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Australian PGA Championship looks for new home

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The Australian PGA Championship will have to find a new home next year after negotiations over the long-standing Queensland site with colourful mining billionaire Clive Palmer broke down. 

Kangaroos get a front-row seat for the Australian PGA golf tournament in Coolum in November 2011. The championship will have to find a new home next year after negotiations over the long-standing Queensland site with colourful mining billionaire Clive Palmer broke down.

Organisers are reportedly furious that Palmer -- who last year took over the host Coolum resort on the Sunshine Coast -- has painted the fairways with signage promoting his own companies, as well as the slogan "Freedom of Speech".

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