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Lindley Baker on the 18th green at Lyme Regis Golf Club, Dorset.<br />
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One of Britain's oldest golfers has swung himself into the record books at the age of 97.<br />
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Sprightly Lindley Baker has been a member of the same Dorset club since 1937, making him the country's longest-paying golf club member. <br />
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Since joining 80 years ago Mr Baker has struck the ball a whopping 330,000 times and completed more than 4,000 rounds. <br />
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The par 71 Lyme Regis Golf Club course is 5,688 yards long, meaning that over the years Mr Baker has walked nearly 13,000 miles there, which is half way around the world.