American professional golfer and entertaining trick shot artist David Edwards is best known for previously competing in the PGA Tour’s and is now currently playing on the Champions Tour. Younger brother to PGA Tour professional Danny Edwards, David grew up surrounded by natural sportsmanship and has now built up an incredible skill set with attributes including mental resilience, drive, determination and the ability to perform under pressure. Skills in which he able to relate to corporate organisations of all kinds, David is an ideal public figure to make an appearance at your next event.
Born in Missouri, Edwards was educated at Oklahoma State University where he joined the golf team. He very quickly established himself as a pivotal member of the club and became a first-team All-American in which he secured for both his junior and senior years. With some of his early career highlights including captaining the college team to the 1976 and 1978 NCAA Championships and receiving his first individual medal in 1978, he turned professional in 1979 and joined the PGA Team.
David has managed to get his highest Offical World Golf Ranking at 25 after strong performances at the US Open and Masters Tournament in 1993. He has collected a total of seven professional wins including at the 3M Championship in 2006 and four wins in the PGA Tour. With some of his best performances within the major championships include achieving T3 at the 1984 Masters Tournament and T14 at the 1987 PGA Championship, it’s evident that David Edwards has an abundance of knowledge and expertise on what it takes to become a successful sportsman, a topic he frequently relates improving productivity within a corporate organisation.
Remaining a man of golf, David has gone onto host his own charity golf day, The David Edwards Charity Golf Day was held in 2018 in aid of prostate cancer and raised an impressive £7,500 for Prostate Cancer UK. A generous and keen philanthropist, Edwards is always more than happy to make appearances and after dinner speeches at charity golf days as well as corporate events and other functions.
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When he’s at corporate events, David is known to discuss the following topics:
- The Art of Trickshotting
- International Golf
- Performing Under Pressure
- Achieving Goals
“There is a small band of golf professionals who have the consummate ability being able to demonstrate a variety of trick shots with great skill and aplomb. During my life in the world of golf I’ve seen most of them and David Edwards ranks alongside the very best.” – Peter, Veteran television commentator. .
“What a great show, your ball striking was impressive and the video commentary from the day’s golf captured the magic moments and had everyone in laughter.” – Rory McIlroy