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Club Champion offering free putter fittings for buyers, expanding in SouthPark

In honor of “Putter Fitting Month” (which I didn’t know was a thing), Club Champion is waiving its $100 putter fitting fee and offering...

Meet the Olympians representing Charlotte in Tokyo

Charlotte is, as we all know, a big sports town, not only for our professional teams but for developing world-class talent (see: Steph Curry). That extends to...

Charlotte FC welcomes new head coach in Ted Lasso fashion

Charlotte FC leadership introduced new head coach Miguel Ángel Ramírez Thursday with a Ted Lasso-inspired hype video. In it, Ramírez mimics the fictional...

Charlotte to host inaugural Jumpman college basketball invitational in 2022

The Charlotte Sports Foundation and Jordan Brand signed a three-year deal for a major men’s and women’s college basketball tournament December...

Big Ben Pub now open in former Carpe Diem space

After being closed since March, the English pub is now open in the former Carpe Diem space, just in time for the Euro final. Why it matters: For 11 years Big...

Charlotte pro soccer team embarks on a new chapter with overhauled Memorial Stadium

The Charlotte Independence soccer team officially moves into the county-owned American Legion Memorial Stadium on July 7, the first big event after the...

“Best weekend of sports” to boost Uptown’s battered businesses

A string of high-profile, high-demand college football games in Charlotte in early September will be the “best weekend of sports” all year, says...

Charlotte FC takes startup approach to building a franchise

Marc Nicholls starts each day at the Charlotte FC headquarters by fist-bumping all 40 employees. He’s a two-time U.S. Soccer Coach of the Year and now...

David Tepper: “No way in hell” he’d build a domed stadium in Charlotte

David Tepper has shifted his thinking on plans for a new stadium in Uptown Charlotte. What he’s saying: “There’s no way in hell … that...

2021 fan guide: 6 things every smart Wells Fargo Championship patron should know

Grab your golf visor, the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship tees off on Thursday morning at Quail Hollow Club. Why it matters: The world’s top...

The business case for turf

Tepper Sports & Entertainment sent shockwaves from Mint Street last week with an announcement last week that they’ll soon shift from natural grass to...

Roy Williams is retiring, and we’re not OK

North Carolina needed a mental health day after hearing of Roy Williams’ retirement. Though many speculated the news may have been an April Fool’s...