Revealed: Golf Power List 2012
46. Justin Rose, professional golfer and Golf Environment Awards’ ambassador
Justin’s golfing career has been a bit of a roller coaster – he stunningly finished fourth at the 1998 Open as a 17-year-old amateur, but then struggled to make an impact as a professional for several years. Things changed and by 2007 he entered the top ten in the world, and although he did drop out of it the following year, he is back in there today.
By using his fame, Justin has helped golf clubs be kinder to the environment. As the official ambassador to the STRI’s Golf Environment Awards, he earlier this year hosted a reception for the winners – largely greenkeepers at eco-friendly golf clubs – propelling the importance of what already was an essential awards process.