Philadelphia Cricket Club to Host 2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships

By | June 15, 2018

The competition will be held on the storied club’s Wissahickon course in April 2019. The conference now has 14 schools in 11 states, and prior to Rutgers University and the University of Maryland joining in 2014, the eastern-most school in the conference was Penn State University, 200 miles west of Philadelphia.   The Big Ten […]

Greenbrier Classic Renamed; Houston Open Gets Another Five Years

By | June 13, 2018

The July 2-8 tournament, held on the historic Old White TPC Course at the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., resort, has been rebranded as A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier, and will now include a Military Appreciation Day, flyover and week-long benefits for active military and veterans. The PGA Tour also announced that the Houston […]

Michigan, Arizona Clubs Vie for PGA Events

By | May 9, 2018

Detroit (Mich.) Golf Club intends to ask members to “reaffirm support” to bring a major event to the club, as The PGA Tour and Quicken Loans are expected to finalize an agreement to bring a tournament to the city starting in June 2019. In Tucson, Ariz., a plan to remake the two 18-hole golf courses […]

CC of Bristol (Tenn.) Selects KOVA Golf

By | April 30, 2018

The semi-private property has undergone a series of closings and management and ownership changes in recent years, but will now be under the direction of the Naples, Fla.-based management firm, which plans a series of property-wide enhancements, including a golf course restoration, a new restaurant that will be open to the public, and expansion of the casual outdoor seating area.

Report Finds 22% Rise in Golf’s Economic Activity

By | April 25, 2018

The U.S. Golf Economy Report, a five-year study by GOLF 20/20 and TEConomy Partners, found that $84.1 billion of economic activity was generated by golf, an increase from the previous study conducted in 2011. The study was delivered as part of the 11th annual National Golf Day on April 25. The findings of the new U.S. Golf […]

PGA Tour Unveils Plans for New $81M Headquarters

By | January 22, 2018

The 187,000-sq. ft. facility in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. will consolidate the organization’s 800 employees inside one building, on property the Tour owns near TPC Sawgrass. It is scheduled for completion by 2020 and in exchange for $2.8 million in incentives provided by St. Johns County (Fla.), the Tour has promised to create over 300 new jobs by 2030.