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USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>


Troon

Events Planned for Women's Golf Month

June 10, 2019

Women's Golf Month is celebrated throughout June, with events held nationwide and around the world. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>


DaveScott

IRONMAN Icon Dave Scott Announces Triathlon Training in Kona

May 6, 2019

IRONMAN World Champion and Hall of Fame inductee Dave Scott is hosting Triathlon Training Experiences in Kona, Hawaii. more >>


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. more >>


Troon

Kapalua Unveils New Bay Course Routing, Relocates Bay Course Golf Shop and Enhances Golf Academy

March 21, 2019

Kapalua Golf recently unveiled a number of improvements to its award-winning Bay Course, Bay Course Golf Shop and Kapalua Golf Academy. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA TOUR Champions Announces 2019 Tournament Schedule

February 11, 2019

PGA TOUR Champions announced its 2019 schedule, featuring 27 events and culminating with the 30th Charles Schwab Cup Championship. more >>


Troon

Kapalua Plantation Course Releases Details of Improvements

January 4, 2019

The site of the PGA TOUR’s Sentry Tournament of Champions and one of the top 100 golf courses in the world, will close to undergo improvements. more >>



HonoluluMarathon

Honolulu Marathon, eventbaxx Align for Event

January 14, 2019

eventbaxx and the Honolulu Marathon have signed a partnership agreement good for the next two years. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Foundation Providing Charitable Giving to Hawaii's Volvano Victims

December 17, 2018

IRONMAN Foundation will distribute a number of charitable initiatives to those stricken by the volcano in Hawaii. more >>


Amazon

Amazon Becomes Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of IRONMAN World Championship

November 12, 2018

Amazon has teamed up with IRONMAN as the Official Sports Nutrition Retailer of the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship. more >>


Hawaii

PGA TOUR Renews Official Partnership with Hawai‘i Tourism Authority

January 22, 2018

The PGA TOUR and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) announced a four-year extension of their official marketing partnership. more >>


Descente

Descente Becomes Apparel Sponsor Of The Honolulu Marathon

September 25, 2017

Japanese sports and outdoor brand Descente signed a three-year deal with the Honolulu Marathon beginning in 2017. more >>


HawaiiTourismAuthority

Hawaii Tourism Authority Names Chairman

July 20, 2015

The Hawaii Tourism Authority’s board has appointed Rick Fried Jr. as its new chairman. He succeeds Aaron Sala. more >>


USOC  Logo

USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


US Youth Soccer Logo

US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League Restructures Format for 2013-2014

May 15, 2013

The US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League has redesigned the league structure for the upcoming 2013-2014 season to consist of three geographical... more >>


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Articles

Shot Article | February 6, 2019
Measles Outbreak Stands to Affect Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A satire site recently noted, “CDC Releases List of Vaccine Side Effects, Including Old Age, Grey Hair.” Unfortunately, the problem of...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


SurfWars Article | September 5, 2018
Fierce Turf Wars Threaten Competitive Surfing Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the surf-centric movie, Blue Crush, North Shore surfers, irate at the newbie tourists learning to surf on their ‘sweet spot’ beach, send one...   More>>


Volcano Article | May 16, 2018
With Homes Destroyed and Lives Threatened by Volcano’s Eruption, Sports are the Least of Hawai’i’s Worries

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With residents being evacuated from homes and property damage estimates already in the millions, the concept of sports events on Hawai’i’s Big...   More>>


HawaiiMissile Article | February 7, 2018
Athletes on Living Through False Alarm on Hawai'i: 'We Thought This Could be It'

By: Michael Popke

For the contiguous states, the false missile alarm in Hawai'i was a blip on the news radar. For some college teams who happened to be competing in...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


Ratlungworm Article | May 3, 2017
The Newest Threat to Sports Events in Hawaii: Rat Lungworm Disease

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Zika. Ebola. They’re words that raise enormous red flags for sports event planners. But brace yourself for the newest plague – and this one has a...   More>>


AlohaStadium Article | September 7, 2016
Hoping to Catch Wave, Hawaii Seals Sports Tourism Marketing Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With its recent signing of a sports marketing contract, Hawai'i has served notice it intends to catch the sports tourism wave. In the wake of losing...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

ConventionCenter Case study | September 1, 2018
Sporting in Paradise   

By: Michael Popke

Designed around Hawai‘i’s tropical landscape, our open-air facility inspires creativity on and off the courts. The Hawai‘i Convention Center... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>



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