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Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Promontory: 'Everyone is Confused'

Utah's high-end Promontory Club, site of golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye, held its court-supervised auction yesterday and attracted only two bidders -- Pivotal Group (the original lender) and Credit Suisse, which...
Thursday, 4/16/2009 at 9:11AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Tesoro's New Owner

Tesoro, the former Ginn golf community in Port St. Lucie, Fla., has been bought out of bankruptcy. (I missed this news somehow. Thanks to reader Steven T. for the heads up.)The new boss, according to...
Wednesday, 4/15/2009 at 4:29PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Oops, We Forgot The Permit

Here's an odd tale from Northern California's Calavaras County, an area that's mostly famous for the Mark Twain short story about its jumping frog contest. It appears a pair of developers, Mike and Michelle Nemee,...
Wednesday, 4/15/2009 at 2:02PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Arizona Pick-Me-Up

Hats off to the Arizona Republic and its occasional feature, "The Valley's Priciest Home Sales." It never fails to remind us how some people, at least, are spending a lot of money on golf course...
Wednesday, 4/15/2009 at 12:17PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

'As Busy As We've Ever Been'

Times are tough in the Texas golf economy, but maybe not as tough as elsewhere. That's what I took away from reports in Sunday's Dallas Morning News and the Austin American-Statesman. Texas actually showed an...
Monday, 4/13/2009 at 8:59AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Pulte's Big Deal

Big news in the housing business this week: Pulte Homes intends to buy Centex Homes for $1.3 billion in stock. The deal would create the nation's largest homebuilder. As the Wall Street Journal points out,...
Friday, 4/10/2009 at 9:33AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Updating Ogden

A couple of weeks ago I posted an item about Ogden, Utah, where the city may be about to  spend $146 million on its Mount Ogden Golf Course. The money would go toward upgrading the...
Friday, 4/10/2009 at 9:01AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Trump Considers 'Very Troubled' Yellowstone

Donald Trump is considering a bid for the Yellowstone Club, a Wall Street Journal blogger is reporting. In an interview with's Wealth Report, the New York-based developer says: "I'm looking at it. But it...
Monday, 4/6/2009 at 4:30PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Building A New Resort...Now?

The company that built World Golf Village near St. Augustine has hatched plans for a $500 million resort/condo complex in Destin, Fla., the Memphis Business Journal reports.Called Henderson Beach Resort, it is slated to feature...
Monday, 4/6/2009 at 3:04PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Greenbrier's Assets Listed

The Greenbrier Resort's bankruptcy paperwork is on file now, showing $141.7 million in assets and $107.4 million in liabilities. Among the assets, the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail reports, are $97.6 million in real property that...
Monday, 4/6/2009 at 9:25AM
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