Suddenly Sammy -- Burns Breaks Through With Valspar Victory | 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

    Sam Burns is a stud tee to green but more importantly he is a pretty awesome putter.

    Considering all that its a bit of an anomaly it took him this long to win.

    I think he explained it well: It’s amazing how many guys say they had to learn they don’t need to be perfect on Sundays. That belief holds players back quite often.

    For Sam Not anymore.

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      Tom Edrington

      He pulled a “Nicklaus” on Keegan, just kept playing steady and let Keegan make the Huge Error….there at 13…..by the way, it was pushing 90 that afternoon, can’t believe Bradley wore black shirt and trousers….I think he was wilting out there….

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