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By Dan Rudy 

Regular season wraps up for Muskeg Meadows


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Vern Phillips chips toward the ninth green at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course Sunday morning, during the Sea Level Seafoods Tournament. Accompanied by teammates Clint Lewis and Dustin Phillips, he ended up coming out with the day's straightest drive, directly on the line.

After a rainy summer punctuated by four cancelled tournaments, Muskeg Meadows Golf Club decided to end its season early. Following the Sea Level Seafoods tournament last weekend, the course is now closed to regular play for the year.

Course Manager Laurie Overbay Burrows said this season has been slower than most, following one of the wettest Julys on record for Southeast Alaska. Wrangell absorbed 9.81 inches over the month, with two-thirds of its days experiencing some precipitation.

Muskeg Meadows will still host weekend tournaments, with five booked over the next few weeks. The Harris Ai...

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