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Tommy Fleetwood Signs with Wasserman Media Group

8.30am 19th August 2010 - People

Wasserman Media Group has signed one of the world’s most exhilarating young talents, the English Amateur Champion, Lancashire’s Tommy Fleetwood.

After finishing tied 2nd at the English Challenge Tour event, Tommy then went on to be crowned English Amateur Champion at Little Aston Golf Club before finishing Runner Up in the International European Amateur Championships in Finland.

Tommy is currently ranked World #1 amateur in the Scratch Player’s World Amateur Rankings and #3 in R&A World Amateur Rankings. Aged only 19, Fleetwood has had an outstanding collection of achievements in his Amateur career, highlights include winning the English Amateur Championship, The European Amateur Championship (England Team), The European Nations Cup (England Team) and coming second in the European Amateur Championship (Individual), European Nations Cup (Individual), the Scottish Champions of Champions, the New South Wales Amateur Championship and the Spanish International Amateur.

Prior to these achievements, in August 2009 he was selected to be a part of the British and Ireland Walker Cup team as well as being elected the England U16 Captain in 2006 and the England U18 Captain in 2008.

Wasserman’s Vice President & Head of Golf (EMEA), Brendan Taylor, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have signed Tommy, who is one of the best young prospects in golf. He illustrated his immense talent in winning the recent English Amateur Championship and his performance in finishing 2nd against a professional field at the English Challenge Tour event proved he is ready to make the transition into the professional game.”

In response to this Fleetwood commented: “I am absolutely delighted to be signing with Wasserman Media Group. Brendan and the golf division have great experience and I look forward to their individual and supportive management approach now that I have turned pro.”

Wasserman Media Group www.wmgllc.com

       

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