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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
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
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