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Golf leagues-Aug. 8, 2013

Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole

Ginger Giefer, Nancy Einan and Judy Eastwood shot a 122 to win the July 31 reverse cha cha cha event during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

The event coincided with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation fundraiser.

Second place went to the team of Mimi Swanson, Myra Faust, Diane Giefer and Nancy Carlson. Third went to Dorie Kaleva, Marlys Guse and Lois Haglund.

Susan Walstrom and Ginger Giefer tied for the day’s low net with 67s.

Maxine Riches and Guse each carded birdies with chip ins going to Riches, Walstrom, Darlene Bonnema, Faust, Diane Giefer, Ginger Giefer and Kaleva.

The Shoot Out Tournament has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5.

Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole

Lyn Blass won the Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League event July 31 with a net of 31. The event was low net and it was an individual game.

There was a four-way tie for second with net 35: Pat Montgomery, Linda Carpenter, Carol Lovro and Sheila Speedling.

Gini Moberg had a chip in on hole 6, and Janet McDougal on hole 2.

Anyone interested in joining the 9-hole league should call Mardy Brodil at 218-692-2066.

Whitefish Men's League

Paul Schmidt, Richard Hansen and James McKeehen shot a 106 to claim the July 30 red, white and blue game during the Whitefish Golf Club Men’s League.

Tom McGrath, Bob Caturia, Mike Einan and Bill Donovan finished second followed by Tom Otteson, Ed Kremer and Fred Skog.

Duane Ambuehl and Sam Kantos sank the longest putts and Jack Heidman and Roger Handberg were closest to the pin winners.

Breezy Point Ladies

Janice Palmer, Ellen Koshenia, Sue Marsolais and Sylvia Scmidt won the game of the day during the Aug. 1 Breezy Point Resort Women’s League.

Finishing second was the team of Martha Polfuss, Barb Owens, Ruth Tiedeman and Darlene Palmer. Third place went to Betty Huseby, Judy Thomas, Vernda Miller and Patty Carlyle.

Crosswoods Men

Dave Oleson had the low net round of 59 and Chet Herrboldt had a hole in one on hole 17 in Crosswoods Men’s League action July 30.

Oleson had the individual low net on the front nine and Don Rother on the back nine.

Game of the day was 3 best balls odd, 2 best even, with the team of John Antos, Nick Loscheider, Greg Long and Roger Coult winning on the front nine, and Dan Davis, Pat McAlpine, Dale Stevens and Rother taking the back nine.

Second-place teams were Oleson, Dave Schrupp, Tom Endres and Ken Olsen on the front nine, and Bob McPherson, Herrboldt, Al Stans and Ralph Lewis on the back nine.

Rother was closest to the pin on hole 11, and Lewis on hole 6. Rother had the longest putt on hole 9, and Don Miller on hole 18.

Aug. 1, Rother had the low net round with 61. He had the individual low net on the back nine, while Ernie Byerly had the individual low net on the front nine.

Game of the day was team low net, with the team of Loscheider, John Swanson, Jerry Martin and blind draw winning the front nine, and Jim Ritter, Wayne Henquinet, Jerry Bourassa and Bob Weins claiming the back nine.

Finishing second were Rother, Jim Fraser, Don Miller and Ron Bickford on the front nine, and Daryl Anderson, Marty Appel, Roger Weis and Stans on the back nine.

John Pribyl was closest to the pin on hole 6, and Bob Eng on hole 11. Dale Erickson had the longest putt on hole 11, and Rother on hole 18. Loyal Meech had a chip in for birdie on hole 16, and Martin on hole 18.

New players are welcome at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Crosswoods Ladies League

The team of Sue Mitsch, Beryl Roe, Michele Kohler and Dee Dee Johnson won the Crosswoods Ladies League’s game of the day Monday, July 29, with a score of 119. The game was two lowest net per team-team score.

Taking second with 124 was the team of Tracy Nelson, Judy Nicholas, Georgi Ashlin and Rose Ann Stans. Tying for third with 127 were the teams of Sue Farrell, Sandy Melberg, Lila Kersey and Nancy Meinke, and Cathi Nelson, Renee Aden, Carol Coult and Joey Hodgson.

Gloria Dalbec had a birdie on hole 11.

The same game was played Wednesday, July 31, with the team of Ann Schrupp, Ashlin, Mary Neer and Pat Oleson taking first with 54.

Second place went to Cathi Nelson, Helen Blatz, Stans and Jane Draheim. Tracy Nelson, Thelma Williams, Cheryl Fraser and Dolores Anderson finishied third.

Aden had a birdie on hole 15, Neer on hole 11 and Mitsch on hole 14.

Howard’s Barn Men

The team of John Driscoll, Harry Head, John Person and Tom Yurek of the Fairways at Howard’s Barn Men’s League won the low team net using all scores play of the day Wednesday, July 31.

Second place went to Sig Anderson, Bing Brodzinski, Ollie Courts and Woody Woodwick. Person had the longest putt on hole 9.

Emily Greens

Following are league play results.

Tuesday Morning Men’s League

The teams of Tim Donnay, Russ Philstrom, Dick Hubbard and Dave Schwarze, and Don Atwater, Gary Nelson and Willis Berndt tied for first.

And the teams of Bob Arendt, Ernie Morreim, Dick Blevins and Jim Wells, and Gene Jensen, Al Schewe, Charlie Peterson and Milt Spieler tied for third.

Blevins had the longest putt. Blevins, Tom Walker and Schwarze were closest to the pin, and Jack Schuller had a chip in.

Wednesday Night Women’s League

Judy Abts, Julie McGregor, Carol Germann, Julie Dallas, Donna Larson, Bonnie Bares and Kathy Pfafflay won the high score, low score, pink ball winner, closest to hole play of the day.

Thursday Morning Women’s League

The Thursday league began its year-end tournament with results to follow in the upcoming weeks.

Black Bear Ladies

Mary Lou Jacobs, Cathy Switajewski and Carol Lovro won the Black Bear Ladies 9-hole League game — Mutt and Jeff, adding the par fives and the par threes together for a team score — with a team total of 75.

Sue Conley won low putts.

The league welcomes new members at any time during the season. For more information, call Eileen Springer at 218-568-4131.

Grand View Lodge Outing

Carrie Spitzack, Katie Wallace, Jim Kendall and Dave Busch won the July 30 Grand View Lodge Coed Outing at The Pines with a 34.

Judi Moravec, John Oswald and Cathy and Gene Seczko finished second. There was a three-way tie for third between the teams of Dough and Vicki Dypwick and Peter and Becky Gutlovics, Candace Prigge, Lisa Omodt and Kris and Bill McGrath and the team of Betty Kackman, Diane Aydt and Barb Elmquist.

Longest putts went to Betty Kackman and John Oswald and closest to the pin was won by Kackman and Bob House.

The next Coed Outing will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at The Pines.

Legacy Men

Von Hanson’s upended First Security Agency 23-21 Aug. 1 to remain in the men’s league lead at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

However, D&D Exteriors grabbed a 24-20 win over Reichert Bus to climb to 1.25-points away from tying Von Hanson’s.

Despite losing Reichert Bus jumped into third place as Deerwood Bank, which was in second place, fell to 925.Silver 29-15 to fall to sixth.

Team results from Aug. 1: Shep’s 28, Mulligan’s 16; Halverson Law Office 22.5, DPA/DK Insurance 21.5; American National Bank 28, US Bank 16; Thelen Heating 24, Edward Jones 20; People’s Security 30, Mid-Minnesota FCU 14; Von Hanson’s 23, First Security Agency 21; D&D Exteriors 24, Reichert Bus 20; 925.Silver 29, Deerwood 15.

Team standings: Von Hanson’s 101.5; D&D Exteriors 100.25; Reichert Bus 96; American National 95.5; 925.Silver 95.25; Deerwood Bank 92.25; Halverson Law 91.25; Edward Jones 90.25; Shep’s on 6th 88.75; US Bank 88.5; Thelen Heating 88; DPA/DK Insurance 87; Peoples Security 86; First Security Agency 81; Mulligan’s 67; Mid-Minnesota FCU 55.5.

Legacy Women

Rachel Martin was closest to the pin and helped her team to a first-place 33 on the front nine of the Bobby’s Legacy July 30 during Cragun’s Legacy Courses women’s night.

Martin teamed with Heather Carey, Rhonda Mareck and Lotti Oehrlein for the 33, which tied them with Cole Lence, Kim Larson and Danielle Sazama and the team of Dawn Buckwalter, Debbie Briggs, Carrie Anderson and Angie Hanske. Lisa Fouquette made the longest putt.

On Bobby’s back nine, the team of JoEllen Reeck, Renne Rivard, Angie Sandelin and Becky Butcher shot 33 for first place.

Bonnie Armstrong made the longest putt and Katy Kalenberg was closest to the pin.

Jessica Dieter, Kris Dieter, Wendy Shamp and Minday Elliot tied the team of Melissa Schmidt, Lor Dooley, Teene Erlandson and Sarah Adam for first place on the Par 3 course.

Adams made the longest putt and Missy Koel was closest to the pin.

Lakewood Foundation Classic

Lakewood Health System’s 20th annual Foundation Golf Classic is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 23, at The Vintage in Staples. Co-sponsored by Nyhus Chevrolet-Buick and First International Bank & Trust of Staples, the four-person scramble offers two tee times for participants to choose from — 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided and participants will be eligible to receive various prizes and awards. All proceeds from the tournament will go toward Lakewood’s OB Home Visits program.

Sponsorship levels include: $400 team sponsorship, which includes four playing spots, two golf carts, food and prizes; and $250 hole sponsorship, which includes a sign at the sponsored hole, a listing in the program and the opportunity for a sponsoring business to provide give-a-ways at the hole.

The Foundation Golf Classic has room for 40 teams.Early registration is appreciated.

For more information on this event, contact Heidi at 218-894-8508. Registration ends Wednesday, Aug. 14.


Scott Moen aced the 115-yard 8th hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses July 25 using a pitching wedge.

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