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November 2, 1998 | SUE FOX and ERIC SONDHEIMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Sue Fox is a Times correspondent. Eric Sondheimer is a Times staff writer
When David G. Price bought his first golf course, about 30 years ago in Yorba Linda, he clinched the deal with a $1 down payment. Today, Price's emerald-green empire spans 280 golf courses in the United States and England. His business, American Golf Corp., is the largest golf management company in the nation, with expected revenues of about $650 million this year.
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March 5, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After spending 30 years building a nationwide golf course empire, Los Angeles businessman and philanthropist David G. Price is struggling to salvage his companies and his reputation amid mounting financial pressures and charges of conflict of interest. Price's problems have surprised many in the golf business who thought his two Santa Monica-based companies, publicly traded National Golf Properties Inc. and privately owned American Golf Corp.
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BUSINESS
March 5, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After spending 30 years building a nationwide golf course empire, Los Angeles businessman and philanthropist David G. Price is struggling to salvage his companies and his reputation amid mounting financial pressures and charges of conflict of interest. Price's problems have surprised many in the golf business who thought his two Santa Monica-based companies, publicly traded National Golf Properties Inc. and privately owned American Golf Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1998 | SUE FOX and ERIC SONDHEIMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Sue Fox is a Times correspondent. Eric Sondheimer is a Times staff writer
When David G. Price bought his first golf course, about 30 years ago in Yorba Linda, he clinched the deal with a $1 down payment. Today, Price's emerald-green empire spans 280 golf courses in the United States and England. His business, American Golf Corp., is the largest golf management company in the nation, with expected revenues of about $650 million this year.
SPORTS
July 21, 1989
Robert H. Williams, president of the American Golf Corp., has assumed the additional responsibilities of chief executive officer, succeeding David G. Price, founder of AGC, who retains his title as chairman of the board.
NEWS
February 24, 1989
A new child welfare program designed as an alternative to removing children from homes in crisis will be presented by Children's Home Society at a reception at 3:30 p.m. today at the agency's headquarters, 2727 W. 6th St. Society president and chief executive officer James T. Spradley Jr. will outline details of the In-Home Family Care Program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Murray L. Schwartz, 87, dean of the UCLA School of Law from 1969 to 1975 and a longtime professor there, died of heart failure Feb. 15 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, said UCLA spokeswoman Sara Wolosky. A specialist in criminal law and legal ethics, Schwartz joined the UCLA faculty in 1958 and was the first to hold the David G. Price and Dallas P. Price Chair in Law. He also served as UCLA's vice chancellor from 1988 until 1991, when he was granted emeritus status. Known for his teaching skills, Schwartz won the law school's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching and was named professor of the year by the graduating class of 1986.
BUSINESS
April 3, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The independent auditor of National Golf Properties Inc. and American Golf Corp., two Santa Monica-based companies that have agreed to merge, raised doubts about the viability of both firms in light of financial problems and a barrage of lawsuits, according to filings with federal regulators. National Golf shares fell more than 20%.
BUSINESS
February 15, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Santa Monica-based National Golf Properties Inc. tentatively agreed to merge with its financially troubled partner and largest tenant, American Golf Corp., as both companies struggle to overcome a deep industry slump. The proposal, which was announced Wednesday night, was met with skepticism on Wall Street, where some industry analysts raised concerns about possible conflicts of interest involving National Golf's chairman and largest shareholder, David G.
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May 14, 1987 | KENNETH J. FANUCCHI, Times Staff Writer
When David G. Price was a youngster during World War II, he used to hang around the Douglas Aircraft Co., a block from his Santa Monica home, spellbound by the airplane production that helped win the war. "The A-20s, the Havocs, the B-19s, I watched them for hours on end," Price said. "I never got over my enthusiasm for what Douglas was doing for the war effort. The feeling of appreciation has always remained with me."
BUSINESS
April 2, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving ahead with a controversial business plan, the board of National Golf Properties Inc. on Monday announced its approval of a definitive merger agreement with ailing sister company American Golf Corp. despite the objections of a major National Golf stockholder and concern among Wall Street analysts. Combining the two Santa Monica-based companies controlled by Los Angeles businessman David G.
BUSINESS
March 5, 2002 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The financial troubles of golf course magnate David G. Price has triggered some concern but no noticeable effect on the numerous public and private courses his companies own and operate across Southern California. Privately owned American Golf Corp. and publicly traded National Golf Properties Inc., which are both headed and controlled by Price, own and operate more than 60 public and private courses across the region.
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