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Outrage Over Bank's Golf Tourney Is Misplaced

(Newser) - “Golf, with its traditional fat-cat image, is an easy target for abuse, some of it deserved,” John Paul Newport writes in the Wall Street Journal. But the recent hubbub over Northern Trust’s sponsorship of a PGA tourney—that bank received $1.6 billion in TARP funds—threatens... More »

Bailed-Out Bank Drops Millions on LA Golf Bash

$1.6B recipient sponsors open, hosts parties, concerts

(Newser) - A bank that got $1.6 billion in federal bailout cash lived it up last week in Los Angeles with luxe parties and concerts as it sponsored a PGA golf tournament, TMZ reports. Northern Trust flew hundreds of workers and clients to LA to stay in swanky hotels, eat classy... More »

Mickelson Secures Win at Riviera

Lefty's love for the West Coast grows with 16th win in the region

(Newser) - The West Coast has been kind to Phil Mickelson over the years: of his 33 career wins, 16 of which came in PGA Tour Western stops. His latest victory, a two-shot win over Jeff Quinney, came at the Northern Trust Open today. A win at Riviera Country Club is a... More »

Phil Takes Control in LA

Mickelson shoots a 64 for a 4-shot lead in Northern Trust Open

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson moved much closer yesterday to taming the only West Coast city that has eluded him in his career, reports the AP. Mickelson shot a 7-under 64 to build a four-shot lead in the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles. "The West Coast means a lot to me,... More »

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