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Alexandria's Tom Eidsvold found himself in some sand trouble on No. 6 during his Masters Division semifinal match against eight-time champion Ron Clayton on Friday. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Resorters Golf Tournament: Eidsvold earns his long awaited title

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Alexandria's Tom Eidsvold has been waiting a long time for this - 57 years to be exact - so it was only fitting that Saturday's Men's Masters Division title came in 21 holes.

Eidsvold remembers first playing in the tournament when he was 13 and sleeping in the golf course parking lot when he qualified. Finally at age 71, he got the job done with an epic final match win over Dick Lasch of Circle Pines.

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