Industry News

Industry Notes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Texas Children’s becomes title sponsor of PGA Tour's Houston Open; Cisco, USGA announce a multiyear extension of partnership

Nippon Shaft: Reports that its N.S.Pro Modus3 Hybrid Tour shaft was played by the DP World Tour's KLM Open champion's utility iron.

Astros Golf Foundation, PGA Tour: Announce that Texas Children’s, the largest pediatric and women’s health system in the nation headquartered in Houston, will serve as title sponsor of the PGA Tour’s Houston Open in a new five-year agreement beginning in 2024 and running through 2028. The Texas Children’s Houston Open will return to the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup schedule in spring of 2024.

Cisco, United States Golf Association: Announce a multiyear extension of their partnership, which began in 2018. Through the new term, the two organizations will leverage Cisco’s solutions, innovation and expertise to strengthen the USGA’s technological infrastructure at its championships. New for 2023, USGA ShotCast will debut, giving fans the ability to follow the action from both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open with 3D hole imagery and real-time radar data. Available via both the USGA’s mobile app and website, USGA ShotCast will also archive every televised golf shot and make them available to view in near real-time — a first for the U.S. Women’s Open and women’s golf.