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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

    Some will need the 100$K…
    And before they feel too sorry for themselves, Old timers remind us:

    In 1945 when Byron Nelson won 11 straight, he won a total of $30,000 and change during the streak ($420,000 in today’s money).

    So Doing nothing pga tour players today can make a quarter in adjusted dollars of what Byron made during that legendary streak.

    Unbelievable, no?

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      Tom Edrington

      Just a reminder to live within your means and try to put some cash aside!!

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        baxter cepeda

        If only everyone had that option…

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