No, the answer was that Kramer attempted to sign Hoad for the 1960 four-man tour, as reported in the New York Times and London Times, but that Hoad replied that he had made over $250,000 in winnings since turning pro, and much more in endorsements and other deals (worth about twenty times that in today's dollars), and he wanted to spend time with his wife and kids. Kramer appealed to Hoad that 1960 would be his last chance to play against Gonzales, who had indicated he would retire soon. Hoad TURNED KRAMER DOWN, and Kramer had to take Rosewall on the 1960 tour to replace Hoad. The result was that the 1960 tour was a financial failure, and the Ampol series was also terminated as Ampol severed its partnership with the Kramer tour due to Hoad's semi-retirement. The 1959 four-man, according to Hodgson, did not have a declared winner, because Hoad defeated all three of his opponents.