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RACE ISSUE STEERS IBM AWAY FROM PGA

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IBM announced it will not advertise on PGA Championship telecasts because the Shoal Creek Golf Club has no black members.

"When we learned that this tournament was being played at a club that was exclusionary, we decided it was not an appropriate vehicle for our advertising," IBM spokesman Gina Chew-Holman said.The PGA Championship is Aug. 9-12.