Posts tagged with: "WGC-HSBC Champions"

EXCLUSIVE: Sponsorship Chief Morgan Leaves HSBC

EXCLUSIVE: Sponsorship Chief Morgan Leaves HSBC

Giles Morgan, one of the most important men in golf because of the amount of sponsorship money he directed into the game and the influence he held within it as a result, has left HSBC, he confirmed to Global Golf Post. Morgan, 46, had been head of global sponsorship strategy…

Justin Thomas To Donate $17,250 To Hurricane Matthew Fund

Justin Thomas To Donate $17,250 To Hurricane Matthew Fund

Justin Thomas did his part in helping the victims of Hurricane Matthew. Before the 2016-17 season started, Thomas pledged he would donate $250 for each birdie he made during his first three tournaments.  During the Safeway Open, CIMB Classic and the WGC-HSBC Champions, Thomas made 69 birdies resulting in $17,250….

Tiger’s Appearance-Fee Blowback

The WGC-HSBC Champions is the Rodney Dangerfield of golf tournaments. It’s getting no respect. Or so suggests Giles Morgan, global head of sponsorship for the London-based multinational bank that underwrites the $8.5 million fall event in Shanghai. Speaking today ahead of this weekend’s HSBC Women’s Champions event in Singapore, Morgan…