DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – January 31, 2024 – In a ground-breaking collaboration, Coterie, a cutting-edge platform that is empowering sports professionals to build, engage, and monetize their communities, has partnered with the LPGA to redefine the landscape of player/professional relationships. This strategic alliance not only marks a significant milestone in enhancing the ability of professionals to increase their earning potential, but also improves the player experience off the course.
Coterie's innovative platform offers a unique opportunity for sport professionals to maximize their earnings, through a seamless solution that modernizes their communities and business operations.
"We're delighted to embark on this partnership with the LPGA, revolutionizing the landscape for female golf professionals in the digital age," says Larissa Holmes, Co-founder & CEO of Coterie. "Our mission is clear: empower sport professionals to not just earn but thrive in a digital-first world on and off the course. Recognizing the golf industry's underserved needs, our platform becomes the catalyst, allowing them to channel their energy into what they excel at—golf—while we seamlessly navigate and optimize their community and business operations. It's not just a partnership; it's a bold step into the future, reshaping the way female golf professionals navigate success in the modern era."
This partnership brings a much-needed product–built specifically for sport professionals–to golf and is also values-aligned with both female-founded Coterie, and the LPGA, sharing a passion for growing the game of golf for women.
For LPGA teaching professionals, this collaboration means increased opportunities to grow their businesses and stay top of mind for their players. This partnership demonstrates LPGA's commitment to supporting its members and fostering the next generation of women golfers.
Nancy Henderson, Chief Teaching Officer and President of the LPGA Foundation,
expressed her excitement, “We are thrilled to forge this partnership with Coterie—a revolutionary solution that not only simplifies the process for our professionals to cultivate thriving businesses and communities but propels them into the future of golf engagement. Coterie offers our members a cutting-edge platform, seamlessly combining convenience and unlocking unparalleled opportunities to boost revenue. More than just a platform, it's a dynamic force that keeps players enthusiastically connected with the game of golf, heralding a new era in our commitment to progress and prosperity for members and players alike.
As digital solutions become more necessary for professionals to grow their businesses, Coterie solves a relevant problem for LPGA members. This partnership strengthens Coterie's offerings but also places LPGA teaching professionals at the forefront of innovation. It saves professionals time while offering players unique value that can’t be found with other solutions.