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Al Edenloff, Echo Press Alexandria's Tyler Whiting (left) congratulated Ben Vangsness after his victory over Whiting in the Men's_Division championship in the Resorters Golf Tournament Saturday.

Resorters Golf Tournament: Vangsness topples friend to take Men's crown

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Three years ago, Tyler Whiting knocked Ben Vangsness out of the Resorters Golf Tournament in the semifinals on his way to winning the championship.


This year, it was Vangsness' turn.

In a battle between friends, both from Alexandria, Vangsness defeated Whiting 5-4 in Saturday's final match at the Alexandria Golf Club to become the 2011 Men's Division champion.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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