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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

    Wonder where the usga Alternate site was ? Wherever it is it has to be safer than NY. Corona virus Epicenter and fans are two things that that do not sound good together.

    60 mill for tiger doesn’t sound so bad compared to Spieth and Phil’s 2 million combined.
    Tiger needs to get that push for 18 going and that extra 40 a year will come.

    I don’t know how innovative microphones for feature group are; seems more like obvious.
    But can someone make those things smaller already.
    What is Brady’s mic mishap happens to A player in contention?

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      Tom Edrington

      Not sure about that “alternate site…” In the end, Winged Foot was already prepped for the thing, I think logistically it might have been a USGA nighmare to try and change; Tiger used to make north of $100 million before his “shenanigans” came to light… for the mics, they are a bit awkward, aren’t they?

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