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GOLF NEWS & NOTES
Published December 20, 1995
The PGA of America is considering trademark litigation against the U.S. Golf Teachers Federation, which features a logo with two golf clubs crossed, similar to that of the PGA (GOLF SHOP OPERATIONS, 1/96 issue)....LPGA Commissioner Charles Mecham's final act before leaving office was to announce the creation of a South FL event -- the Palm Beach International Pro Am, which debuts in '97 at the Ibis Golf and CC in West Palm Beach (MIAMI HERALD, 12/15)....PGA of America will open its first public golf facility January 1 in Port St. Lucie, FL. Guest fees will be capped at $49. The course is "part of the PGA's goal of making world-class golf available and affordable to the public" (Cleveland PLAIN-DEALER, 12/19)....Greater Milwaukee Open officials will raise the event's purse by 20% for '96 in an effort to stay competitive (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 12/20).