Golf

Golf equipment manufacturing company Callaway Golf Co. has agreed to take over Topgolf in a deal which values the driving-range operator at around $2bn.

ESPN and Augusta National have announced that College GameDay will be broadcast live at next month's Masters tournament on November 14

The PGA Tour has struck a multiyear partnership with lawn care company TruGreen, which has been designated the official lawn care treatment provider of the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions, and TPC Network.

Phil Mickelson says he is considering pulling out of the Houston Open due to health and safety reasons as fans will be present at the Masters tune-up event

The PGA Tour has announced a partnership with recovery and performance technology brand Hyperice, which has been designated the organization’s official recovery device.

Tiger Woods' Hero World Challenge invitational golf tournament has been called off due to Covid-19 restrictions in the Bahamas

Latest version of popular event to feature Mickelson, Barkley, Curry, and Manning

Hospitality packages for the 2022 Open Championship at St Andrews have gone on general sale following a pre-sale window

The PGA Tour has announced that smart home company Vivint Smart Home will become the title sponsor of next month's Houston Open

Logistics brand DP World entered into a long-term deal with IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020 and become title sponsor of Renault's F1 team, building on its existing sponsorship of the European Tour. Daniel Van Otterdijk, chief communications officer for the company, explains how each deal supports its objectives.

The Chinese government recently said the country will not be hosting most of its planned international sports events this year, putting a number of major events in doubt. SportBusiness asked three local industry insiders for their thoughts on the potential for disruption.

Multi-national financial services company will gain huge reach as the title sponsor of the first event back on the PGA Tour in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Bob Williams

Reflecting on the impact of Covid-19, M. James Ward speaks to five golf facility operators to find out first-hand how the pandemic is affecting the golf industry.

Women’s golf tournament the 2023 Solheim Cup will be hosted in the Andalusia region of Spain, it was announced today (Tuesday).

The PGA Tour has announced that this week's CJ Cup at Shadow Creek will be the organization's first tournament to feature live betting odds during a linear telecast

IMG Arena, the sports betting unit of the IMG agency, has soft-launched its in-play betting golf product outside of North America on the Bet365 platform at this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children O…

AXA Asia has been named as the Presenting Partner of the Scottish Championship golf tournament which takes place at Fairmont St Andrews course next week

Golf equipment manufacturer Callaway has prolonged its sponsorship of the PGA of Australia by renewing its backing for the long-running Australian pro-am team event, the Volkswagen Scramble

The four betting operator sponsors of golf’s PGA Tour, all signed this summer, are each paying similar rights fees for non-exclusive rights with the same contract durations.  Sport

The Endeavor-owned WME Sports athlete representation agency has signed up leading amateur golfer Takumi Kanaya from Japan

The Ladies Professional Golf Association has appointed the CSM Sport & Entertainment agency to sell its sponsorship packages

The PGA Tour is expected to welcome back spectators for the first time since the onset of the global Covid-19 pandemic at next month's Bermuda Championship

Saudi Arabia will host its first professional women’s golf events in November under an agreement with the Ladies European Tour (LET) that will establish its second-highest paid non-major.

PepsiCo has extended its longstanding sponsorship of the PGA of America and, in a separate deal with the PGA of America and Ryder Cup Europe, expanded its reach into the Ryder Cup

The United States Golf Association has announced that Mike Davis will step down from his role as chief executive by the end of 2021

The United States Golf Association is considering a formal rotation of sites for the US Open men's golf major championship

The Ladies Professional Golf Association has called off all four events of its Asia swing in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic due to the quarantine requirements in place with crossing country borders

The final two rounds of the postponed Masters tournament will be given an earlier-than-usual finish to accommodate National Football League and college football games also being broadcast by CBS Sports…

The United States Golf Association has announced it will set up a satellite campus at the famed Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has refused to commit to a specific date when spectators will be allowed to return to tournaments in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic

A new joint venture between the European Tour and Ryan Howsam, founder and group chairman of travel insurance provider Staysure, aims to generate three-to-five times the revenue raised by the previous…

The PGA Tour has agreed a multiyear content and marketing partnership with FanDuel Sportsbook, which has been designated an official betting operator of the organization

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews (R&A) has appointed Phil Anderton as chief development officer, succeeding Duncan Weir who recently retired having spent 35 years working for the organisation

GolfTV displayed substantial growth in users and subscribers in July, with content featuring Tiger Woods, a global content partner of the Discovery-owned subscription streaming platform, a major contributor…

Robust sales reverse extended industry decline

Chinese police, working with the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group, seized more than 120,000 counterfeit golf products in raids of online golf retailers in four cities

Golf Australia has named James Sutherland as its new chief executive, replacing Stephen Pitt who resigned in February after 11 years in the role