30 Apr '14, 8pm

Like it or not, the new Master of the Golf Universe is Donald Trump

Like it or not, the new Master of the Golf Universe is Donald Trump

Forget Jack and Arnie, Tiger and Phil. The Master of the Golf Universe is now Donald Trump. I came to that realization during an extended telephone conversation with the man on Tuesday. Trump was telling me how he'd just closed on the purchase of the famed Turnberry Resort in Scotland the previous evening. "It really wasn't on the market," he said, "but I made [resort owner] Leisurecorp a very attractive offer." Trump told me his contract with the Dubai corporation prohibited him from revealing the purchase price. The London Independent reported the deal at $63 million. If true, that's darned cheap. Now, this was just months after his purchase of Doonbeg in Ireland. He'd previously bought the Ritz Carlton Golf Club in Florida, now renamed Trump National Jupiter, and had Jack Nicklaus revise his design there. He has Tom Fazio redoing his original 18 at Trump National Washin...

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