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The Charlie Rymer Golf Show

The Charlie Rymer Golf Show Added to CBS Sports Network’s Monday Night Golf

The Charlie Rymer Golf Show, which is set here in Myrtle Beach, will debut April 19 at 8:30 PM (ET) as part of CBS Sports Network’s new Monday night block of golf programming. The show...
Phil Mickelson 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale

PGA Tour, DraftKings Announce Plans For “19th Hole” Sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale

Following the passage of HB 2772 by the Arizona Legislature, which permits fantasy sports and sports betting in the state, pending signature of Governor Doug Ducey, the PGA Tour and DraftKings announced that they...

EA Sports To Launch ‘PGA Tour: Road to the Masters’

The Masters Tournament is returning to EA Sports with a brand-new video-game experience – just in time for the 2022 Masters. Aptly titled the ‘EA Sports PGA Tour: Road to the Masters.’ This follows last...
Billy Horschel Wyndham Championship

Comcast Business Takes Over Title of Failed Wyndham Rewards Top 10

The PGA Tour announced today that Comcast Business signed a multi-year deal to sponsor and fund the former Wyndham Rewards Top 10 gimmick. The new title will be Comcast Business TOUR TOP 1O, and...
Phil Mickelson

Fortinet Replaces Safeway as Title Sponsor of PGA Tour’s Napa Stop

The PGA TOUR announced today that Fortinet, a company specializing in cybersecurity, will become the title sponsor of Tour’s annual fall event in Napa Valley. Titled the Fortinet Championship, the Napa tournament will continue its...
Mackenzie Hughes theScore BET

PGA Tour Names theScore Bet as “Official Betting Operator”

The PGA Tour and Score Media and Gaming Inc. announced a content and marketing partnership naming theScore Bet as an Official Betting Operator of the PGA Tour across the United States and Canada. In...
PGA TOUR EA SPORTS

EA To Launch Next-Gen Golf Video Game: EA Sports PGA Tour

Electronic Arts Inc. announced plans to launch EA SPORTS PGA TOUR - a new next-gen golf video game, currently in development. According to EA SPORTS, golf fans will be able to build their virtual...
Dustin Johnson Travelers Championship

Travelers Extends Title Sponsorship of Popular Tour Event Through 2030

Ever since the Travelers Championship was saddled with the week after the U.S. Open, people have wondered how tournament officials could continue to draw a quality field. Tournament director Nathan Grube says you can start...
Georgia Hall

Callaway Becomes Official Marketing Partner of LPGA

The LPGA revealed today that Callaway Golf has been named an Official Marketing Partner, and place an emphasis on access to the game for women and girls - both fans and participants. With the collaboration,...
Justin Thomas Wins The PLAYERS Championship

TV Ratings: Nearly 7M Watched Justin Thomas Close Out PLAYERS’ Win

TV Rating for the PGA Tour continue to rise. “Sunday’s final round of the PGA Tour Players Championship averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.59 million viewers on NBC, marking the largest non-major golf audience...
Justin Thomas Wins The PLAYERS Championship

Greyson Favored to Sign Justin Thomas To Apparel Deal After PLAYERS Win

Justin Thomas appears close to signing a deal with boutique clothier Greyson, according to those who track and report on golf apparel. Former world No. 1 Luke Donald seems to have moved the ball in...

Legendary Golf Storyteller Tim Rosaforte Honored By The Honda Classic

On Monday, ahead of the 49th edition of The Honda Classic, tournament officials announced that its media center would be renamed in honor of golf journalist Tim Rosaforte, 65, who is battling early-onset Alzheimer’s...

Callaway Closes on $2.66B Acquisition of Topgolf

Callaway Golf wrapped up the all-stock acquisition on March 8th, adding Topgolf's entertainment venues credited with luring new players to the game to the company's portfolio. The deal was first announced in October 2020...
Greg Norman SiriusXM Radio

Greg Norman Named Analyst For SiriusXM’s Play-By-Play Broadcast of the Masters

SiriusXM announced today that World Golf Hall of Fame member Greg Norman will be the lead analyst for SiriusXM's exclusive play-by-play audio broadcasts of the Masters Tournament this April. Norman will join play-by-play announcer...

Callaway Golf Completes Merger With Topgolf

Callaway Golf this afternoon announced it has closed on its highly-publicized merger with Topgolf. Callaway said the combo will create an "unrivaled tech-enabled golf company'' delivering leading golf equipment, apparel and entertainment. Callaway stock rose...

Ex Golf Channel Star, Holly Sonders, Tees Up New Career as “Model”

Former Golf Channel star Holly Sonders has apparently opened her own version of OnlyFans, a website where fledging (and established) "adult models" sell their own produced content to paying fans. According to a post...

PGA Tour Partners With AWS to Improve Digital Content Delivery

Ahead of the next week’s PLAYERS Championship, the PGA Tour revealed a new partnership with Amazon Web Services - the cloud-based service provider - to boost its growing media business and produce new digital...
Justin Thomas covid

PGA Tour Extends Deal With Sanford Health For COVID Testing

The PGA Tour announced on Monday that is has extended its partnership with Sanford Health to provide on-site COVID-19 testing of players, caddies and essential personnel. Sanford Health has managed all testing efforts since the...

Morgan Pressel Joins GOLF Channel as On-Course Reporter, Analyst

LPGA Tour winner Morgan Pressel has joined GOLF Channel and NBC as an analyst and on-course reporter for LPGA Tour and PGA TOUR coverage. The former major winner will make her 2021 on-air debut...
Danielle Kang

LPGA, SknVue Partner Up to Fight Skin Cancer

The LPGA and SknVue today jointly announced a strategic partnership in support of SknVue’s Skn in The Game campaign. Through this partnership, SknVue will provide the LPGA with education, cutting-edge tools and actionable skin-wellness plans...