PGA Tour Woefully Short In The Move To Help Houston - Dog Leg News

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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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    Hey Tom,

    i know what the players could do–give their weekly pension deposit to Houston. these guys make so much weekly in pension contributions people would die if they knew how much–give those to the efforts—including the champions guys–it would make a tidy sum and literally cost the guys nothing out of pocket and show a true desire to help. your thoughts

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      Tom Edrington

      Sadly and this is embarrassing….the Tour forked over the grand sum of $250,000.

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