|Wednesday Jun 15, 2022|
There was a time when U.S. Opens were just, well, U.S. Opens, void of any corporate sponsorships. The business landscape, though, has changed and at this week's 122nd U.S. Open at The Country Club, there will be eight official sponsors on the Brookline, Massachusetts, grounds, according to Sports Business Journal. The eight (including category and year activated) are Rolex (timekeeper, 1980), American Express (payment system, 2006), Lexus (luxury vehicle, 2006), Deloitte (strategic partner, 2014), Cisco (technology, 2018), Dewar's (scotch whisky, 2021), Sentry (insurance, 2021) and ProMedica (health/wellbeing, 2022).
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United States Golf Association: U.S. Open
Site: The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts | GCSAA Fact Sheet
Television: Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (USA Network), 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (NBC), 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (USA Network); Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (USA Network), 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (NBC); Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. (NBC); Sunday, noon to 7 p.m. (NBC).
LPGA Tour: LPGA Meijer Classic
Site: Blythefield Country Club, Belmont, Michigan | GCSAA Fact Sheet
Television: Thursday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).
22-23: LPGA Leadership Academy, Saginaw, Mich. | Info
1-2: LPGA Leadership Academy, Newcastle, Wash. | Info
23-25: Golf Business Conference, Orlando, Fla.
24-27: PGA Show, Orlando, Fla. | Info
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