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Golf and Busines: Course Correction

Investors are loving what they see in golf courses.
December 2014
Magazines / Golf & Business: Be the Ballmer

As Seen On TV!

From the Alien wedge to the Perfect Club, infomercials hawking golf gear used to be unavoidable. Where did they come from—& where have they gone?
October 2014
Courses & Travel

What's in a name? The owners of two courses, both called TimberStone, may soon find out

By Peter Finch A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what about a TimberStone? That’s the gist of a federal lawsuit filed recently in the Northern District of Illinois. (Hat...
Friday, 8/8/2014 at 1:54PM
Courses & Travel

A reversible golf course? Tom Doak's plan for Forest Dunes is a course you can play two ways

By Peter Finch When Lew Thompson began contemplating a second 18 holes at Forest Dunes Golf Club, the much-loved course he owns in northern Michigan, the Arkansas trucking executive made one thing clear: The...
Tuesday, 8/5/2014 at 12:28PM
Golf & Business

With its satellite TV debut less than two months away, Back9Network founder Jamie Bosworth is out of the picture

By Peter Finch Back9Network founder and CEO Jamie Bosworth, who landed $5 million in state loans and grants to build a studio and hire workers in Connecticut, won’t be among those employees any longer....
Friday, 8/1/2014 at 2:45PM
Courses & Travel

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
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