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Golf pads

Check out this $200 million Florida listing that includes multiple practice greens and a miniature golf course

Sorry, make that "just under $200 million." That's what the Wall Street Journal reports a Florida island estate owned by the Ziff family is being listed at. Maybe that will change your tune about making...
Friday, 4/17/2015 at 3:33PM
News & Tours

If you really love golf, you should probably move to Oklahoma City

If you're a golfer looking for a new city to move to, you'd be hard pressed to find one that loves golf more than Oklahoma City.In 2011, Golf Digest ranked Oklahoma City as the 12th...
Monday, 3/9/2015 at 8:43AM
Golf & Business

Billy Walters, course owner and professional gambler, rolls the dice with an auction on his sprawling SoCal home

By Pete FinchBilly Walters is about to make a multimillion-dollar bet involving his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.In case the name doesn’t sound familiar, Walters is the professional gambler and Las Vegas golf course owner...
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 4:00PM

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

Missing Links: Golf's decline in the UK and where have all the nicknames gone?

By John Strege Stories worth your time, in case you missed them: In 1983, there were 12 tournaments played in England and Wales, Derek Lawrenson notes in the United Kingdom's Golf Today. Today there are...
Wednesday, 4/2/2014 at 1:17PM
News & Tours

Is the key to playing better golf playing less golf? Perhaps. Here's why

By Luke Kerr-DineenFor years, the formula for success in golf has been relatively straightforward: To play better golf, you have to play more golf. Play different courses, with different people, for different stakes, as often...
Tuesday, 12/3/2013 at 12:59PM
Courses & Travel

WSJ Reports On Golf's Big Problem: No Kids

Randy Newman may have been on to something back in 1977 - “Short People” have got no reason to live. The Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Futterman doesn’t go that far, but his piece in Saturday's...
Sunday, 5/16/2010 at 3:52PM
Golf Equipment / Bomb & Gouge

Balata and Persimmon? Not a chance

BOMB: Have you seen the recent Wall Street Journal column by John Paul Newport in which he details his experience playing a round with a wooden driver and balata golf balls? Mr. Newport was clearly...
Thursday, 6/4/2009 at 11:44AM
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