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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 not just Adam Scott.
    This 2 week quarantine is probably the main reason it’s safe to opine the golf is returning way too soon.

    It’s one thing to hold some slap and giggles for charity (or not) but real pga tour competition, not to mention majors, should be on a level playing field.

    It’s unreasonable for players like Fleetwood and Westwood to travel considering the quarantine periods.

    I don’t get why baseball wants to put an asterisk on this season, but I am beginning to think the pga tour and the pga of America may.

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      Tom Edrington

      It’s very strange out there; Tough calls everywhere but at some point, everything has to get going again…

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        baxter cepeda

        Understood.
        But the fact is the tour will run events when some serious members cannot realistically Get there to compete.
        #*

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