A well-loved professional golfer, cafe owner and media personality, Lucas Parsons competed as both an amateur and a professional on the international golfing circuit for over 18 years against the likes of Tiger Woods and David Duval.
An experienced media presenter, Lucas was host of Channel 10’s Golf Australia, co-host of The Pro Shop and a regular golf commentator. A charismatic and personable presenter with a knack for connecting with an audience, Lucas’ down to earth and witty persona makes him the perfect host for all manner of engagements from sporting functions to food and wine events.
TV: Retiring in 2008, he opened T’s Book Cafe in Randwick, which won Outstanding New Business at the Randwick City Council’s Business Excellence Awards the following year, and appeared on the first series of MasterChef Australia.
A talented cook with a lifelong passion for food and wine, Lucas beat out celebrity chef Ben O’Donoghue in a challenge to be fast-tracked into the final week of the series which received the largest Australian audience for a non-sporting event, with a peak of over 4.11 million viewers for the Finale in July.