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Golf & Business

Golf & Business: Pride of Ownership

Qualities it takes to be a golf-course investor.
June 2015
The Loop

Note to Twitter: golf business can't be summarized in 140 characters

It gets very easy to miss the point and overreact, and the golf industry seems more a victim of this in the media than maybe even Hillary Clinton.Once again, it seems too easy for some...
Thursday, 4/23/2015 at 5:15PM
Golf & Business

Golf & Business: Why Symetra Sponsors Pro Golf

How a little-known insurer came to back women's pro golf.
May 2015
Business

Chinese investors buying up Myrtle Beach courses and 'they come with cash'

Myrtle Beach, S.C., renowned as a destination resort for golfers, has been attracting a different golf clientele: Chinese investors buying up its courses. The Sun News reported recently that Chinese investors have bought 13 courses...
Friday, 3/20/2015 at 10:17AM
Business

Two key players separately attempting to raise capital to revive Back9Network

Is it possible the Back9Network has a future after all, despite having ceased operations only 15 days ago? It does seem a long shot, but two key players are, separately, attempting to raise capital to...
Tuesday, 3/10/2015 at 4:19PM
Business

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
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