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Wellesley’s Thorbjornsen competing in US Open

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The town of Wellesley has accomplished a whole heck of a lot athletically in recent years. With team sports dominating the headlines - such as the Wellesley girls lacrosse and hockey teams winning state titles and a state championship in tennis, along with boys lacrosse, hockey and baseball...
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Wellesley’s Thorbjornsen qualifies for US Open

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor All-world junior golf prospect Michael Thorbjornsen is still coming up big in pressure situations. This time, though, the Wellesley native’s abilities in the clutch have landed him an opportunity he’s dreamed of ever since he first picked up a golf club: the chance to play in the US...
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Thorbjornsen 2017 Pre-Junior Amateur champ

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Michael Thorbjornsen continues to make his mark on the golf world at the young age of 15 after winning the 2017 Massachusetts Pre-Junior Amateur Championship on August 2 at The Orchards Golf Course in South Hadley (ages 14 and 15). The Wellesley resident shot 214 overall across three rounds,...
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Buckley wins Drive, Chip and Putt

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff When Declan Buckley saw Michael Thorbjornsen put his bag down by the tee, his heart sank. “It was very intimidating seeing Michael Thorbjornsen coming out to compete,” said Buckley, “because he is one of the top golfers in the country and he won the National Drive, Chip and Putt...
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