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Golf leagues-May 29, 2014

Crosswoods Men’s League

Roger Weis was player of the day with the low net round of 60 in Crosswoods Men’s League play May 22. He had the individual low net on the front nine with 32 and the back nine with 28. Game of the day was “team low net.”

First-place teams were Bob Eng, John Pribyl, Palmer Sorensen and Randy Kraft on the front nine, and John Sesin, Marty Appel, Weis and Darrell Sykes on the back nine. Second-place teams were Jerry Martin, Pat Arens, Dave Oleson and Greg Long on the front nine, and Jim Fraser, Wayne Henquinet, Steve Laak and Steve Tufte on the back nine.

Al Stans and Ray Elie were closest to the pin. Arens and Dale Erickson had the longest putts. Gary Munger and Sorenson had chip-ins for birdies.

Jim Fraser was player of the day Tuesday, May 20, with a low net round of 64. Munger had the individual low net on the front nine with 32, and Dale Stevens on the back nine with 30.

Game of the day was “3-2-1 variable best ball.”

The team of Dick Sletten, Tom Goulet, Fraser and blind draw Martin was first on the front nine. Placing first on the back nine and second on the front nine was the team of Bob Johnson, John Ritter, Bob Jones and Al Olson. Winning second on the back nine was the team of Eng, Appel, Stevens and blind draw Appel.

Jay Wiltrout and Ernie Byerly won closest to the pin honors. Eng and Stevens had the longest putts. Elie and Appel had chip-ins for birdies.

Crosswoods Women’s League

Game of the day for the Crosswoods Women’s 9-Hole League was “odd ball.” Teams 1 and 5 tied for first place: team 1 included Cheryl Tiggelaar, Ann Schrupp, Rose Ann Stans and Georgi Ashlin; team 5 included Tracy Nelson, Pat Oleson and Marlene Miller. Nelson and Schrupp tied for low net and Ardis Thompson won low putts and had a birdie. Schrupp and Nancy Giovannetti each had a chip-in for birdie.

Breezy Point Men’s League

Billy’s No. 2 secured the first week’s lead May 22 thanks to a 15-5 win over Billy’s No. 1 during the Breezy Point Resort men’s league. Thomas & Severson Law No. 3 beat Thomas & Severson No. 1 13.5-6.5 to slide into second place.

Team results from May 22: Billys 2 15, Billys 1 5; Thomas & Severson Law 3 13.5, Thomas & Severson Law 6.5; Commander 13, JJ’s Pub 7; Antlers 12.5, Dockside 7.5; Thomas & Severson 2 12, Double Trouble 8; Mike & Ben 11.5, Billy’s 3 8.5; Dirt Busters 11, Jon and Dave 9.

Team standings: Billy’s 2 15, Thomas & Severson Law 3 13.5, Commander 13, Antlers 12.5, Thomas & Severson Law 2 12, Mike & Ben 11.5, Dirt Busters 11, Jon & Dave 9, Billy’s 3 8.5, Double Trouble 8, Dockside 7.5, JJ’s Pub 7, Thomas & Severson Law 1 6.5, Billy’s 1 5.

Breezy Point Women’s League

Bugs Schmidt, Patty Carlyle and Jean Appleton shot a net 23 for first place during the May 22 Breezy Point Resort Women’s League.

Judy Thomas, Kathy McTague and Sue Marsolais shot a net 24.

Joe Brandt and Gloria Thomas tied for the least putts with 15. Martha Polfuss and Bunny Oseland tied for second with 16.

Players interested in joining the league, which plays 10 a.m. Thursdays, may contact Sandy O’Day at 218-829-8620 or

Whitefish Men’s League

Gary Amundson and George Riches carded a 67 to win the two-person odd-even team event May 20 during the Whitefish Golf Course Men’s League.

Bill Anderson and John Kropp placed second with Gary Kipling and Steve Holubar placing third, Darrell Swanson-Greg Johnson fourth, Dave Lobben-Sam Kantos fifth and Tom Otteson-Steve Person in sixth place.

Ron Helmer and Person sank the longest putts and Swanson and Jim Devinck were closest to the pin.

Whitefish Men’s League is open to the public and welcomes new members. It plays every Tuesday morning through September. Interested players can play any time during the season by contacting the Whitefish pro shop at 218-543-4900.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Rox Thompson, Marguerite Baker, Sandy Meyer and Marlene Anderson fired a 123 to win the two best net ball event May 21 during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

Mimi Swanson, Sharon Sullivan and Darlene Bonnema placed second with a 125.

Maxine Riches shot a net 64 for the low of the event. Swanson 66, Myra Faust 68 and Thompson 69 also shot net rounds below 70.

Thompson, Nancy Schmidt and Cathy Munger (2) carded birdies and Swanson drained a chip-in.

There is one week remaining of the “open house” for leagues at the Whitefish Golf Club. Anyone interested in the leagues may play next week, without joining the league. This provides the opportunity to meet the members and join in the fun before making the decision to become a member. Those interested in participating may call the Whitefish Pro Shop at 218-543-4900.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

The Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League reports that on May 7, Mary Scarborough had a low net of 34, and on May 14, Cathie L. Foster had a low net of 30.

The May 21 event was “2-4-6-8, low net on these four even holes.” Carol Lovro and Linda Carpenter tied for first, each with a game low net of 14. Pat Montgomery had a chip-in.

The league welcomes new members Jane Kipling, Kay Olson, Marilyn McKeehen and Karen Lobben. Contact Susan Beilfus at 218-963-6028 or Sheila Speedling at 218-765-3750 if interested in joining the league. Or call the Whitefish Clubhouse at 218-543-4900 or go to

Black Bear Women’s League

The Black Bear Women’s Golf League’s game of the day was “low net.” First place went to Eileen Springer; second, Cathy Switajewski; and third, Mary Lou Jacobs. Gloria Taylor had low putts.

To join the league, call Carol Lovro at 218-587-2483 or the Black Bear Golf Course at 218-587-8800.

Fairways Women’s League

The Fairways Women’s League played for handicap Tuesday, May 20. Pat Rauenhorst reported three chip-ins.

Sign-in is at 8:30 a.m. with play beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesdays. New members are welcome.

The spring luncheon and guest day will be June 10. Each member is encouraged to bring a guest(s) for golf, the luncheon or both. In July the Triangle tournament will be held at Crosswoods. The Fairways annual tournament is scheduled for Aug. 26 and Sept. 2.

Emily Greens

New members are always welcome with each league focusing on fun and friendships. Call Gregg for more information or just show up to join and play.

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

First, Milt Beyer, Al Templeton, Keith Walker and Gordy Holmgren; second, Tim Donnay, Elmer Johnson, Jim Schallman and Bill Wroblewski; third, Jim Wells, Pete Ziegler, Bill Dehnert and Jack Anderson.

Closest to the pin, Ziegler, Jerry Hagel and Wells; long putt, Tom Corkle; chip-ins, Beyer.

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 “longest drive (in the fairway) on #5.” Winners were Mary Patterson, Charly Richters, Mikie Walker, Joleen Nelson and Carol Germann.

Nelson and Marlene Brannan reported chip-ins.

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

Play of the day was “longest putt on #5.” Winners were Renee Aden, Muggs Ziegler and Jane McKinley. Eileen Jensen had a chip-in.

Grand View Lodge

Naomi Brockhoff, Candace Prigge, Paula West and Ellen Ogg shot a 35 to win the step aside scramble May 20 during the Grand View Lodge Women’s Outing at The Pines.

Sue House, Jo Steiger, Katie Wallace and Lisa Omodt placed second. Barb Wenschlag, Marian Duffy, Judi Moravec and Cathy Saucier placed third followed by Connie Lazor, Sandy Cook and Gloria Thomas in fourth.

Marlene Perks made the longest putt. Naomi Brockhoff was closest to the pin and Judy Anderson was the weekly lesson winner.

The next Women’s Outing will be at 5:30 p.m. June 3 at The Preserve. Interested players should call, text or email Joni Meyer at or 218-820-2607.

Holes in one

Roxanne Thompson, a member of the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League, aced the 104-yard second hole at Grand National Golf Course in Hinkley using an 8-iron on Tuesday, May 19.

Glen Prodahl of Plymouth aced the 140-yard eighth hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes using a gap wedge.

Sue Marsolais aced the 119-yard second hole of Breezy Point Resort’s Traditional Course May 27 using a 7-wood.

Sue Marsolais aced the 119-yard second hole of Breezy Point Resort’s Traditional course May 27 using a 7-wood.