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May 27, 2023

DRIVEN TO SUCCEED — Fairmont senior golfer Brock Lutterman watches his drive off the tee in the course of the Cardinal Invitational at Interlaken Golf Course in Fairmont on Could 6. Lutterman certified Wednesday for subsequent week’s Part 3AA Meet’s closing spherical at Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake, and can take goal at advancing to the state match. (Photograph by Greg Abel)

FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s Brock Lutterman has a quest — making the Class AA state golf match.

The Cardinal senior made the state meet throughout his sophomore 12 months, however missed by one stroke final 12 months as a junior.

He is aware of what he has to do to get the job accomplished — play two constant rounds of golf within the Part 3AA Event performed at Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake.

Lutterman needed to shoot a spherical low sufficient in the course of the first day of the match to make the part finals, which will likely be performed Could 31 again at Oakdale Golf Course.

His Day 1 rating of 41-41-82 earned him a tie for fifteenth place total and a spot in Day 2’s competitors.

“I made it (state meet) as a sophomore, however fell slightly quick final 12 months, because of a foul first day,” Lutterman mentioned. “I really feel good and I really feel assured about my recreation this time heading into the match. I’ve to putt nicely.”

Lutterman shot a observe around the day earlier than the part tournment and is mentally and bodily prepared for his part match. His nine-hole common is 37 and his 18-hole common is 76.

He has been a constant presence at or close to the highest of the standings of every occasion the Cardinals’ boys golf crew performed this spring.

Mom Nature additionally performed a job as she has thrown each sort of climate his approach, from chilly and windy early within the season to sunny and heat this week.

Lutterman perservered and continued to submit low scores. He lately shot 1-over spherical of 73 within the Cardinal Invitational at Interlaken Golf Course the place he positioned second.

He made the choice to proceed his golf recreation on the subsequent degree. He dedicated to play his collegiate golf at Morningside College in close by Sioux Metropolis, Iowa. Morningside is a member of the Nice Plains Athletic Convention.

Lutterman will play his faculty golf beneath the tutelage of head coach Nick Wanderscheid.

“He’s a pleasant man and took me round campus once I made my go to,” Lutterman mentioned. “I’m going to strive my finest to crack the varsity lineup my freshman 12 months. Will probably be powerful for the reason that crew has some younger, good golfers. I’ve to enhance my recreation, however I can do it.

“I’m excited on the likelihood. I spoke with a few the blokes on the crew, and so they mentioned the student-athletes are handled nice.”

The college males’s golf crew performs a fall schedule that runs from the tip of August by means of early October, then competes within the spring, going from the tip of February by means of the tip of April.

Lutterman additionally gave some thought of enjoying golf at Iowa Central, Winona State, Minnesota State and Bemidji State, however preferred Morningside the very best.

“I just like the campus, the teachers, the scholar life and the golf program,” Lutterman mentioned. “Sioux Metropolis is sufficiently big (85,627 inhabitants) however not that large,” he mentioned. “It has sufficient stuff for me to do and it’s solely 2 1/2 hours from dwelling so my household can see me play golf.”

Morningside is 156 miles from Fairmont to Sioux Metropolis.

Lutterman grew up across the recreation. He first performed baseball as a teenager, however switched to golf in center faculty. He discovered the sport from his dad, Chad, who performed highschool golf and continues with the sport as an grownup.

“I grew up across the recreation, so I really feel very comfy on the course,” Lutterman mentioned. “My older brother (Brycen) performed in highschool and is now a university scholar and my youthful sister (Belinda) performs on the highschool women crew.”

Brock is the center youngster of oldsters Chad and Chrissy Lutterman.

Brock is serious about majoring in enterprise administration, plus minoring in sports activities administration.

“I wish to be concerned in some facet of golf,” Brock mentioned. “I’m unsure which facet, however I undoubtedly wish to keep concerned in golf as a profession.”

Brock strikes into his dormitory in mid-August and his first day of courses is Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Brock additionally performed soccer and hockey throughout his highschool sports activities profession.

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