At UKG, our purpose is people™. We’re committed to inspiring people — and organisations — to perform at their full potential and achieve breakthrough outcomes. That’s why UKG is proud to partner with an outstanding group of golf and tennis pros who share our values and embody our drive for excellence.
Talent and Sportsmanship That Inspire
On the green or at the net, UKG-sponsored athletes are paving the way forward for their sports while inspiring fans and giving back to their communities. We look forward to hosting UKG customers and prospects at hospitality events where they will have the opportunity to meet these golf and tennis greats.
Ashleigh “Ash” Barty, 25, is currently ranked as the number one tennis player in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Born in Queensland, Australia, Ash owns 11 career WTA singles titles and 11 WTA doubles titles. Her first Grand Slam singles victory in 2019 propelled her to the top of the world rankings, where she has remained ever since. Ash is also a talented multi-sport athlete. During a brief hiatus from tennis in 2014, she enjoyed a successful stint as a professional cricketer, and is the reigning women’s golf champion at her home club. Ash celebrates her indigenous heritage and is passionate about giving back to her community, believing every child should have the opportunity to receive an education and play sport.
Brittany Altomare, 30, was born in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts and turned pro in 2014 after graduating from the University of Virginia as a four-time All-American and 2013 ACC Player of the Year. Altomare has 12 Top-10 finishes on the LPGA Tour, including four runner-up results. A member of the 2019 U.S. Solheim Cup team, Altomare made 26 cuts in 26 starts during the 2019 season and has amassed over $2 million in career earnings.
Brooke Henderson, 23, has been nothing short of sensational on the LPGA Tour since her debut in 2015, earning nine LPGA Tour victories and 54 Top-10 finishes. Henderson was born in Smiths Falls, Canada and has collected over $7 million in career earnings. She represented Canada in the 2016 Rio Olympics, was the recipient of the Founders Award in 2019, and holds the distinction of all-time winningest Canadian golfer.
Daniel Berger, 27, is a three-time winner on the PGA TOUR with over $18 million in career earnings. The Florida native was a back-to-back FedEx St. Jude Classic Champion in 2016 and 2017 and recorded his latest victory at the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge. Berger is a member of the 2017 Presidents Cup team and his most recent ascent puts him in contention for a coveted spot on the 2021 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Fred Couples, 61, is one of the most recognisable golfers in the world. Couples, nicknamed Boom Boom, has earned over $34 million during his illustrious career, highlighted by 15 PGA TOUR victories, his most iconic coming at the 1992 Masters. A former World No. 1, with 64 professional wins to his name, it is easy to see why Couples was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013.
J.T. Poston, 27, is a rising star who turned professional in 2015 and earned his PGA TOUR card in 2017. Born in Hickory, North Carolina, Poston played collegiate golf at Western Carolina University. A winner in 2019 at the Wyndham Championship, Poston also owns nine Top-10 results in his young career, including a 3rd Place finish at the 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship.
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Jaye Marie Green, 26, from Boca Raton, Florida has six Top-10 finishes and 32 Top-25 finishes in her LPGA career. Green, who turned pro out of high school, won the 2011 South Atlantic Amateur (Sally) Championship and was a member of the victorious 2011 U.S. Junior Solheim Cup team. In 2019, she held the lead heading into Final Round of the U.S. Women’s Open, eventually finishing T5, and followed that up with a runner-up result at the Volunteers of America Classic later that season.
Lexi Thompson, 25, is an icon on the LPGA Tour with 11 LPGA Tour victories and 70 career Top-10 finishes. Thompson is a Florida native with over $10 million in career earnings. She has been a member of three Solheim Cup teams, participated in three UL International Crown tournaments, and represented Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Marina Alex, 30, has 24 Top-10 finishes in her LPGA career, including a breakthrough win at the 2018 Cambia Portland Classic thanks in part to a career-low 62 (-10) in the opening round. The Wayne, New Jersey native and 2015 inductee to the Vanderbilt University Hall of Fame, was a two-time SEC Player of the Year in college and has earned over $3 million during her playing career. A first-time selection for the U.S. Solheim Cup Team in 2019, it was Marina’s graciousness in defeat that stands as one of the most iconic moments in golf that season.
Megan Khang, 23, continues to reach new heights on the LPGA Tour, having collected 20 Top-10 finishes since her 2016 debut and surpassing $2 million in career earnings. Hailing from Rockland, Massachusetts, Khang is an eight-time U.S. Challenge Cup Junior Golf Foundation Player of the Year and helped Team USA win the 2015 Junior Solheim Cup as the only player to go 5-0. She earned a spot on the 2019 U.S. Solheim Cup Team and, most recently, achieved a 5th Place finish at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open.
Nelly Korda, 22, born in Bradenton, Florida, has already earned three LPGA Tour victories and 28 Top-10 finishes in her young playing career. She was a member of the 2019 Solheim Cup team and has amassed over $3.5 million in career earnings. Korda’s T2 result at the 2020 ANA Inspiration is her best finish in a Major Championship, and in the same year she also ascended to a career-best No. 2 in the Rolex World Rankings.
Novak Djokovic, 33, hails from Belgrade, Serbia and is currently ranked as the No. 1 player in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Among his numerous accolades and records, Djokovic is a winner of 17 Grand Slam Championships, a six-time ATP Player of the Year recipient, and the all-time leader in career earnings with over $145 million in prize money. Aside from being one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Djokovic is also celebrated for his philanthropic efforts and founded the Novak Djokovic Foundation in 2007 with the mission to help children from disadvantaged communities grow up and develop in stimulating and safe environments.
Will Zalatoris, 24, quickly became one of the most talked about players in golf in 2020, recording three Top-10 finishes in six TOUR starts, including a T6 at the U.S. Open — all before earning full-time PGA TOUR status. Zalatoris, who hails from San Francisco, CA, also amassed a win and ten Top-10 finishes in his second year on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2020. The former Wake Forest Demon Deacon is sure to make waves as he enters his first season on the PGA TOUR.