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Bob Nietzke hits an approach shot to the green.

No stopping to rest at the Tuffy Nelson Golf Classic


People are drawn to enigmatic individuals and Tuffy Nelson was obviously that.

So much so, many of the participants of the 26th annual Tuffy Nelson Golf Classic, friends or family, did not want to share stories of the man.

It was almost like they wanted to hold onto those tales for themselves. Don't get me wrong, from what I heard, some of those stories were not safe to print, which is a viable excuse.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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