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KATE AND KARTER SMITH have had the fortunate opportunity of having a golf course in their backyard. But the love of the sport is what has driven the Smith brother and sister duo to plenty of link success at an early age.

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For most youth who want to get out and play a round of golf, it consists of either buying a membership or paying for a green fee, getting in the car and driving to their course of choice.


But for the Smith siblings -- Karter and Kate -- a round of golf is as easy as opening up the back door.

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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.