This past weekend, the Mississippi Golf Association celebrated its sport with the annual Mississippi Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at the Country Club in Jackson. Jim Gallagher, Jr. and Randy Watkins, two of the inductees, join the sports podcast Crooked Letter to talk about the Mississippi golf boom, their careers and fellow inductees Ben Nelson and Lou Weddington-Hart.

Stream all episodes here.


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Podcast: Mississippi Golf Celebration

This past weekend, the Mississippi Golf Association celebrated its sport with the annual Mississippi Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremonies at the Country Club in Jackson. Jim Gallagher, Jr. and Randy Watkins, two of the inductees, join the sports podcast Crooked Letter to talk about the Mississippi golf boom, their careers and fellow inductees Ben Nelson and Lou Weddington-Hart.

Stream all episodes here.


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Rick Cleveland, a Hattiesburg native and Jackson resident, has been Mississippi Today’s sports columnist since 2016. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Rick worked for the Monroe (La.) News Star World, Jackson Daily News and Clarion Ledger. He was sports editor for Hattiesburg American, executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. His work as a syndicated columnist and famous sportswriter has appeared in numerous magazines, periodicals and newspapers.
Rick has been recognized as Mississippi Sportswriter of the Year 13 times and has received numerous awards and accolades for his reporting and writing.

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Tyler Cleveland is a senior reporter for Scorebook Live and co-host of Mississippi Today’s Crooked Letter Sports podcast.

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