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Golf Leagues-June 13, 2013

Golf Fore Life is June 23

Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake will host the Golf Fore Life four-person scramble Sunday, June 23, with tee off at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start.

The scramble is open to anyone and will raise funds to purchase a special golf cart that provides access to the golf course for people with disabilities. The single-person cart has a unique seat that swivels and tilts to provide a stable platform for the disabled golfer to make a swing. The cart can also be driven on greens with minimal impact to the course.

Once purchased, the cart will be available to the Brainerd lakes area golf community at no charge.

A cocktail party with appetizers and silent auction will be held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Crosswoods Clubhouse. It is open to everyone.

Anyone who would like to play in the scramble can contact the Crosswoods Golf Course Proshop at 218-692-4653. If you are unable to play in the scramble and would like to make a contribution toward the cart, call Mike Stone at 218-820-0789.

For more information about the special cart, visit

Crosswood Men’s League

Ernie Byerly shot the low net round of the day with a 66 in Crosswoods Men’s League action June 6. Play of the day was team low net.

Bill Dehnert had the individual low net on the front nine, and Terry Nygaard on the back nine.

Taking first on the front nine was the team of Chet Herrboldt, Loyal Meech, Roger Coult and blind draw. Jay Frane, John Swanson, Byerly and Jim Fraser took first on the back nine.

Placing second on the front nine was the team of Dick Sletten, Palmer Sorenson, Dave Oleson and Dave Stevens. Greg Long, Dave Schrupp, Nygaard and John Jensen finished second on the back nine.

Wayne Henquinet was closest to the pin on hole 6, and Fraser on hole 11. Dale Erickson had the longest putt on hole 9, and Nygaard on hole 18. Nick Loscheider had a chip-in for birdie on hole 12.

Ray Elie’s score of 65 was the low net round of the day Tuesday, June 4. Game of the day was best 2 net balls.

Sletten had the individual low net on the front nine, and Ron Bickford on the back nine.

The team of John Antos, Sorenson, Frane and Sletten placed first on the front nine, and Dan Davis, Daryl Anderson, Marty Appel and Bickford took first on the back nine.

Placing second on the front nine was the team of Gary Hein, Don Miller, Bob Johnson and Nygaard. Oleson, Jim Mateyka, Elie and Loscheider finished second on the back nine.

Johnson was closest to the pin on hole 6, and Herrboldt on hole 11. Fraser had the longest putt on hole 9, and Don Rother on hole 18. Lewis had two chip-ins for birdies, on holes 4 and 6.

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

Crosswoods Ladies League

Game of the day June 3 was low team net over 18 holes. First-place team with a score of 289 was Georgi Ashlin, Gloria Dalbec, Mary Hirman and Renee Aden. Placing second with 295 was the team of Rose Ann Stans, Ann Schrupp, Sue Mitsch and Carol Coult.

Ashlin had a birdie on hole 6 and Sue Farrell on hole 15. Farrell also had a chip-in on hole 15, Karen Appel on hole 8, and Mary Hirman on hole 12.

Game of the day June 5 was low team net in nine-hole play. First-place team with a score of 133 included Judy Hein, Marlene Miller, Dolores Anderson and Tracy Nelson. The team of Stans, Farrell, Wendy Griffith and Sandy Melberg took second with a score of 143.

Ashlin had a birdie on hole 11.

Emily Greens Leagues

New members are welcome for all league play. Call Tony or Gregg for more information or just show up and play.

Tuesday Morning Men’s League

First place went to Gene Jensen, Gordy Holmgren, Charlie Peterson, John Harris and John LeMire, followed by Gary Nelson, Larry Neer, Jerry Hagel and Pete Ziegler in second.

Bill Wroblewski had a chip-in; Hagel was closest to the pin; Nelson was closest to the pin in two shots; and Neer had the longest putt.

Wednesday Night Women’s League

Play of the day was lowest score on odd holes. Winners were Julie MacGregor, Mary Patterson and Jane McKinley.

Thursday Morning Women’s League

Play of the day was first on the green hole 3. Winners were Jane Baker, Carol Lieske, Pam Wiltsey and Nancy Knox.

Joanne Walker and Mikie Walker had chip-ins.

Breezy Point Men’s League

Giovanni’s Pizza built upon its men’s league lead June 6 with a 7-5 win over Crocker Collision at the Whitebirch Golf Course at Breezy Point Resort.

Commander/JJ’s jumped into second along as it beat Thomas Law 6.5-5.5.

Team results from June 6: Dockside 6, Billy’s Bar & Grill 6; Giovanni’s Pizza 7, Crocker Collision 5; Billy’s Buddies 6.5, Thomas Law 5.5; Commander/JJ’s, bye.

Team standings: Giovanni’s Pizza, 31; Commander/JJ, 26.5; Thomas Law, 26; Billy’s Buddies, 24; Crocker Collision, 22; Billy’s Bar & Grill, 20; Dockside, 18.5.

Individual results: low net 0-7, Brad Cardini 34; low net 8-11, Leon Zender 33; low net 12-18, Mike Farnsworth 34; closest to pins, Jim Fischer and Zender; longest putts, Wally Anderson, Mike Marcum and Paul Lutz.

Breezy Point Women’s League

Sue Marsolais, Steph Mackey and Joi Brandt won the AKQJ game during the June 6 Breezy Point Women’s League.

Cathy Seczko, Gloria Thomas, Doris Moede and Jean Appleton placed second followed by Verna Miller, Darlene Palmer, Martha Polsfuss and Chris Bjornson in third.

Fourth place was a tie between Kathy McTague, Polly Aumock, Mary Bender and Betty Husey and the team of Colleen Rawlings, Judi Moravec, Bunny Oseland and Jan Benson.

Whitefish 18-Hole Women

Sharon Keister, Barb Hanson, Dorie Kaleva and Sherrie Adam braved the cold and rain and finished 18 holes while their golf mates played nine holes during the June 5 Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

Because of the weather the game of the day was low net for nine holes. Hanson won the first flight with Maxine Riches tying with 36. Cheryl Stansfield won the second flight with a 38 and Nancy Schmidt was second with 39.

Keister won the third flight with Sharen Hilliard in second.

Hanson carded the lone birdie and Stansfield started her round with a chip-in.

The league will host member/guest June 19.

Whitefish Men

Dick Femrite, Todd Wordelman, Gary Amundson and Duane Ambuehl won the June 4 two best net ball event during the Whitefish Men’s League.

Joe Wagner, Paul Beilfuss, Sam Kantos and Dean Brandt placed second followed by Stephen Ogren, Greg Johnson, Marsh Pechauer and Robert Jones in third.

Ogren and Femrite were both closest to the pins.

New members are welcome at any time by contacting the pro shop at 218-543-4900 for league information.

Cragun’s Men’s League

American National snuck by Thelen Heating 22.5-21.5 June 6 to remain atop the leaderboard of the Cragun’s Legacy Courses Men’s League.

Shep’s on 6th scored a 33.5-10.5 win over Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union to move into fourth place behind Reichert Bus, which beat Deerwood Bank 26-17.5, and Halverson Law which lost to People’s Security 22.6-21.5.

Team results from June 6: People’s Security 22.5, Halverson Law 21.5; American National 22.5, Thelen Heating 21.5; Van Hanson’s 26, Mulligan’s 18; DPA/DK Insurance 33.5, Mid-Minn FCU 10.5; Reichert Bus 26, Deerwood Bank 17.5; Shep’s on 6th 31, First Security 13; D&D Exteriors 27.5 925.Silver 16.5; US Bank 20.5, Edward Jones 19.5.

Team standings: American National, 151.75; Halverson Law, 149.25; Reichert Bus, 147.75; Shep’s on 6th, 145.25; D&D Exteriors, 141.25; 925.Silver, 135.75; Von Hanson’s, 129.5; People’s Security, 128.5; DPA/DK Insurance, 125.25; Mulligan’s, 122.25; US Bank, 121.25; Edward Jones, 113.50; Thelen Heating, 112.5; Mid-Minnesota FCU, 101.25; Deerwood Bank, 100.75; First Security, 90.25.

Individual results: closest to pins, Tyler Monda, Tim Johnson and Brian Briggs; longest putt, Tom Hice; low net, Mike Martin 30, Don Evans 30, Monda 31; low gross, Monda 31, Drew Dufner 36; side game gross, Dave Pilot 42, David Quisberg 42; side game net, Brian Steinglein 35, Trent Schug 39.

Black Bear Ladies

Judy Conrad won the Black Bear Ladies League game of the week with a 39 June 6. The game was throw out your two worst holes. Mary Lou Jacobs took second with 44.


Renju Simon, Sartell, aced the 108-yard sixth hole of Deacon’s Lodge June 5 using a 9-iron.

Chuck Hicks, Crosslake, aced the 126-yard 16th hole of Madden's Pine Beach West on June 6 using an 8-iron.

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