Full Plate For The Shark

Greg Norman may no longer play competitive golf – he only played eight rounds total in 2015 – but that doesn’t mean he’s retired. In fact, the Aussie icon, who turns 62 in February, has never been busier with his new career as a golf analyst with FOX Sports and his company, Great White Shark Enterprises, which is comprised of 20 fully or partially owned divisions, including course design and management, apparel, real estate, wine, beef, event management, debt-lending, and GPS technology. His most profitable division is his golf course design company, which opened its 100th design (The Eastern Golf Club in Melbourne’s Yarra Valley) last year. How appropriate that it happened Down Under in his native country. Troon Golf & Travel caught up with Norman at Sandals Emerald Reef Golf Club, Bahamas, where his Troon-managed course has perhaps the best stretch of oceanfront holes in the Caribbean.

What do you think of golf returning to the Olympics next year?

Well, my hope is that it’s successful in the eyes of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and they vote is back in 2020, but I think… To read more click here