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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 17

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Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1968 17 PGA Meets Here In Serene Atmosphere Players School were solid for lh tion file. The pros and the PGA then had come to an agreement of sorts, an agreement which lasted exactly 10 months. Then the pros the touring pros called it quits and formed their own organization, the Professional Golfers of America (APG). This time it is a rift that cannot be settled at the current meeting of the PGA because the APG has firmly established its own organization of which the PGA has no voice. Nothing pertinent has eome Ross of the Pequot CC in Ston-ingham. Conn; James Warga, Fousgate CC, Jamesburg, N.J. succeeding Joe Aneda of the Newark Country Club, Newark, N.J.; Dugan Aycock of the Lexington CC, Lexington, Ky., succeeding Bill Clarke of llilleldale, Md., and Howard Morette, Twin Lakes CC, Kent Ohio, succeeding Jim Rudolph, National Cash Register CC, Dayton, Ohio. What the PGA plans in the way of its tour next vear mav be By CHICK VOOKHLS Golf Editor There is a note of seienity echoing in the conference halls of the Palm Beach Towers where various committees are meeting as a prelude to the formal sessions of the annual meeting of the Professional Golfers Association of America. This is in contrast to the 17 meeting where the strife between the PGA and its touring pro was a top topic, only to be dumped into the "temporary solved" situa- spelled out in the formal sessions. The APG has made big strides in lining up sponsors, most of whom were afraid the PGA could not guarantee the playing by name players. And most of the name players have lined themselves up with the APG. The thinking Is that the PGA Is prepared to go on a tedious job of rebuilding its tour. All of the young players who got their tour tickets at the November Approved Tournament sion Hills CC in Northwood, 111. t; Don Clarkson, from the Old Warson CC in St. Louis, Mo.; John Conley of the Shanno-. pin CC in Pittsburgh, Don Fis-chesser, Riverdale CC in River Dale, N.J.; Dick Forester of the Houston (Texas) CC, and Howard Smith from the Diamond Bar G and CC in Diamond Bar, Calif. New vice-presidents to be elected are John Boda of the Andover CC in Andover, Mass., succeeding Wendell PGA. They seemed to feel their future would rest with the PGA. not so much for the immediately available big tour purses, but (op their future in professional gotf as tour players, through the' APTS school, and as club pros through the PGA business" s.hools. The APG currently it. concerned only with its tour; it has made no known provision for teaching young pros the in tricate job of running a golf shop or golf club. " The master of ceremonies tonight will be Henry Poe of Alabama. Among the speakers will be newly re-elected Congressman Paul Rogers. Leo P. Fraser, current secretary of the I'd A is due to succeed Elhin as president at elections to he held Thursday. Leo is pro at the Atlantic City CC in Northfield, N.J. Succeeding him as secretary will be Warren Orlitk, current treasurer, pro at the Tarn O' Shunter Country Club in Orchard Lake, Mich. There are seven candidates for Orlick's job as treasurer: Bill Clarke, retiring as a vice-president, from the Hilledale CC in Phoenix, Md.; Harry Pezzulo. a former vice president and retiring president of the Illinois PGA section (he's from the Mis out of the current committee meetings which have been in progress since last Friday. These have been private sessions. Whatever decisions have been made will be presented on the floor in various resolutions when the formal sessions start Wednesday. Max Elbin, retiring president of the PGA, will host the President's dinner at the Towers tonight. 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