signed English European Tour player Tom Lewis as a Brand Ambassador.
Under the terms
of the arrangement, the former Walker Cup player and Tour winner will wear the
Marriott logo on his sleeve and will represent the renowned hotel group on his
travels around the world.
delighted to announce that Tom Lewis has signed a deal to act as a Brand
Ambassador for Marriott,” said Alison Ainsworth, Senior Director for Golf Europe.
“He is one of
Britain’s brightest rising stars and as such is well-placed to promote the
Marriott name wherever he plays.”
Lewis first shot
to prominence when he won the British Boys Championship in 2009. The 22
year-old from Welwyn Garden City bowed out of the amateur game after being part
of the winning Great Britain & Ireland team at the 2011 Walker Cup, making an immediate impact on the professional scene.
Indeed, he won on his third
appearance on the European Tour at the 2011 Portugal Masters.
“I would like to
take this opportunity to thank Marriott for their interest in me,” said Lewis.
“I look forward to working with them and to helping raise the company’s profile
amongst golfers of different countries.”