Phil Mickelson In At Winged Foot As USGA Sets U.S. Open Critieria | 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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    baxter cepeda

    You know they knew where Phil was on the list before establishing the cutoff.
    PHil Needs to be in the US Open. He has earned at least 5 more years of playing that event.

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      Tom Edrington

      No argument here, look how well he’s played the first two rounds at The Travelers — 64-63

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