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Tom Edrington

Tom Edrington spent the first 10 years of his misguided youth as a sports writer for the Tampa Tribune. His career brought him face to face with many of sports greatest stars -- Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Muhammad Ali, Don Shula, countless Hall of Fame NFL stars, more PGA Tour players than he can count. In 1980 he was honored by the Golf Writers Association of America for writing the best news story that year, his coverage of Jack Nicklaus' U.S. Open victory at Baltusrol. Today, 36 years later, golf is still a great part of his life, thanks to competitive playing days and the wonderful people he has met on this fabulous journey.

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    RM

    I’ve always liked Charlie Hoffman so was sorry to see him lose (although was happy to see Fowler come out loaded for bear), But to some extent, when the guy chasing you sets a course record, you are going to have a tough day unless you have your A+ game going yourself.

    Two new media memes to keep things rolling this year:

    (1) Reemergence of Tigermania

    (2) Is this Rickie’s year to take a major and finally establish himself in the Speith caliber pantheon?

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      Tom Edrington

      I got the feeling that a lot of observers out there are more excited for Rickie than they are for Tiger!

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