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Swimming Pools Make For Unusual Scene At PGA Tour Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, which wrapped up yesterday, had six swimming pools on the course, marking the "first public swimming pools to be featured on the PGA Tour" ( LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 10/20 ). Under the header, " Swimming Pools, Girls In Bikinis Latest...

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06/12/98
FACILITY NOTES

In N.Y., Jack Newfield writes on a new Yankee Stadium under the header, "The Boss Is Destined To Strike Out In Manhattan." Newfield: "The West Side stadium is too bereft of public support to ever actu

Tags: Facilities

06/12/98
DE LA HOYA PACKING THEM IN FOR TOMORROW'S FIGHT AT SUN BOWL

More than 50,000 seats have been sold for tomorrow night''s Oscar De La Hoya-Patrick Charpentier fight at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, TX, according to Steve Springer of the L.A. TIMES. An additional 7,00

Tags: Events and Attractions, HBO, Time Warner

06/12/98
FEDERAL PANEL HEARS ARGUMENTS FOR APPEAL ON ST. LOUIS V. NFL

A federal appeals court panel "is expected to decide in about three months whether" a judge was right to dismiss the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission''s antitrust suit against the NFL, acc

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Sports Illustrated, WNBA

06/12/98
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: AVERAGE DOLLARS SPENT ON SPORTS

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll looked at who spends money on sports and the amount they spend. The following gives a breakdown among the U.S. population, age 12+, males and females from June 1997 to May 199

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

06/12/98
REVIEWERS SENSE NO MAGIC IN THE AIR ON NEW LATE NIGHT SHOW

MAGIC JOHNSON''s "The Magic Hour," continues to receive mostly mixed reviews. USA TODAY''s Robert Bianco writes that Johnson "lacks the most rudimentary talk-show talents -- such as an ability to ask

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

06/12/98
FINANCE NOTES

N.Y. investment banking firm Leucadia National Corp. yesterday acquired nearly $7M in stock in the Pimlico and Laurel, MD, racetracks from the estate of the late Jack Kent Cooke. Leucadia is seen as a

Tags: Finance

06/11/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Nike plans to introduce four new golf balls, at various price ranges, at the PGA International Golf Show in Las Vegas, August 22-24 (GOLFWEEK, 6/6 issue)....TX-based Team Mouse will offer its sports c

Tags: ESPN, NHL, Nike, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

06/11/98
LYCOS-SUCTION: YOUR PERSONAL GUIDE TO THE RACETRACK

Lycos, Inc. has become title sponsor of the NASCAR Busch Grand National race, June 14 at Pikes Peak Int''l Raceway in CO. The "Lycos.com 250" will be televised on ESPN. Lycos, which also sponsors the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, General Motors, IndyCar, NASCAR, Walt Disney

06/11/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former Big 12 Conference Commissioner STEVE HATCHELL will become Commissioner of the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association, beginning August 1 (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/11). ...JOHN MCGUINESS was named the new

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Cowboys, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

06/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

THE TRAGIC HOUR? In Baltimore, Milton Kent writes that as host of "The Magic Hour," MAGIC JOHNSON "has only shown the ability to fawn over his guests, who have, in turn, fawned over him. It''s almost

Tags: Detroit Lions, ESPN, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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