Playing in the South, with the pressure of being the object of racist threats, Gary stayed cool and calm as he went about his business displaying his golfing skills. Ever present in the gallery of Greensboro, in his room, in the Sedgefield Inn, in the hotel dining room, and on the practice green, were efficient looking FBI agents guarding Gary’s life. However, he had a great win—closing with a 65, which Arnold Palmer (with 71) could not match.