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Is Phil Mickelson Cheating?

It seems our good friend Phil, or as some are calling him this week, "The Tour Savior" is ruffling some feathers already after only being back for a total of 18 holes. Phil has decided to put in to play a Ping wedge that falls through the loophole of the new groove rule that was put in to effect this year. A couple weeks ago at the Sony Open we saw John Daly and Dean Wilson already take advantage of this loophole putting 20 year old wedges in play.

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Further Heartbreak for New England’s Ken Green

Yesterday Ken Green announced on his blog that his youngest son, Hunter, had passed away in his dorm room at SMU. Apparently Hunter had actually died the week prior but Green’s ex-wife had kept the news from him until just yesterday. As a parent, I can’t imagine the anger and hurt he must be feeling  as he tries to process and understand why this has happened.

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Jack

Jack Nicklaus, nicknamed “Ohio Fats” when he turned pro in 1960 and challenged the reigning king of golf Arnold Palmer, is 70 years old today. He won’t officially celebrate until tomorrow though as he’s on Christmas Island on a fishing trip and to save you looking it up, Christmas Island is in the Indian Ocean south of Jakarta, Indonesia.

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KAMADA TWINS IN CHATTANOOGA SHARE 2009 NATIONWIDE TOUR VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL / CHATTANOOGA, TN – The Nationwide Tour has selected twin brothers Ron and Andy Kamada of the Chattanooga Classic presented by Black Creek to share the Tour’s 2009 Volunteer of the Year award, it was announced today by the PGA TOUR.   
The Kamada twins have been volunteers of the Chattanooga Classic presented by Black Creek since the tournament’s inception in 2003.  They have served the Classic in numerous ways, most recently as co-chairmen of the Walking Scorers committee.  During their seven years with the Chattanooga Classic, they have devoted vacation time to be a part of the tournament’s volunteer team.  The Kamada’s volunteer careers began in the early 1990s when they worked at the PGA TOUR’s Provident Classic, which was also held in Chattanooga.

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