Four Sentenced in Master’s Ticket Resale Fraud Scheme
A Georgia man will spend time in federal prison after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud in a case tied to tickets for the popular Master’s golf tournament in Georgia. Stephen Michael Freeman, 42, was sentenced to 28 months jail time followed by three years of supervised... Read more
The Masters Will Go On in November Without Fans Present
Confirming rumors that began to spread last week, Augusta National Golf Club announced Wednesday that the 2020 Masters Tournament will take place November 9-15 without patrons or guests on the grounds of the hallowed golf club. The tournament, postponed from its traditional April dates due to the coronvairus, had... Read more
Augusta Mayor Says “Likely” Masters Will Happen Without Fans
Augusta, Ga. mayor Hardie Davis expressed doubt at a press conference that the venerable tournament would be able to allow fans, though no official decision has been made as of Friday afternoon. “Tomorrow, the PGA Championship begins at Harding Park without fans, and that’s likely what will probably happen... Read more
PGA Tour Releases Revised Tournament Schedule
Like other sports leagues, the PGA Tour hit a snag this spring due to COVID-19. But golf pros will soon return to the links for a schedule that has been overhauled as a result of the pandemic. An official schedule was released Wednesday that features a mid-June start after... Read more
Update: The Masters Rescheduled To November
The Masters was one of the first sporting events to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving the iconic golf course at Augusta National vacant this April. But PGA professionals will still have their chance to compete for the green jacket in 2020, with the tournament officially rescheduled... Read more
Numerous Businesses at Risk Over NY AG’s Broad Interpretation of Law
The business models of Todaytix.com and practically every other ticket resale business, along with businesses offering hotel rooms and even the dairy farming industry could be in peril, according to the New York Attorney General’s stance regarding selling items before ownership, a source with knowledge of the AG’s thinking... Read more