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Calkins: Memphis golf tournament has something money can’t buy: St. Jude

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 17, 2022 1:17 PM CT | Published: June 16, 2022 6:39 PM CT
<strong>Richard Shadyac (left), president and CEO of ALSAC, receives a check from FedEx St. Jude Championship chairman Jack Sammons on Thursday, June 16. The proceeds were from last year&rsquo;s tournament.</strong> (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Richard Shadyac (left), president and CEO of ALSAC, receives a check from FedEx St. Jude Championship chairman Jack Sammons on Thursday, June 16. The proceeds were from last year’s tournament. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

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.

“LIV Golf exists to whitewash murder and human rights violations in Saudi Arabia. The FedEx St. Jude Championship raises money for St. Jude. Which side do you want to support? This really isn’t hard.”

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