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Pro golfer to share his success with hometown

September 12, 2010

By Josh Chapin-pal-item.com

The following is an excerpt from an article which appeared on pal-item.com on September 12, 2010:

From winning a state title at Richmond in 1993 to delivering his family a PGA Tour trophy last year, Bo Van Pelt has worked to establish himself as one of the world's top golfers.


Joe Moehring remembers him as a good-natured 12-year-old who loved golf and was never satisfied with simply being OK.


Moehring was the coach when Van Pelt helped the Red Devils win Indiana's top high school golfing prize. He has since caddied for Van Pelt at U.S. Open qualifiers and traveled with him to this year's British Open in St. Andrews, Scotland.


"He's been the same person since I've known him at about 12 years old," Moehring said. "He hasn't changed a bit."


And Van Pelt is wrapping up a great year on the PGA Tour.


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