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From joke to reality: College in Nebraska recruits 61-year-old to golf team

9:45 AM ET Don Byers has already heard all the cinematic comparisons. About how his story is part-“Old School,” part-“Caddyshack,” and a whole lot of “Back to School.” He insists, though, that there’s at least one minor difference between himself and the Rodney Dangerfield character from the latter cult classic who left the business world to return to college and ...

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A 61-year-old golfer just joined a college team and will compete as a freshman

A 61-year-old grandfather named Don Byers was recently recruited (!) to play golf at NAIA Bellevue University in Nebraska. None of that is a typo.  Byers, who built an insurance business according to WOWT News, is apparently eligible to play some 40 years after attending college on a baseball scholarship. Talk about livin… CBSSports.com Golf Headlines

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