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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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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

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Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women's World Cup Official Soccer Ball - #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball – #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball

Adidas soccer is busy trying to spread their international love for the world’s most popular sport with a new Juventus Football Club kit and the FIFA Women’s World Cup official match ball. Juventus FC, defending Serie A league champions from Italy attempting to win a fifth straight title next season, released part of their adidas tech enhanced team kit. One of the world’s largest fandoms can represent their affinity for Juventus by wearing the team badge on adizero technology enhanced apparel and climacool® ventilation fabric for sale at adidas.com. Any fan of the 2015 WWC can also purchase the FIF...

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Deltatre Delivers TSN and RDS FIFA World Cup Digital Coverage Across Canada

Deltatre Power TSN And RDS FIFA Women World Cup.

Deltatre Power TSN And RDS FIFA Women World Cup.

Deltatre Delivers TSN and RDS FIFA World Cup Digital Coverage Across Canada

There are 8 FIFA Women’s World Cup games left on the 52 game schedule and deltatre digital technology has been behind the TSN and RDS coverage provided to the good people living in tournament host Canada. Their sports tech partnership used an integrated digital platform to deliver video and content of the first games, all the way to the quarterfinals this weekend, through the semi-finals Tuesday and Wednesday, and then the final on Sunday, July 5th, at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. By using deltatre sport technologies, TSN and RDS allowed fans the ability to follow the live action in real-time, both in English and French, through websites designed and developed by...

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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Adobe Digital Index Wimbledon 2015 analytics say Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top socially marketable tennis players making them the most likely male or female professional tennis players to sign with a sports-related endorser. ADI used a data sample from five million social media mentions to gauge what is causing the majority of fan engagement “buzz” between the four major tournaments, trending topics and measurement of the top 20 ranked tennis players. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joe Martin, Manager, Adobe Digital Index, about the event findings and methodology...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

The Tennis Channel Plus moves from delivering live and on-demand French Open video content played on clay to streaming the race to Wimbledon on grass courts thanks to NeuLion® end to end IPTV service technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Adam Ware, SVP and Head of Digital Media at The Tennis Channel in CA, and Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of NeuLion located in NY, about their new multi-year agreement designed to increase business opportunities and fan viewership by allowing digital access to more live matches for both casual and hard care fans on more devices...

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USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup - Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup – Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

The U.S National Women’s Soccer Team begins play today against Australia in the 2015 FIFA World Cup and defender Ali Krieger will wear the Unequal Halo™ headgear for performance protection to help minimize the risk of another concussion. Their military grade protection Kevlar based sports technology enhanced product has a patented fusion of TriDur®, Accelleron® and other materials inside designed, engineered and tested to offer customized and concealed protection...

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Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience  - Sports Techie blog.

Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience – Sports Techie blog.

Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience

I was offered a pair of customized Predator Instinct soccer cleats so I could share the ordering and wearing experiences with the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. Right away the HYBRIDTOUCH synthetic leather upper, predator® in the forefoot and the gel pass pad seamlessly added on the side for improved ball control are features that impact every kick, pass and trap, all stuck out to me as go-to shoe features. Thanks to adidas for the new predator cleats gift.

Mi adidas Online Shop.

Mi adidas Online Shop.

Predator Instinct Features
• Get a TRAXION™ FG outsole for grip and comfort on firm natural ground
• Choose a TRAXION™ SG outsole with screw...

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Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Urinals CA Shut The Flush Up Water Conservation Rebates

Falcon Water Technologies sponsored PGA Tour golf professional Jason Gore to evangelize water savings rebate programs implemented by local utilities throughout California in order to help overcome the possibility that the state has one year of stored H20 left after four years of drought...

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