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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

    Hmmm…

    If true, sounds like Lefty just might have been uncomfortably close to needing to ring up Martha Stewart for some tips on survival at Club Fed.

    Or being contacted by a rep of the guy holding the loan to the effect of, “Nice house, Phil. Be a shame if it burned to the ground one day.”

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      Tom Edrington

      Not Lefty’s first transgression, had an episode with another bookie and in court, they would only reveal that there was a large gambling debt owed by an individual only identified by the intials “PM”…….

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