Tag Archives: Barclays

Jan
20
2016

It’s been a big couple of days in sponsorship news on the PGA Tour. <<snooze alert>> I know, most of you don’t care who the title sponsor is of an event. How much does it really matter for fans, anyway?

Well, for those who do have a skin in the game, here’s the latest from the past few days: Northern Trust will sponsor its last event at Riviera Country Club next month, and going forward, the financial institution will become the title sponsor for the tournament formerly known as The Barclays, which is held annually in the New York/New Jersey area.

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Oct
4
2011
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Trump trumping in Scotland

In the wake of the Scottish Open losing Barclays as its title sponsor after a ten-year relationship, European Tour commissioner George O’Grady has ruled out American tycoon Donald Trump as the replacement to host the event. Well, at least for now. O’Grady says it’s not a possibility because The Donald’s new course, Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, won’t be ready until 2014, according to Reuters.

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Aug
25
2010
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

Dustin Johnson has had the worst-best summer of any golfer. In two of four major championships, he’s played in the final group Both times he’s not only been experienced major letdowns, but he made mistakes so epic that they arguably overshadowed the winner. And both times he’s handled the disappointments better than most.

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