SPECIAL TO BARBASOLCHAMPIONSHIPKY.COM | BY MIKE FIELDS After Brooks Downing founded bd Global in late summer 2012, the company’s three-man staff operated out of the basement of his house for almost three years. “Our global headquarters,” he said with a laugh. Downing didn’t have a desk. He shared a small table with Jon Albaugh, while…Details
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Giving back to local communities is a key tenet of the PGA TOUR, and it will be a primary mission for the Barbasol Championship as it moves to Champions at Keene Trace in Central Kentucky this summer. Organizers are launching the “Birdies for the Bluegrass, presented by Lexus of Lexington” campaign to drive…Details
In the final round of The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club, Adam Svensson played steady the entire day, carding five birdies and a bogey to shoot 68 and claim the title by one stroke over Sungjae Im.
GREAT ABACO, The Bahamas – Canadian Adam Svensson picked up his first Web.com Tour win at The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club in his 58th career start. The 24-year-old from Surrey, British Columbia carded a final-round, 4-under-par 68. His 17-under-par 271 total was good for a one-stroke victory over rookie phenom Sungjae…Details
In the final round of The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay 2018, Sungjae Im shot the round of the day to card a bogey-free 65 and win his first Web.com Tour event.
GREAT EXUMA, Bahamas – Sungjae Im became the 16th player in Web.com Tour history to win in his first start as the Tour kicked off its 29th season at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay. Im, 19, carded a final-round, bogey-free 7-under-par 65 to end the week 13-under-par. With a 72-hole total…Details
In just their second year as a NCAA Division I program, Arizona State entered the 2018 Ice Vegas Invitational ranked last, and at a decided disadvantage against a stout lineup of established squads from the east and midwest. But that didn’t stop them from upending legacy programs Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech en route to…Details
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Winner, winner, chicken dinner. The Arizona State men’s ice hockey team hit the jackpot against a traditional hockey program in Michigan Tech for its first-ever tournament win in program history. The Sun Devils claimed the inaugural Ice Vegas Invitational Championship, holding off the Huskies for a 3-2 victory at T-Mobile Arena. The…Details
MGM Resorts Intl finds hockey content for T-Mobile Arena thanks to Kentucky events agency with basketball roots
By ALAN SNEL LVSportsBiz.com Rick Arpin of MGM Resorts International is always looking for sports programming to fill T-Mobile Arena, including its ice rink. Brooks Downing of bd Global puts together college sports events. Sounds like a budding sports marriage. With the Golden Knights playing in St. Louis and Chicago between T-Mobile Arena home dates…Details
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Washington men’s basketball, which just upset No. 2 Kansas last week, along with the Gonzaga women, are the latest teams to join the tournament field for the inaugural Vancouver Showcase, a new NCAA men’s and women’s college basketball tournament that will be played next season. U.S.-based bd Global will manage the two…Details