Cobra Puma acquired into the identify, picture and likeness area when the golf firm introduced on Friday the signing of 12-year-old golf phenom, Xavier “Xeve” Perez.
It is the primary NIL deal for the corporate, and whereas Cobra Puma didn’t disclose specifics, the settlement consists of free product and financial compensation to assist Perez pursue skilled golf.
“Xeve’s persona, expertise and love for the sport is inspiring, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the Cobra Puma Golf household,” stated president and common supervisor of Cobra Puma golf, Dan Ladd. “He’s a implausible expertise and position mannequin, which aligns with our mission to push the sport ahead and encourage the subsequent era of golfers. We’re excited to be a part of his journey.”
Perez started enjoying golf on the age of three and has now received over 250 tournaments previously 9 years. He has already signed a contract with GSE Worldwide company to signify him in his NIL offers. Together with Cobra Puma, Perez has already signed offers with Easypost, JumboMax and OnCore.
One of many brokers working with Perez is Brett Falkoff, who additionally represents PGA Tour gamers, together with Bryson DeChambeau.
“He hits the ball additional than any 12-year previous I’ve ever seen, and relating to his brief recreation, he already has fingers like knowledgeable,” Falkoff stated in a press release. “His larger-than-life persona and well-mannered demeanor will set him aside, and we really feel that mixed along with his work ethic and keenness for the sport, it is solely a matter of time earlier than he takes the golf world by storm.”
By the partnership with Cobra Puma, Perez will put on Puma golf attire, footwear and equipment and play a full bag of Cobra golf golf equipment.