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This episode is part 1 of a 2 part series. We chat with Hall of Fame sportswriter, reporter and editor Leonard Shapiro. Len covered pro football for the Washington Post for over 40 years and was the beat reporter for the Washington Redskins for 30 years. 

In 1991, he started covering golf and has covered over 100 majors championships including each of Tiger Wood's 14 major titles, as well as Ryder Cups, President's Cups and Solheim Cups. He also served as president of the Golf Writers Association of America from 2003-2004.

In 2002, Len was inducted into NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame into the writer's wing. He was a member of the Hall's selection committee for 10 years.  In 1998, he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by the paper for his obituary of legendary Washington Post sports columnist Shirley Povich and has won numerous local and national writing awards.

We talk with Len about his amazing career including his insights into the world of golf, it's superstars and some of his stories while covering this great game of golf.


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