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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8t...

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FC Barcelona First European Pro Sports Club To Integrate KORE ProSports Sponsorship CRM

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level.

FC Barcelona selected KORE Software as the preferred Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product of choice for the perennial LA Liga and UEFA contenders enabling the sports company to streamline global commercial activities...

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The Fan Experience Hijacking of Fan Engagement.

ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...

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TeamSnap Business Development Across Canada And The Atlantic League

TeamSnap Expands in Canada with Club and League Management Product for Canadian Sports Organizations, and are the Official Management App of the Atlantic League.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

TeamSnap provides sports teams’ proprietary online management software and mobile apps to youth, recreational and competitive sport teams, clubs and leagues enabling technology-driven organization over the web and seamless communication through smartphones and tablets...

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Cisco SESG “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” TweetChat With Co-Host Sports Techie.

Cisco SESG “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” TweetChat With Co-Host Sports Techie

Cisco SESG “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” TweetChat With Co-Host Sports Techie

Sports Techie is participating with host Cisco Sports and Entertainment Solutions Group in an upcoming TweetChat titled “How Digital is Enhancing the Fan Experience” as co-host of the event on November 1 from 10-11 AM PST (1-2pm ET). The business of sport and tech is changing the Gameday experiences for fans, teams, venues and sponsors alike. The Sports Techie community blog will help discuss relevant topics about technology integration in the sports industry and “How Digital is Enhancing the Fan Experience.”

Topic: How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience #CiscoChat

Topic: How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience #Cisc...

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Turner Sports Business Innovation, ELEAGUE, Las Vegas eRace, NBA Virtual Reality At CES

Turner Sports to Present Expanded CES Showcase Centered on Sports Business Innovation Live from Las Vegas Beginning Thursday, January 5.

Sports Business Innovation at CES Presented by Turner Sports to Include Series of Featured Panels, ELEAGUE Showcase & Live Telecast of TNT’s Inside the NBA.

Sports Business Innovation at CES Presented by Turner Sports to Include Series of Featured Panels, ELEAGUE Showcase & Live Telecast of TNT’s Inside the NBA.

Turner Sports will be at CES 2017 in Las Vegas once again with the must attend Sports Business Innovation panel featuring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert. The Turner ELEAGUE eSports asset has a live studio show scheduled to discuss the creation of the inaugural ELEAGUE Major. Tuner Sports is also partnering with the FIA Formula E Championship Las Vegas eRace virtual race. Add these to the TNT Inside the NBA studio team session and you have a full lineup of game-changing ...

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Seattle Seahawks Extend AMEX Card Member Partnership Benefiting 12s And Local Business

Back for the 12s: American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks extended their exclusive multi-year sponsorship partnership benefiting card member 12s with one-of-a-kind fan experiences not available for fans of other NFL franchises. The rest of the 2016 football season looks promising for the team, local businesses and loyal fans. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this AMEX news with our readers and followers in the PNW, across the nation and around the world because I am part of 12s nation having grown up in Washington State a lifetime Hawks fan...

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Ryder Cup App, Website Live Video And PGA Social Media Set Participation Records

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records

The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...

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American Express And Seattle Seahawks Host “Dinner on the 50” on CenturyLink Field

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks.

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, image via Mat Heyward / Getty Images for American Express.

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, image via Mat Heyward / Getty Images for American Express.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks hosted a “Dinner on the 50,” event for loyal Hawks fans at CenturyLink Field to pump up the world’s loudest fans named the 12s for upcoming 2016 NFL regular season games inside one of the league’s loudest stadiums. Several hundred special 12thman fans in attendance at the “American Express Dinner on the 50” had the pleasure of a one-of-a-kind dining experience held on the 50 yard line of the stadium...

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IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

The first IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Twitter Chat of 2016, on Tuesday, January 5 at 1PM EST, covers sports and technology. The social conversation will be co-hosted by me and current IBMer Jim Rushton, Global Leader / Partner, Sports and Entertainment Practice at IBM Interactive Experience and former Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. This online social sports business discussion centers on approximately seven questions pertaining to the need for sporting teams around the globe to modernize venues while team owners, CMOs and CTOs decide how to meet the growing demands of the digital #fanexperience using in...

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