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Al Tays

Tays joined GolfChannel.com as assistant managing editor in 2011. He has more than 40 years experience in journalism, beginning with a stint as a police reporter in suburban Boston while still a freshman at Northeastern University. His professional travels have included stops at the (Fort Lauderdale) Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Golf World magazine (where he was Managing Editor), Palm Beach Post and FoxSports.com.

Though primarily an editor, he is also a decorated writer, his work having been recognized by the Golf Writers Association of America, Associated Press Sports Editors, Florida Sports Writers, Cox Newspapers and PGA of America, South Florida Section.

He is the creator of the GC.com series, 'The Challenged Tour,' which seeks to spotlight the many inspirational tales of fellow disabled golfers. He lists as his favorite golf moment 'my next (good) tee shot.'

Latest articles by Al Tays

Sep 10, 2014 6:00 AM ET

It's Thursday morning, April 10, 2014. The 78th Masters Tournament has begun at Augusta National Golf Club, but the real action isn't happening on the golf course.

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Sep 10, 2014 6:00 AM ET

On the day of Arnold Palmer's most heartbreaking loss, Jack Nicklaus was there for him.

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Sep 10, 2014 6:00 AM ET

For someone who was a mediocre student, never finished college and hasn’t held a steady job for more than a half-century, Arnold Palmer has done alright for himself.

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