ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 8, 2023
/PRNewswire/ -- ADP, a leading global technology company providing
human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced new
sponsorships with the Advocates Pro Golf Association (APGA) and
U.S. Paralympian Noelle Lambert, enhancing Team ADP's global roster
of top athletes that launched in 2022.
"Fostering equity and inclusion and championing people's
greatest potential are core tenets for ADP," said Gus Blanchard, ADP's chief marketing officer.
"An inclusive environment drives innovation and success forward,
powering even greater possibilities. We're so inspired by both the
missions and stories of the APGA and Noelle, and we're honored to
show our support."
The APGA Tour was established 14 years ago as a non-profit
organization committed to bringing greater diversity to the game of
golf. In addition to hosting and operating golf tournaments, the
APGA offers player development and mentoring programs to help
aspiring professional golfers of color reach their goals and to
grow the game for inner city youth.
ADP will be the Official HR and Payroll Provider of the APGA
Tour and Foundation. ADP will also serve as a presenting partner of
the APGA Foundation's new Elite Player Combines for high-school
golfers, to take place in Houston
and LA, which will include clinics led by APGA Tour players and
symposiums for parents on how to develop an elite player and pursue
In addition, rising APGA Tour players Marcus Byrd, 25, of Atlanta, and Ryan
Alford, 24, of Shreveport,
La., will join Team ADP's growing global roster, which
includes players from the PGA TOUR, LPGA and European Tour. Byrd
and Alford finished second and third respectively in the 2021 APGA
Tour Lexus Cup standings. Byrd, who last week won the APGA Farmers
Insurance Invitational is the 2023 recipient of the Charlie Sifford
memorial exemption into The Genesis Invitational, taking place
February 16-19 at The Riviera Country
"Partnering with ADP, who not only shows a true appreciation for
encouraging inclusion, but also has systems and strengths that will
advance our business and strengthen the APGA Tour, is extremely
important and impactful," said APGA Tour CEO Ken Bentley. "Having a company with their
experience in HR and Payroll services has had an immediate impact
in improving our business."
ADP's collaboration with dual athlete and U.S. Paralympian
Noelle Lambert expands Team ADP's program beyond the world of golf.
After participating as a sprinter in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games where she broke
her own personal record, Lambert set her sights on training to
become a member of the U.S. National Snowboarding Team. She also
created the Born to Run Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to
providing child amputees with a specific prosthetic that allows
them to run again.
"In life, as in business, being surrounded by diverse
experiences and unique voices can lead to remarkable things," said
Blanchard. "ADP is honored to support these tremendous athletes,
the stories they have to share, and the achievements they will no
doubt inspire through example."
To meet Team ADP, visit ADP.com/athletes.
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About APGA Tour
The APGA Tour was established in 2010 as a non-profit
organization with the mission to bring greater diversity to the
game of golf. The APGA Tour Board of Directors works to accomplish
this by hosting and operating professional golf tournaments, player
development programs, mentoring programs and by introducing the
game to inner city young people. In addition to conducting up to 18
tournaments awarding more than $900,000 in prize money and $100,000 in bonus money in 2022, the APGA has
organized a Player Development Program to aid young minority
golfers as they work to chase their goals in professional golf.
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