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15777
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Pace discusses the money that universities and their sports teams pull in when the team logo is licensed for sales. In many schools the university and the sports department divide the royalties equally. When the licensing program began in the state in 1982-83, UNC received royalties of $43,000. By 1987-88, royalties had grown to $270,000.
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16392
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Tom Fazio spends his time designing, planning, dreaming and visualizing golf courses in his Hendersonville offices. He is one of the country's top course designers and he limits his work to creating only six courses at a time. His services can cost from 10 to 20 percent of a golf course's total construction costs. He has designed over 120 courses.
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Pinehurst No. 2 will make history in 2014 when two U.S. Opens for men and women are played there on consecutive weekends. Pace comments on the $3.7 million project to renovate and update the Member Clubhouse which overlooks the 18th green. The article also include golf course rankings by region, best opening holes, and best par 3s.
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In 1975, Erksine Bowles launched Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co., a Charlotte-based investment-banking firm. This article details the history of the company and Bowles' lasting influence with his former colleagues.
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Chris Knott discusses his experience owning a clothing line, Peter Millar LLC, one of the hottest brands in golf apparel. His approach is more conservative and the entrepreneur refuses to raise the prices of his clothes or make them available in numerous department stores, arguing it is more beneficial in the long run to keep with a niche market.
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24337
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Sports Endeavors Inc. is the nation’s biggest soccer catalogue retailer and was the brainchild of teenager Mike Moylan. Now, the company, based out of Hillsborough, is worth fifteen million dollars and employs forty people.
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24369
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Pat McGowan is a PGA golfer who makes the most of his fame both on and off the course.
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24376
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Richmond County Senior High’s Raiders are a state champion football team, bringing much wanted attention to the community. Many businesses in the county support the team, and the team has helped bring the county and the town of Rockingham together.
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24373
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Charlotte boasts a growing business community, in part the result of the Greater Charlotte Economic Development Corporation's efforts to bring business to the city.
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24378
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Danny Ferry, the award-winning Duke basketball star, surprised many when he signed a deal with a team in Italy, even after his first-round pick by an NBA team.
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24383
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George Shinn brought major-league sports to Charlotte, starting with the National Basketball League and moving on to the National Football League. In trying to win an NFL franchise for Charlotte, Shinn has had to butt heads with former partners.
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24406
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This article discusses radio stations in North Carolina’s biggest cities and how they compete with each other for advertisers and listeners. It also discusses broadcast groups and how they buy and transform radio stations, as well as discussing the overall trends in the radio market.
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25530
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Less leisure time, financial struggles of the middle class, and lukewarm interest from millennials are cited as factors for golf becoming stagnant. Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is employing innovative efforts to appeal to all demographics.
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The dynamic of golf courses in North Carolina has changed in the last few years with daily-fee courses facing increased competition from private clubs that are opening their links to outside players. Owners are investing more in developing existing courses and initiatives to bring in diverse crowds.
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29449
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As tourism and travel are becoming redefine and stretched in North Carolina, so is the golfing industry. Southeast coastal counties like Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender are seeing a golfing boom thanks to improved access and facilities, while golf courses and clubs are leading to growth in hotels, recreational amenities, and homes.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 4, April 1992, p25-26, 28, 30-31, 34-37, por