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T.L. Solien peeks out from under his umbrella to watch the tee shot of John Stromstad during senior championship match play Thursday afternoon. Soaking rains delayed play in all divisions all day long.

First round of match play runs into Friday

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There was a big carrot at the end of a stick for the Pine to Palm match play Championship qualifiers to beat their opponents Thursday, besides the obvious reward of advancing in the bracket.


It was a chance to sleep in, while the others had to toil in the early-morning hours to finish off their matches.

After a bevy of storm delays throughout the first day of bracket play at the Detroit Country Club, the Championship field wasn't able to start until around 4:30 p.m.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.