David Howell

European Tour Golfer

David Howell is a professional golfer who has played in tournaments and on courses all over the world for the last three decades. A consummate professional, David is highly respected and well thought golfer who plies his trade on The European Tour. During his career, David has six professional victories to his name to date, five of which came on the European Tour. After struggling with a back injury in recent years, it was a fantastic sight to see him return and win The Dunhill Links Championship in 2013; a victory which led to a significant improvement in form in the tournaments that followed.

David joined the tour in 1996, with his first professional win coming at the Australian PGA Championship in 1998 where he won by seven strokes. The 2005/06 season was arguably his most successful as he won the 2005 HSBC Champions Tournament, beating the infamous Tiger Woods in the process, before also finishing as runner up in both the 2005 Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters and 2005 Nissan Irish Open.

David’s good form continued as he then won the BMW International Open in 2005 ahead of becoming the first English winner since Sir Nick Faldo to take the crown at the 2006 BMW Championship. As a result of his skill and performance out on the course, David was named in both the 2004 and 2006 European Ryder Cup teams; both teams went on to win the tournament. Ten years on from being named in his first Ryder Cup team, at the Alstom Open de France David became the second youngest player to reach 500 appearances in European Tour history and the 27th golfer in total.

He is also a popular figure on the after dinner speaking circuit with numerous anecdotes from his time on the Tour, travelling the world to play in some of the biggest tournaments alongside the greatest players in the game. He can also provide golfing masterclasses to clubs and individuals in order to help improve your game.

To book leading golf speaker, David Howell, to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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