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CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 09:  Director Clint Eastwood speaks onstage at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Morgan Freeman held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 9, 2011 in Culver City, California. The AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Morgan Freeman will premiere on TV Land on Saturday, June 19 at 9PM ET/PST.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for AFI) CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 09: Director Clint Eastwood speaks onstage at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Morgan Freeman held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 9, 2011 in Culver City, California. The AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Morgan Freeman will premiere on TV Land on Saturday, June 19 at 9PM ET/PST. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for AFI)  

Clint Eastwood’s next project: new golf network

Chrysler isn’t the only company benefiting from a Clint Eastwood endorsement.The Hollywood icon is adding to his resume the title of creative board chairman and founding shareholder of the forthcoming golf lifestyle TV network, Back9Network.

Eastwood not only plays frequently but also owns the Tehama Golf Club in Carmel, Calif., and is an investor in famed Pebble Beach.

In his new role, Eastwood, 81, will meet with the Back9 brass once per quarter to go over programming and casting choices for the network, which is currently in talks with distributors and is slated to launch later this spring. Back9 executives declined to comment on the nature of those conversations.

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