European Tour Rookie Daan Huizing Signs with IMG
By Community | February 12, 2013
Huizing has dominated European Amateur Golf for the past two seasons amassing multiple titles, including an 11 shot victory at the Lytham Trophy and a 14 shot victory at the St Andrews Links Trophy with a new record low score in the tournament. Daan reached #1 in the European Amateur Ranking and #2 in the World Amateur Ranking before turning professional. In his first three tournaments on the Pro Golf Tour Daan has not finished outside the Top 10, and now heads to the Open Mogador in Morocco standing 4th on the Order of Merit.
Daan explained his decision to join IMG commenting: “I am excited to join IMG. They have a global network of offices, experienced and dedicated golf staff and are involved in every aspect of the game. They are best equipped to help me achieve everything both now and in my future career. I also want take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported me to this point. Special thanks must go to the Netherlands Golf Federation who remain an integral part of my extended team.”
IMG Golf’s Global Managing Director, Guy Kinnings commented: “We are delighted to welcome Daan to IMG, he has had an amazing amateur career and the margin of some of his victories is staggering. When your professional clients are discussing amateur results you know you are dealing with someone fairly unique. Credit must go to the team that have supported Daan to this point, as achieving this level of success on the European circuit whilst completing a University degree is no simple task. IMG look forward to supporting Daan throughout what we are sure will be an exciting and successful career.”