Arizona


Bassmaster

2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series Schedule Announced

November 23, 2021

The new schedule features five opportunities for grass-roots anglers to battle some of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


Ripken

Ripken Baseball Announces Expansion in 2022 in Multiple States

November 17, 2021

Coming off the largest summer in company history, Ripken Baseball is excited to announce its 2022 schedule. more >>


Troon

Troon Facilities Awarded USGA Hosting Rights

October 20, 2021

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that two Troon golf courses in Arizona will host championship events. more >>


Troon

Troon-Affiliated Facilities Raising Awareness And Funds For Breast Cancer Throughout October

October 1, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Troon®-affiliated facilities around the world. more >>


Ripken

Ripken Baseball Announces Expansion in 2022 throughout United States with Ripken Select Tournaments

September 29, 2021

Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Texas are in the rotation for 2022. more >>



STMA

Arizona State University Groundskeeper Wins Fifth Annual ‘Stars and Stripes’ Contest

November 8, 2021

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has declared Josh Lenz the winner of the ‘Stars and Stripes’ contest. 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 >>



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

AwardImage Article | November 9, 2021
Introducing the 2020 and 2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Presented by Traveling Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The rebound. We all waited for it, we all hoped for it, and now we all get to celebrate it. But what have we learned? One thing: The prognosticators...   More>>


FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Tennis Rallies Back

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis tournaments at all levels of the game continue to come back for players in every single age bracket. The growth that started in 2020 has...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
You've Been Served!

By: Peter Francesconi

Tennis, a sport steeped in tradition, and pickleball, the up-and-coming competitor, are favorites with athletes of all levels. Accordingly,...   More>>


CollegeTri Article | September 24, 2021
Women’s Triathlon is ThisClose to NCAA Championship Status

By: Michael Popke

The varsity women’s collegiate triathlon series began in early September with high hopes that 2021 might finally be the year that triathlon becomes...   More>>


ILHSStreams Article | September 24, 2021
Streaming Scams Should Be on Event Owners’ Radars

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Now taking the field: scammers. High schools and youth sports event owners, who are depending on live streams to have students seen by out-of-town...   More>>


Smaller Article | September 4, 2021
Go West!

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to attracting sports events, each area of this country has something unique to offer event owners. One thing is for certain, though:...   More>>


Crypto Article | August 24, 2021
Bitcoin of the Realm: College Stadium Gets Cryptocurrency Sponsor

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There hasn’t been this much excitement around naming rights since bidet brand TUSHY wanted to sponsor a Toilet Bowl at the Buffalo Bills stadium....   More>>


NatlParks Article | June 30, 2021
Attendance at National Parks Surge as States Ease Restrictions

By: Michael Popke

The great outdoors benefitted, well, greatly during lockdown, with people discovering national parks for hiking, cycling and fishing, as well as...   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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