Keeping golf scores in pencil

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Tradition remains huge in sports.

By Bobby Brockman

Despite living in a high technology age, something hit me odd while watching John “J.B.” Holmes over the weekend in the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn.
It seems odd that with all the computers that a player still has to fill out his/her own golf scorecard.
On PGATour.com, they keep up with the running score, but why is it that once a player wins a tournament, he/she still must go back to the “tent” and fill out his final scorecard to make it official.
I’m sure it has to be tradition, but some things need to change over the course of time.

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