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Daily Difference: Friday Follow-Up (Golf / Discrimination) #580153

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 1991
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Herbert) Success of PGA's new discrimination policy examined; last year's controversy at Birmingham, Alabama, Shoal Creek Country Club due to discrimination and club founder Hall Thompson's racist statements recalled; companies who withdrew ABC sponsorship and Lewis Willy, who took honorary membership, mentioned. [Pro golfers Tom WATSON, Lee TREVINO, Equitable Financial Company vice-president and golfer Darwin DAVIS - comment.] Watson noted quitting Kansas City Country Club after it denied membership to Jewish businessman H&R Block's Henry BLOCH - comment.]

(Studio: Jane Pauley) Watson noted leading at Master's tournament.

Herbert, Bob;
Pauley, Jane

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