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Jan Petersen, 100, of Duluth smiles as she returns her clubs to the cart at Pike Lake Golf Course on Thursday morning. Petersen golfs in a Thursday ladies league at the course. Photos by Clint Austin /

Age and average are just numbers to 100-year-old golfer from Duluth

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At 100 years old, Duluth’s Jan Petersen is still attending Lakeside Presbyterian Church, which was built by her father, Jim Falconer.


She also continues to play the sport her father, the contractor, loved every Thursday morning at Pike Lake AAA Golf Course.

“I’m 100 now and I still love to play,” Petersen said. “I wouldn’t say I’m that good, but I don’t whiff yet.

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