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Topgolf eyes racetracks to drive business

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 24 / 17

Topgolf is considering putting its temporary driving range/entertainment concept at racetracks across the country as the company looks to expand on its pop-up venue strategy. “We have talked to tracks,” said Erik Anderson, co-chairman and chief executive officer of Topgolf Entertainme...

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