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Celebrity

Have we got a golf-course house for new Los Angeles CC member, Clippers owner

One of the newest members of the Los Angeles Country Club is former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently bought the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. Paid $2 billion for it, too. (Getty Images photo)...
Monday, 9/8/2014 at 1:14PM
Business

Why does Phil Mickelson want to buy a Rancho Santa Fe Country Club?

Three years ago, Phil Mickelson and his agent and friend Steve Loy bought four private golf courses in Arizona that formed the foundation of their new business venture, the M Club. At the time, Loy...
Wednesday, 9/3/2014 at 2:50PM
Magazines / Golf & Business

Heart and Sole: Steve Madden

Steve Madden's obsessed with two things: shoes and golf.
September 2014
Business

Survey upshot: Golf is a business, so treat it like one

A strategic planning survey to which more than 300 golf course operators reportedly responded suggests one reason for the game’s lethargic performance in recent months and years: Bad business practices. The survey, conducted by Golf...
Thursday, 8/28/2014 at 6:40PM
Business

Even Putt-Putt has had to get creative to sustain and grow its business

Miniature golf is only a distant cousin to golf, but it seems to have experienced growing pains not unlike that of golf itself. The CEO of Putt-Putt Golf, David Callahan, said on Bloomberg TV on...
Wednesday, 8/27/2014 at 11:35AM
Business

Shigeki Maruyama's house for sale at a bargain price: $16.5 million (down from $19.8 million)

Here is more proof — not that any was necessary — that we’re in the wrong line of work: Shigeki Maruyama’s house in Los Angeles’ Bel-Air neighborhood is up for sale. Asking price: $16.5 million.Now,...
Saturday, 8/23/2014 at 11:58AM
Business

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience and small, encouraging signs about health of game

LAS VEGAS — Small signs are welcome, even in a town where neon is king and lights the desert sky for miles. And golf no doubt is thankful for them, suggesting as they did, that...
Wednesday, 8/20/2014 at 2:19PM
News & Tours

What I wish I said on Fox Business

Yesterday I received the honor of appearing on Fox Business Network's Varney&Co, where I was interviewed by Stuart Varney for two minutes and 36 seconds.Despite the comfy black car the studio sent, I was flustered...
Wednesday, 8/20/2014 at 12:05PM
Business

ClubCorp purchase of Sequoia Golf's 50 courses 'a good thing' for industry

ClubCorp’s announcement that it has purchased Sequoia Golf and its inventory of 50 courses is a positive indicator in an industry that has dealt with too many negative ones of late, Mike Hughes, the president...
Wednesday, 8/13/2014 at 3:50PM
Golf & Business

Has golf's demise been greatly exaggerated?

By Mike StachuraHave you heard the rumor about the golf industry dying? The one that’s been all over the news, on social media and, yes, even on your premium cable channels? Yes, it’s been a rough...
Wednesday, 7/30/2014 at 6:15AM
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