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John Garrity
August 20, 1990
Wayne Grady stepped out of the long shadow of fellow Aussie Greg Norman to win a tranquil PGA Championship
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August 20, 1990

Grade A

Wayne Grady stepped out of the long shadow of fellow Aussie Greg Norman to win a tranquil PGA Championship

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Grady was not perfect. He played six shots from the rough on Sunday and caromed his drive on 15 off a tree and into the fairway. But four birdies and smart course management kept him under par. He walked up to the 18th green with a three-stroke lead and no challengers left. "After Fred got in trouble, all I wanted to do was keep it in the fairway," said Grady.

How would Grady remember Shoal Creek?

Grinning, he said, "This thing will go to my grave with me."

Buried, too, if we have learned anything at all from the weeks preceding the PGA Championship at Shoal Creek, will be golf's discriminatory practices. Sometimes the best shots are played before the tournament even begins.

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