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Major increases in PGA Tour prize money next year will be part-funded by increased rights fees from the sponsors most associated with the regular-season and post-season finales

Data storage company EMC Corporation has signed as title sponsor of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs tournament, formerly known as the Deutsche Bank Championship, for two years from 2017 to 2018.

Dairy product company Müller sponsored Team GB, the UK’s Olympic team at Rio 2016, and three individual federations, to raise brand awareness during the Summer Games.

Canadian bank, RBC, is using its sponsorship of two PGA Tour events to consolidate its position as Canada’s leading bank and grow its brand awareness in the US and abroad.

Financial services company Charles Schwab signed this month as the Official Investment Firm of the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour for 20 years.

International financial services company American Express has agreed to become the title sponsor of the PGA Tour’s Desert Classic Pro-Am event in Palm Springs, California, in a multiyear deal.

The North American division of BMW has extended its title sponsorship of the BMW Championship, the penultimate event of FedExCup Playoffs

The PGA Tour has announced a multiyear marketing relationship with Kingmade Jerky, which designates the product the "Official Jerky and Official Meat Snack of the PGA Tour"

BMW is ending its title sponsorship of the BMW Championship, one of the PGA Tour's three FedEx Cup Playoff events

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The PGA Tour has taken a one-year title sponsorship deal with American carmaker Cadillac for the World Golf Championships (WGC) Match Play to give itself more time to find a long-term title sponsor for the event.

The PGA Tour’s sponsorship renewal with brewer Anheuser-Busch last month is understood to have included an increased fee that will lift the organisation’s annual sponsorship income of between $550m (€401m) and $600m.

Lueder Fromm head of global marketing and communication at Mercedes-Benz answers SportBusiness' questions about the thinking behind the company's golf sponsorships.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES company Ernst & Young, and telecommunications and consumer electronics brands are high on the target lists of the European Tour and PGA of America as they seek more sponsors for the…

Sports Sponsorship Insider speaks with Nuala Walsh, head of global client relations, Standard Life Investments, about the rationale for the asset management arm of the Edinburgh-based company’s move t…