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  1. Platinum equity’s exterior, what little there is of it, could not be more generic: an unassuming door in an office building in Century City, a commercial cluster of high-rises in West Los Angeles...
  2. Funny how a recollection can strike at the most convenient time, at the precise moment in a narrative that allows for a seamless advancement and enhancement of the story. In this issue, we have a...
  3. That giant whooshing sound you heard in August was the air being let out of the sackful of brand-new high-COR (coefficient of res- titution) drivers that were about to be launched on an American...
  4. The Segway x2 Golf personal transporter ( www.segway.com ) promises to make navigating a golf course much more pleasant. Segway CEO Jim Norrod notes that the $6,000 x2 (second-generation) transporter...
  5. While serving as ballast on the sailing yacht Viriella during this year’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Robb Report senior editor Michael Schulze learned that the sailors who participate in Sardinia’s summer...
  6. In the early 1800s, in an attempt to unite the few residents who remained on Rapa Nui after nearly 200 years of tribal wars, the chiefs of the Pacific island inaugurated an annual sporting event...
  7. Scuba diving is a sport that defies categorization. Although it does not appear to be strenuous, participants must be healthy, fit, and willing to go through the process of earning, and occasionally...
  8. Golf trails have become as commonplace as wine trails, but no other U.S. golfing route has the pedigree of the Kings’ Golf Trail on the Big Island of Hawaii. The path’s six spectacular layouts—the...
  9. Spas continue to meld East and West in pleasing ways. The Beau-Rivage Palace ( www.brp.ch ) in Lausanne, Switzerland, one of Europe’s grande dame gems, now houses a spa operated by Cinq Mondes of...
  10. A hundred miles north of St. Andrews, American businessman Donald Trump plans to dig into his Scottish roots (his mother was born in Scotland) with a new golf resort that will include two links-style...

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