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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 23 / 17

"He’s got to go out there and show the Monster bag. He’s going to show the TaylorMade driver, he’s going to get on TV, he’s got the Nike clothes, he’s got to keep that stuff relevant. But the bottom line is he knows he can’t beat anybody” – Golfer Pat...

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