Moynihan lands sponsorship deal with The Arena Group
Gavin Moynihan wants to compete in some of the biggest events in golf and he's now got help in taking a step closer to that goal by signing sponsorship deal with the global event services giant that runs some of the planet's biggest sporting occasions — The Arena Group.
McDowell decision a reflection of changing tide for agencies and top players
Rory McIlroy is unlikely to have shed a tear in sympathy for Conor Ridge and Horizon Sports Management following the announcement by Graeme McDowell on Sunday night that he's leaving the boutique Irish agency to manage his own affairs.
McIlroy facing Sawgrass banana skin
Shanghai showdown after "jokes with jabs"
McIlroy takes control and seizes his destiny
The news, broken to Chandler by McIlroy in JFK airport on Wednesday night, came as a shock to the ISM founder. In truth, neither McIlroy’s exodus nor Horizon’s elevation to global player should come as a huge surprise to anyone.
McIlroy shows major courage - but at what cost?
Darren poised for £2m major bonus
"Fifth Major? The Players is about 9th or 10th" - Chubby Chandler
Agent Andrew “Chubby” Chandler has defended the decision by world No 1 Lee Westwood and No 7 Rory McIlroy to skip The Players Championship at Sawgrass.
Speaking to CNN’s Shane O’Donoghue ahead of this week’s Avantha Masters in New Delhi, the founder of the International Sports Management (ISM) stable believes the $9.5m event, which will be played from May 12-15, is not the “fifth Major” but only the ninth or tenth most important tournament in professional golf for his players.