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Back9Network suspends operations, cites 'temporary shortfall in capital'

The beleaguered Back9Network announced on Monday that it has suspended operations, the latest setback for the golf lifestyle network that debuted Sept. 29 on DirecTV. No one at the Back9Network is speaking publicly and only...
Monday, 2/23/2015 at 12:26PM
Business

NFL owner, golf enthusiast eyes purchase of Rees Jones course in S.C.

Even as golf promotes the idea that the game is open to all comers, it still requires wealth at the ownership level and few are wealthier than Robert McNair. The billionaire owner of the Houston...
Tuesday, 2/17/2015 at 12:48PM
Business

Back9Network eliminating 35 full-time positions, sues former CEO

The Back9Network, the new golf lifestyle channel that made its debut Aug. 29 on DirecTV, is eliminating 35 full-time positions, the Hartford Business Journal reported. CEO Charles Cox called it "a thoughtful strategy that will...
Monday, 1/26/2015 at 12:16PM
Business

There is optimism at Treetops Resort despite bankruptcy reorganization

The news, on the surface, was not good: Treetops Resort, once a highly-acclaimed golf and skiing destination in Northern Michigan, had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Was it another sign of waning interest in...
Tuesday, 12/9/2014 at 5:05PM
News & Tours

Study finds that work gets in the way of CEO's golf games

Technically speaking, the study, which was published by Lee Biggerstaff at Miami University, David Cicero at the University of Alabama, and Andy Puckett at the University of Tennessee, analyzes USGA records from more than 360 CEOs...
Wednesday, 11/19/2014 at 12:25PM
Golf & Business

Can one Orlando-area community save its golf course from being destroyed?

What would you do if the golf community where you lived suddenly announced plans to get rid of the golf course? You'd probably protest the decision, right? That's what more than 1,000 residents of EastWood...
Thursday, 11/13/2014 at 4:15PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Golf & Business

Golf and Busines: Course Correction

Investors are loving what they see in golf courses.
December 2014
Golf & Business

GolfBeer Brewing Co.: Want a G-Mac ale to go with that G-Mac and Cheese?

Coming soon to a 19th hole near you: Freddie’s Scandinavian Style Blonde Ale, G-Mac’s Celtic Style Pale Ale, and Keegan’s New England Style Lager. That would be PGA Tour players Freddie Jacobson, Graeme McDowell and...
Tuesday, 10/21/2014 at 11:35AM
Golf & Business

Apple stores provide boost to small tech startup Arccos Golf

Many consider it a seal of approval when Apple agrees to commit shelf space in its stores to a product. For Sal Syed, the CEO and co-founder of a small startup, Arccos Golf, it is...
Thursday, 10/16/2014 at 3:22PM
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
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