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Golf leagues-July 17, 2014

Whitefish Men's League

Richard Femrite, John Rathman and Tom Otteson were the individual Nassau winners July 8 in the first flight division of the Whitefish Men's League.

Greg Jorvig, Max Martz and Bob Beatty captured the second flight honors with Duane Ambuehl, Marsh Pechauer and James McKeehen winning flight three.

Mike Finley and Otteson were closest to the pin and Tom McGrath and Dick Grady made the longest putts.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Susan Walstrom, Nancy Schmidt, Mary Kay Kendall and Judy Eastwood shot a net 79 to win the July 9 "Mutt and Jeff" game during the Whitefish Women's 18-Hole League.

Cathy Munger, Anita Stensby, Sherrie Adam and Sharen Hilliard tied the team of Marty Moakley, Betsy Otteson, Diane Giefer and Faye Owen for second with 84s.

Otteson and Eastwood both shot 66s for the low net. Honorable mention went to Nancy Schmidt 67, Barb Holubar 68, Shery Stansfield 68, Marty Moakley 69 and Mary Boeder 69.

Hilliard, Holubar and Darlene Bonnema knocked in chip-ins.

Upcoming events for the league are the July 30 Minnesota Make-A-Wish event, the Aug. 12-13 club championship and the Aug. 21 Women of Whitefish combined leagues event.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

The Whitefish Women's 9-Hole League's game of the day July 9 was "3 clubs and a putter." Players were allowed to use three clubs of their choice on the tee and fairways, plus a putter for putting.

Winners were: first, Janet McDougal with a net score of 30; second, Vicki Dypwick, net score of 31; and third, Linda Carpenter, net score of 32.

Anyone interested in joining the league should contact Sue Beilfuss at 218-963-6028 or Sheila Speedling at 218-765-3750. Or call the Whitefish Clubhouse at 218-543-4900 or visit

Breezy Point Men's League

Thanks to a 15.5-4.5 victory over Billy's 3 July 10, Dirt Busters secured a 0.5-point lead in the men's league standings at Breezy Point Resort.

Billy's 2 is in second after beating Double Trouble 13.5-6.5 and Thomas & Severson Law 2 is in third after beating Billy's 1 11.5-8.5.

Team results from July 10: JJ's Pub 18, Commander 2; Dirt Busters 15.5, Billy's 3 4.5; Thomas & Severson Law 3 13.5, Dockside 6.5; Billy's 2 13.5, Double Trouble 6.5; Thomas & Severson Law 1 13, Mike & Ben 7; Antlers 12, Jon & Dave 8; Thomas & Severson Law 2 11.5, Billy's 1 8.5.

Team standings: Dirt Busters, 62.5; Billy's 2, 62; Thomas & Severson Law 2, 55; Antlers, 54; Thomas & Severson Law 3, 54; JJ's Pub, 53; Thomas & Severson Law 1, 49.5; Billy's 1, 48; Double Trouble, 48; Dockside, 47.5; Commander, 44; Jon & Dave, 42; Billy's 3, 40.5; Mike & Ben, 40.

Individual winners: longest putt, Brad Cardini and Jon Marsolais; closest to pin, Denny Langerman and Marsolais; low net, Tom Aumock 30 and Leon Zender 30.

Breezy Point Women's League

Kathy McTague and Barb Owens carded a team score of 70 to win the July 10 Breezy Point Women's League game of the day on the Whitebirch Golf Course.

Sandy O'Day and Martha Polsfuss shot 71 for second followed by Connie Parsley and Judy Moravec in third place.

Crosswoods Men's League

Paul Hamling had the individual low net total of 61, as well as the individual low net on the front nine (31) and back nine (30), in Crosswoods Men's League action July 8. Game of the day was "2 best net balls on all holes."

Placing first were the teams of Jerry Martin, Loyal Meech, Palmer Sorenson and blind draw on the front nine, and Dick Sletten, Jim Mateyka, Jim Weber and Gary Villella on the back nine.

Second-place teams were Dale Erickson, Charlie Peterson, Don Miller and blind draw on the front nine, and Randy Kraft, Roger Coult, Dave Oleson and Gene Guthmueller on the back nine.

Terry Nygaard and Oleson were closest to the pin. Dan Schlapkohl and John Sesin had the longest putts. Steve Tufte had a chip-in for birdie.

Game of the day July 10 was "3 best net balls on all holes." Guthmueller had the individual low net total of 62. Mark Hervey had the low net on the front nine of 29, and Villella on the back nine with 27.

Placing first on both the front and back nines was the team of Dave Barnes, Daryl Anderson, Villella and Mateyka. Taking second on both the front and back nines was the team of Steve Laak, Dan Davis, Jim Fraser and Hervey.

Jerry Bourassa and Ralph Lewis were closest to the pin. Pat Arens and Bob Hinkley had the longest putts. Roger Weis, Ernie Byerly, Coult and Hinkley had chip-ins for birdies.

New members are welcome at 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Crosswoods Women's 18-Hole

Game of the day July 7 was "tic tac toe." Winners were Sue Mitsch, Roseann Stans, Joey Hodgson, Nancy Barnes, Ann Shrupp and Michele Kohler.

Lila Kersey had low net with 63. Judy Hein and Barnes had chip-ins. Hein and Kohler had birdies.

Crosswoods Women's 9-Hole

Game of the day July 9 was "tic tac toe." Winners were Helen Blatz, Ellen Tracy, Judy Hein, Jane Draheim, Karen Appel, Cheri Tiggelaar and Nancy Barnes.

Sue Mitsch had low net with 30. Gloria Dalbec had a chip-in. Georgi Ashlin and Cathie Nelson had birdies.

Black Bear League

Cathy Switajewski shot a 37 to place first in the "throw out your two worst holes" game July 10 in the Black Bear Women's 9-Hole League.

Lila Kersey placed second with a 38 and Carol Lovro shot 39 for third.

Kersey's 15 putts were the low for the day.

Women are welcome to join the league, which plays every Thursday at 9 a.m. For more information, call Carol Lovro at 218-587-2483 or the Black Bear Golf Course at 218-587-8800.

Emily Greens

League results for the week of July 8:

Tuesday Morning Men's League, 8:30 a.m.

First, Bill Dehnert, Elmer Johnson, Robin Mostrom and Jim Shallman; second, Russ Philstrom, Tim Donnay, Ken Lieske and Ernie Morriem; third, Ron Germann, Jack Anderson, Bill Wroblewski and Larry Neer; fourth, Pete Ziegler, Larry Wickstrom, Al Schewe and Paul Jensen.

Jim Cegla, Bob Elliott and Philstrom were closest to the pin. Jensen had the longest putt. Bob Ecklund, Pete Ziegler (2) and Tom Walker had chip-ins.

Tuesday Morning Back 9 League, 10:30 a.m.

First, Schewe, Dick Blevins, Jerry Hagel and Cegla; second, Elmer Johnson, Jensen, Walker and Wickstrom; third, Ziegler, Mike Oelrich and Donnay.

Wednesday Night Women's League

Play of the day was "closest to the rock pond on #7." Winners were Bea Dangers, Beth Nygaard, Jan Jurek, Lynda Halstensen and Cheri Luc.

Kathy Pfaff and Mary Schreier had chip-ins.

Thursday Morning Women's League, 9 a.m.

Play of the day was "reverse your score-lowest score wins." Winners were Muggs Ziegler, Renee Aden, Nancy Kruse and Karla Blevins. Barb Schewe and Charly Richters had chip-ins. Kruse had a birdie.


James Bremer, Gladwin, Mich., aced the 126-yard 16th hole of Madden's Pine Beach West July 9 using a 7-iron.

Deeg qualifies, Haggerston close

Cassie Deeg, Golden Eagle, shot a 71 July 10 at the Hastings Country Club to qualify for the U.S. Women's Amateur sectional.

Deeg was one stroke behind top qualifier Casey Danielson.

Maggie Heggerston, Cragun's Legacy Courses, fired a 78 to tie for 8th.

Nies, Peterson, Stone collect wins

Aitkin's Thomas Peterson fired a 7-over 74 to tie for first and Amanda Nies of Breezy Point and Alex Stone of Crosslake also collected wins in the Minnesota PGA Junior Tour event July 7 at Madden's Pine Beach West.

East Gull Lake's Jack Evans was two shots back to tie for fourth in the boys' 13-15 age division. Hunter Clement of Crosslake tied for 20th and Danny Olson of Nisswa tied for 29th.

Nies shot 10-over 77 to win the girls' 16-18 division by five strokes. Her Pequot Lakes High School teammate, Stone, won the girls' 13-15 division with a 78.

Thomas Burgstaler of Ironton fired a 6-over-par 73 to place seventh in the boys' 16-18 division. Logan Jackson of Pillager was a stroke back to tie for eighth. Will Peterson of Aitkin shot 76 to tie for 10th. East Gull Lake's Joe Foley shot 80 and Brainerd's Peter Dahl tied for 19th.

Pilot places third

Claudia Pilot of Grand View Lodge shot rounds of 71-76 to finish with a two-day 147 and place third in the Minnesota Women's Public Golf Association's State Publinks championship July 12-13 at Monticello Country Club.

Pilot is a four-time winner of the event.

Cassie Deeg of Golden Eagle finished sixth with a 151.

Lakewood annual golf tournament

Lakewood Health System's 21st annual Foundation Golf Classic is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at The Vintage in Staples.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided and participants will be eligible to receive prizes and awards. Proceeds from the tournament will go toward Lakewood's children's health and wellness programs.

The entry fee is $400 per team, which includes four players, two golf carts, food and prizes.

Early registration is appreciated. For more information, contact Megan at 218-894-8508.