Golf legend and speaker Tony Jacklin CBE is a record breaking golf player, known for winning three Ryder Cups, two Majors, the US Open and the Open Championship whilst breaking every performance record in the history of British golf by just 26 years old.
An expert golf speaker and resident World Hall of Fame golfer, Tony is the perfect personality for your event, engaging with audiences across the globe and bringing a freshness to the circuit that reflects the way in which he breathed life back into the Ryder Cup.
The son of a lorry driver Tony overcame the adversity of class prejudices to win eight events on the European Tour in the first decade since its inception as well as victories in America, South America, Australasia and South Africa. A wonderful golf speaker, Tony can deliver after dinner speeches about his time as one of the most prominent golfers in the most complex and intricate sports around.
As part of his work as a golf speaker, Tony calls on his experience playing some of the most challenging courses in the world, aside from inspiring his work as a sports speaker such experience has led to the development of his own golf course design brand. This brand combines both the creativity and challenge of course playing, bringing his golf player and sports speaker expertise to the fore to culminate in a complex and exciting range of courses and interesting business opportunities.
As both a sportsman and golf speaker Tony is the consummate professional, combining his playing career and later life as a pre-eminent authority within the sport to offer unique and entertaining after dinner speeches. Beyond acting as an after dinner speaker Tony is also an engaging event host and is available for hire as an auctioneer for charity functions and golf fundraising events.
What makes Tony stand out amongst the plethora of other golf speakers is his passion; he thoroughly enjoys participating in golf days, joining in with matchplay and answering guests' questions on the day. Tony is an ideal personality to have on the course with a warm and approachable persona combined with amazing skill and consistency with all of his shots.
After the matchplay, Tony can deliver question and answer sessions as a golf speaker, providing an insight into his time battling the greats of the sports, as well as the practice and drive needed to maintain his level of performance.
It is the aforementioned drive and determination that make Tony Jacklin CBE stand out from his peers; the way in which he has worked to overcome adversity is impressive and admirable to any audience member; Tony has worked tirelessly in his career as both an active golf player and sports speaker and it is the resolve he demonstrates both on and off the course that have captivated audiences who witness his work as a motivational speaker.