2022-01-26
Raising the flag for Bell Let's Talk day - raising awareness for mental health
Today we're flying the @Bell_LetsTalk flag virtually to show our support for #BellLetsTalk day to help create positive change in our community. Let’s keep listening, talking & being there for ourselves & each other. To join the conversation, visit http://bell.ca/letstalkhttps://twitter.com/Bell_LetsTalk/status/1486179587495186437?s=20...
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2022-01-26
Spurs land team's first corporate partnership in Mexico
The deal comes as the Alamo City has seen a significant spike in international air traffic.The San Antonio Spurs today announce a new official team sponsorship with Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra-low-cost airline. This milestone marks the first partnership for Viva Aerobus with a U.S. professional sports team. In honor of this new venture, Viva Aerobus will unveil a Spurs-branded Airbus A320 this spring. Starting with the current season, Viva Aerobus will be integrated into advertising, Spanish-language radio promotions and TV-visible signage throughout the AT&T Center during Spurs home games. The Spurs and Viva Aerobus will collaborate to promote their partnership across social channels. The airline will also surprise one superfan based in Mexico with an unforgettable experience, including a trip to San Antonio to watch a Spurs game in person. “Our unwavering fans in Mexico have always been a big part of the Spurs Family and they are deeply woven into the fabric of our ‘Por Vida’ culture,” said Katrina Palanca, Vice President of Global Partnerships for Spurs Sports & Entertainment. “Viva Aerobus embraces the vibrant Mexican culture and values the tremendous growth taking shape in San Antonio. We’re excited to see how this joint venture will help both our organizations create deeper connections with fans in the United States and Mexico alike.” Exploring opportunities that help bring fans to San Antonio is timely with five million Spurs fans residing in Mexico, according to YouGov. Nearly half of those fans live in Monterrey and Mexico City – destinations that Viva Aerobus connects with San Antonio. "Basketball is a global sport that unites communities and nations around the world, and we are proud to partner with a successful team, winner of five NBA Championships and one with shared core values, such as discipline, passion, determination and perseverance," said Juan Carlos Zuazua, CEO of Viva Aerobus. "We are excited about this effort to support and connect fans with the Spurs in Mexico and the United States.”  Viva operates three routes from Mexico to San Antonio – flying from Mexico City, Monterrey and León. It is the largest international airline at the San Antonio International Airport. In addition, Spurs fans rank fourth among all NBA fans who say Mexico is their first choice to visit for international travel, according to YouGov.  "This is truly an exciting partnership with our hometown team and our largest international airline.  It represents a commitment to our community, something we at the San Antonio International Airport are extremely proud of. It is also a reflection of the trust in our market and significant growth that Viva Aerobus has experienced recently in San Antonio with nearly 40 roundtrip flights per week,” said Jesus Saenz, Director of Airports, San Antonio Airports System....
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2022-01-25
Cheerios Inspires Canadians To Support Olympic Athletes Through New And Interactive Digital CHEER Platform
With another ban on international fan attendance, Cheerios' messages of Cheer are more important than ever, according to Canadian Olympic athletesThe Olympic Games in Beijing are quickly approaching, and Cheerios is putting the power of cheer in the hands of fans across Canada. Once again, athletes will be performing without the cheers of Canadian fans in the stands and now more than ever they are feeling the pressure and stress of representing our country. To help empower Team Canada and support Canadian athletes as they go for gold, Cheerios Cheer Cards are going digital. For the first time ever, boxes of Honey Nut, Multi-Grain and Yellow Box Cheerios will feature a QR code inviting fans to submit digital cheers to inspire and motivate Team Canada athletes."There are no other fans like Canadian fans when it comes to the Olympic Winter Games," says Mark McMorris, two-time Olympic snowboard medalist and one of Cheerios' partnered athletes. "I'm fortunate to be able to represent Canada and knowing everyone is tuned in and has my back is amazing. The support gives me the ultimate motivation, even if they can't be in the stands, it's powerful knowing they're watching and cheering me on from home."Athletes motivate us, inspire us and entertain us, and in exchange, fans have the power to help them be their best. Which is why, alongside McMorris, Cheerios has partnered with Canadian winter athletes Sarah Nurse, Charles Hamelin, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, Connor McDavid and Jane Channell to ensure they - and all Team Canada athletes - receive words of encouragement, uplifting messages, and positive support from their fans."Behind every athlete, there are thousands of passionate fans," says Jeevan Grewal, Brand Experience Manager of Cereal and Snacks, at General Mills Canada. "For the past 12 years, we've fostered a connection between athletes and fans through our Cheer Card program. This year, we wanted to find a way to deepen that connection and enable fans to share their cheer in new ways. We hope that they still feel the love and support from afar."HOW TO BECOME A CHAMPION OF CHEERLook for specially marked boxes of Yellow Box, Honey Nut and Multi-Grain Cheerios in grocery stores nationwide, while supplies last;Scan the QR code and be transported into an interactive experience. Here, you can play interactive games, learn more about the athletes and ultimately, send your written or video cheer;Your message or video will be directly sent to athletes and may be amplified by Cheerios on social media.CHEER WITH CHEERIOS DIGITALLYGeneral Mills partnered with Blippar to create multiple AR experiences for some of their top selling brands. The AR experiences launched with their "Cheer" Campaign in support of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games.AR allows customers to engage with their content in a fun way. To make the experience as easy as possible, they used QR codes on the front of packaging to drive customers to a landing page. This is where they can decide if they want to learn more about General Mills' 2022 Sponsored Athletes, participate in 1 of 6 unique fully interactive trivia and games, or send a Cheer to athletes.The campaign is being promoted on-pack and through a variety of media channels, including television and social media.POWER OF CHEER: AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE IN THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE    Going one step further, Cheerios is bringing fans' cheers all the way to Beijing through a custom 'Cheer Booth' set up in the Canadian Team's Athlete Lounge at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Village. This unique space will be covered in words of encouragement from fans across the country. Within the booth, athletes will be immersed in Cheer: seeing, hearing and experiencing the messages and videos from Canadian fans.EXTENDED PARTNERSHIPThe Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and General Mills Canada Corporation, the Official Cereal and Cereal Bar of Team Canada, also announced its partnership renewal through the end of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games. For over a decade, Cheerios has inspired Canadians to share words of encouragement and over 100,000 Cheer Cards have been sent to Team Canada athletes."Now more than ever Team Canada athletes need the cheers from Canadians across the country as they make the final push to the Olympic Winter Games," said Jacquie Ryan, COC Chief Brand and Commercial Officer and the Canadian Olympic Foundation CEO. "We are thrilled to extend our long-standing partnership with General Mills and look forward to the new interactive digital platform for fans and athletes to connect and of course filling our cupboards with those iconic Cheerios boxes."...
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2022-01-25
GE Appliances Canada Kicks-off Multi-year Partnership With Canada Soccer
Appliance manufacturer becomes an official partner of Canada Soccer's National TeamsGE Appliances Canada today announced a multi-year partnership with Canada Soccer. As part of its ongoing commitment to soccer in Canada, the brand is now an official partner of Canada Soccer's National Teams as their first-ever appliance brand partner.The partnership, negotiated by Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), will kick off ahead of Canada's first FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers match of 2022 on January 27 and will see GE Appliances become the most recognized supporter of soccer in Canada at all levels. Since 2019, GE has been committed to growing the sport in Canada and has partnered with professional teams across the country, developed academy-level programming to uplift youth players and run charitable programs within the communities."When we started out, we were clear we wanted to take our sponsorship of soccer to the next level. GE Appliances wanted to go beyond being a typical corporate sponsor," said Bob Park, Chief of Brands for GE Appliances Canada. "We want to be a true supporter, committed to developing and elevating the beautiful game in Canada and on the world stage. Whether it's the National Teams or our fiercely dedicated soccer fans, Canadians have an unrivaled passion for this sport. GE Appliances has always had a relentless dedication to quality and innovation, our partnership with Canada Soccer was a natural fit."Soccer is one of the fastest growing participatory sports in Canada, and this year will mark an exciting chapter for Canada Soccer as the Men's National Team is set to continue on the road toward the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ in the coming months, while the Women's National Team has its sights set on the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia / New Zealand 2023™."We're thrilled to be welcoming GE Appliances Canada as a partner and an official supporter of the Canadian Soccer community," said Dr. Nick Bontis, Canada Soccer President. "GE Appliances strives to instill quality and excellence in everything they do, values that we bring on and off the pitch each and every day. With a shared passion for the advancement of the sport in Canada, we can't wait to work together to bring this partnership to life." The multi-year partnership between GE Appliances and Canada Soccer will launch with in-stadium branding and signage during home matches as well as broadcast integration and will be followed by PR, digital and social media executions in the months to come."We welcome GE Appliances Canada as an official partner of Canada Soccer's National Teams," said Shaun Guest, Vice President, Canadian Soccer Business. "GE's commitment and investment in soccer in Canada is something we appreciate and look forward to working with them."...
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2022-01-21
Houston Dynamo Football Club teams with Fubo Gaming in groundbreaking partnership
The Houston Dynamo Football Club today announced a long-term partnership with Fubo Gaming, a subsidiary of live TV streaming platform fuboTV (NYSE: FUBO).The groundbreaking deal is the first with a Major League Soccer (MLS) club for Fubo Gaming and represents the first sports gaming partnership for Houston Dynamo FC of MLS and the Houston Dash of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The partnership designates Fubo Gaming the Official Sports Betting Partner of the Club, while fuboTV will be featured prominently on the front of both Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash training tops for the 2022 season.In conjunction with this agreement, Fubo Gaming inked a multi-year market access deal with the Club, pending legislation passing in the State of Texas to legalize sports betting. Following the passage of legislation, Fubo Gaming is expected to launch Fubo Sportsbook in the Lone Star State, pending the requisite regulatory approvals.“This partnership represents a significant step forward for our club, and I am proud to welcome fuboTV and Fubo Gaming to the Dynamo and Dash family,” said Houston Dynamo FC president John Walker. “Fubo Gaming is at the forefront of the sports gaming industry and will be leaders in shaping how we enjoy sports in the years to come. We look forward to working with their industry experts to deliver best-in-class experiences for our fans and continually improve the fan experience as the landscape evolves."Beginning with the upcoming 2022 MLS and NWSL seasons, the partnership will feature:●     The Fubo Gaming brand through an integrated marketing campaign highlighted by high-impact local broadcast-visible signage●     A presence on the Club’s television and podcast programming●     Activation on the Club’s digital and social channels and other marketing assets●     Prominent placement of the Fubo Gaming brand across the PNC Stadium, including naming rights for the gate entrance located at the Northeast corner of the stadium●     Exclusive logo branding on the front of all Houston Dynamo FC and Houston Dash training tops ●     A presence in community activations benefiting Dynamo CharitiesFubo Gaming launched Fubo Sportsbook, a next-generation mobile sportsbook, in two states: Iowa and Arizona. Fubo Sportsbook is purpose-built to meet U.S. sports fans’ growing demand for interactivity through an industry-first integration of an owned-and-operated sports wagering platform with a live TV streaming experience. By integrating with fuboTV, the mobile app delivers personalized omniscreen experiences that turn passive viewers into active participants. The app’s proprietary feature, Watching Now, leverages fuboTV’s first-party user data to engage participants by recommending relevant bets based upon what they are streaming — even as they change the channel.“Partnering with the Houston Dynamo Football Club for market access in Texas is a major milestone for Fubo,” said Scott Butera, president, Fubo Gaming. “Texas has an incredibly enthusiastic community of sports fans and will ultimately become one of the largest sports betting markets in the U.S. In addition, our comprehensive partnership with the Dynamo, which encompasses numerous assets and levels of fan engagement, allows Fubo Gaming to maximize its uniquely integrated streaming and wagering platform and furthers our goal of offering highly personalized and immersive experiences."Although sports betting isn’t currently legal in the state of Texas, Dynamo and Dash fans will have the opportunity to interact with the Fubo brand throughout the upcoming 2022 season through marketing activations and brand visibility....
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2022-01-20
Black Rifle Coffee to be Named the Official Coffee of Spartan US Across 10 Races Starting in 2022
Spartan Racers Get Ready to Wake Up and Race by Leveling Up with Black Rifle Coffee at US EventsBlack Rifle Coffee (BRCC), a rapidly growing and mission-driven premium coffee company founded to support Veterans, active-duty military, and first responders, is prepared to caffeinate the Spartan community starting in 2022. The BRCC mission harmonizes perfectly with the prominent military ties blended throughout the Spartan community. The explosive roast profiles fit for Spartan athletes begin with coffee beans sourced from Colombia and Brazil, and then roasted at one of two facilities in Tennessee and Utah.BRCC will be offering free samples to all race attendees across 10 Spartan U.S. OCR Races in 2022. Athletes can expect to see on-site activations serving up hot and cold coffee as early as February.“We are excited to partner with the Black Rifle Coffee Company—a brand that shares many of the same Spartan values and appreciation for our military community. Whether it is kicking off your training day or celebrating the completion of a Spartan Race with a Black Rifle Coffee, we are thrilled to have their products available for sampling and purchase at select Spartan Events in the United States in 2022,” said Ian Lawson VP Global Partnerships at Spartan.Source: https://www.endurancesportswire.com/black-rifle-coffee-to-be-named-the-official-coffee-of-spartan-us-across-10-races-starting-in-2022/...
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2022-01-20
Mizuno Canada Welcomes Emma Entzminger to a 3 Year Deal
Mizuno Canada LTD. is very excited to announce the signing of one of Canada’s best softball players. The world watched as Emma Entzminger brought home bronze from Tokyo this past summer and captivated the country with her steady play at third base.  Mizuno and Emma have an unofficial relationship over the years which is culminating in a 3-year deal to create a formal partnership that will see both Emma and the Mizuno fastpitch brand grow together in Canada.Emma Entzminger is a member of the Canadian Senior Women’s National team and started her journey on that team in 2016.  Her first taste of the national team program came on the Junior team in 2013 and 2015.  Emma was also a standout at San Jose State which is a Mizuno sponsored school.  It is there Emma really found out what the Mizuno brand is all about, wearing Mizuno shoes, swinging Mizuno bats, and using a Mizuno glove!Emma is from Victoria, BC and is currently living there, training hard for next season, as well as giving back to her community by running the Victory softball program where she is teaching the next generation of fastpitch players all the knowledge she has accumulated over the years of NCAA and international competition.Coming to an agreement to help support Emma’s journey as a national team member, coach and mentor was a very easy decision.  Her accolades on the field speak for themselves but after many conversations with Emma and her teammates it was very evident her attributes as a quality person are her biggest strengths and made the decision to become partners a very easy one for Mizuno.Dave Bartlett, Director of Sales and Marketing for Mizuno Canada was equally as excited to bring Emma onboard “Having spoken to Emma a few times it became abundantly clear she was very familiar and comfortable with Mizuno products, but more importantly, her desire to spread that knowledge with other players was a factor in joining forces with her.  As one of the best third basemen in the world, Emma is a role model for the next generation of Canada’s fastpitch athletes, and we want to help her inspire those future stars but also help her compete at absolute best for years to come!”Emma had this to say when asked about signing with Mizuno on a multi-year deal, “I’m so excited to be joining the Mizuno family! Mizuno has been my brand of choice since I first started playing ball and I can’t wait to continue to rep it. I’m a big believer in the quality of equipment allowing me to just go out and compete. Mizuno gives me that along with being apart of a really special family! Looking forward to the future.”Emma will be part of the Mizuno “head-to-toe” package that will see her use Mizuno custom ball gloves, fastpitch bats, batting gloves, custom footwear and so much more!  Please join us in welcoming Emma officially to the #MizunoFamily !...
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2022-01-18
Betway Signs Its First French Sponsorship Deal With TÉFÉCÉ
Today, Toulouse Football Club is pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with Betway, the world leader in online betting and gaming.As part of this new agreement, Betway, owned by Super Group, will see its image appear around the Stadium, on the panels and LED panels, giving the brand visibility in the French football landscape.During the initial agreement, Betway will also be present on the shorts and then on the shoulder of the jerseys of the players of our professional team, until the end of the 2024 season at a minimum.A promising future for TéFéCé and Betway who will seek to deliver exclusive digital content throughout their partnership! Olivier Jaubert, General Manager of Toulouse Football Club“We are happy and proud to be associated with Betway, a true reference in the field of sports betting.This mark of confidence, which extends over several seasons, testifies to the ambition to support the Toulouse Football Club in its development and its ambitions.We are also delighted to be the first French club to welcome Betway as a partner. » Anthony Werkman, CEO of Betway“Having built one of the most exciting and enviable global sponsorship portfolios of any industry, we are very proud to announce our first partnership in France, where we have signed a multi-year deal with Toulouse FC.The club has a great history and ambition to return to Ligue 1 and we look forward to supporting them on their journey. » Brice Maurin, Head of Marketing at Betway in France“It is with great privilege that we can announce our first sponsorship in France, having worked on establishing the Betway brand in the country over the last 8 months.It's a superb opportunity to have a Toulouse side in our fantastic global sponsorship portfolio who have fantastic ambitions to return to Ligue 1 and re-establish themselves in France's top football division. »...
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2022-01-17
Coca-Cola continues long term partnership with PGA of Australia
The PGA of Australia is pleased to announce a new five-year partnership with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) that will also include the official hydration partnership of both the WPGA Tour of Australasia and ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia.This new agreement will see CCEP enter its 13th year as a premier partner of the PGA and continue their year-round commitment to golf.  CCEP will continue to be involved across a range of member programs such as the CCEP Invitational events, PGA Associate Program and a range of other initiatives to benefit PGA Members. CCEP will also be a partner of the popular PGA Scramble and Women’s Golf Network events and a range of Tour events including the PGA’s flagship event, the Fortinet Australian PGA Championship and the WPGA Tour’s ‘The Athena’.“CCEP’s commitment to our sport, our fans and our PGA members is well known through more than a decade of partnership and we are thrilled to have this continue through to 2026,” said Michael McDonald, Commercial Director of the PGA of Australia.“The CCEP relationship is far more than a supply or sponsorship agreement, it’s a deep partnership in which CCEP focuses on assisting our members and the industry to grow together.  It’s a partnership that we are truly proud of.”WPGA Tour chief executive Karen Lunn said: “The WPGA Tour is extremely proud to partner with CCEP who have been a fantastic supporter of the golf industry here in Australia for a number of years. We look forward to working with CCEP to showcase their range of products across our tour, particularly at the Australian WPGA Championship and The Athena in 2022.”Ben Thiele, CCEP’s National Business Manager of Golf said: “Coca-Cola Europacific Partners are thrilled to partner with the PGA of Australia & WPGA Tour, and through this partnership demonstrate our long term commitment to supporting PGA Members and the golf industry in growing golf participation and engagement. “Through our partnership CCEP will continue to work closely with PGA Members and Associates through member engagement and education programs as well as showcasing our partnership through the PGA & WPGA Tour’s major events.’’The ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia and WPGA Tour will commence 2022 at the Fortinet Australian PGA and WPGA Championships to be held at the Royal Queensland Golf Club from 13-16 January.  The Championships will be broadcast live on Fox Sports, Kayo, Kayo Freebies, Sky Sport NZ and through a variety of international broadcast partners....
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2022-01-10
ProMedica Named First Presenting Partner of U.S. Women's Open
The USGA and ProMedica have entered into a long-term partnership that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open, notably elevating the championship through a $10 million purse, additional host sites that include some of the most esteemed courses in the U.S., and increased charitable support, to ensure that its life-changing impact continues to set the standard in the women’s game.ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated health and well-being organization that serves communities in 28 states, becomes the newest partner in the USGA’s global program, which is designed to extend the reach of the Association’s mission to champion and advance the game of golf. In addition to the U.S. Women’s Open presenting sponsorship, as part of the long-term relationship, ProMedica becomes the official health and well-being partner of the USGA.  The U.S. Women’s Open has led the way for more than 75 years and is already considered the world’s premier women’s golf championship. To retain and enhance its standing, most immediately and beginning with the 2022 championship that will be conducted June 2-5 at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C., the purse will nearly double, increasing from $5.5 million to $10 million, the highest in women’s golf and among the leaders in all of women’s sports. The USGA also announced a commitment to raise the Women’s Open purse to $11 million and then $12 million over the next five years.“The USGA prides itself on conducting championships that not only provide an incredible stage for the athletes, but also give younger players something to dream about,” said Mike Whan, USGA CEO. “For more than 75 years, the U.S. Women’s Open has been the one that every little girl, in every country around the world, has dreamed of winning. This partnership with ProMedica allows us to substantially grow the championship in every way, from its purpose, to its purse, to the places that host the event. While I’m incredibly proud of what we are announcing today, I know this is just the beginning, as together with ProMedica, we’ll push to change the game and what it means to young women worldwide in order to reach new heights every year.”Key to the partnership is a joint commitment by the organizations to highlight the importance of addressing health inequities across the United States, which will include sharing the personal stories of golfers and USGA competitors nationwide who have used golf as a means to a healthier lifestyle.  ProMedica will also utilize the global stage the U.S. Women’s Open provides to generate charitable dollars for its ProMedica Impact Fund, which will become the official charity of the U.S. Women’s Open. The ProMedica Impact Fund is committed to raising more than $1 billion over eight years to strategically invest in grants, impact investments, and research and learning activities, all designed to improve individual and community health. The partners will conduct fundraising to support social determinants of health (SDOH) initiatives and other programs in championship communities.“With this unprecedented partnership, both organizations are breaking new ground,” said Randy Oostra, ProMedica president and CEO. “ProMedica will benefit from taking its work in social determinants of health onto a national stage, while the USGA will benefit from the opportunity to embrace a not-for-profit organization whose mission and support will elevate its signature women’s event.  “You simply cannot talk about improving the health and well-being of all individuals without talking about the disproportionate impact of social determinants of health on women. The U.S. Women’s Open is a perfect platform for bringing this message to a much broader audience,” said Oostra.As a piece of the partnership, ProMedica will provide on-site medical services at several USGA championships, as well as deliver health and well-being experiences for fans on-site and throughout host communities.  The USGA today also named five additional U.S. Women’s Open host sites: The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (2026); Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (2027); Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in Village of Pinehurst, N.C. (2029); Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minn. (2030); and Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (2031 and 2042). The championship is set to visit some of the game’s iconic venues over the coming years:UPCOMING U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN SITESYEARCHAMPIONSHIP SITE2022Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines, N.C.2023Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Calif.2024Lancaster Country Club, Lancaster, Pa.2025Erin Hills, Erin, Wis.2026The Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, Calif.2027Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio2028, 2038Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa.2029Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst, N.C.2030Interlachen Country Club, Edina, Minn.2031, 2042Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.2034, 2046Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pa.The Riviera Country Club, designed by George C. Thomas Jr. and William Bell and opened in 1926, will host its fourth USGA championship. Ben Hogan won the first of his four U.S. Open Championships in 1948 at Riviera. The club, which was most recently redesigned in 1992 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, has also hosted the 1998 U.S. Senior Open and 2017 U.S. Amateur. Inverness Club is located in Toledo, Ohio, home of ProMedica, and has previously hosted eight USGA championships, including four U.S. Opens. Inverness was founded in 1903 and its current course was designed by Donald Ross in 1916. Among its historic moments, Inverness is where four-time champion Bob Jones first competed in a U.S. Open, and it most recently hosted the 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur and the 2021 Solheim Cup. The club will also host the 2029 U.S. Amateur. Andrew Green completed a restoration of the Ross design in 2018.Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 2024 and 2029 U.S. Open Championships, will host its second “back-to-back” championships in 2029. This will be the second U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, with Michelle Wie West earning her first major championship there in 2014. Pinehurst, which was named the Association’s first anchor site in September 2020, has hosted 10 USGA championships, and is set to host five additional U.S. Opens over the next 25 years.Interlachen will host its second U.S. Women’s Open and sixth USGA championship overall. The 2030 U.S. Women’s Open will be played on the 100th anniversary of Bob Jones’s U.S. Open victory at Interlachen, where his victory set the stage for Jones to secure the Grand Slam later in 1930 at Merion. The club has also hosted the 1935 U.S. Women’s Amateur, the 1986 U.S. Senior Amateur, the 1993 Walker Cup and the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open, won by Inbee Park. Interlachen has retained Andrew Green to do restorative work to its Donald Ross design beginning in 2023.Oakland Hills will host its 12th USGA championship and first U.S. Women’s Open. It will become the fifth club to have hosted a U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur, with Pebble Beach set to do so in 2023. The South Course, which has hosted six U.S. Opens, was designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1918. It was renovated by Robert Trent Jones (1950), Rees Jones (2006) and Gil Hanse (2021).  The U.S. Women’s Open is one of 15 national championships conducted annually by the USGA. The championship began in 1946 and its winners include Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Betsy Rawls, Mickey Wright, Hollis Stacy, Amy Alcott, Meg Mallon, Annika Sorenstam, Se Ri Pak, Juli Inkster, Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer, Inbee Park and Michelle Wie West. Showcasing the world’s best players on the greatest stage in the game, the U.S. Women’s Open welcomes the global golf community to participate in and experience America’s national championship....
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