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Wasserman Adds Two Clients To Golf Division

The Wasserman Media Group has announced Monday the additions of two new women’s golfers to its elite roster of athletes; Mel Reid of the LPGA and English amateur Alice Hewson. Hewson will be represented by a team of agents out of Wasserman’s London office, while Reid will be represented out of Los Angeles.   Reid served […]

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Excel Sports Management Launches Women’s Golf Division

Excel Sports Management has launched a women’s golf division which will compliment the agency’s existing men’s golf roster. In 2011, agent Mark Steinberg left IMG and partnered with Excel to establish its golf division. Steinberg represents some of the best professional golfers in the world and his clients include Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Chris Armstrong

Chris Armstrong is the current Executive Vice President, Golf for Wasserman. He opened the agency’s Canadian practice in 2010 and has received many career accolades, including: named one of the “5 to Watch” as one of the top executives under age-40 in the Canadian sports industry (2013), the youngest executive named to the Globe and […]

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Lagardère Sports Bolsters Golf Division

According to a company press release, Lagardère Sports has reached multiyear extensions with five agents within its golf representation division: Jeremy Elliott, Ben Harrison, Jimmy Johnson, Jeff Koski and Lee Knox. The group will continue managing the agency’s golf clients. In addition to the extensions for the aforementioned, two new agents have also been brought […]

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Octagon Signs Golfer Paige Spiranac

Per a SBJ report, Octagon has signed professional golfer Paige Spiranac for her representation. She was previously represented by Prime Athletes. She has been in the news lately when in a press conference during the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters she was asked about being cyber bullied. An emotional Spiranac spoke out about the effect that […]

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Golfer Patrick Reed Signs With CAA Sports

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, CAA Sports has signed world No. 7-ranked golfer Patrick Reed for his representation on and off the course. With CAA, Reed will be represented by a team of agents led by CAA Sports Global Head of Sports Endorsements Lowell Taub and Global Head of Sales Paul Danforth. The Texas-native Reed […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/19/15)

Congratulations to the Golden State Warriors on winning the NBA Championship this week. The Warriors were my pre-playoff pick to win it all and anyone who follows Darren on Twitter knows he was quite happy my prediction came true. The big story in the NBA agent business this week was the announcement that the NBPA […]

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WME/IMG Buys Golf Representation Firm Icon Sports

It was announced today at WME/IMG has purchased golf representation firm Icon Sports. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The company will be folded into IMG Golf’s existing operations, with Icon Sports’ personnel given new roles in the company. R.J. Nemer, the founder and president of Icon, will become the head of IMG […]