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

GCSAA Whitepaper | July 1, 2015
The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses   

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2015
2014 State of the Sport - Part III: U.S. Race Trends   

This report tracks trends for U.S. running events in 2013; includes non-traditional races, half-marathons, women's events and more. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | September 1, 2014
An Analysis of the Largest Road Races Nationwide: 2014   

Provides analytical data on the largest road races in the nation: participation numbers, dates and events, in a year-over-year comparison. More>>


Golf Whitepaper | August 1, 2014
Better Provisions for Lady Golfers   

A study of golf facilities and female athletes' input on how the facilities for a traditionally male game could be made more woman-friendly. More>>



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Articles

WorldBeach Article | April 4, 2018
After Delays and Drawbacks, 2019 World Beach Games Taking Shape in San Diego

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Despite some bad beginnings and missteps, including a big promise, a big delay, a big budget cut and a smaller footprint, the 2019 World Beach Games...   More>>


Ref Article | April 4, 2018
Iowa Corrections Officer Recruiting Former Inmates to Become Sports Officials

By: Michael Popke

The nationwide shortage of high school sports officials is not news but one suggested solution is certainly making headlines. An officer at Iowa’s...   More>>


RunningFeet Article | April 4, 2018
Why Are People Running Away from Races? A New Survey Has Some Insights

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Why are people running away from road races in droves? According to a new study, a lot of reasons. Those reasons have less to do with race swag and...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>



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