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For Park head boys golf coach Hank Tressel, this year will be especially golden.

The grandfather of boys golf is celebrating his 50th year of coaching -- the same year as his 50th wedding anniversary.


But, what's been more enjoyable -- coaching or marriage?

"When women ask me that question I always say marriage is more fun," Tressel said. "When guys ask I say, 'What do you think?'"

At 75 years old, Tressel is believed to be the eldest head coach in the state.

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Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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