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Golf leagues-Sept. 19, 2013

Crosswoods Ladies Golf League

Nancy Stevens, Dolores Anderson, Maureen Durand, Beryl Roe, Cheryl Fraser, Nancy Giovannetti and RoseAnn Stans won the pink ball-mystery game of the day Wednesday, Sept. 11, with the Crosswoods Ladies League.

Ann Schrupp had a birdie on hole 17. Sandy Melberg had a chip in on hole 18.

The league didn’t play Monday, Sept. 9, because of rain.

Crosswoods Men’s League

Loyal Meech shot the low net round of the day of 60 in Crosswoods Men’s League action Sept. 12. He also had the individual low net on the front nine. John Jensen had the individual low net on the back nine.

Game of the day was team low net.

Placing first were the teams of Ernie Byerly, Bob Johnson, Meech and John Antos on the front nine, and Ed Kellogg, Palmer Sorenson, John Pribyl and Jensen on the back nine.

Second place went to Bob Weis, Dick Sletten, Dale Erickson and Bob Eng on the front nine, and Daryl Anderson, Chet Herrboldt, Nick Loscheider and Jim Mateyka on the back nine.

Closest to the pin honors went to Dave Oleson on hole 6 and Wayne Henquinet on hole 11. Longest putt honors went to Jensen on hole 9 and Loscheider on hole 18.

On Sept. 10, Kellogg scored a net 58 for low net round of the day. Sletten tied the low gross round of the year with a 73, and had the individual low net on the back nine. Eng had the individual low net on the front nine.

Game of the day was team low net.

Finishing first were the teams of Weins, Erickson, Eng and Ralph Lewis on the front nine, and Bob Hinkley, Daryl Anderson, Meech and Pat Arens on the back nine.

Second place went to the teams of Antos, Byerly, Bill Dehnert and Bob Johnson on both the front and back nines.

Recording the longest putts were Jensen on hole 5 and Weis on hole 8. Closest to the pin honors went to Kellogg on hole 11 and Sletten on hole 17.

Howard’s Barn Women

Helen Silva, Pat Rauenhorst, Carole Brodzinski and Merrilyn Enabit won the scramble tournament Tuesday, Sept. 10, with the Fairways at Howard’s Barn Women’s League. After the scramble, the annual fall luncheon was held at Andy’s in Crosslake. Also placing in the scramble were Carol Lieske, Marlene Walters and Geri Seaberg, second; Jeanne Green, Helen Blatz and Joanne Eickhoff, third; and Marlene Miller, Marlene Yurek, Bev Skog and Sandy Hins, fourth.

Silva presented Ringer awards with Hins being the most improved. Most improved player from 2012 to 2013 was Silva.

Gifts were presented to Miller and Green for their contributions to the league during the season and to Walters for her many years as secretary/treasurer.

A traveling putter, presented to a league member at the discretion of the president, was presented to Yurek. Each member receiving the traveling putter will add something to the putter as it travels to the recipient the following year. Blatz shared results of the annual two-day tournament held in August: Fourth flight, Eickhoff, first, and Seaberg, second; third flight, Rauenhorst, first, Walters, second, and Skog, third; second flight, Miller, first, and Brodzinski, second; first flight, Silva.

Low gross went to Lieske and low net went to Yurek.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

The Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League had its “Celebration of Summer” shotgun on Wednesday, Sept. 11, with a dinner at the Whitefish clubhouse after play.

Clarise Skalman won the game of the day with a net score of 31. The game was secret throwaway hole where players added their total net score after nine holes and then deducted the net score of the secret hole that was determined by an employee at the club. It was an individual game.

Vicki Dypwick and Barbie Swenson took second with net scores of 32; and Stephanie Haider, Sue Loechler and Ruth Klukow won third with net scores of 35.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Mimi Swanson, Nancy Schmidt, Sandy Meyer and Joi Brandt shot a 121 to win the two best net ball event Sept. 11 in the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

Maxine Riches, Cheryl Bontrager, Diane Giefer and Sharon Keister finished second with a 125.

Cathy Munger, Susan Finley, Enga Wodziak and Marlene Anderson placed third with a 127.

Schmidt shot a low net, tying with Diane Giefer. The two fired 66s.

Most improved golfer of the season went to Betsy Otteson. The season’s low net title went to Schmidt for her 44 and Barb Hanson’s 67 was the low gross of the season.

Whitefish Men

Tom McGrath won the first flight of the Sept. 10 if only event during the Whitefish Golf Club Men’s League.

Paul Schmidt was second to McGrath and Tom Otteson was third.

Dave Keeling won the second flight followed by John Farrell and Mike Einan.

James McKeehen was the third flight winner. Bill Anderson finished second and Greg Lindahl third.

Dick Keister and Bob Adam sank the longest putts and Richard Hansen and Paul Schmidt were honored for closest to the pins.

Cragun's Men's League

Halverson Law strong armed Von Hanson’s Meats for a 27.5-16.5 victory Sept. 12 to win the season title of the Cragun’s Legacy Courses men’s league.

The foursome of Dan Vickerman, John Ohlin, Joel Clough and Nate Wood made up Halverson’s lineup Sept. 12.

D&D Exteriors finished third as they beat Reichert Bus 30-14. Drew Dufner scored a big 10-point win.

Jim Butcher’s nine-point win helped DPA/DK Insurance top Shep’s on 6th 30.5-13.5 for fifth place.

Team results

Halverson Law 27.5, Von Hanson’s 16.5

D&D Exteriors 30, Reichert Bus 14

DPA/DK Insurance 30.5, Shep’s on 6th 13.5

Breezy Point Men

Thomas Law posted an 8.5-3.5 victoy over Giovanni’s to win the Breezy Point Resort Men’s League second half championship Sept. 12.

Giovanni’s finished second with Commander/JJ’s, which beat Crocker Collision 11-1, finishing third.

Team results from Sept. 12: Thomas Law 8.5, Giovanni’s 3.5; Commander/JJ’s 11, Crocker Collision 1; Billy’s Bar & Grill 7.5, Dockside 4.5; Billy’s Buddies 6.

Final team standing: Thomas Law, Giovanni’s, Commander/JJ’s, Crocker Collision, Dockside, Billy’s Bar & Grill, Billy’s Buddies.

Individual results:

Low net: 0-6, Wayne Massie 35; 7-10, Tom Aumock 34; 11-14, Dale Tiedeman 33, Tom Macomber 33.

Longest putt: Wayne Massie (2), Dick Williams, Mark Whittemore.

Closest to pin: Mark Jarboe.

Black Bear Ladies

The Black Bear Ladies 9-Hole League finished its season with a scramble won by the team of Barb Knutson, Cathy Switajewski and Carol Lovro.

Second-place team members were Gloria Taylor, Judy Conrad, Mary Lou Jacobs and Lila Kersey.

After golf, members met at Bites for a final luncheon where plaques for the club championship were awarded to Switajewski for low net and Lovro for low gross.

Kersey won the tournament’s second flight and Taylor took the third flight.

Holes in one

Bob McColloch, Treherne, Manitoba, aced the 120-yard 17th hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Sept. 13 with a pitching wedge.

Ron Thornton, Nisswa, aced the 100-yard eighth hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Sept. 16 using a 9-iron.

Mike Studer, Lino Lakes, aced the 208-yard 15th hole of Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Sept. 15 using a 1-hybrid.

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