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Golfers picking up pace


   An initial meeting of the Madras Golf Club on April 3 established a tentative resumption of a team series for four-player teams after a year's hiatus.
   Last summer's split of action -- between the city's golf course, which has gone from being the Links at Madras to Desert Peaks Golf Course, and the now-closed Nine Peaks course -- resulted in their being no twilight league.
    Anyone interested should gather a four-member team and get a sponsor or pay the sponsor's fee of $40 among themselves.
   There are numerous events being planned at the city's nine-hole course managed by Dean and Audrey Ditmore.
   Outgoing club president Bob Vigil reluctantly agreed to serve at least part of the season as president again, but with hopes of finding another candidate willing to take over some of the responsibilities. There will be another meeting of the club for anyone interested in joining the club.
   Those interested in being part of the club were being asked, however, to turn in club fees of $40, which include them getting a handicap card from the Oregon Golf Association. A deadline of the Oregon Golf Association for the receipt of