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Paul Krueger of Detroit Lakes rolls a putt on the sixth green Sunday.

Krueger takes 1st title

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It took 72 years for a golfer from the Pine to Palm Golf Tournament's host town -- Detroit Lakes -- to win the prestigious championship, when DL native Chris Braaten won it in 2004.


But it took only one tournament for a DL golfer to win the newly-formed Super Seniors Division, when Paul Krueger toppled Chuck Renner of Phoenix, Ariz., 2 and 1 in the championship at the Detroit Country Club Sunday.

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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.