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R&A Officials Making Technological Upgrades At Royal Liverpool Ahead Of '14 Open

04 / 24 / 14

British Open officials have "vowed to lead the way with new technology to enhance" the fan experience for the July 17-20 tournament at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, according to Phil Casey of the London INDEPENDENT. Large LED screens will be "placed on each hole apart from the 18th, which will retain t...

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06/21/99
MOMMA MIA! WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BASKS IN GLOW OF STELLAR OPENER

The ''99 Women''s World Cup (WWC) opened with four doubleheaders over the weekend which drew 134,236 fans, for an average of 33,559 per venue. That total already tops the 112,000 which attended the la

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06/18/99
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BEGINS WITH BUZZ, WILL IT END WITH ONE?

The Women''s World Cup begins tomorrow with two matches at Giants Stadium and two matches at Spartan Stadium in San Jose. More than 460,000 tickets have been sold to the event and more than 74,000 are

Tags: ABC, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, McDonalds, MLS, Nike, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

06/17/99
CLUBCORP HITS GREEN, TURNS PINEHURST RESORT INTO MONEYMAKER

The DALLAS MORNING NEWS'' Richard Alm profiles TX-based ClubCorp., which owns Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, site of this year''s U.S. Open, and writes that the company has "restored" the club to it

Tags: Bank of America, Events and Attractions, Acushnet, MasterCard, PepsiCo, Sprint

06/15/99
CO SKI INDUSTRY TO STUDY WHY DROP IN U.S. SKIER VISITS

Skier visits at CO''s 25 resorts dropped 5.29% last season over the previous season, the "largest annual decline in skier visits" since ''80-81, according to Penny Parker of the DENVER POST. CO Ski Co

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06/15/99
IS PARRIS IN THE HEART OF DEFRANCIS? PROPOSAL FOR MD TRACKS

MD''s horse racing execs announced a $60M plan "to renovate" racetracks at Pimlico and Laurel and expand off- track betting opportunities "in an effort to revive the state''s stagnant racing industry

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06/14/99
AS WWC SET TO START, PRESSURE MOUNTS ON U.S. TEAM

The U.S. Women''s World Cup team plays Denmark on Saturday in a game broadcast live on ABC, and in CA, Richard Ramus wrote that the 16-team tournament will be the "biggest women''s sporting event in h

Tags: ABC, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nike, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

06/10/99
TIX FOR DUVAL-WOODS A BIT EXPENSIVE FOR "CHEAPENED" RIVALRY

Ticket prices for the David Duval-Tiger Woods made-for- TV event set for August 2 "are expensive on the low end and out of sight on the high end," according to Greg Wilcox of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. Sher

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06/10/99
EVENT NOTES

In Dallas, Kevin Blackistone wrote that with an attendance of "little more than 3,000" and a .8 rating on ESPN, "it is impossible to characterize" the inaugural TFA ProChampionships in NY "as a succes

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Reebok, Walt Disney

06/07/99
BELMONT SETS ATTENDANCE, HANDLE RECORDS; WWC'S MOMENTUM

BELMONT: In N.Y., Jenny Kellner reported that a "record" 85,818 were on hand at Belmont Park Saturday for the 131st running of the Belmont Stakes, surpassing the previous mark of 82,694 set in ''71. T

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLS, Nielsen

06/07/99
TRACK AND FIELD ASSOCIATION DEBUTS TO MIXED RESULTS

The Track and Field Association (TFA) held its first and only meet this year at N.Y.''s 12,000-seat Mitchel Athletic Complex yesterday, and was designed to "encourage athletes, television networks and

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