Individual Sports Articles


SportsOutlook1
Article | March 2, 2020
Thinking Outside the Tee Box   

Statistics from the National Golf Foundation from 2018 showed that 200 courses (both public and private) had closed, on a par with the previous year.... More>>



GolfCourse
Article | March 1, 2020
Failing Golf Courses Becoming Targets in Development Land Grabs   

In an increasingly landlocked society, failing golf courses are becoming fair game for developers looking for acreage. This brings them into conflict... More>>



Sustainability_Small
Article | February 28, 2020
Sustainability Seen as Key to Keeping Younger Demographic in Play   

The Olympics has been trying for years to woo a younger demographic. But according to recent research, it’s not edgy sports that wins the loyalty... More>>



RunningFeet
Article | February 24, 2020
Marathon Cheating, from Course Cutting to Proxy Running to…Shoes?   

From course-cutting to hiring proxies to run their races for them, marathoners have increasingly come under suspicions and high-stakes distance races... More>>



Falmouth
Article | February 23, 2020
Can Economic Development Corporations Score Big Wins with Pro Golf?   

We’re used to seeing pro sports events sponsored by sports commissions and CVBs. The Lake Charles Championship and the Visit Knoxville Open, both... More>>



SLC_Olympics
Article | February 22, 2020
Will Salt Lake City Bid on 2034 Winter Olympics?   

It is, as they say, déjà vu all over again. Salt Lake City, host of the 2002 Winter Games, has moved one stop closer to hosting the Winter Olympics... More>>



Leadville
Article | February 18, 2020
Ultramarathon Events Showing More Than 1,500% Increase in Participation   

The number of ultra runners, meaning those who run races that are longer than 26.2 miles, including trail and mountain runs, has increased a... More>>



ToughMudder
Article | February 17, 2020
Spartan Working to Get Tough Mudder Running Again   

The future of Tough Mudder doesn’t seem quite as clear as mud as it might have a month ago. But things in the obstacle course racing world aren’t... More>>



Image_APL
Article | February 15, 2020
Inside Events: The American Pole League   

One of the buzziest sports to be seeking international acceptance (at the IOC level, no less) is pole, governed in the U.S. by the American Pole... More>>



FireMedal
Article | February 14, 2020
Planning an Event to Help the Australian Fire Victims? Here Are Some Tips   

If a fire halfway around the world in Australia can get attention from an international golf tournament, can local sports events help make a... More>>



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