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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

    We get it Bryson hits it far.

    People have been carrying the ball 400 yards a long time. These side shows are meaningless.
    I mean Really, what took so long Bryson ?

    I’m not betting against him, but we will see how bryson plays golf at Augusta. He can hit a bunch of 400 yard drives there but it comes down to avoiding those 2 or 3 really costly ones over 4 days.

    And then adding great small ball play.

    These track man long drives on tic tac toes are what they are, nothing new really. These numbers are customary in long Drive circles. The new happens if Bryson takes it to a major like he did at the Us Open.

    Until then, yawn with the long drive numbers posted on the Twitter already.

    Btw
    Why would they not let tiger in early? Especially since Later on sounding like Rory will be going for sure; when he hasn’t even won there.

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      Tom Edrington

      Baxter: I would think a November Masters requires a lot of work on the course, the overseed is still relatively young, Nicklaus was talking about everything they’d have to do to get it right…..thus, no one getting to go that early…As for Bryson, I didn’t think his style would be suited for a US Open, there’s literally no rough at the Masters to speak of….I think he’ll be the most-watched and at this point, most anticipated player in the field…will he bring a 48-inch driver?

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        baxter cepeda

        Yes he will. He’s gonna do great.
        I remember the first year bryson played the Masters after winning those big Am events; he was doing her way round 1, the suddenly snapped one at 18, made a small mess, as faded.
        Augusta May look wide open but almost every single hole has a distaste waiting; remember Rory the year he made a mess of hole 1?

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          Tom Edrington

          We’ll touch on this Masters week but they don’t allow those green reading books that Bryson buries his nose in for at least two minutes before he putts….

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