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Bryson DeChambeau, acknowledges fans watching from a bordering yard as he walks to the 11th tee during the third round of the US Open on September 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, New York. Other than the fans off the property, there were no spectators at the event. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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PGA Tour Ready to Welcome Back Fans

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 in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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Anchorage to Host 2022 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

For the first time ever, the state of Alaska will be hosting a United States Golf Association championship as Anchorage Golf Course will be the site for the 60th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship in 2022. The event will be held from July 30 through August 4 and once completed, the USGA will have hosted […]

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Work Begins on PGA of America Campus in Frisco

Construction has begun on the new corporate headquarters for the PGA of America in Frisco, Texas. Adolfson & Peterson Construction, Cushman & Wakefield and Page, have started construction the new 106,622-square-foot headquarters that will sit on 6.2 acres of a 660-acre PGA Frisco campus. The project will also include two new championship golf courses, a 500-room […]

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Phil Mickelson and Kenneth Ferrie are shown on the ninth green during the final round of the U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in 2006. The Open will return to Winged Foot in 2020 for the first time since then, but will be without fans in attendance. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

U.S. Open Offers Golf Fans a Virtual Experience

The United States Golf Association will launch an enhanced U.S. Open Augmented Reality App to provide fans with an at-home experience for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, to be played September 14–20 at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. Available for Apple and Google platforms, the U.S. Open AR App offers fans different […]

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The Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard is held annually at Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida. (Photo via Greater Orlando Sports Commission)

PGA Tour Going Big With 2020-2021 Season

The PGA Tour, which had its 2019–2020 season disrupted like every other sports organizer by the COVID-19 pandemic with 14 cancellations, will have a 50-tournament schedule for the 2020–2021 season. The season will end with the FedEx Cup championship on its traditional Labor Day weekend dates in 2021. The 50 tournaments on the schedule is […]

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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: Previous Coverage of 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 in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Thursday, September 24 PRO SPORTS: NBA, NHL Caution Next Season Likely To […]

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Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley, right, goes up for a shot in front of Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Bradenton, Florida. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA Seeing Success with ‘Wubble’ Concept

One of the professional leagues currently playing under a closed environment is the WNBA — but don’t call it a “bubble.” Instead, refer to it as the “wubble.” The league’s 22-game regular season is being played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, with teams playing every other day without fans. The playoffs will retain […]

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Royal Montreal Golf Club to Host 2024 Presidents Cup

Royal Montreal Golf Club in Canada will host the 2024 Presidents Cup, its second time hosting the international event that matches the best players from the United States against an international squad of opponents except Europe. The Royal Montreal Golf Club hosted the 2007 event, won by the U.S. team 19.5–14.5, and will become the […]

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