Pioneers

Wolsey plan to recreate a team of inspiring pioneers that champion Wolsey’s spirit of adventure and demonstrate key brand messages through strategic Ad campaigns, sponsored activities & media feature placements.

JAMES HEATH

James Heath won the Second Qualifying Stage at Las Colinas before claiming the 12th card at the Final Stage at PGA Catalunya Resort to secure a return to The European Tour for the first time since 2007. Turned professional at the end of 2004 following a hugely successful amateur career in which he won the English Amateur Championship & the Lytham Trophy in 2004. Smashed the Lytham Trophy’s previousrecord score by ten clear strokes and achieved a total score which left him five shots better than Tom Lehman’s winning total in The 1996 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes.

A protégé of Britain’s most successful golfer, Sir Nick Faldo, he won the prestigious Faldo Series in 2002 & became the first member of Team Faldo, such was the impression he made on the six time Major winner. Faldo continues to influence his career with help and advice. James heath Joined The European Tour after a successful season on the 2006 Challenge Tour where he recorded his maiden professional win at the ECCO Tour Championship in Denmark en route to finishing 12th in the Rankings.

ROBERT ROCK

Robert Rock enjoyed the finest moment of his career when he won the 2012 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, holding off a host of star names including Rory McIlroy & Tiger Woods to triumph by one shot. A third round 66 gave him a share of the lead – alongside Woods – at the start of the final day, and a two under par 70 was enough to seal a glorious victory. The previous September he had ended a long wait for his maiden title, claiming the BMW Italian Open presented by CartaSi. Had come agonisingly close two years previously, losing a play-off to then amateur Shane Lowry for the Irish Open. Rose to prominence from a Midland PGA Professional & teacher with impressive performances in 2003 at the Benson & Hedges International Open and PGA Championship before fulfilling his dream of playing on The European Tour when, having taken up Affiliate Membership, he finished 116th on the 2003 Order of Merit from his seven invitations to secure his card.