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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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    Birdied 19

    All about Ego – I am sure Steve tried to offer his best advice to help Jason turn things around. But if it wasn’t received or trusted by Jason, wouldn’t take long for Steve to ask himself why he was wasting his time when other out there would welcome his input.

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      Tom Edrington

      I kept hearing how Steve Williams would make Jason Day “tougher”….I called bullspit on that; Day said the problem was “old school vs. new school”……I just don’t think Day has the fire in his belly that Williams has seen in the other players he’s looped for — Woods, Norman, Floyd, etc.

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    baxter cepeda

    Caddies do make a difference, especially if they don’t know what they are doing or their heads have gotten so big from past successes they think they know everything and can do no wrong.
    Guess which Steve Williams is.

    I’m curious why JD did not go back to his best bud carrying the bag Or his coach.
    Jason’s peak has come and gone. But he can still win and he will.
    It’s just that a little slump combined with Old and new Talent which keeps pouring into the golf world, things are just not getting any easier for all these established guys.

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      Tom Edrington

      Joe LaCava went into the Caddie Hall of Fame this week. Williams will be there sooner of later if he isn’t already.

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