Golf whiz: 6-year-old to compete at Junior Worlds | Detroit Lakes Online

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Gehrig Geiss, a 6-year-old from Glen Ullin, is competing at the Callaway Junior World Golf Championships beginning today in San Diego.

Golf whiz: 6-year-old to compete at Junior Worlds

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Glen Ullin, N.D. - Not long after he began walking, Gehrig Geiss showed a knack for golf.

The Glen Ullin boy's skill became obvious after his parents, Chris and Darla Geiss, bought 1-year-old Gehrig a set of plastic golf clubs.


Millions of parents give their children the colorful clubs as toys but few kids end up swinging them like Gehrig did.

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