Jim “Mr. 58” Furyk And His Marketability

During the fourth and final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Jim Furyk shot a 58 setting the new low score for a round of golf in PGA Tour history. Yes, that is a 58…for 18 holes. This feat comes three years after he became just the sixth player in Tour history…

Wasserman Media Group Signs Golfer, Negotiates Apparel Deals

Former Second Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-12 golfer Jonathan Garrick has signed with Wasserman Media Group and will be represented by agent Chris Armstrong. The former UCLA Bruin golfer also signed an apparel deal with TaylorMade Adidas Golf. According to Garrick’s bio on the PGA Tour website, he turned pro in 2016 and has earned just…

Lagardère Sports Adds Tim Mickelson As Their Newest Agent

In mid-July, Tim Mickelson resigned as the head coach of Arizona State University after five years with the school. Yesterday, Lagardère Sports announced Mickelson will be joining the agency under the tutelage of Lagardère Golf President Steve Loy, who also coached at ASU from 1987 to 1992 and left his coaching gig to represent golf superstar Phil Mickelson,…

World’s Fifth-Ranked Amateur Golfer Signs With Lagardère Sports

Per a press release from the company, the world’s fifth-ranked amateur golfer and the 2016 NCAA individual golf champion, Aaron Wise, has signed with Lagardère Sports. He will be represented by Jeff Koski for his management and marketing representation. “I’ve had a great experience at Oregon and am thankful for the opportunity it gave me…

Thomas Detry Signs With Excel Sports Management

Per a press release from the company, Professional golfer Thomas Detry has joined the elite group of clients at Excel Sports Management. He will be represented by Lance Young, who will manage Detry’s Tour responsibilities as well as all marketing and endorsement opportunities. A 2016 graduate of The University of Illinois and native of Belgium, Detry…

Lagardère Sports Named Management Consultant To CareerBuilder Challenge

Per a press release from the company, Lagardère Sports has been named the management consultant firm for the CareerBuilder Challenge by Desert Classic Charities, the non-profit organization that operates the tournament.  Held in La Quinta, Calif., the CareerBuilder Challenge is traditionally the first PGA Tour event on the U.S. mainland held every January. As part of the…

Lauren Thompson Signs With Fidelity Sports Group

Press Release: Lauren Thompson, a fixture on Golf Channel, signs with Fidelity Sports Group for exclusive representation across broadcasting, endorsements, appearances, and philanthropy. Orlando, Florida (April 15th, 2016)–Media personality Lauren Thompson has signed with Fidelity Sports for exclusive worldwide sports marketing and management representation. She will be co-represented by Fidelity Sports’ principles David Moorman and…

Professional Caddies Lose Class-Action Lawsuit Against The PGA Tour

A group of 168 professional caddies have lost a class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour. The suit was initially filed in February last year on behalf of 81 caddies with the United States Northern District Court of California – the same court that Ed O’Bannon (former UCLA & NBA basketball player) successfully sued the National…