ADP empowers people to perform at their best, delivering the data and insights they need today to chase the next win ahead. That's why we're proud to partner with the most exciting professional athletes who inspire us all to reach our full potential.
In sports as in business, better data powers smarter decision-making. Today's biggest names in athletics use data to create innovations in performance and to drive new efficiencies that give them a competitive edge. How they prepare for each competition, how they approach each maneuver — that combination of tenacity, technology and trusted advisors all leads to their success.
ADP-sponsored players are moving the sport forward and giving back to communities around the world. Meet our roster.
Ryan Alford is an APGA Tour professional golfer from Shreveport, Louisiana. A two-time winner on the APGA Tour, Ryan finished 12th in the 2022 APGA Tour Lexus Cup Standings. In 2021, Ryan achieved back-to-back regular season APGA Tour victories. A standout player at Louisiana Tech University, Alford was also a high school teammate of PGA TOUR member and Team ADP member, Sam Burns, who is still one of his regular practice partners.
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Céline Boutier is a French professional golfer on both the LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour. She holds four LPGA Tour victories and five Ladies European Tour victories since turning professional in 2016. Her win at the 2023 Amundi Evian Championship was her first major championship victory and the first time a Frenchwoman has won the event. Boutier is also a three-time member of the European Solheim Cup team; helping them to victories in 2019 (where she was undefeated), 2021 and 2023; and represented France at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Sam Burns joined the PGA TOUR in 2019 after an impressive year on the Korn Ferry Tour, and is one of the fastest growing names in golf. Burns is a five-time PGA TOUR champion, with his first win at just 24 years old at the Valspar Championship. Burns defended his title at the 2022 Valspar Championship where he won for the second time. His most recent win occurred at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Sam and his wife Caroline reside in Louisiana, where Burns is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and was a member of the Louisiana State University golf team.
Marcus Byrd is an APGA Tour professional golfer from Washington D.C. In his second year on the APGA tour, Marcus finished fifth in the 2022 APGA Tour Lexus Cup Standings and was the winner of the Farmers Insurance Fall Series. Marcus is the 2023 recipient of the Charlie Sifford Memorial Exemption into The Genesis Invitational. He is also the 2023 APGA Tour Farmers Insurance Invitational champion, which secured him a spot into The Honda Classic. He is a testament to perseverance, having overcome several serious injuries and the death of his father in 2020, and is one of the most talented players on the APGA Tour. Marcus is the first APGA professional to secure four wins in one season.
Max Homa is a six-time PGA TOUR champion, and a DP World Tour winner with his most recent victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Four of Max’s six PGA TOUR wins have come from his home state of California. Since 2020, Max ranks first on the PGA TOUR in wins in the Golden State and is an impressive 123 under-par in California PGA TOUR events. Homa currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife, Lacey, his yellow lab, Scotty, and their son, Cam.
Danielle Kang holds an impressive career, including a successful amateur career winning the U.S. Women’s Amateur, twice. Kang is a six-time LPGA Tour Champion, including a Major Championship at the 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. After actively working on her game throughout the offseason, Danielle began her 2022 season with a three-shot victory at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, the first event of the season. Danielle’s proven resume includes multiple appearances on behalf of the United States, including a three-time member of the USA Solheim Cup and represented the United States in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Her hobbies outside of golf include listening to and playing music, reading, and if she wasn't on the LPGA Tour, she would have been an actress, lawyer or a marine biologist.
Noelle Lambert is a record-breaking para-athlete in track and field. Following a standout freshman lacrosse season at UMass Lowell, Lambert suffered a life-changing injury, resulting in the amputation of her left leg above the knee. Lambert was determined to get back to the field, and she returned to lacrosse just 18 months later. After graduation, she switched from lacrosse to track and field for the U.S. Paralympic National Team. Not one to be satisfied with being a world-class para-athlete in one sport, Noelle decided to venture into snowboarding in March, 2021. By November 2021, she was competing at the Europa Cup in Landgraaf, The Netherlands. She has her sight set on competing in the 2026 Winter Paralympics in Italy.
Minjee Lee is an ten-time LPGA Tour Champion, including two Major Championships at The Amundi Evian Championship in 2021 and the 2022 U.S. Women’s Open. From Perth, Australia, she represented her home country in the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games. She has also made a place for herself in Australian golf history as the third player to have ten or more LPGA Tour wins. Minjee has established herself as the most consistent player in the world, spending more than 360 straight weeks inside the top 20 of the Women’s World Golf Rankings. She enters the 2023 season ranked 3rd in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings. Minjee and her brother Min Woo, also a professional golfer and Team ADP ambassador, are the first brother/sister pair to win USGA junior championships and win back-to-back weeks on their respective tours. Minjee’s interests off the course include cooking, tennis and spending time with family.
Min Woo Lee is an Australian professional golfer playing primarily on the DP World Tour. Lee is quickly on the rise; following a successful amateur career, Lee turned professional in 2019 and has since won four events. His first victory occurred at the 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open. In July 2021, Lee won a three-way playoff at the Abrdn Scottish Open, beating the strongest field in tournament history. In October 2023, Lee won wire-to-wire at the SJM Macao Open on the Asian Tour. Lee most recently won the 2023 Fortinet Australian PGA Championship in his homeland for his 3rd DP World Tour win. Lee holds a Guinness World Record title for the ‘Fastest hole of golf by a team of four’ achieved at Real Club Valderrama in 2021..
The ability of data to power performance is true no matter what your field. In golf, data is critical to our ADP ambassadors game. They rely on information, such as ball speed, ball flight, club distance benchmarking, strokes gained, wind direction, green reading and more to make better decisions on the course.
ADP’s payroll and HR solutions may not be able to enhance your golf game, but they can help you answer critical questions about your business and your people. Is your turnover rate higher than expected? Could your time and attendance be better optimized? Are your compensation packages competitive? With this data at your fingertips, you can improve business outcomes and be better prepared for new challenges that arise.
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