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Jacobson reaches Minnesota's Players' Championship final


DELANO -- Andy Jacobson, 32, of Willmar held on to defeat Colton Buege, 20, of Rogers 2&1 on Wednesday morning in the semifinals of the 34th MGA Players' Championship at Windsong Farm.

He plays Tim Hamm of Rush Creek GC at Maple Grove for the championship. That match was scheduled to start at 1 p.m. today.

Jacobson, an insurance agent who plays out of Eagle Creek GC, was 5up while shooting 3-under par golf through 11 holes before faltering.

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Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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