Walker Cup ace turns pro – Sky Sports

September 19, 2011 · uncategorized

Byrne to make first start in paid ranks this week

Walker Cup hero James Byrne has announced that he is to join the professional ranks with immediate effect.

The 22-year-old played a starring role in Great Britain and Ireland reclaiming the Walker Cup from the United States earlier this month, picking up two points from his three matches.

Byrne, who is a graduate of Arizona State University, also confirmed that he has signed with the renowned sports agency IMG.

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