Irish golfers hit the links with little practice


After a snow-filled spring kept golfers off of the course for many practices, Maple Lake boys and girls golf teams hit the course in their first meets of the 2014 season with little practice under their belts.
The boys traveled to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, where they placed fifth. 
"We played decent considering we have only been on the course for two days and didn't have a whole lot of practice time outside,” coach Aaron Hegle said.
Leading the boys were sophomore Brandon Borell, who shot a 45, and junior Jeremy Mills, who was just one stroke behind with a 46. 
"A couple kids didn't play as well as they will when the season gets going, so I'm pretty excited to see if we can get to our goal and place in the top three as a team,” said Hegle.
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