After narrowly missing out on the 2021 GB&I Walker Cup team, Holywood Golf Clubs Tom McKibbin has confirmed he will make his professional debut this week at the European Tour’s Tenerife Open and will play across the Challenge Tour and European Tour for the 2021 season.
Tom has recorded a phenomenal junior and amateur golf career, resulting in significant tournament wins on both sides of the Atlantic. These include the Junior Honda Classic, Junior Invitational at Sage Valley and the Peter McEvoy Trophy. Tom is a former Irish International and has also represented GB&I twice at the Jacques Leglise Trophy.
McKibbin has signed a worldwide, exclusive marketing and management agreement with JMC Sport.
Commenting on the partnership Tom said “I’m ecstatic to make my professional debut next week at the Tenerife Open. I’m really looking forward to the season ahead and working with Mitch and the JMC Sport Team”
“Thanks to everyone who supported me throughout my amateur career & to the European Tour for this opportunity”.
Tom will be managed by Mitchell Tweedie, JMC Sport’s Director of Player Management. “Tom is a talented and bright young player. We are delighted to start this journey with him and I look forward watching him grow and prosper across the various global tours.”
JMC are a sport management agency who already represent European Tour stars Erik van Rooyen and Sebastian Soderberg, along with Ireland’s Jonathan Yates.
From all at Irish Golfer, best of luck Tom.