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Golf Scores: May 23, 2013

Breezy Point Men’s League

Thomas Law toppled Dockside 9-3 May 16 to grab an early lead in the men’s league at Breezy Point Resort.

Giovanni’s Pizza and Billy’s Buddies both collected seven points to tie for second.

Results from May 16: Thomas Law 9, Dockside 3; Giovanni’s Pizza 7, Commander/JJ’s 5; Billy’s Buddies 7, Crocker Collision 5; Billy’s Bar and Grill 6.

Team standings: Thomas Law, 9; Giovanni’s Pizza, 7; Billy’s Buddies, 7; Billy’s Bar & Grill, 6; Crocker Collision, 5; Commander/JJ, 5; Dockside, 3.

Breezy Point women

Sandy O’Day, Linda Betker, Polly Aumok and Ruth Tiedeman tied the team of Cathy Seczko, Darlene Palmer and Connie Parsley for first place in the scramble event during the May 16 women’s league at Breezy Point Resort.

Bonnie Person, Ellen Koshenina, Doris Moede and Jeanne E. finished second. Bugs Schmidt, Verna Miller, Cathy Johnson and Jean Appleton placed third.

League handicap chairwoman Barb Ownes will give a demonstration at 9 a.m. Thursday followed by league at the Traditional Course.

Whitefish Women‘s 18-Hole

Enga Wodziak scored a 48 to win the first flight of the May 15 player’s choice event during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

Helen McGrath finished second and Maxine Riches placed third with a 50.

Marguerite Baker won the second flight with a 46 followed by Barb Holubar’s 47. Roxanne Thompson and Nancy Einan tied for third.

Lois Haglund secured the top spot in the third flight as Sandy Meyer and Judy Eastwood tied for second with 48s.

Baker’s 63 was the low net.

Thompson, Baker, Wodziak, Holubar and Mary Kay Kendall all carded birdies, while Baker, Sharon Keister and Haglund all chipped in.

Whitefish Men’s League

Paul Beilfuss, Bob Beatty and Darrell Swanson captured the front nine, back nine and overall Nassau, respectively, for the first flight during the May 14 Whitefish Men’s League.

Second flight winners were Tom Baker (front nine), Dale Frandsen (back nine) and Dave Keeling (overall). Dean Brandt, Al Olson and Hank Duitsman were the third flight winners.

Greg Johnson and Joe Wagner sank the longest putts; Beatty and Bill Carlson were closest to the pin.

A luncheon will be held after the May 28 stableford event.

Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole

Patti Erickson and Shari Loechler recorded a five of a kind during the Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League best poker hand event.

Sue Loechler and Marge Weigel scored a four of a kind. Mardy Brodil had a full house and Joe Tollefson scored a straight.

The league welcomes new members at any time. For more information, contact the Whitefish Golf Club at 218-543-4900.

Crosswoods Men’s League

Game of the day Thursday, May 16, was team low net. The team of Gene Guthmueller, Dick Sletten, Ralph Lewis and Jim Mateyka placed first on the front nine, and the team of Dale Stevens, Jerry Bourassa, Tom Goulet and Dave Oleson was first on the back nine.

Second-place teams were Chuck Hicks, Charlie Peterson, Jim Ritter and Dale Erickson on the front nine, and Earl Lidholm, Dan Clement, Bob Eng and Jerry Martin on the back nine.

Erickson was closest to the pin on hole 6 and Eng on hole 11. Stevens had the longest putt on hole 9 and John Swanson on hole 18.

Guthmueller had the individual low net on the front nine, and Martin on the back nine.

Players of the day were Ray Elie and Guthmueller, who both shot net scores of 61 for the low rounds of the day.

Game of the day Tuesday, May 14, was team low net. The team of Oleson, Joe Smith, Roger Weis and Guthmueller were first on the front nine and second on the back nine. The team of Bob McPherson, Bob Johnson, Daryl Anderson and Al Stans were first on the back nine and second on the front nine.

Ernie Byerly was closest to the pin on hole 6 and Anderson on hole 11. Stans had the longest putt on hole 9 and Terry Nygaard on hole 18. Sletten had the individual low net on the front nine and Palmer Sorenson on the back nine.

Sletten was player of the day with a low net 65 as the low net round of the day.

New members are welcome at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Crosswoods Ladies League

First day of league golf was May 8 with 9-hole play and the game of the day was guess your score before start of play.

Winners were Nancy Giovannetti, Wendy Griffith, Sandy Melberg, Lila Kersey, Georgi Ashlin, Ann Schrupp, Harriet Smith and Renee Aden.

Sue Mitsch and Jeanne Green both had birdies on hole 11. Kersey had a chip-in on hole 10, Mitsch and Green on hole 11, and Gail Bancroft on hole 13.

The first day of 18-hole play May 13 was rained out.

On Wednesday, May 15, 9-hole play game of the day was reverse your score. Winners were Beryl Roe, Vicki Nygaard, Jacque Glas, Aden, Kersey, Donna Bickford and Darlene Berger.

Bickford had a birdie on hole 11. RoseAnn Stans had a chip-in on hole 11, Cathi Nelson on hole 13 and Beryl Roe on hole 16.

Fairways at Howard’s Barn Men’s League

Play for the day Wednesday, May 16, was low team net using the two lowest scores on each team.

First place team was Bing Brodzinski, Ollie Courts, Ken Lieske and Jim Rauenhorst; second-place team was John Driscoll, Woody Woodwick and Tom Yurek.

Rauenhorst had the longest putt on hole 9. John Person had a chip-in on hole 4 and Brodzinski on hole 7.

Black Bear women

Eileen Springer needed just 18 putts and won the May 9 low putts event at Black Bear Golf Course in Pine River.

Low putts was the event May 16 as well and Carol Lovro’s 17 was the low round followed by Sue Conley with 18.

The league welcomes new members. The nine-hole rate is $12 for walking or $18.50 with cart. League dues are $15 for the year. For more information, contact Springer at 218-820-4627 or Lovro at 612-240-6079.

Emily Greens league

New members are always welcome as the leagues are set up to get to know the other golfers in a comfortable and non-intimidating setting. For anyone who may miss some weeks, it does not interfere with participating in the leagues. Call Tony or Gregg for more information or just show up and play.

Tuesday Morning Men’s League

The men played the best three net scores and paid three places with Charlie Peterson, Gordy Holmgren, Pete Ziegl, Gene Jensen and Tom Walker placing first. Cy Kruse, Keith Walker, Gary Nelson and Dick Hubbard were second, followed by Barry Knox, Larry Wickstrom, Willis Berndt and Roger Brekke in third.

Don Atwater and Nelson had chip-ins. Pete Ziegler was closest to the pin, and Walker was closest to the pin in two shots. Holmgren and Dave Schwan had the longest putt.

Wednesday Night Women’s League

The play of the day was High Hole Goodbye-score minus high hole. Winners were Patsy Bernhjelm, Lynda Halstensen, Marianne Auge, Charly Richters, Carol Germann and Julie MacGregor.

Sue Degner had a birdie on hole 5 and MacGregor on hole 8. Bernhjelm had a chip-in on hole 8, Karolyn Latterlle on hole 1 and Judy Abts.

Thursday Morning Women’s League

Play of the day was Lowest Score On Odd Holes with winners Kathy Ecklund, Nancy Kruse, Joanne Walker, Renee Adam, Carol Lieske and Jane Baker.

Bernhjelm had an eagle and a chip-in on hole 6.

Cragun’s Men’s League

American National cashed in against Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union with a 32-12 victory May 16 to build a six-point lead on the rest of the men’s league at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Halverson Law posted a 31.5-12.5 win over Edward Jones to move into second and 925.Silver beat First Security 31-13 to land in third.

Results from May 16:

Team results: Halverson Law 31.5, Edward Jones 12.5; DPA/DK Insurance 28, Thelen Heating 16; American National 32, Mid-Minnesota FCU 12; Von Hanson’s 24, Deerwood Bank 20; Reichert Bus 27.5, Mulligan’s 16.5; Shep’s on 6th 25, D&D Exteriors 19; 925.Silver 31, First Security 13; People’s Security 22, US Bank 22.

Team standings: American National, 87.75; Halverson Law, 81.75; 925.Silver, 80.75; Shep’s on 6th, 80.75; Reichert Bus, 75.75; D&D Exteriors, 69.25; Von Hanson’s, 68; US Bank, 67.25; People’s Security, 63; DPA/DK Insurance, 60.25; Deerwood Bank, 59.25; Edward Jones, 58.5; Mulligan’s, 54.75; Mid-Minnesota FCU, 54.25; First Security, 47.25; Thelen Heating, 47.

Individual results: closest to pins, Adam Kalenberg, Jim Mullen and Dan Vickerman; longest putt, Tim Halvorson.

Super Demo Day

Chris Foley Golf Schools and Cragun’s Legacy Courses will host a Super Demo Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 25.

Callaway Golf, PING, Nike Golf, Taylor Made and Titleist will have representatives on hand to answer questions and help select equipment.

Appointments for fittings are not necessary, but are available by representatives from each company by calling the Legacy Golf Shop at 218-825-2789. Chris Foley will also be available throughout the demo day to assist in selecting clubs that will benefit your game.

Foley will be using TrackMan Launch Monitor for fittings. Chris Foley Golf is one of only three facilities in the five state region that uses TrackMan for teaching/fitting.


Jim Zaleski, Merrifield, aced the 135-yard seventh hole of Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses May 14 using a 6-iron.

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