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Continued: Patrick Reusse: Deer-hunting guide Riegger prefers to play golf for living

  • Article by: PATRICK REUSSE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 3, 2013 - 11:26 PM

“I was 7 years old when I shot my first buck, and the antlers measured at 170 points,’’ Riegger said. “We have hills, trees, swamps … great deer country. The big bucks love that river bottom.’’

Riegger bounced between the PGA Tour and the secondary tour (now the Web.com) from 1987 through 2011. He earned a total of $2,233,729 on the PGA Tour. He won twice on the secondary tour: in 2007 and 2010.

And in the fall, he would take friends bow hunting for big bucks.

“I had people tell me, ‘John, you should turn this into a business and charge people to guide,’ so that’s what I did,’ ” Riegger said.

He started Southern Whitetails a couple of years ago. And then he went to the Champions Tour’s Q school last fall and made it.

“I’m living in Las Vegas now,’’ Riegger said. “We have some other guys working the guide business. I love deer hunting, but it’s all golf for me for the next few years.’’

 

Patrick Reusse can be heard 3-6 p.m. weekdays on AM-1500.

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