Octagon Signs Rising Irish Golf Talent Dermot McElroyPress Releases, Golf
LONDON (January 11, 2017) – Octagon, a global sports and entertainment leader, today announced the signing of Northern Irish rising golf standout Dermot McElroy to a full representation agreement. McElroy will be represented by Octagon Golf’s Mitchell Tweedie.
“After a very successful time as an amateur, we are pleased that Dermot has selected Octagon to help him take the next step in his career,” said Stuart Cage, Director of Octagon Global Golf. “Dermot has a bright future as a professional and we are looking forward to helping him fulfill his potential.”
A native of Ballymena, Northern Ireland, McElroy’s amateur career highlights include wins at the 2015 West of Ireland Championship and the 2013 North of Ireland Open Strokeplay at Galgorm Castle. The 23-year-old finished as a semi-finalist at both the 2016 West of Ireland Championship and North of Ireland Championship. McElroy had a very impressive 2015, registering Top Ten finishes at The Irish Amateur, the Lytham Trophy, the Brabazon Trophy and the European Strokeplay Championship. Dermot will begin his season on January 19 on the Gecko Tour and will play the EuroPro Tour and Challenge Tour beginning in March.
“I am thrilled to begin the next chapter of my career with an agency focused on my long-term development,” said McElroy. “I am confident that Octagon is the right agency to help me transition to the professional ranks.”
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