Clint Eastwood’s next project: new golf network

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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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