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THE DALLES native Damian Telles proudly displays his winning check for $2,700 after winning the Raintree Country Club event, his first as a professional golfer. On the second day of play Tuesday, Telles sank seven birdies, five on the front nine, including three in a row from holes 5-7 for a 65. The Dalles Wahtonka High graduate heads to California this week for the start of a Q School pre-qualifier. Contributed photo

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Telles secures first professional golf win

Damian Telles had been dreaming of this moment for a long time. Tuesday afternoon, The Dalles Wahtonka graduate sank five birdies on the front nine and battled back from a first-day deficit to secure a three-stroke triumph for his first professional victory on the G Pro Tour in a Series 6 Golf event at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte, NC.

August 23, 2013 11:35 a.m. read more..

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