Andy Ogletree last competed as an amateur.
The Georgia Tech graduate, who earned a trip to Butler Cabin as a weak 84th Masters amateur last Sunday, announced Thursday that he has turned pro.
“My amateur golfing career has been an absolute blast and last week at the Masters is the perfect way to end it,” said Ogletree, who shot three par rounds or better to tie 34th at Augusta National. “I had so much fun, met so many great people and have so many amazing memories, but it’s time for me to test my game to the next level, against the best of the best.
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Ogletree, 22, will be represented by Rock Sports Group and has signed approval agreements with Titleist, Peter Millar, International Golf Logistics and two local companies from Meridian, Mississippi, New South Ford and Southern Pipe and Supply.
Ogletree, a two-time All-American for the Yellow Jackets, erupted two summers ago, winning the 2019 US Amateur at Pinehurst and representing a winning US side later that year in the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. He had recently reached 4th place in the world amateur golf rankings.
It is unclear where Ogletree will make his professional debut, although he will be granted a maximum of seven sponsor exemptions this season on the PGA Tour, as his Masters start does not count towards that total.
“The game has taken me to a lot of special places before,” Ogletree added. “I can’t wait to see where this takes me in the future.”