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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

    The pga tour officials are at the top of the pile in that dog house.
    Btw who plays golf named schenck?
    Anyhow Rickie is wrong.
    The knee high ruling is better, although I would just place the ball; with No replacing once ball is released.
    Also do not penalize players for shoulder high drops. That’s just silly. At least for now.
    The rules need to be shortened further, pace of play rules need to be revolutionized —especially for big tournaments where sunlight and viewers patience and attentions spans are all precious, and communication needs to be much improved.

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      Tom Edrington

      Yeah, looks like a lot of unhappy young campers out there on the PGA Tour.

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