21-year-old Cheyenne Woods, the niece of famed golfer Tiger Woods, now shares something else with her uncle beyond their last name–they also now share agents.
On Monday, Woods, who just finished graduated Wake Forest University earlier on in the month, inked a deal with Excel Sports Management’s Mark Steinberg, who also happens to have been Tiger’s agent for around 13 years.
“We are excited about the opportunity to represent Cheyenne,” Steinberg said in a statement. “She had an outstanding career at Wake Forest and has the chance to be a major star on the women’s golf scene.”
“I am really looking forward to pursuing my goals and dreams to compete on the highest level,” said Woods, the daughter of Earl Woods Jr., Tiger’s half-brother. “As I begin my professional career, I am confident and excited about working with Excel as they help shape my future.”
Woods has big steps to follow considering her uncle Tiger is a 14-time major winner who is currently ranked seventh overall in the official global golf ranking, but she’s already off to a very good start. Cheyenne averaged 73.7 strokes per round during her senior year at the North Carolina school.
On top of that, Woods also was named an All-American in 2011, and she already has two collegiate tournament wins under her belt in her amateur career. Woods is planning on playing in LGPA events over the summer on sponsor exemptions.