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Calkins: After 46 straight years, a broken heart will keep Bob Winn from Memphis golf tournament

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 02, 2021 8:38 PM CT | Published: August 02, 2021 5:44 PM CT

For 46 years, Bob Winn has volunteered in the media center at the Memphis golf tournament. This year, heart damage and a brain bleed will keep him away. What about the event inspires such loyalty? Hint: It’s not the golf. 

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Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.


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