On Thursday IMG announced the acquisition of golf talent agency Icon Sports Management. Icon's president and CEO R.J. Nemer, the agency's founder will continue in the golf division at WME | IMG. R.J. Nemer will become IMG’s Senior Vice President and Head of Golf Clients, Americas and oversee IMG men’s and women’s golf clients.
As a result of this acquisition from now on IMG will represent world No. 2 Henrik Stenson and Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter, as well as PGA TOUR winners including Fred Funk (eight wins), Carl Pettersson (five), Kevin Streelman (two) and more. In addition they will be able to serve Mutual of Omaha and other major corporate clients.