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Golf leagues-Sept. 12, 2013

Whitefish Shootout

Sherrie Adam fended off all others to win the fifth annual Whitefish Women’s Shootout Sept. 5 at Whitefish Golf Club.

Roxanne Thompson battled to the end before being eliminated by one stroke on the last hole to finish second.

Mike Einan won the men’s side of the Whitefish Shootout Sept. 3.

Mike Finley finished second and 87-year-old Fred Skog finished third.

Whitefish Men

Mike Slind, Gary Amundson, Richard Hanson and Stan Michal carded a 133 to win the one low net and one low gross event Sept. 3 during the Whitefish Men’s League.

Losing in a scorecard playoff, also with a 133, was Roger Jenson, Dave Keeling, Mike Einan and Joe Fetter.

Third place went to Greg Cheek, Mike Carnahan, Warren Kleinsasser and a blind draw.

Cheek and Sam Kantos sank the longest putts with Bob Beatty and Gary Kipling sticking it close to the pin.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

Susan Swanson scored a net of 9 to earn first place with the Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League, which played lowest net on three secret holes (2, 6 and 9) Sept. 9.

Susan Beilfuss, Vicki Dypwick and Mary Scarborough earned a net of 10 for a three-way tie for second place. There was a four-way tie for third place with Kathy Larson, Carol Lovro, Janet McDougal and Sheila Speedling.

Lovro had a chip-in on hole 4, and Mary Ann Valley on hole 7. Scarborough won low putts with 11.

The season will end Sept. 18 with a luncheon following morning golf.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Barb Hanson, Enga Wodziak and Nancy Carlson won their individual flights during the Sept. 4 Whitefish Women 18-Hole League.

Hanson won flight A with a 31 in the O-N-E-S league event. Roxanne Thompson shot 34 for second with Cathy Munger and Anita Stensby tying for third.

Wodziak also shot 31 to win flight B. Sharon Sullivan shot 33 and Joan Kantos 35.

Carlson won flight C with a 36. Marlene Anderson (37) was second and Mary Jean Herdey (38) finished third.

Hanson made a birdie and a chip-in birdie, helping her toward the low net of 65.

Diane Giefer and Joan Kantos both sank chip-ins.

Crosswoods Ladies 9-Hole

Georgi Ashlin became the Crosswoods Ladies 9-Hole League’s low gross club champion with a low gross score of 41 during the league’s club championship, which was played Aug. 14 and 21. Flight winners (lowest net scores) were:

Flight One: first, Cathi Nelson; second, Sue Mitsch; third, Tracy Nelson.

Flight Two: first (tie), Vicki Nygaard and Gail Bancroft; third, Carol Coult.

Flight Three: first, Char Gibbons; second, Bonnie Anderson; third, Dee Johnson.

Flight Four: first, Judy Hein; second, Marlene Miller; third, Delores Anderson.

Mary Neer and Nancy Barnes won closest to the pin. Delores Anderson and Bonnie Anderson had the longest drives. Miller and Bancroft had the longest putts. Nygaard, Lila Kersey, Gloria Dalbec, Beryl Roe, Cathi Nelson and Neer had birdies; and Nygaard, Dalbec and Sue Farrell recorded chip-ins.

Crosswoods Ladies 18-Hole

Tracy Nelson became the Crosswoods Ladies 18-Hole League’s low gross champion with a score of 83 during the leaguue’s club championship, which was played Aug. 12 and 19. Flight winners (lowest net scores) were:

First Flight: first, Ann Schrupp; second, Joey Hodgson; third, Sue Mitsch.

Second Flight: first, Georgi Ashlin; second, Michele Kohler; third, Sandy Melberg.

Third Flight: first, Thelma Williams; second, Judy Hein; third, Rose Ann Stans.

Sue Farrell and Nelson were closest to the pin. Beryl Roe and Schrupp had the longest drives. Lila Kersey and Cathi Nelson had the longest putts. Gloria Dalbec, Ashlin, Stans, Carol Coult, Schrupp, Tracy Nelson, Hodgson and Cathi Nelson carded birdies. Dalbec, Schrupp, Stans and Hodgson had chip-ins.

Crosswoods Ladies League

Ann Schrupp, Lila Kersey, Jeanne Green and Jane Draheim won the Crosswoods Ladies League Scramble on Wednesday, Sept. 4, with a 34.

Tying for second with scores of 36 were Tracy Nelson, Gail Bancroft, Mary Neer and Maureen Durand, along with Joey Hodgson, Vicki Nygaard, Bonnie Anderson and Marlene Miller.

Third place went to Cathi Nelson, Helen Blatz, Nancy Meinke and Dolores Anderson.

The fall luncheon took place after the scrmable.

The ladies will continue to play until the end of September with a 9 a.m. shotgun start on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Crosswoods Men’s League

Gary Hein was the Crosswoods Men’s League player of the day Sept. 5 with a low net round of 62. Dick Sletten had the individual low net on the front nine, and John Pribyl on the back nine.

Game of the day was three best net balls of four on all holes. Taking first were the teams of Sletten, Bill Dehnert, Jim Ritter and Ken Olsen on the front nine, and Roger Coult, John Antos, John Pribyl and John Swanson on the back nine.

Placing second were the teams of Gary Munger, Terry Nygaard, Marty Appel and Pat McAlpine on the front nine, and Dan Davis, Bob Hinkley, Palmer Sorenson and Hein on the back nine.

Sletten was closest to the pin on hole 6, and McAlpine on hole 11. Ralph Lewis had the longest putt on holes 9 and 16. Wayne Henquinet had a chip-in for birdie on hole 3.

On Sept. 3, Pribyl aced the 11th hole for shot of the day honors, his net 58 was the low net round for player of the day honors, and he had the individual low net on both the front and back nines. He also had a chip-in for birdie on hole 7.

Game of the day was two best balls of four on all holes. The team of Ray Elie, Ernie Byerly, Pribyl and Gene Guthmueller placed first on the front nine and second on the back nine.

The team of Bob Weins, Hinkley, Tom Goulet and Ron Bickford took first on the back nine; and the team of Dale Erickson, Bob Johnson, Dave Oleson and blind draw took second on the front nine.

Oleson had the longest putt on hole 5, Dehnert on hole 8 and Don Miller on hole 16. Elie was closest to the pin on hole 17. Johnson had a chip-in for birdie on hole 3, Sletten on hole 18 and Daryl Anderson on hole 15.

Howard’s Barn Women

The Fairways at Howard’s Barn Women’s League completed its annual two-day tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, and a Scramble Tournament on Sept. 10, which was followed by the fall luncheon at Andy’s in Crosslake.

Golf continues through September.

Grand View Lodge outings

Candace Prigge, Lisa Omodt, Katie Wallace and Carrie Spitzack shot 35 to win the Sept. 3 Grand View Lodge Women’s Outing on The Lakes at The Pines.

Denise Laber, Elaine Youngquist, Marian Duffy and Kris McGrath finished second with a tie for third between the team of Barb Elmquist, Jean Morgan, Pearl Peterson and Betty Rademacher and the team of Chris Niemi, Sue House, Connie Lazar and Blanche McMenimen.

Betty Kackman, Diane Aydt, Marlene Perkins and Val Lueck finished fifth.

Peterson and House drained the longest putts. House also sank a chip-in. Prigge, Youngquist and Laber made birdies.

Black Bear

The Black Bear Ladies League played Fun In the Sun with Mary Lou Jacobs winning first place and Eileen Springer taking second. Gloria Taylor had 12 putts to win low putts.

Birch Bay

Vi Anderson, Judy Kolstad and Patty Loya won the pink ball competition Aug. 28 during the Birch Bay Resort Women’s Social.

Birch Bay will offer women’s golf discounts throughout the fall on Monday afternoons and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon. All women are welcome.

Cragun’s Men’s League

A 29.5-14.5 victory Sept. 5 catapulted Von Hanson’s over D&D Exteriors, giving the team the second-half championship of the Cragun’s Legacy Courses Men’s League. D&D Exteriors beat Edward Jones 24-20, but didn’t accumulate enough points and lost to Von Hanson’s by 2.25 points. Edward Jones stayed in third.

Von Hanson’s will battle first-half winner Halverson Law for the league championship.

Team results from Sept. 5: Von Hanson’s 29.5, Mid-Minnesota FCU 14.5; Halverson Law Office 30, Shep’s on 6th 14; Reichert Bus 23, Thelen Heating 21; Deerwood 23, American National Bank 21; First Security Agency 22.5, People’s Security 21.5; Mulligan’s 22, DPA/DK Insurance 22; D&D Exteriors 24, Edward Jones 20; US Bank 22, 925.Silver 22.

Team standings: Von Hanson’s 225, second-half winner; D&D Exteriors 222.75; Edward Jones 212.75; DPA/DK Insurance 210; US Bank 206; Halverson Law 202.75; 925.Silver 197.75; Reichert Bus 197; Thelen Heating 196; Shep’s on 6th 192.75; Peoples Security 183; First Security Agency 183; American National 182; Deerwood Bank 172.75; Mulligan’s 158.5; Mid-Minnesota FCU 132.

Individual results: closest to pin, Matt Ruis, Drew Dufner and Rick Harms; longest putt, Jim Butcher; low net, David Ude 27, Tim Bogenschutz 30 and Ben VonBank 31; low gross, Tyler Monda 32 and Drew Dufner 34; side-game, Justin Buckwalter 40 and Craig Miller 33.

Breezy Point Men

Thomas & Associates knocked down Dockside 9.5-2.5 Sept. 5 to claim the No. 1 spot heading into position night of the Breezy Point Resort Men’s League. Giovanni’s beat Commander/JJ’s 6.5-5.5 to move into second place and will face Thomas & Associates Thursday for the second-half league title.

Team results from Sept. 5: Crocker Collision 10, Billy’s Buddies 2; Thomas & Associates 9.5, Dockside 2.5; Giovanni’s 6.5, Commander/JJ’s 5.5; Billy’s Bar & Grill — 6 points.

Team standings: Thomas & Associates 46; Giovanni’s 43.5; Commander/JJ’s 42.5; Crocker Collision 36.5; Dockside 34.5; Billy’s Bar & Grill 28.5; Billy’s Buddies 20.5.

Individual results: low net, 0-6 — Jim Fischer 32, 7-10 — Tom Aumock 36, 11-14 — Jodi Schiltz 34; longest putt, Ted Zarembski, Tom Aumock and Bruce Buxton; closest to pin, Jodi Schiltz and Bruce Buxton.


Pat Czock of Delano aced the 82-yard 15th hole at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake on Sept. 6 using a 7-iron.

John Pribyl of Crosslake aced the 106-yard 11th hole at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake on Sept. 3 using a #5 rescue.

Bryan Kusch of Cambridge aced the 115-yard 17th hole at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake on Aug. 31 using a pitching wedge.

Tom Gray aced the 11th hole at Emily Greens on Sept. 3 using a 3 hybrid for his first ace.

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