Category Archives: Golf Economy

NGCOA Develops Tee-time Reseller Statement

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) May 20, 2011 — The National Golf Course Owners Association has developed policies to guide golf courses in deciding whether to contract with tee-time resellers like GolfNow, GolfHub and Groupon. The policy was developed after inquiries by courses … Continue reading

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Nicklaus: 12 Holes May Be the Future

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) May 19, 2011 — Jack Nicklaus thinks the four to five hours it takes to play 18 holes means that the future of golf may lie in 12-hole rounds, the Golden Bear told the Tennessean newspaper.

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Reynolds Plantation is for Sale

(GREENBORO, Ga.) Feb. 9, 2011 — More bad economic news: Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee is for sale, an Athens, Ga., newspaper reported. More.

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Five Big-name Resorts File Chapter 11

(CYBERSPACE) Feb. 2, 2011 — The bad economic news in the golf industry continues. Five big-name golf resorts have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Synthetic Putting Green Firm Owner Faces Fraud Charges

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) Jan. 28, 2011 — Richard B. Wickens, the Rio Rancho owner. Real Turf & Putting Greens, a synthetic putting-green company, faces charges he defrauded Bank of America, KRQE-TV reported. More.

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