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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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    baxter cepeda

    Mel Reid is a fine pro. Went through some tough times losing her mother in a car accident. Like Cantlay, she has been steadily working her way back from such tragedy.

    I believe we actually saw Ganne when we were at the DCP finals, as she was a fixture; making it an incredible 4 times.

    junior events like dcp are a glimpse into the future. We know College is preparing golfers for the big pro events better than ever, but events like dcp are doing that as well; only even sooner. In many ways For a junior; the dcp finals is similar to having played in an actual Masters; invaluable experience which prepares them to shine right away in these big stages.

    Of course, there really is a long way to go. Can’t wait to watch it unfold.

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      Tom Edrington

      A friend who has played the course says it’s the best he’s every played and he’s played on some quality tracks! This one will be fun to watch and I think everyone on site will be pulling for Ganne, amazing game at age 17.

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        baxter cepeda

        She’s a cool young lady.
        And it’s a sublime golf course, like so many in Cali; but this one is way up there. The integrity of the rough alone is off the charts.


          Tom Edrington

          As I said before, my pal who has played many great tracts, says this was the best…..intriguing cast of contenders, for sure.

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