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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.
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We are proud to support Make-A-Wish through our Eagles for Charity Program. Make-A-Wish aims to bring the power of wishing to every child with a critical illness because wish experiences can help improve emotional and physical health. For every eagle made by a Team ADP ambassador during competition play, ADP will donate $1,000 to Make–A-Wish.
Together we are excited to deliver hope and joy to children and their families when they need it most.
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 three 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 two-time member of the European Solheim Cup team, helping them to victories in both 2019 (where she was undefeated) and 2021, 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.
Patrick Cantlay of Long Beach, California is an eight-time winner on the PGA TOUR. Cantlay enters the 2022 season after an impressive 2021 season, where he won four times, was the 2021 PGA TOUR FedExCup Champion and earned the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA TOUR Player of the Year. Later that year, Cantlay represented the United States at the 2020 Ryder Cup, making his first appearance in the event and helping lead the team to an impressive victory over the Europeans. Cantlay secured his most recent win at the 2022 BMW Championship.
Harris English is a four-time PGA TOUR champion, with his latest victory coming at the Travelers Championship after an eight-hole playoff. English made his debut in 2021 on the US Ryder Cup team, aiding in the team’s runaway win. The former Georgia Bulldog now resides on the Golden Isles of Sea Island, Georgia where he enjoys hunting, fishing, and supporting his alma matter.
Georgia Hall is an English professional golfer who plays on both the LPGA and Ladies European Tour. Joining the LPGA Tour as a rookie in 2018, Hall won her first major at the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham. At the 2020 Cambia Portland Classic, Hall claimed her second victory in a playoff, winning with par on the second extra hole. Hall represented the European Solheim Cup team at the 2017, 2019 and 2021 events, earning 4 points from 4 matches in Europe’s 2019 victory. Georgia had her most recent win at the Aramco Ladies International with an impressive five-shot victory.
Max Homa is a six-time PGA TOUR champion, with his most recent victory at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course where he came from five shots off the lead to win by two strokes during the final round. Four of Max’s six 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 newest addition, his 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 nine-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. 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. 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 two 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. 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.
No matter what lies ahead, we’re here to support you with unmatched expertise, agile technology, and actionable data.