Georgia


ITA

Rome Tennis Center to Serve as Home of ITA Cup

October 9, 2019

The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College will serve as the host site of the ITA Cup for the next three years. more >>


US_BC

BowlTV to Cover More Collegiate Action This Year

October 3, 2019

BowlTV will expand its collegiate livestreaming schedule in the 2019-2020 season. more >>


RocknRoll

Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon and Half Announces Additional Events

September 23, 2019

The 2019 Rock ‘n’ Roll® Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon race weekend kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 31. more >>


NCAA

Combined Championships for NCAA Basketball Planned

August 27, 2019

Basketball action heats up with the DI, II and III men to play in Atlanta in 2020; women to play in Dallas in 2023. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>



PlaySight

LakePoint Sports and PlaySight Interactive Announce New Technology Partnership

July 22, 2019

LakePoint Sports and PlaySight Interactive are thrilled to announce a significant new technology partnership for live streaming video. more >>


LakePointSports

LakePoint Sports Announces Mark O'Brien as New President and CEO

July 1, 2019

LakePoint Sports in the Metro Atlanta area has announced that it has named Mark O’Brien as its new president and CEO. more >>


Advanced

Top Urologic Center Sponsors Mitsubishi Electric Classic Volunteer Program

April 15, 2019

In addition to sponsoring the Volunteer Program, Advanced Urology will also be supporting the tournament as Official Men’s Health Provider. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces ODP Training Centers

April 8, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the four velodromes that will be participating in the Olympic Development Program as Training Centers. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia

January 7, 2019

Troon® is to manage the golf operations and clubhouse food and beverage operations at Château Élan Golf Club in Braselton, Georgia. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | September 3, 2019
Playing the Field: Softball's Diamond Destinations

By: Michael Popke

Returning to the Olympics next year, softball continues its run of popularity. From youth-level rec leagues all the way up to competitive high school...   More>>


LakePointAI Article | August 7, 2019
The Rise of AI in Youth Sports Industry

By: Michael Popke

Who’s one of the most valuable players in youth sports? Artificial intelligence. AI is infiltrating the industry quickly with connected coverage of...   More>>


AlienChase Article | July 24, 2019
Storming Area 51 Won't Bag Aliens But Sports and Travel Skyrocketed

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Shoving aside the toxic headlines of the week was the refreshingly weird news that more than a million people had pledged to raid Area 51 in Roswell,...   More>>


Legionnaires Article | July 24, 2019
The Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak in Atlanta: What Event Owners Should Know

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The nightmare of every venue and event owner is an outbreak of a life-threatening illness that makes headlines and, by extension, necessitates a...   More>>


Masters Article | July 10, 2019
Texas Family Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Resell Tickets for The Masters

By: Michael Popke

Hard on the heels of the college admissions scandal comes the news of a Texas family who was recently arrested for masterminding a scheme to resell...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse

By: Judy Leand

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Take Me Out to the Ballpark

By: Michael Popke

Summer’s favorite game is back for another season. As the sport’s popularity continues, facilities across the U.S. are upping the ante to bring...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Connecting with Great Partners for Long-Term Success

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A destination can have great venues, excellent amenities and wonderful weather but ultimately, it’s the people you’re working with at the CVB or...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
The Changing Landscape of Golf

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | July 17, 2018
Winning With a ‘Very Valdosta’ Sports Culture   

By: Peter Francesconi

Valdosta, Georgia, is a city that has reinvented itself and these days, as a sought-after haven for individual athletes and sports teams alike, its... More>>


Rome Case study | February 13, 2018
Make Yourself the Home Team in Rome   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It is often said that even the visiting team feels at home in Rome, Georgia. Renowned Southern hospitality is only exceeded by the quality and... More>>


Lake Lanier, Georgia Case study | March 31, 2012
Lake Lanier, Georgia: Taking Advantage of the Lake Effect   

By: Peter Francesconi

Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier and Hall County in Georgia are ready to explode with action. More>>



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