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This Week In Golf: Jan 16 – 22
DJ, Stenson, Poulter and Fowler get mixing masterclass from Reggie Yates
Defending champion Rickie Fowler was joined by Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Dustin Johnson for a mixing masterclass with Radio DJ and broadcaster Reggie Yates at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
There is a musical theme for the championship, with the event set to feature a noisy and electric atmosphere on the final day as music will accompany the players as they approach the first tee. There will also be DJ decks on the driving range and special DJ appearances, featuring the players’ personally chosen song playlists throughout the week.
Galvin Green sign promising Italian and partner with Niall Horan’s ‘Modest! Golf’
Galvin Green have announced the signing of 19-year-old Challenge Tour player Guido Migliozzi, as well as a partnership with Niall Horan’s ‘Modest! Golf’ who manage the Italian.
Greg Pearse, Managing Director of Galvin Green in the UK & Ireland, said: “We also see the signing of Guido as being the start of a very special relationship with the team at Modest! Golf, with whom we share many synergies in identifying young talent with big prospects and supporting them to maximise their potential.”
Danny Willett becomes global ambassador for DESCENTE clothing
Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by embarking on a new partnership and becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.
The world number 11 from Sheffield has signed a long-term golf and athletic apparel sponsorship deal to showcase the trend-setting brand’s golf clothing collection, and will wear DESCENTE for the first time at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.