World Series of Golf stays on course during downturn

Stutz, Howard
May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/11/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 19, pP4
The article reports that the World Series of Golf is still to continue in spite of the economic recession. It says that the World Series of Gold is unlike other sports leagues and franchises that have to close because of the recession. It says that the World Series of Golf is based in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a combination of high stakes golf and high stakes poker. In the 2009 event, WGN America will handle television coverage.


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