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Brad Schmierer tees off at the Hastings Country Club during the first round of the Minnesota State Open. Schmierer is the golf pro at the club. He finished 41st in the tournament. Hastings Country Club member Chris Borgen placed sixth overall.

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Ten players from the Hastings Country Club qualified for the Minnesota State Open last week here in Hastings.

Five of them made the cut.


And one of them finished in the top 10.

All-in-all, it was a great weekend at HCC, highlighted with the winner, Brett Swedberg, shooting a 67 in the final round and by Chris Borgen of HCC shooting a final-round 68 to earn a sixth-place tie.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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