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Golf Leagues - June 5

Crosswoods Men’s League

Dale Stevens was player of the day May 29 with a low net round of 63, and Dale Erickson earned that honor May 27 with the low net round of 66 in Crosswoods Men’s League action. Game of the day May 29 was “2 best balls of 4;” the game May 27 was “3 best balls of 4.”

Jim Fraser had the individual low net on the front nine and Dan Davis on the back nine May 27. Stevens had the individual low net on the front nine and Palmer Sorenson on the back nine May 29.

The team of Stevens, Sorensen, Ernie Byerly and Roger Weis took first on the front and back nines May 29. Placing second were the teams of Jim Ritter, Jim Mateyka, Terry Nygaard and Al Stans on the front nine; and Don Miller, Randy Kraft, Erickson and Ralph Lewis on the back nine.

Dick Sletten and Nygaard were closest to the pin; Bob Johnson and Jerry Bourassa had the longest putts. Erickson had a chip-in for birdie.

May 27, the team of Jerry Martin, Ritter, Jim Fraser and Ed Kellogg took first on the front nine and second on the back nine. The team of Erickson, Nygaard, Dave Oleson and Dave Branum was first on the back nine; and Roger Coult, Lewis, Mateyka and Bourassa were second on the front nine.

Oleson and Byerly were closest to the pin; Lewis and Kellogg had the longest putts; and Daryl Anderson had a chip-in for birdie.

New members are welcome at 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Crosswoods Women’s 9-Hole

Game of the day was “best poker hand” with individual winners Carol Coult, Cheryl Tiggelaar, Sandy Melberg, Vickie Nygaard, Lila Kersey, Harriet Smith, Thelma Williams, Sue Farrell and Tracy Nelson.

Rose Ann Stans had low net and low putts. Helen Blatz also had low putts and a chip-in. Ardis Thompson and Nelson had chip-ins for birdie, and Pat Oleson had two chip-ins.

Crosswoods Women’s 18-Hole

Game of the day June 2 was “team low gross” with the team of Michele Kohler, Mary Herman, Beryl Roe and Cheryl Tiggelaar taking first. Second place went to the team of Deedee Johnson, Renee Aden, Cathi Nelson and Judy Hine. 
Johnson had low net and a birdie. Tracy Nelson had a chip-in.

Crosswoods Women

The Spring Par 3 Par Thee event was held May 30 on the Crosswoods Par Three Course with 15 golfers practicing pitching, chipping and putting. Lunch followed golf with prizes awarded to winners of various achievements.

Sue Farrell won first place for the best score. Marlene Miller won closest to the pin. Harriet Smith won a birdie. Sandy Melberg won the mystery prize. Judy Nicholas won the Pitty Party Pass the Pig Prize.

The league will hold this event again Friday, Aug. 8.

Breezy Point Men’s League

Commander and Billy’s No. 2 are tied after two weeks of the men’s league play at Breezy Point Resort. Commander beat Thomas & Severson Law No. 3 May 29 15.5-4.5 to tie Billy’s 2, who beat Billy’s 3 13.5-6.5.

Team results from May 29: Commander 15.5, Thomas-Severson Law 3 4.5; JJ’s Pub 14, Jon-Dave 6; Dockside 14, Thomas-Severson Law 1 6; Billy’s 2 13.5, Billy’s 3 6.5; Thomas-Severson Law 2 10.5, Antlers 9.5; Dirt Busters 10.5, Mike-Ben 9.5; Billy’s 1 10, Double Trouble 10.

Team standings: Commander, 28.5; Billy’s 2, 28.5; Antlers, 23.5; Thomas-Severson Law 2, 22.5; JJ’s Pub, 21; Dirt Busters, 21; Mike-Ben, 21; Dockside, 20; Thomas-Severson Law 3, 18; Double Trouble, 18; Jon-Dave, 15.5; Billy’s 1, 15; Billy’s 3, 15; Thomas-Severson Law 1, 12.5.

Individual winners: longest putt, Clyde Clement and Denny Langerman; closest to pin, Mike Dowdall and Leon Zender.

Breezy Point Women’s League

Betty Huseby won the Calloway game May 29 during the Breezy Point Resort Women’s League. Second place went to Ellen Koshenina and third to Patty Carlyle. Gloria Thomas, Colleen Rawlings, Bunny Oseland, Sylvia Schmitt and Janie Pommer all tied for fourth.

Whitefish Men’s League

Gary Munger, Ed Carpenter, Steve Ogren and John Larson carded a 136 to win the “high ball/low ball” event May 27 during the Whitefish Golf Club Men’s League.

John Kropp, Dave Keeling, Greg Jorvig and Henry Duitsman placed second with Jim Rauenhorst, Max Martz, Greg Johnson and Gary Amundson finishing third.

John Farrell and Gordy Fischer made the longest putts and Jim Devinck and Greg Johnson were closest to the pin.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Enga Wodziak used her overall low net of 64 to win flight B of the May 29 “Ts-Fs” event during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League. Wodziak finished with a 31 on holes beginning with T and F.

Myra Faust and Sharon Sullivan tied for second with 32s and Susan Finley and new member Connie Weber shot 35s. Mary Boeder shot 31 to win flight C. Shari Loechler finished second with a 34 and Joan Kantos placed third with 36.

Also shooting a 31 was Roxie Thompson, which landed her first on flight A. Maxine Riches placed second with a 32 and Barb Hanson and Barb Holubar shot 34s.

Faust, Marguerite Baker and Sullivan carded birdies.

Following Wodziak’s net 64 were Maxine Riches’ 67 and 68s by Faust, Thompson and Holubar.

The league will host its North Woods Invitational on Wednesday, June 25. Cost for the two-person best ball is $65 per person for golf, cart, continental breakfast, lunch and prizes. Sign up as a twosome or a single.

Chad Schwendeman of Exit Realty will host a $10,000 hole-in-one contest. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun at 8:30 a.m. Deadline for registration is June 18. For more information, email

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

The Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League game of the day May 28 was “tee to green.” After nine holes, players added their total net score then deducted their total putts. It was an individual game.

Winners were: first, Carol Lovro with 16; four-way tie for second among Delores Rubald, Cathie Foster, Ruth Klukow and Barb Wetter, all with 17; and four-way tie for third among Barbie Swenson, Kathy Strampe, Sharon Chupurdia and Mary Scarborough, all with 18.

Sue Beilfuss had a chip-in.

Black Bear Women’s League

The Black Bear Women’s Golf League game of the day May 20 was “guess your low net.” Eileen Springer with a low net of 38 and Sue Conley with a low net of 41 tied for the win. Gloria Taylor had low putts for the second week in a row.

The league plays at 10 a.m. Thursdays and new players are welcome. For more information, contact Carol Lovro at 218-587-2483 or call the Black Bear Golf Course at 218-587-8800.

Howard’s Barn Women’s League

The Fairways Women’s League play of the day June 3 was “guess your score.” Winners were Helen Silva, Helen Blatz and Marilyn Enabnit.

Play of the day May 27 was “modified pink ball.” Winners were Pat Rauenhorst, Helen Silva and Marlene Yurek.

The spring luncheon will be Tuesday, June 10, rain or shine, at Timberjack’s. All members are encouraged to bring a guest(s) for both golf and the luncheon.

Emily Greens League

League results for the week of May 28:

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

First, Roger Brekken, Bob Elliott, Jim Shallman and Gordy Holmgren; second, Bob Ecklund, Gary Nelson, Ron Germann and Pete Ziegler; third, Milt Beyer, Sid Hughes, Dick Blevins and Mike Oelrich.

Pat O’Conner was closest to the pin; Ron Germann had the long putt; Gary Nelson had chip-ins.

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

First, Don Atwater, Gary Nelson and All Schewe; second, Pete Ziegler, Tim Donnay and Bob Ecklund.

Wednesday Night Women’s League

Play of the day was “fewest putts.” Winners were Jane McKinley, Karolyn Latterelle, Kathy Pfaff, Nancy Kruse, Charly Richters, Donna Larson and Carol Germann.

Jane McKinley had chip-ins and Charly Richters had birdies.

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

Play of the day was “closest to the pin.” Winners were Renee Aden, Carol Lieske, Marlene Yurek and Jane McKinley.

Patsy Bernhjelm and Karla Blevins had chip-ins. Carol Germann had birdies.

Grand View Lodge

After winning at Cragun’s May 27, Becky Butcher and Rhonda Mareck teamed with Sandy Baumann and Angela Sandelin to win Grand View Lodge’s Golf FORE Gals night May 29 at The Preserve.

Collecting the random draw place-winner was Marian Duffy, Shirley Olson, Carrie Spitzack and Blanche McMenimon.

Mareck hit the longest drive and Mimi Swanson made the longest putt.

Thursday’s women’s night will be at The Preserve. Contact Tim Johnson to sign up at or 218-963-8735.

Grand View Lodge outing

Paula West and Judi Moravec shot a 38 to win the “doe-si-doe” event May 27 during the Grand View Lodge Women’s Outing at The Pines.

Betty Kackman, Sue House and Marlene Perkins placed second. Lisa Omodt, Sandy Cook and Kris McGrath placed third.

Candace Prigge shot a 48 and Diane Aydt and Naomi Brockhoff carded 50 for single players

Connie Lazor sank the longest putt and Sue House was the lesson winner.

June 10 will be a Coed Outing at 5:30 p.m. at The Pines.

Holes in one

Tom Mattraw, Lake Shore, aced the 170-yard third hole of Eagle’s Landing May 29 using a 3-wood.

Mike Murphy, Duluth, aced the 125-yard 17th hole of The Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses May 29 using a pitching wedge.