Has there ever been more anticipation for a golf tournament than this year’s Masters?
Tiger has won four titles. When he was a rookie, Jack Nicklaus said he would win ten. So winning this year would get him halfway home.
But Zach Johnson, defending champion, has a thing or two to say bout that.
So does Jerry Kelly, for whom my nephew, Eric Meller, caddies. Kelly came in fifth last year, and that green jacket would look mighty good on him.

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At presstime, I’m about to get in the car and head to one of my favorite towns to spend the weekend: Tulsa. Tulsa is one of those cites that doesn’t need a state’s name behind it to be recognized, sort of like Chicago, Milwaukee, and LA.
I have changed residences many times in my forty-seven years, but most of the time I’ve lived within an easy drive to Tulsa. Therefore, I’ve become quite familiar with what it has to offer.
Today’s FamilyFirst pick is the Wikipedia entry on T-Town, full of good info about “America’s Most Beautiful City.”

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I just enjoyed a fantastic day playing golf with my nephew, Eric Meller, who has been a PGA Tour caddy for ten years.
Eric’s clients have included Andrew Magee, Cameron Beckman, and his current employer: Corey Pavin.
Oh, and by the way, he shoots scratch golf.
Anyhow, I was thoroughly entertained by Eric’s tales of what touring pros are REALLY like. And it inspired me to pick today’s FamilyFirst site: Caddybytes. Here’s their mission:

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In this scandal-plagued world of sports, where such outrages as blood doping, amphetamines, steroids (Barry Bonds needs an asterisk), the Yankees/Red Sox/whoever has the most money buying up the talent of less wealthy teams, and just good old cheating in general, it’s refreshing to find a sport like that featured in today’s FamilyFirst site.
There is a tremendous amount of money available to the participants. But the money is doled out based on current performance, not slick agents. And cheating? Well, the participants most frequently call the infrequent infractions on themselves!
The sport is professional golf, and the site is the slickest, quickest way to find out who’s on top of the current tournament, as well as where the also-rans finished.

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