Walker Cup player and Cork’s latest talent John Murphy turns professional. John will play across the Challenge Tour for the 2021 season making his professional debut at the Open de Bretagne later this month on June 24-27.
John has had an impressive amateur career with wins across Europe and the United States. Across Europe, John has won the St. Andrews Links Trophy and has held many representative honors for Ireland and GB&I throughout his amateur career. Representing the University of Louisville, John won four NCAA events and recorded several top 10 finishes. John was recipient of the Byron Nelson award in 2020 securing him an invite into the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Championship.
Murphy has signed a worldwide, exclusive marketing and management agreement with JMC Sport. When commenting on the partnership John said “I’m excited to get going and make my professional debut on the Challenge Tour in the coming weeks in France at the Open de Bretagne. I am looking forward to the next chapter and working with Emma and the team at JMC Sport.”
John will be managed by Emma O’ Driscoll, Client Manager at JMC Sport who said “John is a talented player and a fantastic role model for the game of golf. I have known him and his coach for a long time, I am excited to work with John and be part of this journey with him.”