18Birdies is very excited to announce our rookie class of brand ambassadors joining our team from the PGA Tour this season! Joining Team 18Birdies are PGA Tour rookies Stephan Jaeger, Tom Lovelady, Lanto Griffin and Andrew Yun. They will be joining Paige Spiranac, Wesley Bryan, Harold Varner III and Willy Wilcox to round out the team of professional golfers representing 18Birdies!
All four will be playing this week at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which takes place at the El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, so we wish them the best of luck!
Make sure you continue to check for regular updates in the 18Birdies social feed as all four Pros will be posting Live Rounds along with exclusive content from their journey on the PGA Tour. Look for exclusive features, interviews, and inside the ropes access from each of our Team 18Birdies Pros this season!
A graduate of UT Chattanooga, Stephan joins the PGA Tour after a highly successful season on the Web.com Tour where he notched two wins in a three-week span, winning both the BMW Charity Classic and the Rust-Oleum Championship. Jaeger ranked inside the Top 10 on the Web.com Tour Money List through the majority of last season. Stephan also set the record for the lowest score in the history of professional golf when he shot a 58 in the first round of the 2016 Ellie Mae Classic.
A graduate of the University of Alabama, Tom joins the PGA Tour after netting five Top Ten Finishes in 25 starts during the 2016 Web.com season and a T3 finish at the first ever Web.com Tour Finals playoff event. While at Alabama, Tom became one of the most decorated golfers in school history as he was captain of two NCAA National Championship teams and a Runner-Up team.
A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Lanto joins the PGA Tour after a successful run on the Web.com Tour in which he won the 2017 Nashville Open, netted four Top 20 Finishes while finishing 22nd on the Web.com Tour Money List. Lanto also experienced success in 2016 on the PGA Tour Latin America circuit where he earned eight Top 25 Finishes. While at VCU, Lanto was named the 2009 Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year.
A graduate of Stanford University, Andrew joins the PGA Tour after finishing 13th on the Web.com Tour Money List and totaling five Top 10 Finishes during the season. Andrew experienced a tremendous amount of success at Stanford as he was named a 2011 First Team All-American, a 2012 Second Team All-America, while also netting three wins including the 2012 Pac-12 Championships. Andrew ranks 4th all-time at Stanford for scoring average.