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Amateur golf: Olivia's Scott Benson wins MGA Qualifier in Redwood Falls

Benson shoots a 69 to win Monday's Minnesota Golf Association event by one stroke

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REDWOOD FALLS — Scott Benson of Olivia Golf Club shot a 1-under-par 69 to win the Mid-Players’ and Senior Players’ Championship Minnesota Golf Association Qualifiers on Monday at Redwood Falls Golf Club.

Benson edged Brady Madsen of Hawk Creek Country Club, who had a 70 and is the first alternate.

Tyler Sachariason of River Crest Public Golf Course took third with a 74 to be the second alternate.

Another area finisher in the Players’ division was Danny Anderson of Little Crow Country Club, who shot a 78.

In the Senior Players division, Michael Smith of Redwood Falls Golf Club and Pat Smith of Minikahda Club each shot 75s to earn co-medalit honors. The first alternate was John Spreiter of Litchfield Golf Club, who carded a 77. Brad Johnson of The Links at Northfolk was the second alternate with an 80.

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Jim Wilson of Minnewaska Golf Club shot an 85. Douglas Prins of Redwood Falls Golf Club and Tim Franzeen of Oakdale Golf Club each shot 87s.

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