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REACH Mentoring Program

Junior golf program teaches golf and life skills


August 2, 2019

Steve Korby

Aaron Young is the director of the volunteer program for the Cloquet Country Club Junior Program. It's the perfect combination of Young's teaching and golf skills, and he has more than 50 young golfers participating this year.

Forty years ago this week, a two-year-old Tiger Woods appeared on the afternoon TV variety program "The Mike Douglas Show." Little Tiger was featured because of his status as a national golfing prodigy. Other guests on the program were Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart and Tiger's Dad, Earl Woods. Tiger won the hearts of many Americans by winning a quarter from Bob Hope with a little trickery and making a 1-foot putt. Of course, Tiger went on to be a champion amateur and professional golfer.

Not sure if there is a budding Tiger or Tigress, but there are more than 50 Cloquet-area youth participating...

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