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Published: 7/25/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


Perrysburg Woman, 96, Finds Joy In Golf

Harriet Culbertson has been playing golf regularly for nearly three decades. She said her husband Max, who died in 1981, bought her first set of women's clubs for $7 in 1937.

Dorothy Landrum, 87, left, guides Harriet Culbertson, 96, both of Perrysburg, back to her clubs after Culbertson sank her putt at Tanglewood Golf Club in Perrysburg Township. Culbertson has been playing golf regularly for nearly three decades. She said her husband Max, who died in 1981, bought her first set of women's clubs for $7 in 1937. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dorothy Landrum, 87, left, guides Harriet Culbertson, 96, both of Perrysburg, back to her clubs after Culbertson sank her putt ...
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Harriet Culbertson, 96, uses beads to keep track of her strokes in between shots. Culbertson, who suffers from macular degeneration, plays golf once a week on the Sweet Shots League. Her league members help keep track of her ball, but Culbertson still hits straight. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Harriet Culbertson, 96, uses beads to keep track of her strokes in between shots. Culbertson, who suffers from macular degeneration,...
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Culbertson celebrates sinking a long putt while her fellow league member Peg Heck, 75, of Flordia, looks on. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Culbertson celebrates sinking a long putt while her fellow league member Peg Heck, 75, of Flordia, looks on.
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Dot Simon, 76, of Middleton Township, right, jokes with Culbertson as the later selects her club to hit down the fairway. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dot Simon, 76, of Middleton Township, right, jokes with Culbertson as the later selects her club to hit down the fairway.
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Culbertson takes a swing on the second fairway. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Culbertson takes a swing on the second fairway.
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Esther Wyckoff, 86, left, replaces the pin after Culbertson sunk a long putt. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Esther Wyckoff, 86, left, replaces the pin after Culbertson sunk a long putt.
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