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Hiram Bithorn Stadium, host to several Major League Baseball games as well as winter league baseball in Puerto Rico since its opening in 1962, has a capacity of 18,000. The stadium is where dozens of Hall of Famers have played since its opening; at one point, both Hank Aaron and Willie Mays were on the same winter team. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Puerto Rico: A Rich Sports History

You may think that Puerto Rico is a golf escape and yes, that is largely true. The Puerto Rico Open will celebrate its 15th anniversary in early March, having generated $5.7 million for the economy and creating more than 1,000 direct and indirect jobs. With 16 courses open to the public, golf has boomed on the […]

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Pickleball, Golf Entertainment Venue Heading to Branson

Pickleball, a pro-style golf putting course, golf simulators and a regional restaurant and bar will be part of a new sports and entertainment destination in Branson, Missouri. The Social Birdy is scheduled to break ground in early 2022 and open later this year on Branson Hills Parkway. The 9,000-square-foot social venue will include a 2,000-square-foot, […]

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Randy Oostra, ProMedica's President & CEO, explains why his company became the presenting partner of the U.S. Women's Open during a media event on Friday at The Glasshouse in New York City. (USGA/Jason E. Miczek)

U.S. Women’s Open Adds Presenting Sponsor, Five Future Host Sites

The United States Golf Association revealed five future U.S. Women’s Open host sites on Friday and also announced that it has agreed to a long-term partnership with ProMedica that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open, notably elevating the championship through a $10 million purse, nearly double what it had previously been. The […]

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2022 Topgolf Live Stadium Tour to Visit Dodger Stadium, SEC Venues and More

Topgolf Entertainment Group has announced the first half of the 2022 Topgolf Live Stadium Tour schedule starting later this month at the iconic Dodger Stadium. The 2022 tour will give fans the opportunity to experience Topgolf inside a brand new lineup of sports venues. Scheduled in the coming months include stops at T-Mobile Park and […]

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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: 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.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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PGA of America and Legends Enter Merchandising Services Partnership

The PGA of America has announced a strategic partnership agreement with Legends to operate and elevate on-site, online, licensing and corporate merchandising for the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. As part of the transition, the PGA’s merchandising and licensing department will become part of the Legends Global […]

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LPGA Tour 2022 Schedule Increases Emphasis in California, Florida

Southern California and Florida will each have five LPGA Tour events in 2022 as the tour released its 34-tournament calendar with stops also taking place throughout every region of the United States. The 2022 season will open with three weeks in Florida, leading with the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions at Lake Nona Golf […]

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Inverness Club Selected to Host 2029 U.S. Amateur

The historic Inverness Club, in Toledo, Ohio, will host the 129th U.S. Amateur Championship from August 13–19, 2029, the U.S. Golf Association announced this week. The stroke play co-host course will be named at a later date. The Toledo facility opened in 1903 and Donald Ross was hired in 1916 to design an 18-hole layout […]

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Bellerive Country Club to Host 2030 Presidents Cup

Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis will be the host for the 18th Presidents Cup in 2030, becoming the seventh venue in the United States to host the biennial global team competition since it started in 1994. Bellerive adds the Presidents Cup to its history of hosting prestigious events dating to the 1965 U.S. Open […]

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