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Charlie Rymer

TV Personality

Charlie Rymer joined Golf Channel in 2008 and currently serves as a co-host for Morning Drive, the network’s daily news and lifestyle program. Rymer also contributes to the network’s coverage of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championships and Golf Central’s coverage of the NCAA Golf Championships. He has grown to develop a likeable reputation for his quick wit and “down home” humor on air. In 2015, Rymer was elected into the PGA of America as a certified PGA professional.

Relying on his experiences on the PGA TOUR, Rymer uses his views on life and golf to entertain audiences all over the world. An accomplished junior golfer, Rymer won the 1985 U. S. Junior Amateur and went on to become a two-time, All-American at Georgia Tech. The Fort Mill, S.C., native spent more than 10 years playing professional golf and recorded his best finish on the PGA TOUR with a third place finish at the Shell Houston Open in 1995. He also captured a victory on the Web.com Tour in his home state at the 1994 South Carolina Classic.

ARTICLES BY Charlie Rymer

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    Charlie Rymer joins PGA of America

    "Morning Drive" co-host Charlie Rymer is now a member of the PGA of America.

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    Ten Ways to Speed it Up

    June is Pace of Play Month on Golf Channel. Here are the 10 ways to speed it up on the course.

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    Anchor man

    Charlie Rymer, a conventional putter himself, explains his opposition to the proposed ban on anchored putting.

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    Why not ban lefties while we're at it?

    While the organizing bodies are in a banning mood, I've got another issue that needs to be addressed. Using the same logic that is applied in the proposed ban on the anchored stroke I think it's appropriate to consider banning left-handed swings.

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    When they put me in charge of golf, these are the rules that I feel need to be played by.

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    Lexi Thompson's win at the Navistar LPGA Classic proves that even at 16, she's ready for the big leagues. Here's what she should send to LPGA commissioner Mike Whan.

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    Lexi Thompson's win at the Navistar LPGA Classic proves that even at 16, she's ready for the big leagues. Here's what she should send to LPGA commissioner Mike Whan.

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    Have you ever tried to teach a kid to ride a bike? Sometimes it's not real pretty. Watching a kid learn to play golf is a lot like that.

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    Golf lost a good friend Sunday when Norman Swenson passed away while returning from a golf trip in Korea.

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    Over the last few months I've been suggesting a few ways that golf can change its model to do a better job of attracting new players and also make the game more fun for existing golfers.