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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

    Tigers third shot on 5 was not in the bunker. It was in the deep rough between the right bunkers and green. Standing behind the green I never liked how open he had the face. He had some green to work with but tried a blast that shot out on him. He should have used some contours and bump that thing imo.
    That 5️⃣hole can be made very simple if players understand that fairway short of the green is basically a continuation of the green. Tigers second shot should have been played for the front edge, where Jordan left his tee shot and made a simple 2 putt par, officially 1 putt.
    He made a mess of it. Erase that hole and Tiger was 3 under, tied with koepka who contrasted tigers mess at 5 with a miracle birdie from the left rough on the same hole. In classic koepka fashion he made the impossible simple to perfection. His thinking clear: only chance is to hit the flag, so he did that.

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      Tom Edrington

      Tiger simply hasn’t made enough birdies this week, everyone else has…

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