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Bandon's Mike Keiser keeps building golf courses when others are shutting them down

By Peter Finch Like a lot of people I know, I got home from a recent trip to Oregon’s Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and immediately began dreaming about my next visit. Developer Mike Keiser...
Saturday, 7/26/2014 at 10:59AM
Golf & Business

Baby, You're a Rich Man: What Winning Another Major Means for Rory's Finances

By Peter FinchWhat does a golfer get for winning a major championship, beyond the prize money? Even more money.Rory McIlroy’s win at Hoylake earned him nearly £1 million, or $1.7 million. But paydays like...
Tuesday, 7/22/2014 at 4:28PM
Golf & Business

Course owners are feeling more optimistic (and that could be bad news for public golfers)

By Peter Finch Are public-course golfers about to get hit with higher green fees? That’s one conclusion you could reach from Marcus & Millichap’s Golf Investor Sentiment Survey 2014. The real estate firm’s National...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 1:00PM
Golf & Business

How one company values its golf sponsorships (Hint: It's not all about performance)

By Peter Finch Later this month Cristie Kerr will represent the United States, along with Stacy Lewis, Lexi Thompson and Paula Creamer, in the inaugural LPGA International Crown. They’ll compete against teams from seven...
Tuesday, 7/8/2014 at 2:36PM
Golf & Business

'A lot of high fives' in Hartford: Back9Network's president on its DirecTV deal

By Peter Finch Back9Network, a fledgling TV channel covering "the golf lifestyle," will appear on the DirecTV satellite network starting this fall, company officials announced Monday morning. Until now, programming from the Connecticut-based channel...
Monday, 6/23/2014 at 9:01AM
Golf & Business

A truly very special guide to Donald Trump's expanding golf portfolio

By Peter Finch Donald Trump on Monday completed his latest acquisition, Scotland’s Turnberry Golf Resort (below) and, to no one’s surprise, announced it’s now called Trump Turnberry. This brings to 17 the number of golf...
Wednesday, 6/18/2014 at 8:49AM
Courses & Travel

8 things you must do when visiting Pinehurst (beyond the obvious stuff, like playing No. 2)

By Peter Finch Inspired by the U.S. Open(s) to make your own trip to Pinehurst? Great idea. Golf Digest consistently ranks the resort among the very best in North America. But you should know...
Friday, 6/13/2014 at 12:18PM
Courses & Travel

'Hey Champ': Justin Rose on travel, 'mind mapping,' Bruno Mars vs. the Beatles, and more

By Peter Finch With his victory at Merion last year, Justin Rose became the first Englishman in 43 years to win the U.S. Open. He plays most of his golf in the States these...
Tuesday, 6/10/2014 at 5:15PM
Golf & Business

Jersey club to ex-member: You'll get your money when we're good and ready

By Peter Finch Many country clubs have promised “refundable” initiation fees in recent years as a way of attracting members. But when members leave, they often find it’s not so easy getting their money...
Friday, 6/6/2014 at 3:32PM
Golf & Business

Six questions about the Mickelson insider trading probe, answered by someone who knows what he's talking about

By Peter Finch Ever since the news about Phil Mickelson broke on Friday evening, I’ve seen a number of the same questions cropping up again and again on social media and online comment sections....
Tuesday, 6/3/2014 at 7:10PM
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