There in spirit: on Father's Day, Dreckman gets an emotional win
16 Jun 2019
see also: Cherokee Golf & Country Club

- photo submitted to the Sioux City Journal
- photo submitted to the Sioux City Journal

CHEROKEE, Iowa -- Nick Dreckman lost his father four years ago, so his victory in the 85th annual Sioux Valley Amateur Match Play Championship on Father’s Day was extra special.

“My dad brought me to this tournament for the first time when I was 14 years old so I think this was my 25th one,” Dreckman said. “I think I missed one year when I was living in Arizona but I look forward to this every year.

“Maybe my dad was on my side for Father’s Day. I stopped at his gravesite today and said a little prayer and I think he looked over my shoulder.”

>> Read the full article by Barry Poe at the Sioux City Journal

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