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Granby Ranch owner surrenders ski area to avoid foreclosure

Dec. 12, 2019 5:06 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The owner of Granby Ranch is surrendering the ski and golf community in northern Colorado to avoid foreclosure. Marise Cipriani hand-delivered a letter to the Town of Granby's Board of Trustees on Tuesday night at the town's deadline for her to pay for about $3 million worth of road repairs...

Another Mississippi Gulf Coast golf course faces questions

Nov. 30, 2019 11:10 AM EST

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — The future of another Mississippi Gulf Coast golf course is in question after owners listed it for sale. WLOX-TV reports golfers and residents at Gautier’s Hickory Hill Country Club fear closure. Kevin Young, who grew up next to the course, says he knows of two offers to buy...

Closed golf course could be sold to new owner for $1.5M

Nov. 24, 2019 1:09 PM EST

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — The owners of a closed Mississippi Gulf Coast golf course say there’s a $1.5 million offer to buy it. WLOX-TV reports current owners have voted 211-57 to accept the offer, and that a contract could be signed in early December. It would likely be complete in early 2020. The...

Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host a major international summit next year. Trump had claimed in August that his Trump National Doral had emerged as a top contender for the...

RNC to hold winter meetings at Trump National Doral

Nov. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee confirmed Thursday it would hold its winter meetings at Trump National Doral, bringing business to one of the president’s struggling properties. The news comes weeks after President Donald Trump canceled plans to host next year’s Group of...

Trump blasts critics who pushed him to cancel G-7 at Doral

Oct. 21, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at critics who prompted him to move next year's Group of Seven summit from his golf club in Florida, saying "Democrats went crazy" with criticisms that he would have violated the "phony emoluments clause" of the Constitution. "I was willing to do...

White House: Summit at Trump property would look 'lousy'

Oct. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dropped plans to hold an international summit at his Doral resort in Florida after realizing "it looks lousy" to steer business to his own property, his acting chief of staff said Sunday. Mick Mulvaney said Trump was "honestly surprised by the level of pushback"...

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Oct. 20, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year. Trump announced a rare backtrack Saturday night after facing accusations that he was using...

Trump scraps plans to hold Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort next year after facing intense criticism

Oct. 19, 2019 10:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump scraps plans to hold Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort next year after facing intense criticism.

US picks Trump resort for G-7; critics call choice 'brazen'

Oct. 17, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics who called it the most blatant example yet of him using the power of his office to boost his business empire. "There are folks...