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Golf community supports fellow pro

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The Madera Municipal Golf Course has been host to a hundreds of fundraising golf tournaments for many different organizations and causes.

However, the golf course will host a tournament Friday to help one of its own.

Golf pro Gerry Nikkel, who has been out since September, has had three surgeries in the past month, including two in a three week span to fuse his spine.

“I’m hanging in there,” Nikkel said. “I hope to be back in a month. I saw the spine surgeon a couple of weeks ago and he said everything is going very good. I hope to swing a club in six months.” ...


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