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HOUNDED BY HIS HEIRS
Dan Jenkins
January 14, 1974
At the heels of Jack Nicklaus as the 1974 pro tour began last week was an aggressive pack of young players hoping to bring him to bay
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January 14, 1974

Hounded By His Heirs

At the heels of Jack Nicklaus as the 1974 pro tour began last week was an aggressive pack of young players hoping to bring him to bay

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Joe Dey couldn't resist a little joke, having not quite retired as yet. He smiled at the young man who will replace him.

"Deane," said Dey, "actually, you're still just a commissioner trainee."

And Joe Dey thought of something else. He looked across a room in the Del Monte Lodge at Johnny Miller and Ben Crenshaw. He looked out the window at Pebble Beach, which holds its charm even in a dark sky. And he looked back at a confident Deane Beman.

"My goodness," Joe said. "This game is in splendid shape."

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