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WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Sells Out Event at Omni LaCosta

February 26, 2020

World TeamTennis announced its inaugural All-Star Weekend on February 29 and March 1, as well as the sponsors for this sold-out event. more >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Teeing Off

February 26, 2020

The 5th Annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship is set for February 28 – March 1, 2020 at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>


Otillo

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series Bringing First Race to the USA this Month

February 26, 2020

This year, the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series presents its first race in the USA this month more >>


minneapolis

Minneapolis Hosting NCAA Wrestling in Less Than a Month

February 25, 2020

On March 19-21, Minneapolis will host the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics Releases Information on American Cup in Milwaukee

February 25, 2020

The 2020 American Cup is a part of the Olympic qualification process. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>



itpta

PTR, iTPA Sign Partnership Agreement

February 24, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is proud to announce a new partnership with International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA). more >>


OrlandoNorth

Seminole County Reports Over $43 million in Actualized Economic Impact FY 2018/2019

February 24, 2020

As a result of filling Seminole County’s five major tournament facilities with sports events throughout 2019, sports tourism has been profitable. more >>


SlipperyRock

New Owners of Slippery Rock Golf Course Make Their Debut

February 12, 2020

Slippery Rock Golf Club & Events Center, formerly the Oakview Golf Club, is under new ownership and ready to debut new features. more >>


PresidentsCup

Presidents Cup and Partners Generate More Than $1.1M for Australia Bushfire Relief

February 7, 2020

The Presidents Cup and partner organizations have combined to generate more than $1.1M for Australia bushfire relief efforts. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>


TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Articles

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

By: Michael Popke

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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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>>


ProGolfer Article | February 12, 2020
What Does the USGA’s Distance Report Mean for Golf Tournaments?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With much fanfare, the USGA and R&A released a Distance Insights Report, showing that hitting distances and lengths of golf courses have been...   More>>



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