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Baha Mar Hoops expands to 20 men’s & women’s teams playing in the Bahamas this November

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS – In only its second year, “Baha Mar Hoops” will play host to the largest event in the sport of college basketball when 20 men’s and women’s teams play this Thanksgiving at Baha Mar, the leading resort destination in The Bahamas. The 10-day slate of games includes Oklahoma State, DePaul, UCF and…

bdG Sports to manage Big Blue Bahamas tour as Kentucky Basketball heads to The Bahamas for foreign tour

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Pack your bags, Big Blue Nation, because the Kentucky men’s basketball team is headed back to a memorable destination for a foreign basketball tour this August: the Bahamas. The Wildcats will head to the beautiful Baha Mar Resort in Nassau for a four-game, seven-day trip from Aug. 8-14. UK will train at…

Tickets on-sale now for 2022 Las Vegas Main Event featuring Baylor, Illinois, UCLA & Virginia

LAS VEGAS – With March Madness just a few weeks away, basketball fans have an early opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2022 Las Vegas Main Event, a Final Four-caliber tournament to be played in Las Vegas next November. Tickets go on sale to the public starting on Monday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. PT…

Brandon Harkins captures first Korn Ferry Tour victory at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club

GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – Brandon Harkins wondered whether he would ever win a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event. The 35-year-old California State University-Chico graduate came close (twice) in 2017, his rookie year on the Korn Ferry Tour which saw him earn PGA TOUR membership at season’s end. In the final round of The Bahamas Great Abaco…

Five players with ties to the Bluegrass continue quest for PGA TOUR membership at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club

GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – Five players with Kentucky ties look to take one step closer to PGA TOUR membership beginning today when they compete at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay. The four-day tournament concludes Wednesday, Jan. 26, with the winner claiming $135,000 of the $750,000 tournament purse. This…

19-year-old sensation Akshay Bhatia wins the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic

GREAT EXUMA, The Bahamas – Four years ago, a 19-year-old sensation became one of the youngest winners in Korn Ferry Tour history at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, with the victory propelling the incredible talent to a multi-win PGA TOUR career and a top-25 Official World Golf Ranking. Akshay Bhatia, 156 yards out…

Six Kentuckians among season-opening Korn Ferry Tour event

GEORGE TOWN, Exuma The Bahamas – Six players with Kentucky ties will be among the 132-player field when the new season of the Korn Ferry Tour launches on Sunday at the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay. The four-day tournament will conclude next Wednesday and at stake with be an increased purse of…

2.8 million viewers tune in for Duke-Gonzaga in Continental Tire Challenge

Last Friday’s Duke-Gonzaga men’s college basketball game averaged 2.79 million viewers on ESPN, the largest audience for a college basketball game prior to New Year’s Day since the same matchup in the 2018 Maui Invitational final (2.85M). Duke’s win ranks as easily the most-watched game of the young season, cruising past the previous high of…

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