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The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Nationals Outbreak Postpones Game against Phillies

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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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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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.   BASEBALL: Yankees-Red Sox Game Postponed by COVID Issues in New York; Outbreak […]

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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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Palm Beach to Host Its First NCAA Men’s Golf National Championship

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will host the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf National Championship at PGA National Resort & Spa’s Champion Course. The event, May 17–21, will mark the first NCAA men’s golf championship to take place in The Palm Beaches, although the region has been awarded more in the years to come. […]

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Greater Lansing to host NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority will be the focal point of the women’s college golf world as it hosts the NCAA Division III National Championships. The event will bring 25 schools with 131 student-athletes from across the country to Forest Akers West Golf Course from May 11–14 at East Lansing’s Michigan State University. Olivet College […]

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The Sea Otter Classic is a bicycling and outdoor sports festival and expo held each spring in Monterey, California. The four-day event is considered the world's largest cycling festival, drawing nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes. Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.com via SeeMonterey.com

Case Study: How a Destination Markets Outdoor Events in a Pandemic

Monterey County in California is a sports destination that may not be immediately top of mind. But it is the site of Pebble Beach, home of the famous AT&T Pro-Am and one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the world. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is home not only to the IndyCar Series but a […]

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