Bill Murray, legendary actor and comedian, is launching his own golf lifestyle and apparel brand called William Murray Golf.

The China Golf-PGA Merchandise Show will relocate to Shanghai from its current location in Beijing for the 2017 show.

Duca Del Cosma, an Italian golf brand, was acquired by shoe entrepreneur Frank Van Wezel, owner of Hi-Tec, Magnum, Interceptor and 50 Peaks.

Eagle Creek became a founding member of the Adventure Travel Conservation Fund.

Gearfire added AcuSport as its eighth partnering distributor.

Helly Hansen joined The Conservation Alliance as a member of the nonprofit group.

Ibex Outdoor Clothing added Regan Betts as Director of Brand.

Mizuno and the Atlanta Braves unveiled a long-term partnership that will include the opening of a Mizuno Experience Center in The Battery Atlanta and make Mizuno the official baseball gear partner of the Atlanta Braves.

The New Era “flag” logo will be added to all Major League Baseball caps beginning with the upcoming post season, becoming a permanent fixture for all 30 teams for the 2017 season. This marks the first time a manufacturer’s logo will appear on a Major League cap permanently.

Nordstrom Inc. appointed Ken Worzel as President of

Osprey Packs said its CEO of 15 years, Tom Barney, will depart October 28. The company is in the final stages of searching for a replacement.

Stage Stores promoted Thorsten Weber to EVP and CMO. Weber will succeed Steve Lawrence, who announced his intention to leave the company to pursue other interests.

Stokehouse Unlimited, the owner of the Vissla, Amuse Society and D’Blanc brands, appointed Chris Evans to VP of International Business and Sustainability Initiatives.

Thalmic Labs, manufacturers of a gesture-control armband, closed $120 million in Series B funding from Intel Capital and The Amazon Alexa Fund, along with Fidelity Investments Canada and existing investor Spark Capital.

Town Sports International Holdings Inc. appointed Patrick Walsh, Executive Chairman of the company, to CEO, effective September 30.

Wigwam Mills Inc.’s board of directors named apparel and consumer goods veteran Thomas M. Wheeler as President and CEO.

Zanders Sporting Goods added Nick Skeeters to its sales team.

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