Your Golf Travel (YGT), the world’s largest golf travel company, has announced the appointment of PGA professional Darren Bragg as Senior Commercial Manager ahead of the 2019 season.
With over 15 years’ experience in golf travel, Bragg brings a wealth of experience to the YGT commercial team and in his role as Senior Commercial Manager will work across the business, with an involvement in the: Golf, YGT Select, Business-to- Business, PGA Professionals, Trade Travel Club and Corporate sectors.
Ben Davis, Head of Commercial at Your Golf Travel, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Darren to Your Golf Travel. With his experience and background, we know that he can help our commercial team go from strength-to-strength. He is enthusiastic, proactive and a highly knowledgeable PGA professional with a great understanding of the golf industry.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Your Golf Travel,” said Bragg. “Working alongside Ben Davis and building a new commercial team was an opportunity too good to turn down. We have some fantastic plans in place and I can’t wait to start developing this side of the business and deliver some exceptional experiences for our clients. “
Bragg turned professional in 1993 and qualified at Camberley Heath. He played competitive golf from 1995 to 2003 and racked up 30 professional victories. He set up Golf Tuition Breaks in 2007 and personally ran over 50 trips up to 2015.
From 2009 to 2015, he set up and ran the North London Golf Academy. He later joined Golfbreaks Pro Travel Team as Business Development Manager in May 2015. During his time at the company he built a dedicated PGA team comprised of four PGA pros, to facilitate all PGA pro bookings and was also involved in the organising and running numerous events, including six pro-ams, 10 PGA Inspection trips and multiple corporate events.
“Moving into a business-wide role is a challenge that I’m more than ready for,” added Bragg. “I’m excited to begin my YGT journey, bringing with me over 15 years of experience in golf travel and a passion for helping others get the very most from what it has to offer. 2019 is going to be an incredibly busy year, but filled with lots of exciting opportunities and some great new events for our clients to enjoy.”
Your Golf Travel has been at the very forefront of the world golf travel market for over a decade now, during which time the company has overseen and co-ordinated bookings and tee-times to over 3,000 destinations in 22 countries worldwide for a phenomenal 200,000 golfers every year.
Darren Bragg can be contacted at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile: 07766 745562.