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Swimming Pools Make For Unusual Scene At PGA Tour Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, which wrapped up yesterday, had six swimming pools on the course, marking the "first public swimming pools to be featured on the PGA Tour" ( LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 10/20 ). Under the header, " Swimming Pools, Girls In Bikinis Latest...

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03/02/95
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