Published on March 15th, 2023
Stanford University Golf Standout Aline Krauter Signs with SPORTFIVE
Aline Krauter, who finished her career with the 3rd lowest scoring average in Stanford’s storied program history, has signed with SPORTFIVE as a client for management and marketing representation. Krauter’s team at SPORTFIVE will be led by Jeff Koski, Senior Vice President, Golf, and Thomas Riehle, Player Manager- Golf, with support from the agency’s global golf division.
“I am thrilled to partner with SPORTFIVE as I begin my career on the LPGA and the Ladies European Tour,” said Krauter. “SPORTFIVE is one of the leading golf agencies in the world and I am confident they are going to help me succeed as my future continues to grow.”
Krauter, the 23-year-old from Stuttgart, Germany, moved to America in 2015 in pursuit of her dream of becoming a professional golfer and to receive a world-class education. Krauter had a dedicated career on-and-off the golf course and she finished tied for eighth in the Women’s Augusta National Championships. A few months later, she led her Stanford Cardinal team to the 2022 NCAA National Championship for women’s golf.
“SPORTFIVE is one of the leading golf agencies in the world and I am confident they are going to help me succeed as my future continues to grow.”
Krauter was awarded the Dinah Shore's Award for the most outstanding student-athlete in women’s golf in the 2021-2022 season. She has now gained full status on both the LPGA and Ladies European Tour where she will begin her professional career in the 2023 season.
“We are proud to work with such a promising young player like Aline as she begins her professional career and competing on the global stage,” said Steve Loy, President of Global Golf and Co-President, Americas at SPORTFIVE. “Aline is a talented young player with a wealth of potential that fits perfectly with our global golf approach.”
“Aline is a talented young player with a wealth of potential that fits perfectly with our global golf approach.”
Steve Loy, President of Global Golf and Co-President, Americas at SPORTFIVE
SPORTFIVE has a diverse global golf business built around talent representation, event management and commercialization. The agency has one of the top client rosters in the golf industry with clients playing in the top professional tours around the world. The roster is highlighted by Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm, Tom Kim, Keegan Bradley, Harris English, and Davis Love III. Its clients include four Major Championship winners, four PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award winners, and two members of the World Golf Hall of Fame.
SPORTFIVE also manages several professional golf events around the world, including PGA TOUR events The American Express™, the Fortinet Championship, Barbasol Championship, and Puerto Rico Open, and the Korn Ferry Tour’s Lecom Suncoast Classic. The agency also internationally manages the Singapore Open, the Singapore Women’s Open, the Simone Asia Pacific Cup and the BNI Indonesian Masters.
SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that delivers customer-centric solutions based on trust and transparency, deep industry experience and global relationships, digital intelligence and innovation. SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans to create and enable contemporary partnerships in sports.
While creating and growing long-term value for all, SPORTFIVE often leads the sports business into the future through innovative digital solutions and strives to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.
Being at the centre of professional sport SPORTFIVE will use its unique position, in order to make a positive contribution to sustainability and to live up to the social and economic duty and responsibility, which sport and consequently all parties involved, also have. SPORTFIVE operates with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries around the world, active in Football, Golf, Esports, Motorsport, Handball, Tennis, American Football, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Olympics and Multi-Sport Events and many more.
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