Showing posts with category "discrimination"

5 Ways to Make Money as a Golf Fan

If you are a golf fan, there are lots of ways you can earn some extra income. Here are some of the most lucrative ways of making money as a golf fan.

February 16, 2022
tags
golf

Mixed Strategies in Challenging: Tennis Edition

Played last night into early morning, the epic almost six-hour, five-set Men's Singles Final of the 2012 Australian Open between top two seeds Novak Djokovic

February 16, 2022
tags
rules

How to Dress on a Golf Field

Many people may believe that because golf is a sport, you can wear just a t-shirt and shorts; however, a specific etiquette must be followed.

February 15, 2022
tags
golf

Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

WhoDaThunkIt.com?

February 15, 2022
tags
mlb

Stanford May Cut Back in Athletics

From the AP (via a Sports Blog twitter)

February 15, 2022
tags
ncaa; college sports

The "New" Economics of the LPGA

GolfWorld's Ron Sirak has an interesting article on the LPGA. Endorsement money has begun to flow in to the top players:

February 15, 2022
tags
golf

Wimbledon Eschews the Labour Theory of Value

The All-England Club, which hosts the Wimbledon tennis tournament, has announced that beginning in 2007, the prize money will be the same for male and female

February 15, 2022
tags
discrimination

Report: Lower Ticket Prices for Women's Basketball is Due to Institutional Sexism

From the Chronicle of Higher Ed.: "Colleges charge a premium for admission to see males play, even when women's basketball teams are ranked as among the very best performers in the nation," write t...

May 12, 2020
tags
college basketball

Myrtle Beach Golf Conference

Announcing the first Myrtle Beach Golf Conference. The following is from an email I received from Andrew Weinbach of the Department of Economics at Coastal Carolina: This year the first annual Myrt...

May 12, 2020
tags
golf

Golf, the International Language?

The LPGA announced today that starting in 2009 it would be requiring the players on its tour to be able to speak English. LPGA State Farm Tournament Director Kate Peters justifies this discriminati...

May 12, 2020
tags
discrimination

Golf, the International Language? (update)

The LPGA has backed down on its proposal to require tour members to be proficient in English in the face of criticism. My personal criticism of the now defunct rule was not that it was discriminato...

May 12, 2020
tags
discrimination

Forget ‘Fab Four’, Men’s Tennis Still More Competitive

As the Australian Open approaches the business end, this year’s instalment has developed a palpable sense of familiarity of recent years about it. Each of the top four seeded men made the semi-fina...

March 31, 2020
tags
tennis