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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


USTA

USTA National Campus Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

January 17, 2018

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has commemorated the one-year anniversary of the USTA National Campus. more >>


WEAREGOLF

National Golf Day Schedule Announced

January 16, 2018

National Golf Day 2018 will be held on Wednesday, April 25 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. more >>


ITA

ITA Announces Schedule, Updates for Coming Collegiate Tennis Season

January 15, 2018

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its upcoming schedule, as well as new information regarding its social media recognition. more >>



Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>



GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


HarrisTeeter

Cooper River Bridge Run Announces Harris Teeter as Sponsor

January 8, 2018

The Cooper River Bridge Run, the annual 10K race over the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, announced that Harris Teeter as its 2018 Presenting Sponsor. more >>


TROON

Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins California Golf Course Owners Association’s “Community Environmental Award”

January 8, 2018

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently received the “Community Environmental Award” from the California Golf Course Owners Association. more >>


TheFirstTee

New CEO Appointed to Lead The First Tee as it Reaches 20-year Milestone

January 2, 2018

Keith Dawkins will become The First Tee’s next CEO, it was announced by the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors. 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>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
Big Dreams and Big Ten Teams   

By: Michael Popke

Big Ten university cities boast plenty of sports venues, high-profile events and friendly people. Champaign County, home of the University of... More>>


blank Case study | November 20, 2017
A SoCal Destination with Small-Town Hospitality   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Los Angeles, site of the 2028 Olympics, had the lock on California’s best sports facilities, prepare to have your paradigm shifted.... 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

NCAA Article | October 18, 2017
Could the NCAA Scandal Affect Travel Teams? An Industry Ponders the Question

By: Michael Popke

The details of the NCAA scandal are still unfolding, but it’s safe to say there’s extensive coverage on an up-to-the-minute basis. What’s less...   More>>


Armwrestling Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


PoleSports Article | October 4, 2017
Pole Sports: ‘We Will Not Become Part of Gymnastics’

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Pole sports (that would be pole dancing, not pole vaulting) is continuing in its quest for acceptance and respect among its fellow international...   More>>


Knife Article | October 4, 2017
Knife-Throwing: The Sport of the Ages, is Alive and Well (and Flourishing)

By: Michael Popke

Sometimes, sandwiched between the traditional sports, planners can stumble across something unique. In this case, it’s knife-throwing...   More>>



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