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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

    It’s extremely harsh but good for them. I hope the person with the phone was at least removed and suspended from golf tournaments a while. At this point if someone is making noise with a phone it can be considered malicious. Who’s to say a competitors fan isn’t doing it on purpose.
    I’m just saying, give Kim as long a suspension as you like. But golf fans have huge responsibilities as well. Causing such distractions at such critical moments in golf championships has to be handled more seriously.
    What Kim does in unbelievable but no more than a phone going off at that moment.

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      Tom Edrington

      With all the fuss being raised, I would think the KPGA would rethink the length of that suspension.

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