PGA vs LIV: The Battle for the Present and Future of Golf
With the U.S. Open this weekend, tensions among the professional golf community are reaching new heights. Golf professionals are being courted to a more immediately lucrative fairway with the Saudi-backed LIV Tour, and in challenging the PGA’s dominance over the sport, the LIV Tour has put pros in a tough spot. Do they choose a more-guaranteed payout in an often financially-cutthroat sport? Or do they stick with the organization that promises a chance at an unmatched legacy?
MarketScale’s Tyler Kern hosts a live roundtable on the future of professional golf with legendary sports agent Leigh Steinberg and WashU’s Sports Business Program Director Dr. Patrick Rishe, posing the most important questions for the sport: Will the PGA be able to hold off LIV? What can the PGA do to maintain competitive payouts for pros? Will LIV be able to withstand PGA’s market dominance and be a legitimate challenger? And will the media and fans even be interested in an alternative to golf’s legacy tournament?
The Importance of Legal Counsel to Major League Organizations
Live sporting events continue to be at the forefront of entertainment in America year after year. Between enthused fans, good food and drinks, and anticipation for record-breaking moments, the ambiance of a stadium on a game day is unmatched. However, behind the scenes of our beloved stadiums and sports traditions lies term sheets and contracts […]
The Divergence Between Stocks and Bonds & Emerging Market Trends
As the world of investing continues to evolve, it’s crucial for industry leaders to keep pace with the shifting landscape. One particular topic gaining traction is the divergence between stocks and bonds – an economic paradox affecting portfolios worldwide. Recent data shows that traditional investment strategies, like the 60-40 portfolio (60% in stocks and 40% […]
The Main Course: The Power of Restaurant Narrative in Staffing
Not every restaurant makes an effort to fully integrate its customer into the experience of eating and enjoying their food. But for those looking for a unique dining experience, plenty of such establishments present unique restaurant narratives. What sort of restaurants emphasize storytelling in their dining, and how do they handle staffing? On this […]