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ROBERT DEDMAN, Chair and CEO of Club Corp. Int'l -- who earned $30M last year -- edged KARSTEN SOLHEIM, President of Karsten Manufacturing ($27M) as the person who earned the most from the golf business in '93, according to GOLF magazine. The remaining 23, in order: IMG Founder MARK McCORMACK, Callaway Golf Chair ELY CALLAWAY, JACK NICKLAUS, ARNOLD PALMER, Cobra Golf Chair GARY BISZANTZ, GREG NORMAN, Cobra Golf Vice Chair TOM CROW, Coastcast Vice Chair HENRY PRESENT, Coastcast CEO HANS BUEHLER, LEE TREVINO, CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ, Cobra Golf President MARK McCLURE, FRED COUPLES, FUZZY ZOELLER, RAYMOND FLOYD, Ashworth's GERALD MONTIEL, NICK PRICE, TOM WATSON, Cobra Golf's ARTHUR SCHULTZ, Cobra Golf's GARY VANDEWEGHE, TOM KITE, ex-PGA Tour Commissioner DEANE BEMAN and PAYNE STEWART (GOLF Magazine, 12/94 issue).
BILL CLARK, Dir of the Commonwealth Invitational indoor track & field meet in Boston, filed a grievance against USA Track & Field Exec Dir OLLAN CASSELL over Commonwealth's exclusion from the new USATF/IMG televised track series (BOSTON HERALD, 11/27). Despite Clark's complaint and other challenges, Cassell is expected to recieve a three-year contract extension at this week's USATF convention in St. Louis (Mike Fish, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 11/27)....Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES appeared on NBC's "NFL Live" wearing the team's new "special occasion" jersey (NBC, 11/24). But acorss the dial on Fox, JIMMY JOHNSON was saying that jerseys are not entirely new: "Jerry came to me last year three days before the Super Bowl and said, 'Hey, let's wear these new jerseys. ... I didn't want to take any chances on a game like that" ("NFL Sunday," Fox, 11/24)....Former L.A. Kings Owner BRUCE McNALL is expected to plead guilty today in Los Angeles to charges of conspiracy and fraud (TORONTO STAR, 11/28). In an SUN interview, McNall said he would accept jail time if necessary (TORONTO SUN, 11/27)....Fox Sports President DAVID HILL was profiled in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE: "To witness Hill in action is to watch a conductor of a finely tuned symphony" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/27).... Eagles owner JEFFREY LURIE is profiled in the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, under the subhead: "Jeffrey Lurie has made it clear that he wants to be like Al Davis. This has ruffled feathers" (PHILA. INQUIRER, 11/25).....Millionaire racetrack owner BRUTON SMITH will announce today a site in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area for the location of a $70M super speedway (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 11/25)....BARBARA WALTERS' "10 Most Fascinating People of '94" airs December 13. On the list: OSKUNA BAIUL, RUPERT MURDOCH and Cowboys Owner JERRY JONES (WASHINGTON POST, 11/27).