Romain Wattel was born on 10 January 1991 in Montpellier (Languedoc-Roussillon).
Romain grew up in a sports environment and practices many activities until he moves in Bussy Saint-Gorges a house on a golf course. This is where he discovers this sport and will never leave it.
He decides to fully devote himself to this sport and develop his culture golf through videos and books. He gets coached by Patrice Leglise (golf teacher at Golf de Chantilly).
During the next 5 years, his coach will teach him both technique and history of golf. Many victories (Frayssineau Mouchy, Scottish International Championship, France Junior Championship, Orange Bowl) will lighten up the career of this young Romain Wattel.
Romain Wattel will finish his studies at INSEP, a school for high-level athletes. After bachelor's degree, he decides to fully devote himself to golf.