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Humana Challenge highlights changing times

Updated: January 17, 2012, 4:08 PM ET
By Bob Harig

If you remember the days of television with four channels and no remote, or persimmon woods and balata balls, most of the events on the PGA Tour were known simply by the town in which they were played.

Or, in many cases, by the celebrity who attached his name to the event.

It was a time when municipalities, mostly, raised the purse money, when selling tickets was a huge part of the bottom line, when a few hours of weekend television coverage -- if that -- was the norm.

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