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By Conor Nagle under General

Rarr! (Sydney Morning Herald)

After a great deal of sabre-rattling on both sides, the Australian PGA has struck a compromise with billionaire eccentric Clive Palmer, owner of the Palmer Coolum resort, to ensure that the association’s annual championship goes ahead as planned.

The viability of the event was called into question by a series of bizarre local initiatives, including plans to scatter 161 life-size dinosaur models throughout the property, paint advertisements directly onto fairways and festoon the venue with billboard advertising for Palmer’s latest film production, Titanic II (“100 years later, lightning strikes twice”).

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