Micheluzzi has won the highest level of Amateur gold including the 2018 Australian Master of the Amateurs, the 2017 Port Phillip Open Amateur and the Victorian Amateur. With a record score of 16-under par, he was a medalist at the 2019 Australian Amateur.
“It’s great to have such a dynamic young player like David join our team,” said Steve Loy, Lagardere Sports President of Golf. “With his talent, personality and performance as an amateur his future is very bright, and were excited about the opportunities that we’ll explore together as his career develops.”
Most recently, Micheluzzi finished third overall in the British Amateur Championship.
“Lagardere Sports is a global leader in golf with a diverse business built around talent representation, event management, and brand and property consulting. The agency has one of the top client rosters in the industry, highlighted by Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm, Keegan Bradley, Brandt Snedeker, Davis Love III and Aron Wise. The group includes four Major Championship winners, five PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award winners and two members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The agency also manages several professional golf events around the world, including PGA Tour events: The Safeway Open and Desert Classic in the U.S., and international championships: The Singapore Open and Australian Open, among others.”