3 Things We’re Reading: TopGolf Aligns With PGA Tour, LPGA

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TOPGOLF PARTNERS WITH PGA TOUR; UTSW OPENING NEW MICROSCOPE FACILITY; NEW APP FOCUSES ON DALLAS ARTS SCENE


Every day, Dallas Innovates staffers scan websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three we thought you’d like:

Dallas-based TopGolf Entertainment Group recently announced it had partnered with the PGA Tour and LPGA to help grow the sport in the U.S. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem lauded TopGolf for its successful efforts to attract both avid and novice golfers to its venues. Read more about the partnership in this story from the Dallas Business Journal.

UT Southwestern Medical Center will soon have technologies that could expedite its work on projects ranging from cancer biology to drug discovery. The new $17 million facility will be home to three cryo-electron microscopes, which can generate 3-D images of objects at the atomic level. “Understanding these structures and the details of what’s going on across these scales is going to allow us to understand the causes and ways to fix human disease,” Dr. Sandra Schmid, chair of UTSW’s cell biology department, told the Dallas Morning News.

Ever wanted to peruse a searchable database of North Texas creatives and possibly make an art purchase all in one place? There’s an app for that (well, almost). Dallasite Merrick Porcheddu will launch her social networking app, CreateGate on May 16. Porcheddu designed the app to function as a mobile directory of local creative artisans. Learn more about the app from CultureMap Dallas.

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