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Andrew Vold scores hole in one, pockets $5,000, gets kicked off H.S. golf team

What's wrong with a little fun on the golf course?

What's wrong with a little fun on the golf course?

Just to prove that no good deed goes unpunished, Coon Rapids High School senior Andrew Vold scored a hole in one on the course at Majestic Oaks in Ham Lake during a fundraising event, took home a $5,000 prize--and lost his place on his golf team.

Instead of just blowing off the hole-in-one prize as the moral equivalent of winning the lottery, the Minnesota State High School League put its foot down. And not because he pocketed the cash.

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Instead, Vold wasn't allowed to finish his season because MSHSL rules state:

During the high school season a student may not participate as a member of a team or as an individual competitor in non-school sponsored games, meets, tournaments or contests, in the same sport.

So here's a kid who's thinking beyond his own nose, taking part in a fundraiser, having some fun, and the scolds tell him to take a seat.

The good news: He might be bale to pay tuition when he starts Gustavus Adolphus College in the fall.