Fred Biondi, the 2023 NCAA individual golf champion and a member of the Florida Gators NCAA national championship team, has signed with SPORTFIVE for exclusive worldwide management and marketing representation.
Speaking on signing with SPORTFIVE, Biondi said “The team has a great track record in helping players build their careers and on the golf course, while helping players build the right partnerships to support their career over the long term.”
“I’m excited to partner with the team at SPORTFIVE as I begin my professional career.”
Fred Biondi, NCAA Individual Champion and Member of National Champion Florida Gators
The 22-year-old from Sao Paulo, Brazil excelled at golf in his teenage years, taking home the Florida State Player of the Year award in 2016 while attending Club Med Academy in Port St. Lucie, FL. During his time at the University of Florida, Biondi collected six collegiate victories and four SEC Golfer of the Week accolades. In taking home the NCAA individual championship, and helping the Gators to the men’s team championship, Biondi became the first to win both titles since 2016. In 2022, he also finished as the runner up in the Latin America Amateur Championship, tying the tournament course record with a 65 in the third round.
Biondi has finished second in the most recent PGA Tour University rankings, earning him a full exemption on the Korn Ferry Tour for the remainder of the 2023 season, as well as entry to the Final Stage of the 2023 PGA Tour Q-School.
“Fred has had a sensational college career and is poised to continue growing his game as a professional,” said Steve Loy, President of Global Golf and Co-President, Americas at SPORTFIVE. “With his dynamic game and unique global background, we think Fred has the tools and personality to be a force in golf on and off the course.”
“Fred has had a sensational college career and is poised to continue growing his game as a professional."
Steve Loy, President of Global Golf and Co-President, Americas at SPORTFIVE
SPORTFIVE has a diverse global golf business built around talent representation, event management and commercialization. The agency has one of the top client rosters in the golf industry with clients playing in the top professional tours around the world. The roster is highlighted by Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm, Tom Kim, Keegan Bradley, Harris English, and Davis Love III. Its clients include four Major Championship winners, four PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award winners, and two members of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
SPORTFIVE also manages several professional golf events around the world, including PGA TOUR events The American Express™, the Fortinet Championship, Barbasol Championship, and Puerto Rico Open, and the Korn Ferry Tour’s Lecom Suncoast Classic. The agency also internationally manages the Singapore Open, the Singapore Women’s Open, the Simone Asia Pacific Cup and the BNI Indonesian Masters.
SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that delivers customer-centric solutions based on trust and transparency, deep industry experience and global relationships, digital intelligence and innovation. SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans to create and enable contemporary partnerships in sports.
While creating and growing long-term value for all, SPORTFIVE often leads the sports business into the future through innovative digital solutions and strives to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.
Being at the centre of professional sport SPORTFIVE will use its unique position, in order to make a positive contribution to sustainability and to live up to the social and economic duty and responsibility, which sport and consequently all parties involved, also have. SPORTFIVE operates with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries around the world, active in Football, Golf, Esports, Motorsport, Handball, Tennis, American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Olympics and Multi-Sport Events and many more.
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