Georgia


AtlantaTrackClub

Atlanta Track Club Unveils Course Map for 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials-Marathon

August 6, 2019

Atlanta Track Club and USA Track & Field has unveiled the course map for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon. more >>


ITA

Oracle ITA Summer Circuit Announces Dates, Events

July 8, 2019

The ITA Summer Circuit includes 55 events over six consecutive weekends from late June to the last weekend in July. more >>


ColumbiaCountyGA

Columbia County Announces Details of Georgia State Little League Softball Tournament

July 3, 2019

Martinez Evans Little League (MELL) has been awarded the honor of hosting the Georgia State Little League Softball Tournament. more >>


AJCPeachtree

AJC Peachtree Returning to Atlanta

July 3, 2019

On July 4, racers will pursue not just victory in the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, but also for the record bonuses. more >>


TIA

Tennis Industry Announces Dates of Business, Sports Events

July 1, 2019

The Tennis Industry Association, which tracks and covers business matters in the sport, announced its annual Forum and other events. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Announces Combinations of Championship Events for Basketball

June 20, 2019

NCAA national championships for Divisions I, II and III men’s and women’s basketball will be celebrated as combined championship events. more >>


IRONMAN

Walker County, Georgia, Releases Information on Triathlon Events

June 19, 2019

The IRONMAN Foundation will provide a $160,000 grant over the course of 5 years to Walker County, Georgia, to support various events. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. 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 >>


AthensCVB

Nick Arnold Named as Athens CVB Director of Sales

September 24, 2018

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau, the official DMO for Athens-Clarke County, has named Nick Arnold as Director of Sales. more >>


Savannah

Publix Savannah Women’s Half & 5K Makes $1.8 Million Impact in Community

June 4, 2018

The Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K brought more than 3,300 room nights and a direct visitor spend of $1.8 million-plus. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2017 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 11, 2017

Outstanding in their field? These facilities are. Meet the award winners for 2017. more >>


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Articles

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>>


SuperBowl_Smaller Article | January 23, 2019
Super Bowl LIII by the Numbers

By: Michael Popke

The conclusion of football playoff season resulting in a Rams/Patriots Super Bowl in Atlanta now gives way to two weeks of hype, hope and...   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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