Lewis Hamilton a part of F1 traders in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s new enterprise : PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton appears set to broaden his enterprise empire after he invested in a brand new golf enterprise put collectively by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

Hamilton is not any stranger to ventures in different sports activities having been a part of a bid to purchase Chelsea Soccer Membership earlier this season.

Though that bid proved unsuccessful, Hamilton achieved his aim of changing into a sports activities staff proprietor when he bought a stake within the NFL staff the Denver Broncos in August.

However now it appears he takes a whack at golf after it was introduced he and 4 different F1 drivers had been investing in a brand new firm based by Woods and McIlroy.

The corporate, TMRW Sports activities, has a acknowledged aim of “harnessing expertise to construct progressive approaches in sports activities, media, and leisure to create new pathways for the following era to take pleasure in sports activities” and was established in August.

The corporate goals to make use of new expertise and media to entice a youthful viewers and is about to host its first undertaking, a golf league referred to as TGL, in 2024.

The corporate, of which Woods and McIlroy are co-founders alongside former NBC Sports activities government Mike McCarley, has now introduced a brand new wave of traders together with a few of the greatest names in not solely F1 however sport normally.

Hamilton joins Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris and Alex Albon, all of whom are recognized to have a passionate curiosity in golf in addition to former Pink Bull driver Mark Webber in investing.

Alongside the F1 contigent, Steph Curry, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Alex Morgan are a few of the sporting stars to get entangled. Justin Timberlake has additionally been introduced as an investor.

Hamilton additionally introduced final month that he had established his personal manufacturing firm ‘Daybreak Apollo’ and mentioned he plans to “absolutely focus” on it after his F1 profession is over.

Talking after the announcement of their new waves of traders, CEO McCarley mentioned that the mixed reached of the brand new traders will broaden the alternatives and fanbases of TMRW initiatives.

“Over the previous yr, we’ve assembled a staff of traders who will assist ship on the TMRW Sports activities’ mission to positively affect how sports activities are skilled sooner or later,” he mentioned.

“And we’ve been intentional about variety of experience, thought and backgrounds as we mobilised this strategic group.

“From the very starting, our plan has been to companion with the best-in-class in each manner possible.

“Tiger, Rory, and I worth the assist of this unrivalled staff of traders, advisors, and ambassadors who imagine in our imaginative and prescient to harness expertise to create progressive approaches to sports activities.

“Their mixed broad attain [500million followers across Twitter and Instagram] and cultural relevance will broaden potential alternatives and fanbases for TMRW initiatives.”

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