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An incredible experience

Knobloch competes at state golf tourney

The 2024 Class 1A girls' state golf tournament was a learning experience for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's Gracie Knobloch. Competing at the American Legion Golf Course at Marshalltown, May 23-24, the junior placed 38th in a field of 78 competitors.

Knobloch's final stroke total of 192 was 50 over par. She finished the first day's round with a score of 99 (51-48) and shot a second-day total of 93 (46-47).

Knobloch parred two holes on Day 1 and made a birdie and parred three holes on Day 2.

"State golf was an incredible experience," said Hawk coach Cheryl Kroese. "Gracie improved with each round she...