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Golf leagues-Aug. 22, 2013

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Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Barb Hanson shot rounds of 88-91 for a two-day 179 to win the low overall gross title Aug. 13-14 during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League club championship.

Helen McGrath fired a low net 147 and Maxine Riches a 150 for first and second place, respectively, in flight A.

Barb Holubar’s rounds of 91-94 helped her finish second overall in the low gross category and win flight B with her 185. Susan Finley won the low net title with a 142 with Cheryl Bontrager in second with 143.

Nancy Schmidt was the low gross winner for flight C with a 192. Joan Kantos captured the low net with a 146. Myra Faust was second with 148.

Diane Giefer’s 205 was the low gross for flight D. Sandy Meyer shot 150 for the low net and Nancy Einan a 156 for second.

Collecting birdies during the two-day tournament were McGrath (two), Mimi Swanson, Enga Wodziak, Finley, Judy Heslop, Holubar and Bontrager.

Chip-ins were sunk by Finley, Wodziak, Nancy Carlson, Sandy Meyer and Mary Kay Kendall.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

Whitefish Women’s 9 Hole League results

The Whitefish 9-Hole Women’s League is proud to announce our 9-Hole Champion, Carol Lovro. Both low gross and low net determined the following winners: 1st Flight: 1st place low gross - Sue Loechler, 2nd place low gross - Cathie Leiendecker- Foster, 1st place low net - Pat Montgomery, 2nd place low net - Mary Erickson. 2nd Flight: 1st place low gross - Connie Foster, 2nd place low gross - Barbie Swenson, 1st place low net - Janet McDougall, 2nd place low net - Kathy Brodin. Chip-ins were carded by Mary Erickson (# 2) and Sue Loechler (#9 and #10). These enthusiastic ladies had gorgeous weather for the two-day event.

Whitefish Men

Tom Otteson made it a three-peat Aug. 13-14 during the Whitefish Golf Club Men’s League championship.

Otteson captured his third overall low gross title during the two-day tournament.

Darrell Swanson needed a scorecard playoff, but captured the first flight low net title over Dick Femrite.

Jim Rauenhorst won the second flight low net with Terry Stansfield finishing second in a scorecard playoff.

Duane Ambuehl won the third flight low net by narrowly defeating runner-up Dean Brandt.

For information about the Sept. 9 club championship awards dinner and league, call the Whitefish pro shop at 218-543-4900.

Breezy Point Ladies

Jean Appleton and Darlene Palmer fired a 35 to win the Ryder Cup event Aug. 15 during the Breezy Point Resort Women’s League at Whitebirch Golf Course.

Patty Carlyle and Sandy O’Day tied the team of Polly Aumock and Colleen Rawlings for second.

Janie Pommer-Steph Mackey tied the teams of Chris Bjornson-Cathy Johnson, Barb Owens-Bunny Oseland and Sylvia Schmitt-Gloria Thomas for third.

Breezy Point Men

Thomas & Associates defeated Crocker Collision 9-3 Aug. 15 to claim a one-point lead in the Breezy Point Resort men’s league standings. Commander/JJ’s jumped to second with an 8.5-3.5 victory over Billy’s Bar and Grill

Team results from Aug. 15: Dockside 7, Giovanni’s 5; Commander/JJ’s 8.5, Billy’s Bar & Grill 3.5; Thomas Law 9, Crocker Collision 3; Billy’s Buddies 6.

Team standings: Thomas & Associates 31.5; Commander/JJ’s 30.5; Giovanni’s 30; Dockside 26; Crocker Collision 21; Billy’s Bar & Grill 16.5; Billy’s Buddies 12.5.

Individual results: Low nets: 0-6 handicap, Jim Fischer 31; 7-10, Dave Thomas 30 and Bob Speed 30; 11-18, Josef Schiltz 31; longest putts, Chuck O’Day, Wally Anderson and Ken Ess; closest to pin, Dale Tiedeman and Dave Thomas.

Crosswoods Men

Al Stans recorded a net score of 62 for the low net round of the day and player of the day honors Aug. 13 with the Crosswoods Men’s League. Ralph Lewis had the individual low net on the front nine and Joe Smith on the back nine.

Game of the day was 2 best balls of 4 on all holes. Winning teams were Terry Nygaard, Chet Herrboldt, Jeff Nichols and Ken Olsen on the front nine, and Marty Guse, Roger Coult, Palmer Sorenson and Smith on the back nine.

Second place went to the teams of Ray Elie, Ed Kellogg, Jim Mateyka and Gary Hein on the front nine, and Jim Fraser, John Ritter, Stans and Ron Bickford on the back nine.

Kellogg had the longest putt on hole 6, and Elie on hole 9. Dave Schrupp was closest to the pin on hole 11, and Herrboldt on hole 17. Ritter had a chip-in for birdie on hole 2, Larry Koenig on hole 8, Elie on hole 12 and Jim Fraser on hole 16.

Fraser shot the low net round of the day with 64 for player of the day honors Aug. 15. Schrupp had the individual low net on the front nine and Coult on the back nine.

Game of the day was team low net. Winning teams were Schrupp, Dan Davis, Sorenson and Loyal Meech on the front nine, and John Swanson, Wayne Henquinet, Don Miller and blind draw on the back nine.

Second place went to the teams of Elie, John Antos, Daryl Anderson and Coult on the front nine, and Bob Eng, Koenig, Gene Guthmueller and blind draw on the back nine.

John Jensen was closest to the pin on hole 6 and Dave Oleson on hole 11. Elie had the longest putt on hole 9, and Eng on hole 18. Sletten had an eagle on hole 16. Jerry Martin had a chip in for birdie on hole 6 and Bob Johnson on hole 7.

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Crosswoods Ladies

Joey Hodgson, Georgi Ashlin, Ann Schrupp, Cathi Nelson, Tracy Nelson and Michele Kohler won the game of the day — convert worst hole to par-low gross wins — Aug. 5 in 18-hole play with the Crosswoods Ladies League.

Gloria Dalbec had a birdie on hole 11 and Carol Coult on hole 4.

Tracy Nelson, Beryl Roe, Coult, Lila Kersey, Donna Bickford, Bonnie Anderson and Jane Draheim won the same game of the day Aug. 7 in nine-hole play.

Judy Nicholas had a birdie on hole 14.

The 18-hole group played its fall tournament Aug. 12 and 19. The 9-hole group played its tournament Aug. 14 and 21.

The league had its first Par 3 Partee Tournament on Aug. 8, where 20 golfers played the par 3 course. The tournament name was chosen from a slate of creative entries. A prize was given to Pat Oleson for her entry of the Par 3 Partee Tournament.

The overall tournament winner was Gloria Dahlbec. There was a four-way tie for the Pitty Partee Prize, so Dahlbec broke the tie by drawing Thelma Williams’ name.

Donna Bickford won the longest putt on hole 9, and Cheryl Fraser won the longest drive on hole 4.

Howard’s Barn women

Two Fairways at Howard’s Barn Women’s League teams tied for first Tuesday, Aug. 13: Donna Balzer, Helen Blatz, Bev Skog and Marlene Walters, and Geri Seaberg, Sandy Hins, Helen Silva and Marlene Miller. Play of the day was Mutt and Jeff.

The annual two-day Fairways tournament was scheduled for Aug. 20 and 27. The fall luncheon will follow on Sept. 10.

Emily Greens

Tuesday Morning Men’s League

Bob Elliott, Jim Shallman, Bruce Nelson and Bill Wroblewski took first with the Tuesday Morning Men’s League, followed by Don Atwater, Pat O’Connor, Roger Brekken and Jack Schuller in second.

Ron Germann, Larry Neer, Elmer Johnson and Larry Wickstrom placed third, and Barry Knox, Gary Nelson, Ken Lieske and Russ Philstrom won fourth.

Dick Blevins had the longest putt; Gene Jensen, Al Schewe and Paul Jensen were closest to the pin; and Atwater (two), Elmer Johnson, O’Connor, Bob Elliott and Gary Nelson had chip ins.

Wednesday Night Women’s League

The Wednesday Night Women’s League played the second week of the yearend tournament. Julie MacGregor, Mary Patterson and Jane McKinley had birdies; and MacGregor, Lynda Halstensen, McKinley and Karolyn Latterelle recorded chip ins.

Thursday Morning Women’s League

The Thursday Morning Women’s League completed the third week of tournament play. Carol Germann and Esther Backer had birdies.

Black Bear

The Black Bear Ladies 9-hole golf league played handicap with low net going to Gloria Taylor with a 36. Second place went to Carol Lovro with a 37. Donna Balser won closest to the pin and Eileen Springer won longest putt.

Cragun’s Men

D&D Exteriors surged into the lead in the men’s league at Cragun’s Legacy Courses with a 32-12 win over Mid-Minnesota FCU on Aug. 15.

Von Hanson’s slipped to fourth place following a 29.5-14.5 loss to Edward Jones, which moved into third place.

Second now belongs to Halverson Law, which beat Deerwood 31-13.

Team results from Aug. 15: DPA/DK Insurance 28, 925.Silver 16; Shep’s on 6th 29.5, American National 14.5; First Security Agency 26, Thelen Heating 18; D&D Exteriors 32, Mid-Minnesota FCU 12; Halverson Law 31, Deerwood Bank 13; Reichert Bus 24.5, People’s Security 19.5; Edward Jones 29.5, Von Hanson’s 14.5; Mulligan’s 24.5, US Bank 19.5.

Team standings: D&D Exteriors 156.25; Halverson Law 146.25; Edward Jones 142.25; Von Hanson’s 140; US Bank 138; DPA/DK Insurance 136; 925.Silver 133.75; Reichert Bus 131; Shep’s on 6th 130.25; American National 120.5; First Security Agency 117.5; Thelen Heating 115; Peoples Security 114.5; Deerwood Bank 108.25; Mulligan’s 100.5; Mid-Minnesota FCU 90.

Individual results: closest to pin, Bud Sourdiff, Tom Hice (hole in one) and Craig Miller; longest putt, Gary Goll; low net, Dan Vickerman 30, Michael Monda 31, Bud Sourdiff 31; low gross, Dan Vickerman 32, Tyler Monda 34; side-game, Eric Davidge G42, Andy Anderson N36.

Junior PGA

Maggie Heggerston finished third in the final Player of the Year points standings of the Minnesota Section Junior PGA Players Tour.

In six events, Heggerston, Pequot Lakes, tallied 535.3 points.

Kate Smith of Detroit Lakes, won the girls title with 907.5 points in six events. Karter Smith, also of Detroit Lakes, won the boys title.

Jenny Muesing, Baxter, finished 13th with five events played.

Savannah Stone, Crosslake, tied for 50th with just three events played.

Andrew Israelson, Staples, finished 20th in the boys standings with just four events played.

Thomas Stoxen, East Gull Lake, finished 62nd in five events. Andrew Muesing, Baxter, also played in five events and placed 117th.

Dakota Waverek, Staples, tied for 131st in four events and Joe Foley of East Gull Lake, with three events played, tied for 183rd in the final points standings.

Amateur championship

Cassie Deeg of Golden Eagle Golf Club finished seventh in the Minnesota Women’s State Amateur championship Aug. 15-16 at Dellwood Country Club.

Deeg shot rounds of 81-75 for a two-day 231. That put her six shots behind winner Cella Kuenster.

Emily Israelson, Staples, shot rounds of 82-77 to tie for 18th.

Maggie Heggerston of Pequot Lakes tied for 23rd with a 242.

Savannah Stone, Crosslake, tied for 42nd with a 251. Jenny Muesing, Baxter, placed 50th with a 254.


Bob Feidler of Arlington, Va., aced the 106-yard 11th hole Aug. 17 at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake using a 9-iron.

Mark Jarboe, Lake Shore, aced the 111-yard 11th hole of Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Aug. 14 using a 50-degree wedge.

Kevin Hsu, Lemont, Ill., aced the 160-yard seventh hole on Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Aug. 17 using a 6-iron.

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