League Notes: PGA Tour Announces Opening Of Presidents Cup Offices In Incheon
The PGA Tour announced the grand opening of The Presidents Cup 2015 offices within the G-Tower Building, located in the Songdo Int'l Business District in Incheon City. PGA Tour VP & Exec Dir of The Presidents Cup Matt Kamienski relocated to Korea to lead the organizational efforts of the event, which will be played in Asia for the first time in its history in Oct. '15. Kamienski served as exec director of the '11 event in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and the '13 event in Dublin/Columbus, Ohio. Joining Kamienski as tournament director is Wonsup Mike Kim. Kim began his career in the golf industry as a sports reporter with the Munwha Daily News before taking a position with IMG Korea as a director in its golf division (PGA Tour). ... Sydney's indigenous stars "may have been racially vilified in two separate incidents on Sunday," as Australian Football League side Western Bulldogs canceled the membership of a fan for "alleged racist taunts directed towards Lance Franklin and Adam Goodes." As Franklin publicly applauded fans for reporting abuse to Etihad Stadium authorities, the Bulldogs "launched an investigation into a second member over another matter" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 8/25). ... Basketball Federation of India Associate Secretary Ashok Rangeen said that FIBA "would review its ban on turbans" at a session in Seville, Spain, on Aug. 27 and, in the meantime, has allowed Sikh players to wear slightly-modified headgear during the interim period (HINDUSTAN TIMES, 8/23).