Dominic Foos was born on 3rd of September 1997 in Karlsruhe, Germany and is playing golf since he is three years old. He is a member of the Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, Germany and since 2011 is member of the German National Team.
At age of 10 Dominic had a handicap of 8 and already at age of 12 he was a "scratch golfer" and played many rounds under par and shot three hole-in-one within one year. At age of 13 he became a "plus-handicapper". Already at age of 15 he had Handicap of plus 5.
In March 2013 he won the French International Boys as the youngest ever. In 2012 he was the youngest winner of the German Matchplay Championships, the German International Boys and the German Junior Champsionships. During the German International Boys he made the course record at the second round recording a 64 (8 under par) and his winning score was 14 under par.
Dominic was in 2012 member of the Junior Ryder Cup team and is also the winner of the Jacques Leglise Trophy. He has been also named for the squad of the Eisenhower Trophy. In October 2012 he won the Audi Generation Award in the sport category, as the first golf player ever.
In May 2012 Dominic becme the world number 1 ranked golfer under 15 and the number 1 player under 16 in Europe. In Germany he became also the #1 ranked player under 19 and reached the top 3 amateurs in Germany. As the youngest ever in the history of the WAGR he reached in June 2012 the top 150 amateurs in the world and top 40 amateurs in Europe.
Dominic is playing in numerous international tournaments in USA and Europe since he is 10 years old. Dominic has a double victory at the USKG European Championships under 13 and 14 in 2010 and 2011 in Gullane, Scotland (winning by a gap of 9 and 11 strokes) and he is the youngest overall winner of the 16th PARS Florida International Juniors.
Within two years Dominic has won 14 tournaments and recorded many top positions in various highly ranked tournaments for juniors and men as well. In 2012 he was undefeatable in his 17 singles matches at match play, he won 12 and halved 5.
At age of 12 the public and sports press were reporting on him. Already at age of 13 many renowned colleges in the USA have shown big interest on Dominic to play college golf in 2015. And at age of 14, big TV channels (Sky, Pro 7, Sat 1, SWR) and many newspaper (FAZ) and magazines reported on him intensively.
Under "News" more information about his tournaments and results can be found.