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Digest (June 9): Billy Peel IV wins Maryland amateur golf championship

Digest (June 9): Billy Peel IV wins Maryland amateur golf championship

Billy Peel IV, from Columbia Country Club, won the 98th Amateur championship of the Maryland State Golf Association when blistered feet and a sore back forced Pete DeTemple, from Breton Bay G&CC, to concede their match Sunday at the Chevy Chase Club in Montgomery County. DeTemple conceded in the middle of the sixth fairway — the 24th hole of a scheduled 36-hole match — with the 30-year-old Peel 5-up. At 56, DeTemple is the oldest finalist in tournament history.

Horse racing: Caonabo Stable’s Whirlin Curlin, a multiple stakes winner at 2, surged past favored Taco Supream inside the sixteenth pole and edged clear to a one-length upset of Sunday’s featured ninth...

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