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Bob gorden (right) has a laugh with Michael Herzog after the Detroit Lakes boys’ golf team clinched the Section 8-2A championship this past spring. Gorden’s schedule has loosened up a bit after resigning his Pine to Palm chairman duties to Jim Bruflodt. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE

Passing of the torch - Pine to Palm Golf Tournament

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For the last decade, summers for Bob Gorden were as busy as any time of the year.

First, Gorden has built such a storied high school boys’ golf program power, that the Lakers have extended their season to mid-June, as they played their way to the state meet and a couple Class 2A championships.


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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.