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Golf & Business

Three golfers rank among highest-paid celebrities on new Forbes list

On Monday morning, Forbes released its list of the world’s highest-paid celebrities, which covers a range that includes actors, musicians, TV and radio personalities, and athletes. Speaking of athletes, there were 13 of them in...
Monday, 6/29/2015 at 2:05PM

Report: Tiger Woods is no longer the highest-paid golfer

Even during a rocky past few years in the Official World Golf Ranking, you could always count on Tiger Woods to hold the No. 1 spot on the list of golf's top earners. Not anymore....
Wednesday, 6/10/2015 at 12:30PM

Jordan Spieth 'is a guy you want to pile into from a marketing standpoint'

Jordan Spieth’s victory in the Masters was staggeringly good for his personal brand, according to Repucom and its CelebrityDBI, a global index that quantifies consumer perceptions of celebrities. Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes reported that in...
Thursday, 5/7/2015 at 2:09PM

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

LeBron James tops Tiger Woods on Forbes' list of most valuable sports brands

Tiger Woods has lost his No. 1 ranking in another category. On Tuesday, Forbes Magazine released its list of the world's most valuable sports brands and Woods slipped to No. 2 -- the first...
Wednesday, 10/8/2014 at 10:15AM

Ex-Microsoft CEO, multi-billionaire plays more golf than we do

By John Strege What does a Microsoft multi-billionaire do when he retires? He plays golf. Frequently. At least this one does. Steve Ballmer, who three months ago retired as the CEO of Microsoft and is...
Thursday, 5/15/2014 at 6:18PM
News & Tours

The Greenbrier that wasn't a classic

By John Strege The man most important to the Greenbrier Classic is a girls basketball coach, a good one, too. The Greenbrier (W.V.) East Lady Spartans were 24-1 this past season. Jim Justice is a...
Sunday, 7/7/2013 at 8:40PM
News & Tours

Tiger Woods tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list

By Alex Myers Earlier this year, Tiger Woods reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking. Now he's back on top as the sports world's highest earner as well. Photo by...
Wednesday, 6/5/2013 at 3:12PM
News & Tours

How Pete Dye killed one of Herb Kohler's sheep

OK, so architect Pete Dye did not actually kill the sheep. Still, the anecdote told in this blog post by Forbes' Monte Burke on meeting up with Dye at Whistling Straits recently is rather amusing....
Monday, 11/8/2010 at 11:49AM
News & Tours

Forbes: Tiger trails Lady Gaga (and three others)

Tiger Woods is No. 5 on the Celebrity 100, Forbes' annual list of the 100 most powerful celebrities, the same rank he held on the list a year ago. Woods, who has ranked as high...
Monday, 6/28/2010 at 7:08PM
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