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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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Golf Channel Digital Deals In Japan Designed For Young Adults And Tokyo 2020

NBCUniversal Expands Golf Channel’s International Reach with Strategic Agreements in Japan.

Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...

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National Girls & Women in Sports Day And The Rise Of Women In The NFL

NGWSD And The NFL Intro

National Girls & Women in Sports Day is February 1 and has never been more significant to Americans coming on the coattails of the Women’s March on January 21 held in many cities across the nation and world. NGWSD 2017 is the chosen day meant to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports. The 31st anniversary of the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, marks a national observance for females in sport. Our family was blessed to have a Mom and now Grandma that played international basketball at the highest levels for her country of Ecuador...

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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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Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network

Canadian Hockey League and Stadium Digital Debut New League Wide Web Network for 2016/17 Season.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network - Sports Techie blog.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network – Sports Techie blog.

The Canadian Hockey League today announced a new deal with Stadium Digital to implement a web network and custom websites for the 2016/17 season. Each of the 52 teams in Canada and the eight in America playing in the Ontario Hockey League, Western Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, will benefit from this sports tech infrastructure by allowing for a more personalized mobile fan and sponsor experience...

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NASCAR Heat Evolution Launches On PS4 and Xbox One With Competitive MultiPlayer Online

NASCAR Heat Evolution, the first officially licensed, all-encompassing NASCAR video game for the current generation of consoles, is available today on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

NASCAR Heat Evolution was built to serve and is now for sale across North America in time for the Chase for the Cup Playoff. Experienced gamers, new fans of the sport and kids interested in stock car auto racing as a profession will be amazed at the realism, fun and ability to play competitive multiplayer online using a gaming console, an industry first. Break out your PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system or Xbox One and get ready to play the first officially licensed NASCAR vide...

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NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience - SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience – SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR fans young and old are eligible to compete in the Hashtag 500 social media marketing campaign to celebrate the racing season launch while attempting to win free 2016 Daytona 500 treasured memorabilia. As a former NASCAR InGear contributor and now based in Atlanta, I am excited as many of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are around the world and here in the South about this innovative digital fan experience on Twitter. The new integrated marketing campaign is set to debut today to help stoke passion amongst fans of the 2016 Sprint Cup Series season.

The Hashtag 500 to Give Fans the Chance to Race on Twitter for Memorabilia from the 2016 DAYTONA 500

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Team USA Wrestling Olympic Legends Of The Mat

Team USA Wrestling Olympic Legends Of The Mat

Infographic about US Olympic Wrestling Legends

Infographic About US Olympic Wrestling Legends

You might know the names of the Olympic wrestling greats, but before the medals and accolades, they had to put in years of work. Many of the greats had to overcome difficulties early in life, struggles that developed the tenacity and toughness that ultimately fueled their success on the mat. The Sports Techie blog loves these kinds of stories that inspire others in the sport, fans and family alike. Check out the following infographic for a look at some of the greatest American wrestlers the sport has ever known. While the sports technology component may be missing to some, I believe tech allows modern-day wrestlers the digital ability to share across social media platforms with each fan.

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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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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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