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The Masters of El Llanito Country ClubLocated on the desolate southeastern edge of the small, dusty border town of Del Rio, El Llanito Country Club was never much to look at. It had no clubhouse, no pro shop, no driving range, nor any kind of facilities at all. The parking lot was not filled with fancy cars, because there was no parking lot. And the club’s golf course was in such rough shape that it was only barely indistinguishable from the sunbaked, southwest Texas scrubland from which its nine holes had been carved.El Llanito is gone now, all but forgotten. The area where it was located, in the vicinity of the present-day intersection of Dr. Fermin Calderon Boulevard and East Garza Street, was long ago developed, covered by sundry small businesses and…

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