Individual Sports


XTERRA

XTERRA Series Kicks Off for 2018

April 19, 2018

While there are many reasons to love the beginning of spring, for the U.S. XTERRA Tribe, the best part is that it signifies the start of XTERRA... more >>


MintoUSOpen

Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships Begin This Week in Naples

April 17, 2018

The Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships Powered by Margaritaville return to East Naples Community Park in Naples, Florida. more >>


TDBeachtoBeacon

TD Beach to Beacon 10K Releases Details of 2018 Event

April 17, 2018

Runners will hit the starting line in Cape Elizabeth for the 21st running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K on August 4, 2018. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Expanded Junior Golf Access in 22 States

April 17, 2018

Operating in every U.S. region, Youth on Course provides access to 18 holes of golf for $5 or less at 600-plus courses across 22 states. more >>



LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

May 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Wrestling

Envision Your Event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

April 18, 2018

Want a destination that is versatile, easy to reach and fun? Meet the Missouri State Fairgrounds, a winning combination of location, flexible... more >>


Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau

We Invite You To Play In Plano

April 2, 2018

Right smack in the middle of the great American Southwest is Plano, Texas. Plano is 75 square miles of sport fields and facilities maintained by... more >>


Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>


San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled in the center of Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with both vibrant natural beauty and plentiful... more >>



Cologuard

PGA TOUR Announces Sponsorship of Cologuard

April 16, 2018

The PGA TOUR has announced Cologuard as the Official Colon Cancer Screening Sponsor of the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions. more >>


PHIT

PHIT America Month to Launch in May

April 16, 2018

PHIT America is launching PHIT America Month in May to encourage Americans to be physically active, exercise and play sports. more >>


PTR

Ken DeHart, Delaine Mast & Jack Waite Newly Elected to PTR Board

April 9, 2018

Professional Tennis Registry announced three new members of the PTR Board of Directors were elected at the Annual General Membership Meeting. more >>


WEAREGOLF

WE ARE GOLF to Release Golf Economy Report Findings

April 2, 2018

WE ARE GOLF, a coalition of associations and industry partners – will announce the new U.S. Golf Economy Report findings on April 24. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>


blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>


White Papers

MillennialStudyCover Whitepaper | March 1, 2016
Millennial Running Study   

A study of Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, to find out which running and road sports events interest them, and why. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>


HiLo_GCSAA Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | August 1, 2015
State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends   

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. More>>



Print

Articles

Mountainbike Article | March 21, 2018
How Badly Do Cities Need Trails? Badly Enough that they're Built Illegally

By: Michael Popke

The challenges facing public officials in keeping up with their constituents’ desire for more recreational facilities were underlined recently when...   More>>


Golfer Article | March 21, 2018
Inside Events: Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The next issue of Sports Destination Management has a strong focus on destinations for youth golf events. One tournament currently showcasing the...   More>>


Easter Article | March 21, 2018
Easter and April Fool’s Day an Unprofitable Combination for Sports Events This Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The juxtaposition of Easter Sunday and April Fool’s Day sounds like the opening line for a really strange (and more than likely really irreverent)...   More>>


SeaOtter Article | March 7, 2018
The Sea Otter Classic

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s a lot to be learned from an event that started as a regional mountain bike race and grew into the largest cycling festival in North...   More>>



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