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MGA Golf: Jacobson wins MGA Players' Championship


INDEPENDENCE -- Andy Jacobson won his sixth straight match in three long days to claim the title of the 34th Minnesota Golf Association Players' Championship at Windsong Farm.

The 32-year-old Willmar insurance agent defeated Tim Hamm of Rush Creek (Maple Grove) 4 and 3.

"It was by far my biggest win," Jacobson said on his drive home Wednesday night. "I had never won a state tournament. That was big."

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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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