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Smaller Greensboro Jaycees club reinventing itself

The Greensboro Jaycees were an integral part of the Greater Greensboro Open, now the Wyndham Championship. In 1967, Arnold Palmer (left) is seen with Bill Black II, tourney winner George Archer and Henry Isaacson. (News & Record)

The Greensboro Jaycees were an integral part of the Greater Greensboro Open, now the Wyndham Championship. In 1967, Arnold Palmer (left) is seen with Bill Black II, tourney winner George Archer and Henry Isaacson. (News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Long before it was the Wyndham Championship, Greensboro’s PGA tournament was the Greater Greensboro Open, according to the Greensboro News & Record.

Residents felt they owned the tournament that brought winners like Sam Snead and Gary Player to their homegrown classic, according to the paper.

But the GGO’s true owner, those who knew every detail of the tournament down to the grass on the greens, was the Greensboro Jaycees.

Read full story: The Greensboro News & Record

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