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Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Wasserman Media Group Acquires Greg Norman's Golf Event Management Firm

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

Wasserman Media Group has acquired Greg Norman’s golf event management firm and has signed the golfer as a client, Norman and WMG Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman announced today. The Greg Norman Production Company operates several major golf events, including the PGA Tour's Valero Texas O...

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Tags: Labor and Agents, Wasserman Media Group

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