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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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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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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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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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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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