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Perry Piatz rolls a putt on the 14th green during his Mid-Am match against Thomas Solien Thursday. Piatz won 5-4. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Mid-Am First Round: Piatz stays steady in win

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The Pine to Palm Mid-Am defending champion Perry Piatz cleared his first hurdle in his title defense with a convincing 5 and 4 win over Thomas Solien in the first round of match play Thursday.


Piatz had three birdies on the day and one bogey, as he went back to his 2013 formula in which captured him the Mid-Am championship.

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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.