After bursting on to the golf scene with his trademark smile in 1998 as the reigning U.S. amateur champion, Matt Kuchar quickly became one of the most respected golfers on the planet. With seven tour titles, Kuchar is a perennial fixture atop leaderboards. His 2013 season was especially notable when he earned two victories and helped the U.S. squad beat the international team. Now wearing his signature Skechers GO GOLF Pro 2TM in competition, Kuchar remains a threat with a tournament victory and U.S. Team win in 2015.
A native Canadian, Brooke Henderson is the newest addition to the Skechers Performance™ elite GO GOLF team. Before turning professional in December 2014, Brooke won numerous tournaments and was the top-ranked woman amateur golfer in the world. In June 2016 at the age of 18, Brooke won the women’s championship. This was her first major win and made her the youngest ever to win that event and second youngest to win any women’s major. Shortly after, Brooke represented Canada at the games in Brazil. And now as a rising star and top-ranked golf athlete in the world, it’s clear that Brooke is just getting started.
A pro since 2007, Russell Knox is always determined to succeed and never give up. The Scotsman found his footing with a strong start to the 2014 season and playoff finish at a tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Coming off his November 2015 victory and first true tour win at a tournament in Shanghai, a rapid ascent up the official world golf rankings led to Knox becoming a major contender in 2016 when he broke top 5 in the standings for the first time. With momentum on his side, Knox has a promising future ahead.
One of the newest young showmen in the golf world, Wesley grew up with the sport thanks to his father operating a golf academy at his back door. After finding success playing golf in college, he became a social media sensation back in 2014. With hard work and total devotion to his serious game, Wesley quickly hit his zone on the minor league tour where he was named 2016 Player of the Year. And with three wins in his first 13 starts, he earned the prestigious promotion to the major pro tour — becoming only the the 11th golfer in history to do so — where he'll be competing fiercely with his trademark flair.
As one of his generation’s most recognizable and endearing athletes, Colin Montgomerie is a true statesman of golf. Known affectionately to millions around the world as “Monty,” Montgomerie is one of Britain’s most admired sportsmen having held center stage in numerous tournament victories with career highlights including two-time senior major winner, eight-time money leader on the European tour, and winning European team captain. He retained an unprecedented seven-year run as Europe’s number one player and has earned more prize money than any British golfer in history. On the champions circuit in 2015, Montgomerie was third in prize earnings.
Born in Cadiz, Spain, Belén Mozo started golfing at age 8 and developed the drive and love of competition that led her to become a four-time All-American in college. She was the first player in 34 years to win girls’ and women’s British amateur titles in the same year. Mozo went pro on her first qualifying attempt and has since gone on to become a rising star in the sport with 3 top-ten tournament finishes and leading the Spanish team to victory at the inaugural women’s international team event in 2014.
Born in Bristol, Rhode Island, Billy Andrade's amateur career kicked off when he was named junior player of the year in 1981. He later led his school to victory at the 1986 college championships and went pro the following year. Andrade's impressive career has since included four tour titles and he recently began competing on the champions circuit where he ranked fourth in earnings (behind Colin Montgomerie) for the 2015 season.
Named "Top-ranked amateur in the world” by Golfweek, Ashlan Ramsey became a young phenom in college – winning her first international team event, making the first-team juniors All-American in 2011 and 2012 and named both the Women’s and Girls’ Player of the Year during her collegiate career. And in 2013, Ramsey won the state’s match play championships, as well as the women’s amateur championships. Her collegiate career includes All-American honors in 2014, and in December 2015, Ramsey tied for eighth in the final stage of the pro qualifying tournament, earning full tour status for the 2016 season as she begins her pro career.