C&C Connected | October 3
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
'The best'. There's nothing like it!
- Tommy Fleetwood after winning the Ryder Cup with Europe
CLIENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In an impressive display of teamwork, camaraderie, and ego-free attitude, the European Team dominated the Americans at the Ryder Cup in Paris, France. Captain Thomas Bjorn credits the players determination and focus that led to the landslide victory. Congrats to the team that hones their craft on the European Tour.
While Kia led Team Canada in points per game (18.2) and assists per game (2.7), the 7th place finish wasn’t what Team Canada had hoped for. The tournament did include a victory over rival France, and the team did push eventual medalists Spain to the brink in the quarterfinals. Good thing she’s only getting started, and the result will only add fuel to the fire leading up to #Tokyo2020!
Mike joined a few of his closest friends, all fellow major winners, to play in the Gary Player Invitational earlier this week, in a fundraising event to support the Gary Player Foundation as it raises money for charities that aim to improve impoverished communities and expand educational opportunities.
Canadian racers had a dominant showing at Spartan World Championships this weekend, with Team wins for both Men’s and Women’s squads, as well as individual wins in the Women’s Beast, and the Men’s Ultra, that’s 4/6 titles for the weekend going to Canadians! Our Canadian racers proved we’re on top of the obstacle racing world!
STAY UP TO SPEED
The LPGA's Recent Ascent
Content distribution that reaches half a billion homes. A proliferating global events schedule. Total purse money well over $70 million. The rapid growth in the commercialization of the LPGA is no accident, its a booming global enterprise. Take a look inside that growth with Jon Podany, Chief Commercial Officer of the LPGA.
The 2018 Event All-Stars
How many of BizBash's Top 500 People in Events are in your network? How many do you wish were in your network? Check out the list to see who is making waves in all aspects of the North American events business.
Fortune has gone deep into the data to crunch the numbers and compile a list of the Top 2000 most admired companies on the planet. The top of the list includes a fruit, a rainforest, and a kindergarten staple. Can you guess who comes next?
Can You Play Mario Kart There?
At what point do we stop reporting/commenting on new developments in esports as this totally crazy, about-to-pop, booming industry and when do we start talking about it like any another sport or entertainment property. Maybe now that there are completely dedicated stadia to compete and consume esports?
*Image courtesy of La Croix