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Wednesday | Asheville Citizen-Times

Town to take back control of golf course

The Black Mountain Board of Aldermen were expected to vote to approve the termination of the Town's contract with Billy Casper Golf at Monday's meeting, but the issue will require a special session meeting on Thursday before the board can vote, while attorneys for both sides work out the final details for an agreement.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

City puts golf course operators on notice

VICTORVILLE After the city issued a notice of default last month to Green Tree Golf Course, operator Billy Casper Golf on Tuesday will argue their case in front of the City Council dais amid a looming deadline to remedy outstanding issues.

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Related Topix: Golfers, Golf

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The 52: Casper was among 'Fab Four'

Billy Casper: "I'd like to be remembered for the love I've had for my fellow man.

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Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Gene Littler

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BBC News

Mickelson rues lack of Masters sharpness

Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson says he suffered for not being "sharp" after missing the cut at Augusta for the first time in 16 years.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Courier

Prescott pins hopes on Casper Golf: Private managers could be on board by May 1

Cindy Barks The Daily Courier PRESCOTT, Arizona - In an effort to "turn the ship around" at Prescott's failing municipal golf course, the city is turning to a private management company.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Loran Smith: Nicklaus' appreciation for Augusta National runs deep

He takes friends out for a round of golf, hits from the member tees. He hits it a long way still, certainly for a guy in his mid-70s, but not like in 1965 when he drove the ball on No.

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Golf.com

Masters Champions Confidential: Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Ray Floyd join our roundtable

In honor of Tuesday night's Champions Dinner, we convened a special Green Jacket Confidential roundtable of former Masters champions to talk about this year's tournament, make predictions and reveal their favorite Masters traditions.

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Golfweek

1Reunited after 46 years, veteran credits Casper for saving his life

Lexi Thompson's romp at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 6 gives her four LPGA titles at the tender age of 19. Florida State freshman Jack Maguire won the Mason Rudolph Championship on April 6, the same day that his brother M.J., a junior at North Florida, won the Irish Creek Collegiate.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Deseret News

Governor's State of Sport Awards seek to honor Utah's best athletes, moments

Gov. Gary Herbert talks to the media at the Governor's Utah Economic Summit at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Courier

Casper Golf shows ways to improve Antelope Hills

After losing money on the Antelope Hills Golf Course for years, the City of Prescott is contemplating turning over management of the municipal course to a private company.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Daily Courier

Golf course, Touchmark project among the issues for Prescott Council Tuesday

Courtesy rendering The proposed Touchmark development atop Bullwacker Hill will be a topic of discussion at Tuesday's council session.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Virginia Business

Westham Golf Club to get second nine holes in Chesterfield County

Westham Golf Club owned by iStar Financial and managed by Virginia-based Billy Casper Golf has started construction on its second nine holes to complete the 18-hole Nicklaus Design course in the Magnolia Green development in Chesterfield County.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bottom Line

HFTP Launches ProLinks Webinar Broadcasting Upgrade

With an increased interest and participation in Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals' ProLinks Webinars over the past two years, HFTP has partnered with BlueSky Broadcasting to provide its webinar hosting services.

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Golf World

Land Grab

Masters champion Billy Casper famously said: "Golf puts a man's character on the anvil and his richest qualities - patience, poise, restraint - to the flame."

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Daily Record

County golf courses open today under new management

Three of the Morris County Park Commission's golf courses open for the season today, all under new management.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Sand Trap

2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Discussion Thread

Only one 'trapper picked Adam Scott to win the Masters, and with a -6 finish at that.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

SFGate

Jack Fleck, unlikely U.S. Open winner, dies

Jack Fleck, who improbably conquered Ben Hogan in the 1955 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club - the biggest upset in sports history, it says here - died today in Fort Smith, Ark., after a brief illness.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Peter Fischetti: Golf course neighbors will continue to have it rough

Amid tumbleweeds and gopher holes, Press-Enterprise columnist Peter Fischetti plays a golf shot from a less-than-desirable lie from an abandoned fairway at the closed-down Mt.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Temple Terrace golf club reveals improvement plan

The struggling Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club plans to refurbish its greens and bring in the Billy Casper Golf consulting firm to advise it how to become more competitive with other area facilities.

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The Charlotte Observer

Johnny Harris explores developing Charlotte Golf Links course

Days after local golfers learned that Charlotte Golf Links had been shut down , real estate developer Johnny Harris and businessman Greg Currie announced Wednesday that they will lead a study into possible development of the property.

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