Tom Gandy - Professional Golfer
Born: 20th January 1992 - Douglas, Isle of Man
Siblings: 2 Brothers, 2 Sisters
Home: Port Erin, Isle of Man
Golf Club: Rowany Golf Club
Ball: Titleist ProV1X
Golfing Hero: Tiger Woods
Amateur Highlights: Winner - 2014 Lagonda Trophy, 2015 Lancashire Links Trophy, 2017 Isle of Man Championship. Quarter Finalist - 2016 English Amateur
Turned Pro: 19th September 2017 (TBC)
Professional Highlights: Winner – Jamega Royal Ascot Open 2019, T29th (Category 22) ‘Q’ School 2019, Tied 36th 2020 Portugal Open (European Tour), Tied 27th 2021 Canaries Championship (European Tour)
Highest Official World Golf Ranking: 1201
Favourite Band: Oasis
Favourite Food: Margarita Pizza – cooked in a real pizza oven!
Partners: Mizuno, Friends Provident International, Isle of Man Steam Packet, OAK Group, Scotty Dog Golf
Tom was born in Douglas, Isle of Man, in 1992 and grew up playing pitch and putt with his mum at Port Erin, before graduating to junior golf at Rowany Golf Club with his dad and two brothers. He first announced his presence on the Isle of Man golfing scene as a 16 year old in 2008, shooting a junior course record 66 in the second round of the Men's Isle of Man Golf Championships.
After gaining a First Class Honours Degree in Business Management from the Isle of Man International Business School in 2013, he spent 3 years in the England 'A' set-up, representing his country in a number of international fixtures and scoring victories in the 2014 Lagonda Trophy (tying the all-time scoring record) and the 2015 Lancashire Links Trophy, as well as reaching the Quarter Final of the 2016 English Amateur Championships.
After winning the Isle of Man Championship in 2017, Tom turned professional at the end of the year. He started the 2018 season by qualifying for the EuroPro Tour at Frilford Heath where he finished Tied 12th out of a field of over 240 players.