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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)
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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. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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Bethpage State Park’s Black Course to Host Polo Golf Junior Classic

The American Junior Golf Association’s Polo Golf Junior Classic will be held June 27–July 1 at the historic Bethpage State Park on the Black Course in New York. The 43rd Polo Golf Junior Classic is the only true match play format event on the AJGA schedule. All but two years of the 43-year history have […]

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Club to Host 2024 Solheim Cup

Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, will host the 19th Solheim Cup in September 2024, the LPGA has announced. Robert Trent Jones Golf Club opened in 1991 and is named after the course’s designer. The course hosted the first four Presidents Cup events in the United States and is located on Lake Manassas, […]

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Daniel Island Club Awarded Two USGA Championships

Daniel Island Club, in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the host site for the 2023 U.S. Junior Amateur and 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship, the first two USGA championships held at the 36-hole facility. The 75th U.S. Junior Amateur will be held July 24-29, 2023 at both the Beresford Creek Course and the Ralston […]

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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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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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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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