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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, chips to the 18th green during the final round of the 2019 John Deere Classic golf tournament (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
First PGA Tour With Spectators Canceled

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry, with nearly every professional league throughout the world on hiatus and collegiate and amateur sports brought to a standstill. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed and the question that is on every fan’s mind is: When will they return? Continue Reading

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PGA of America Selects Quail Hollow for 2025 PGA Championship

The PGA of America has announced that Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, will host the 2025 PGA Championship. It will be the second time the event is held at Quail Hollow, which also hosted in 2017. The event is expected to be staged in May. “The PGA of America is proud to return Continue Reading

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Southern Hills in Tulsa to Host 2030 PGA Championship

Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will host the 2030 PGA Championship. The PGA of America had announced in 2017 that Southern Hills would be awarded a record fifth PGA championship, although a specific date was not determined until now. Southern Hills has a storied history in hosting championship events and will host the Continue Reading

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LPGA Partners with TopGolf for Esports Tournament

The LPGA will hold an esports competition with match play starting May 13 with eight players competing in partnership with the World Golf Tour by Topgolf.  The players will play head-to-head in a series of seven nine-hole, online matches twice a week with a championship match on Wednesday, June 3. “We are excited for this Continue Reading

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Professional Golfers Play Virtual Poker for MGM Fund

Professional golfers will be turning to the virtual poker tables to benefit an MGM Resorts workers fund. The Chipping All-in Charity Poker Tournament will be staged April 16, beginning at 12 p.m. PST. Event proceeds will go toward the MGM Resorts Foundation’s Employee Emergency Grant Fund, which provides employees and their immediate families with short-term Continue Reading

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Sports events around the world are continuing to see the impact of the coronavirus on events. PhotoL Jae C. Hong/AP Images

How The Coronavirus Has Impacted Sports Events

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect the sports-event industry. As destinations work to contain the spread of the virus, it has led many sports-event organizers to make decisions about the immediate future of their events. With so much changing so quickly, we are tracking the latest updates, both confirmations of sports events that Continue Reading

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On Assignment: Four Days of Golf, A Year in the Making

When fans enter the gates at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles, they can gawk at the elevation changes and some of the most historic holes in championship golf. They can enjoy activations and different sponsorship stands at almost every fairway. And if they think because the PGA Tour’s Genesis Invitational is a four-day affair that Continue Reading

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