Vavae Malepeai
USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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Bermuda Black Golfers Week: Driving diversity in golf.

Bermuda Tourism Authority Announces Inaugural Black Golfers Week

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, in partnership with PGA Magazine and Ellison Consulting Group, will organize its inaugural Black Golfers Week featuring socially conscious events November 3–7, following the PGA Tour Bermuda Championship, as part of a new initiative to drive diversity in tourism and sporting events. Bermuda’s golf courses will be the main event venues, […]

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StadiumLinks Coming to Globe Life Field in October

Stadiumlinks will transform Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, into a uniquely designed, nine-hole golf course on October 8 and October 9. Various tee times will be available for two-person and four-person groups. The nine-hole course will include unique hole locations positioned on nearly every level of the ballpark, with target greens located on the […]

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Oakmont Country Club outside of Pittsburgh is hosting this week's U.S. Amateur championship.

Oakmont and Merion Selected for Multiple Future USGA Championships

The United States Golf Association’s U.S. Amateur this week at Oakmont Country Club is just the beginning for major USGA events heading to the state of Pennsylvania over the next two-plus decades. The USGA has awarded five more U.S. Open Championships and four U.S. Women’s Open Championships to two of the country’s most storied golf […]

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NCR C.C. in Ohio to Host 2022 U.S. Senior Women’s Open

NCR Country Club in Kettering, Ohio, has been chosen by the USGA as the host site of the fourth U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship starting August 25, 2022. The club has hosted four USGA championships: the 1986 U.S. Women’s Open, the 1998 U.S. Mid-Amateur, the 2005 U.S. Senior Open and the 2013 USGA Women’s State […]

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Cog Hill Golf and Country Club to Host 2022 Boys and Girls Junior PGA Championships

Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Palos Park, Illinois, will host both the 46th annual Boys and Girls Junior PGA Championships in 2022 starting August 2 with 156 players in both fields entering a stroke play competition. Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Phil Mickelson have competed on the Boys Junior PGA side, […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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TULSA, OK - MARCH 31: The Wanamaker trophy on a scenic tour of Southern Hills Country Club on March 31, 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brooke Allen/PGA of America)

Case Study: How The PGA of America Pivoted
In Planning for the 2022 PGA Championship

The PGA Championship’s move to the weekend before Memorial Day two years ago has paid off through even more attention paid to a tournament that is one of golf’s four major championships. And that attention surged to new levels last month when this year’s event at Kiawah Island, South Carolina, was shockingly won by Phil […]

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Bryan Karns: Preparing for the 2022 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club

  The 2022 PGA Championship was scheduled to be held at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, before the PGA of America in January announced that it would move the event instead to Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the 2021 Senior PGA Championship was recently completed. The PGA Championship then received a […]

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