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Topgolf partnering with Ventura Entertainment to operate new venues, beginning with locations in Mexico City and Cancun

DALLAS, April 24, 2017 -- Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced it will license its concept exclusively in Mexico to Ventura Entertainment, which plans to open 10 venues during the next eight years. The partnership marks Topgolf's first joint venture in North America.

"We already welcome guests and associates from our neighboring country every day," said Topgolf Entertainment Group Co-Chairman and CEO Erik Anderson. "This expansion south feels like a natural step for Topgolf, and we can't wait to share our fun social experience with local residents and tourists throughout Mexico." 

Topgolf inspires the connections that bring people together for unforgettable good times. Whether it’s a date night, girls’ night, happy hour, work breakfast, lunch hour or any other kind of hour, Topgolf makes socializing a sport – literally.

ORLANDO, Fla., May 2, 2017 -- Coming off the inaugural season of Driver vs. Driver in 2016 – a new television series that offered golfers and golf enthusiasts a fresh, modern look at how golf equipment is designed, developed, and manufactured – Golf Channel has greenlit season two of this innovative series, scheduled to premiere in Fall 2018.

Driver vs. Driver 2 will give viewers an exclusive, inside look at the complex process of designing a driver – from creating a functional prototype, to testing clubs with PGA TOUR players, to showcasing head-to-head competitions in an effort to ultimately develop the next world-class driver from Wilson.

The LPGA will allow its fans to decide who will get the final sponsor exemption for its upcoming Shoprite LPGA Classic.

ESPN's Darren Rovell reported on Monday that fans can vote between four players in a Twitter poll that will be conducted next week. Those four players are Blair O'Neal, Sharmila Nicollet, Carly Booth and Susana Benavides.

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Last spring the Lehigh Valley duo of Mark Csencsits and Chris Albright unveiled their unique golf-training device to a curious crowd at Sittler Golf Center near Kutztown. A year later they have two more products, one carved by a 3D printer, an award for innovation and a platform from which to enter the competitive world of golf training.

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(COVINGTON, GA) – Bridgestone Golf – Innovator of premium golf balls, clubs and accessories – had five models awarded the highest ranking of “Gold” in Golf Digest’s 2017 Golf Ball Hot List, featured in the May issue of the publication.    
 
Among the models honored were the Tour B330, B330-S, B330-RX, B330-RXS and the e6 SOFT. This total is the highest number of Gold medals awarded to any company on the list. Additional highlights include:

Nearly 90 Hours of Live Programming on Golf Channel, NBC Surrounding PGA TOUR’s Marquee Event Featuring Best Field All Year, May 8-14 

22 Hours of Live Tournament Coverage, Highlighted by One of NBC Sports’ Most Technologically Advanced Golf Productions

With a recently renovated Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass serving as the backdrop, NBC Sports Group will dedicate nearly 90 hours of live programming coverage surrounding one of the most-anticipated events on the PGA TOUR schedule, THE PLAYERS Championship, May 8-14 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

If you think of rocking chairs and knitting needles when you hear the word "Grandmother," think again. We recently spent some time with world record holder 94-year-old Olga Kotelko on the track of West Vancouver Secondary School. Olga Kotelko is a 94 year old great grandmother who happens to hold 27 world records for track and field in the 90-95 year old category. We catch up with the nonagenarian at her training track in West Vancouver to learn more about her extraordinary athletic ability and why, at age 77, she felt inspired to start running. myVancouver #453.

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