Gary Williams with Ty Votaw
Ty Votaw, Chief Marketing Officer of the PGA Tour joins Gary Williams at the 2015 Players Championship.
For the Record: Votaw on status of Olympic course
International Golf Federation vice president Ty Votaw sits down with GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard to discuss the current status of the 2016 Olympic Golf Course in this clip from For the Record.
For the Record: Votaw on Olympic golf in Rio
International Golf Federation vice president Ty Votaw sits down with GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard to discuss the delays facing the construction of the golf course for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in this edition of For the Record.
For the Record: Votaw on how Olympics will grow golf
International Golf Federation vice president Ty Votaw sits down with GolfChannel.com senior writer Rex Hoggard to explain how Olympic golf will grow the game internationally in this clip from For the Record.
For the Record: Votaw on Olympic problems, promise
IGF vice president Ty Votaw discusses the problems and promise of golf in the 2016 Olympics.
Despite DJ comment, Tour confirms 'no comment' policy
Despite refuting the report of Dustin Johnson's suspension, the Tour confirmed its policy on suspensions is "no comment."
Plan B: What if the Olympic course isn't ready?
Ty Votaw and Peter Dawson comment on contingency planning for the 2016 Olympics and the future of golf in the games.Doug down the front. Is there, is there any type of a contingency plan for a golf course in, in, in case later on this year there's any type of catastrophic interruption. Be it weather, politics, what have you. And secondly is there any concern as you basically show off to the IOC why golf should be voted in permanently. That the idea of building a golf course requires so much that it might not be worth it. Well as far as contingency plan I think we are not different. Placed in all the other sports in the Olympic games for Rio 2016. And the readinessthose catastrophic things that we're, we're gonna be moving forward with this golf course . But yes, we do have plans in place, but we're not gonna tell you what they are. On the second part of that question, Doug of course not every big city would have to build a golf course . There are many, many cities with golf courses which would be more than adequate for major golf competitions such as the Olympic
Votaw: 2016 Rio Olympic update
Gary Williams sits down with PGA Tour executive vice president Ty Votaw to discuss the 2016 Rio Olympics. 2014 PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.may need some of those sandals. Ty Votaw, Executive Vice-President for the PGA Tour Communications, International Affairs. Do you have all those trinkets that Matt travels with? -I don't. But when I travel the floor hereprofessional golf? The Latin America Amateur Championship -Yes. -was announced yesterday in Buenos Aires . The Rio games the following year you're heavily in that. What impact, what connection can that event have to the following year in Rio? -Well, in much the same way that the PGA Tour Latinoamerica, its presence in that region is going to create greater awareness for golf. It's a soccer-mad, football-mad region. And we needlead time so that we can some adjustments or tweaks in the golf course set up. Not, probably not the design or the-- or the, or any kind of significant renovations but in the golf course set up. So we had similar wind conditions, similar daylight, similar types of course conditions so that we can get real test of what-- what the golf course can do. -Okay. Commissioner Finchem was out in San Diego yesterday. This benchmark of two billion charitable dollars that that number was hit yesterday. You've been involved with respect to governing an-- an organization, the LPGA and now having been with the PGA Tour for many years. What does this mean for the PGA Tour ? -Well, first of all golf's history of giving back is-- is a long one. I mean, it goes back to 1938 with