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Aaron Wise Q&A 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson Champion The University of Oregon college star made the first AT&T Byron Nelson Championship held at Trinity Forest Golf Club his first PGA Tour title, outlasting a full field of top talented Tour players shooting a record low score of 23-under-par. While he hasn’t won since then, he captured PGA Tour Rookie of …

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The PGA TOUR is once again back in DFW and AVIDGOLFER will be along for the ride. The North Texas swing will have a little different flavor in 2019, as a scheduling change separates the AT&T Byron Nelson and the Charles Schwab Challenge. The Nelson will take place the week of May 6th through the 12th, followed by the PGA …

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Photography Courtesy of Kelly Galvin, Photographer of the Texas Rangers and Texas LIVE! Special thanks to Catalina Villegas Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez played 21 seasons in the Major Leagues. During his playing career, he played in 2,543 games, amassed 311 home runs, 1,332 RBI and hit .296. He won the MVP in 1999 with the Texas Rangers and was a 14-time …

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Knock on Dan Jenkins’ front door and you’re unexpectedly greeted by a kind, charming gentleman who belies the irascible, PC-bashing writer alter ego – an alter ego whose journalism has skewered the bland, clueless, dumb and under-performing sports figures for more than 50 years. In that span, the athletic climate has turned from blissfully innocent and genuine to increasingly cynical …

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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to see which golf clubs passed the test in 2019. As we do every March, AVIDGOLFER ranks and rates every private club in the Metroplex. Over the last several years, renovation has been the name of the game when it comes to some of the heavy hitters in DFW. Courses are constantly evolving in an …

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Full Name: James Conrad Shindler III DOB: July 20, 1988 Wife: Theresa Parents: Jim and Leslie Sister: Jennifer High School: Coppell High School College: Texas A&M Career achievements: Web.com Tour Rex Hospital Open 2017 Champion. 3 mini-tour wins. 2009 NCAA Team National Champion. Career low round: 62 (-10) in competition. Number of Aces: 4 (one of which was in the …

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Selecting the Right Course For Your Event By Cliff Coffelt, PGA General Manager • The Tribute Golf Links at The Colony I want to host a golf tournament in 2019… how quickly can I get everything booked, and what should my budget be?  First steps are picking a course and setting a date. Most courses are re-booking their repeat customers …

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Just over ten years ago . . . Yes, Anthony Kim said, he’d be happy to talk and pose after he hit a few more balls. On a sunny spring day at TPC Las Colinas, on a pre-Nelson Wednesday practice tee crowded with the world’s best golfers, I leaned in close to observe the wonder of the age. Young Mr. …

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2018 was a fantastic year for the PGA TOUR and the game of golf as a whole. Although it wasn’t a popular win, Patrick Reed’s performance at Augusta was dominating. Brooks Koepka captured his second straight US Open and the PGA Championship at Bellerive, and Francisco Molinari was a bit of a surprise winner at the Open Championship. Jordan Spieth …

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Golf clubs, check. Camping gear, check. Two tires, new battery, full tank of gas in the pickup, check, check, check. What could possibly go wrong? If you have traveled with me then you know that calamity lurks around every corner. My travel journals read like what-not-to-do manuals of white-knuckle road trips. Long hours driving alone, preferably at night, with minimal …

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