Sep
10

IMG Signs World No.1 Amateur Golfer Minjee Lee

Minjee Lee watches her putt on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S. Women's Open at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club-#2 Course. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

IMG has signed world No.1 amateur golfer Minjee Lee for representation. The 18 year-old Australian has turned professional, and will tee off her career at the Evian Championship. Lee is no stranger to major tournaments, having finished in the Top 25 in the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the US Women’s Open this year. She recently…
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Jun
18

Wasserman Media Group Signs Top-Ranked Amateur Golfer Patrick Rodgers

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Wasserman Media Group has signed top-ranked amateur golfer, Patrick Rodgers, according to a tweet earlier Tuesday afternoon from the Wasserman Twitter account.  Rodgers — a Stanford University product — declared his intention to turn pro a few months ago.  Despite his decision, Rodgers plans to return to Stanford at some point to complete his degree.…
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Apr
30

Golfer Andrew Parr Hits Sponsorship Goal Through Crowdfunding

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Up and coming golfer Andrew Parr has taken a unique approach to funding his year on tour. The 31 year old, who is currently ranked 1481 in the world, turned to crowdfunding. Parr was on his way to making the PGA Tour early in his career, competing well at lower levels. Then, at the mere…
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Apr
08

Golf Agent Steve Loy Sets Standard For Long-Term Success

Phil Mickelson tees off from the 5th hole during the final round of the WGC - Cadillac Championship golf tournament at TPC Blue Monster at Trump National Doral. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Steve Loy is a golf agent that has quietly had one of the most successful careers in any major sport. Loy got his start in the golf business as Arizona State University’s head golf coach, winning an NCAA championship in 1990 and coaching Phil Mickelson. After Mickelson turned pro in 1992 Loy became Mickelson’s agent.…
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Feb
25

Wasserman Media Group Expands Its Global Reach, Opening A New Office In Dubai

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Wasserman Media Group announced that it will open an office in Dubai that will solely focus on corporate consulting and event management in golf. David Collins, who joined Wasserman last week, will serve as the Senior Vice President of the Dubai office. Collins has extensive experience in the golf industry. He was involved with the…
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Jan
18

Harmony Outdoor Brands Renews Sponsorship With PGA Tour Golfer, Will Wilcox

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Will Wilcox is an emerging PGA Tour golfer that plays with no fear. Will’s agent, Drew Carr, describes him as “a perfect example of the emerging ‘modern golfer’ because he is extremely long off the tee, deadly accurate with his irons and [has] a soft touch around the greens.” These qualities have helped Will develop…
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Jan
15

Luke Donald Moves From IMG Worldwide To Lagardère

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Lagardère Unlimted announced on Monday that it has added three golfers to its already burgeoning roster, including former world No. 1 Luke Donald. He moves to Lagardère after his deal with IMG Worldwide expired at the end of the last year. Donald had a stellar 2011 season, where he rose to No. 1 in the…
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Jan
04

Callaway Golf Signs Three Talented Collegiate Golfers

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On December 30, 2013, Callaway Golf Company announced the signing of Thomas Pieters, James Erkenbeck and Chase Seiffert to its talented pro staff. Callaway’s star-studded pro staff is headlined by Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Morgan Pressel and Sandra Gal. In 2013, Callaway Golf continued to diversify its pro staff with the signing of…
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Dec
16

Teenage Golf Sensation Lydia Ko Signs With IMG Worldwide

Lydia Ko (NZL) reads the green on the fifth hole during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

LPGA rules mandate that a player must be 18-years-old to join the Tour.  Yet, in October, the Association granted Lydia Ko’s petition to earn an exemption. For Ko — a 16-year-old from Seoul, South Korea — the news just keeps getting better as she recently signed with IMG Worldwide for management and marketing. “I am…
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Sep
09

Golfer Steven Fox Turns Pro And Signs With Meister Sports Management

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An agency best known for its expansive baseball representation practice has signed one of the best up-and-coming professional golfers.  Meister Sports Management, owned and founded by Barry Meister, has represented MLB standouts including Randy Johnson, Tim Wakefield and Sergio Romo.  Meister’s newest client is golfer Steven Fox, who played at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga,…
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