Why The Ticket's Corby Davidson Is Cheering the Byron's Move to Southern Dallas

This week the AT&T Byron Nelson tees off in Dallas after 35 years at the Four Seasons Las Colinas, returning not just to the city long associated with the golf tournament's legendary namesake but to a southern neighborhood that many North Texans know nothing about.Among those cheering the move to the new Trinity Forest Golf Club is Corby Davidson, co-host of the Hardline, heard afternoons on The Ticket (1310 AM and 96.7 FM). Both golf and Dallas are on Corby's shortlist of favorite things so he knows what a big deal this year's Byron Nelson is -- both for the tournament and for southern Dallas.Davidson's on-air popularity puts him in a position to educate -- and influence -- countless listeners. So as longtime advocates for southern Dallas, our editorial page was interested in learning more about his thinking.Why is this week's tournament such a big deal to you?I've lived in this city for a couple of decades and I love Dallas. The city gets a bad rap for being too full of itself and I totally understand why that stereotype is there. It's not like I think Dallas is this perfect little world -- it certainly isn't and it's got a lot of issues -- but it's on the right path. It's doing a lot to improve itself, to improve its image.  Continue reading...

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