Date: October 10, 2007

Andrew Dodt turns professional

Tony Hallam, Andrew Dodt & Paul McNamee Andrew Dodt has announced that he has turned professional and selected SFX Golf for global management and marketing representation. Dodt will attempt to kick-start his professional career by successfully making his way through the three stages of the 2007 US Qualifying School. The first stage commences on October 30 in Auburn, Alabama. Ian Davis of SFX, who will manage Dodt&aposs Australian affairs said, “I have had the pleasure of following Andrew&aposs career for many years. His impressive ability and work ethic have enabled him to become one of Australia&aposs best amateurs. I look forward to working with Andrew, as he establishes himself among the top players in the world.” Dodt was a medallist in the prestigious 2007 Australian Amateur and recently claimed overall individual honours whilst helping Australia to a successful defence of the Asia-Pacific Teams Championship in Taiwan. Arriving in Sydney earlier this week, a tired but satisfied Dodt said, ” I am very excited to start my professional career and partner SFX. The firm&aposs resources and expertise will help me get settled as a professional and achieve my long term career goals around the world”. A member of the Golf Australia National Squad since 2003, Andrew has represented Australia on 15 occasions, including guiding his country to victory at the Four Nations Cup, Trans Tasman Cup and Asia-Pacific Teams Championship. Andrew paid special tribute to the unwavering support Golf Australia has provided throughout his amateur career and the positive impact of the elite player development programme which has helped to improve and nurture his game. Tony Hallam, CEO, Golf Australia paid tribute to Andrew&aposs achievements throughout his time in the Golf Australia National Squad. “Andrew has been a consistent performer in Golf Australia&aposs National Squad in the four years he has been a member. He has demonstrated his credentials as one of our nation&aposs best young players,” Hallam said. “His dedication and attitude to the game will no doubt stand him well in the professional arena. We look forward to following Andrew&aposs progress and Golf Australia will continue to support him.”