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

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…

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

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…

Luke Donald Moves From IMG Worldwide To Lagardère

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…

Callaway Golf Signs Three Talented Collegiate Golfers

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…

Golfer Steven Fox Turns Pro And Signs With Meister Sports Management

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,…

Ben Harrison Takes Over As Golf Division Senior VP At Lagardère Unlimited

Lagardère Unlimited’s recently had its Golf Division Senior Vice President David Yates leave the company and soon thereafter join Octagon’s Athletes and Personalities Division as Managing Director.  While it did not take long for Yates to find a new home in the world of athlete representation, Lagardère also immediately went to work on finding his replacement.  The…

Golf Executive Switches From Lagardere To Octagon

Early yesterday morning Sports Agent Blog published an article announcing that Lagardère Unlimited Golf’s senior vice president David Yates resigned from the company.  Later that day, Octagon revealed that it had already hired Yates, who will join the company next month as its Managing Director of Golf in Octagon’s Athletes & Personalities Division.  Yates will be…

Gaylord Sports Architect Resigns From Lagardère Unlimited Golf

In January 2012, Lagardère Unlimited acquired Scottsdale, Arizona-based Gaylord Sports Management Group.  Gaylord Sports was well known for its expansive golf division, which included 2012 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee Phil Mickelson and 2011 PGA Championship winner and 2011 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Keegan Bradley.  The company’s senior vice president, David Yates, stayed on board with Lagardère Unlimited….

On To The Next One: Rory McIlroy (Part II)

Two months ago, Bloomberg and Businessweek named Rory McIlroy the fourteenth most powerful athlete in the world based on his statistics, the popularity and viewing audience of the sport of golf, McIlroy’s endorsement earnings, and his reach on social media (@McIlroyRory currently has over 1.6 million followers on Twitter).  McIlroy was represented by Conor Ridge of Horizon…