Get the inside scoop on the personal and professional lives of our six Kronos- and Ultimate-sponsored LPGA players. Find out what challenges they’ve faced thus far during this unusual 2020 season and what goals they’ve set for themselves on the tour. This up-close Q&A session also fields questions from audience members to provide additional insights as these talented athletes swing into action to compete for the ultimate tournament prizes.
Andrew Putnam, 30, has become a force in just two full seasons on the PGA TOUR. Hailing from Tacoma, Washington and having played college golf at Pepperdine University, Putnam has racked up seven Top 10-finishes in his young career, including winning The Barracuda Championship in 2018 and finishing second at the 2019 Sony Open in Hawaii.
Brendan Steele, 35, is a three-time PGA TOUR winner with over $14 million in career earnings. The Idyllwild, California native and University of California-Riverside alumni is a back-to-back Safeway Open champion in 2016 and 2017, the 2011 Valero Texas Open champion, and a part-time actor, making his TV debut in a 2015 “Bones” episode.
Brittany Altomare, 28, 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 five Top 10-finishes on the LPGA Tour, including runner-up results at both the 2018 Buick LPGA Shanghai and The Evian Championship in 2017, which is her best finish in a major.
Jaye Marie Green, 25, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida has four Top 10-finishes and 26 Top 25-finishes in her five-year 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 2018, Green sank the third-most eagles on tour (11) and she’s the first player to earn medalist honors twice at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament by winning in 2013 and 2016.
J.T. Poston, 25, 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. He’s had four Top-10 finishes in his young PGA TOUR career — including a T7 finish at the 2019 Desert Classic — and his first PGA TOUR win at the Wyndham Championship in August 2019.
Marina Alex, 28, has 17 Top 10-finishes in her LPGA career, including a breakthrough win at the 2018 Cambia Portland Classic thanks in part to firing a career-low 62 (-10) in round one. 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 topped $2.3 million in career earnings.
Megan Khang, 21, is the youngest member of Team Kronos and a rising star on the LPGA Tour collecting 6 Top 10 finishes in 2018 and over $1,400,000 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. Also in 2015, Khang was the low amateur at the U.S. Women’s Open Championship.
Peter Uihlein, 29, a New Bedford, Massachusetts-native, finished his PGA TOUR rookie season in 2018 ranked 64th in the FedEx up standings, collecting four Top 10-finishes and 10 Top 25-finishes. The former Oklahoma State University star won the 2010 U.S. Amateur and was the #1 ranked Amateur in the World before turning professional. He also notched one victory on the European Tour – the 2013 Madeira Islands Open – and was named the European Tour Rookie of the Year.
Scott Stallings, 34, is a three-time PGA TOUR winner with 19 Top 10-finishes in his career, including a 3rd Place finish at the 2019 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Stallings, born in Worcester, Massachusetts, was a two-time Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year at Tennessee Tech and has more than $10 million in career earnings.