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IRONMAN

Walker County, Georgia, Releases Information on Triathlon Events

June 19, 2019

The IRONMAN Foundation will provide a $160,000 grant over the course of 5 years to Walker County, Georgia, to support various events. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


USA_Cycling

'Olympic City USA' to Host USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships

June 18, 2019

More than 800 athletes will come to Olympic City USA for the USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships, August 8-11. more >>


visitHagerstown

USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals Coming to Hagerstown

June 17, 2019

Visit Hagerstown & Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau are hosting the USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships. more >>


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Civilized Games Coming to L.A.

June 17, 2019

The next Civilized Games will be held next on June 22, 2019 at Venice Beach Promenade & Skatepark in Los Angeles, CA. more >>



Harford3

Play Like the Pros in Harford County, Maryland

May 22, 2019

Bring your tournament to Harford County, Maryland, and get the best – the best facilities, the best location and the best team to support it all!... more >>


Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Spartans

Victory Means a Little More Here: Fayetteville, North Carolina

April 15, 2019

Located in the heart of North Carolina, Fayetteville has a historic charm packed with culture, excitement and top-notch sports facilities. Our... more >>


Jaynes

Victory as Sweet as Our Tea

March 6, 2019

Take a vibrant, inviting Southern town like Columbia, Tennessee, paired with top-notch venues like Ridley Park Sports Complex and Chickasaw Trace... more >>


Portland

Play in Portland, Texas

March 1, 2019

Many youth sports tournaments are choosing the Texas coast to take advantage of outstanding sports venues and fabulous ocean scenery, combined with... more >>



ProjectGolf

Decorated Military Veteran and Golf Industry Professional Gene Augustine Named Director of Project Golf, a Myrtle Beach-Based Grow the Game Initiative

June 17, 2019

Gene Augustine has been named the first director of Project Golf, an ambitious grow the game initiative. more >>


JoeGibbsRacing

B.A.S.S. Agrees To Associate Sponsorship With Joe Gibbs Racing

June 17, 2019

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) as a sponsor. more >>


WTA

WTA and PTR Sign Partnership Agreement

June 17, 2019

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) and PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) have designated PTR as an Official Partner of the WTA Coach Program. more >>


Mobil1

Mobil 1 Named Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

June 17, 2019

ExxonMobil has announced that the Mobil 1 brand has become the Official Motor Oil of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. more >>


NextGenGolf

PGA of America Announces Acquisition of NextGenGolf

June 10, 2019

The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, to enhance player development programming designed to grow the game across emerging generations. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Stay Ahead of the Game in Lubbock, Texas   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Lubbock’s nickname, the hub city, is for the five major highways through town, creating a hub. That and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport... More>>


blank Case study | April 23, 2019
Welcome to ‘The Sports and Entertainment Capital of Texas’   

By: Michael Popke

Few cities in the United States are experiencing a sports development and tourism boom like the one happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area... More>>


White Papers

WorldGolfFoundation Whitepaper | July 1, 2014
Golf Economy Report   

The 2011 Golf Economy Report focuses primarily on the economics (including tourism and hospitality) of golf in 2011. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | June 1, 2014
State of the Sport-Part 1: Non-Traditional Running Events   

In five years, the estimated finishers in U.S. non-traditional events grew from the low six figures in 2009 to a staggering 4 million in 2013. More>>


MinneapolisParks Whitepaper | May 1, 2014
Current Trends in Golf   

On the cusp of being featured in the Summer Olympics, golf reflects participation initiatives, ecological interests and more in this 2009 study. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2014
Running USA Annual Marathon Report   

More new highs for U.S. marathons with 541,000 finishers and more than 1,100 races; ING New York City Marathon returns to the top in 2013. More>>


Articles

Cemeteries Article | March 20, 2019
Cemeteries Seeing New Life as Racing Destinations

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Across the U.S., cemeteries are seeing increased use as grounds for sports events. And once you get past the knee-jerk factor, it makes sense....   More>>


HomeRunDugout Article | March 20, 2019
From TopGolf to Home Run Dugout, 'Eatertainment' Takes a Cue from Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

TopGolf. SPIN. Chicken N Pickle. They’re all examples of the ‘eatertainment’ trend that mixes sports, active play and the spectator experience....   More>>


eSports Article | March 20, 2019
eSports Earns a Place on the Medal Stand – Just Not in the U.S.

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

eSports won't be headed for the Olympic podium any time soon (at least not if Thomas Bach has his way), but they will feature prominently in another...   More>>


Preakness Article | March 6, 2019
Will Baltimore Pony Up the Money for a Track Rehab or Will the Preakness Move?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In early 2019, Baltimore was feeling the angst over the possibility that the Preakness Stakes might move from its longtime home, Pimlico Race Course,...   More>>



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