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Blalock v. LPGA
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
359 F. Supp. 1260 (N.D. Ga. 1973)
Following several complaints made by female professional golfers, the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) (defendant) tournament director appointed four observers to watch golfer Jane Blalock (plaintiff) play during a May 1972 tournament in Louisville, Kentucky. After watching Blalock, the observers agreed that she moved her ball on several occasions, including advancing her ball on the green after she had cleaned it. The Tour Executive Board, comprised of five LPGA players, found Blalock guilty of cheating during play, fined her $500, and placed her on probation for the rest of the season, later changed to a full year. Blalock filed suit against the LPGA, alleging an illegal group boycott in violation of § 1 of the Sherman Act. Blalock filed a motion for summary judgment.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Moye, J.)
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