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LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan discusses encouraging more young athletes to play golf and the incredible growth on the women's tour.
USA Cycling holds its Collegiate and Para-cycling National Championships this week in Team USA action.
Since Southwest University Park was built in El Paso, Texas, in 2014, the minor league park has drawn big crowds and events.
Jon Schmieder, founder of Huddle Up Group, defines 15 of the most common sports tourism acronyms and jargon all industry newcomers need to know.
The LPGA’s Symetra Tour is actively working with CVBs and sports commissions to add three or four new tournaments in 2018. Bids are due in October.
The Univision-backed Prospects Cup, to be played in Kissimmee, has the potential to become the Little League Baseball World Series for youth soccer.
College Football Playoff COO Michael Kelly reveals some of his not-so-deepest secrets with Connect Sports.
In honor of Health Through Fitness Day on March 22, Connect Sports looks at which team sports are drawing the most participants.
Corrigan Sports’ Matt Cornell and Morgan Cook discuss how partnering with college coaches associations makes their events stand out.
Walnut Creek CVB's Scott Slocum explains why sports planners will love bringing their events to the emerging city 25 miles east of San Francisco.
After a successful first year, the US Open Pickleball Championships returns this week to Naples, Florida, bigger and better.
We trace the rise of this week's Big South National Qualifier in Atlanta, the country’s biggest single-weekend volleyball event.
Arnold Sports Festival returns for its 29th year, bringing 200,000 attendees and 20,000 athletes to Columbus, Ohio. The event runs March 2-5.
Andrea Wilamowski, president of The Biggest Loser Race Series, discusses her plans to expand the string of half-marathon and 5K races held nationwide,
There’s no shortage of sporting events to be excited about in 2017. We cut the list to 17 for you.
Tough Mudder will launch a new series next year, dubbed Toughest Mudder. The regional event will make a stop in Chester Country's Brandywine Valley.
The new North Houston Bike Park helps Houston land another major event.
The 2017 IWF World Championships are headed to Anaheim, California. Penang, Malaysia, was forced to withdraw as host, opening the door for Sports Anaheim.
The National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas, drew more than 55,000 fans, a 25-percent increase from 2015.
The 2016 World YoYo Contest brought 4,000 attendees from 25 different countries to Cleveland this summer.
A site visit to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach reveals why the waterfront destination remains attractive to sports planners.