Arizona


Troon

June is Women's Golf Month and Troon is Hosting Events

June 3, 2021

The entire month of June is “Troon Women’s Golf Month” at Troon-affiliated facilities around the world. more >>


CONCACAF

CONCACAF Announces Schedule for 2021 Gold Cup

May 21, 2021

CONCACAF has announced the full schedule for the 2021 Gold Cup, the region’s flagship men’s national team competition. more >>


WarriorSoccerTour

Warrior Soccer Youth Tournaments Continue Nationwide Offerings

May 21, 2021

The event owner has listed a number of tournaments in cities across the country. more >>


USA Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Details of Championship Events

May 14, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the details and locations for a slate of 2021 national events. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Schedule For 2021 Troon Challenge

May 13, 2021

The regional qualifying schedule for the 2021 Troon Challenge sponsored by Callaway Golf® is set at 38 facilities in 13 different states. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. 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 >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. 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 >>


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 >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... 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 >>


Articles

Map Article | June 18, 2021
With Multiple Destinations Hosting, “Coopetition” Characterizes CONCACAF

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While many destinations are focused on whether they will be picked as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, this summer brings another international...   More>>


SocialMediaGolf Article | May 21, 2021
Uproar Over Cancellation of NCAA Golf Regional Leads to a Pop-Up Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When NCAA organization cancelled its women's golf regional in Baton Rouge over the course being wet, it led to pushback from both college golfers and...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Bringing Fans Back to the Stands

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just like the rebound itself, spectator numbers in sports events are, well, all over the map. But everyone agrees fans are essential.   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Trends and Signposts: The Recovery Road Map

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Michael Popke

There are plenty of indicators that recovery is underway, and that sports are helping lead the charge into the post-vaccination economy.   More>>


Tri Article | April 24, 2021
Triathlon Sellouts Another Sign of Recovery Among Large-Scale Events

By: Michael Popke

Sports tourism’s resurgence could be characterized as more of a marathon than a sprint. That, of course, makes it absolutely fitting that...   More>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


HSSports Article | March 26, 2021
High School Sports Learning the Hard Way that Student Athletes Won't Wait

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

State high school associations are learning a hard lesson. If they don’t allow kids to play their sports, athletes will move over to travel...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Kick It Up A Notch

By: Peter Francesconi

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and while it shares the spotlight in the U.S. with football, baseball and basketball, it nonetheless...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Mountain Highs

By: Cindy Cantrell

The country’s mountainous region offers world-class terrain is ideal for skiing, climbing, trail running, mountain biking and more – as long as...   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2021
Diving Back In

By: Michael Popke

The Olympics are within sight and swimming, one of the most popular events, is about to take center stage, as will diving, water polo and artistic...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>



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