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Golf leagues-Sept. 26, 2013

Crosswoods Ladies League

Lila Kersey shot a 61 for first place in Crosswoods Ladies League 18-hole play Monday, Sept. 16. Game of the day was low net.

Sandy Melberg placed second with a 71 and Tracy Nelson took third with 72.

Melberg had a chip-in on hole 9.

There was no game of the day Wednesday, Sept. 18, because of rain, though 10 players played nine holes.

Crosswoods Men’s League

Marty Guse shot the low net round of the day with a 62 Tuesday, Sept. 17, with the Crosswoods Men’s League. Individual low net winners were Palmer Sorenson on the front nine and John Swanson on the back nine.

Game of the day was team low net with devil ball, where each team is issued two colored balls that are played in sequence by each team member. A separate score is maintained for the colored ball, and if the colored balls are lost the team is disqualified.

Devil ball winners were Bob Johnson, Guse and Sorenson.

Taking first were the teams of Johnson, Guse, Sorenson and blind draw on the front nine, and Bob Campbell, Swanson, Gary Hein and Steve Tufte on the back nine.

The team of Roger Weis, Dick Sletten, Jerry Martin and Ralph Lewis took second on both the front and back nines.

Longest putt winners were Dan Clement on hole 5 and Jim Fraser on hole 8. Closest to the pin winners were Ken Olsen and Guse.

On Sept. 19, first-place teams playing four-man scramble were Martin, Bill Dehnert and Bob McPherson on the front nine, and Bob Weins, Jim Mateyka, Don Miller and Swanson on the back nine.

Second-place team on both the front and back nine included Sletten, Jim Ritter, John Jensen and Hein.

Longest putts were by Chet Herrboldt on hole 5, Greg Long on hole 9 and Nick Loscheider on hole 18. Closest to the pin were Sletten on hole 6, Loyal Meech on hole 11 and Ray Elie on hole 15.

Annual tournament

Dick Sletten was the low gross champion at the Crosswoods Men’s League annual tournament.

Flight A net winners were Sletten, first; Bob Weins, second; and Bob Eng, third. Flight B net winners were Loyal Meech, first; and Bob Johnson, Ernie Byerly, John Antos and Pat Arens all tied for second.

Flight C net winners were Ed Kellogg, first; John Pribyl, second; and Marty Appel, third. Flight D ended in a tie for first place, so a nine-hole playoff determined Gary Hein as the winner, followed by John Swanson in second and Ken Olsen in third.

Whitefish Women 9-Hole

Vicki Dypwick with a net score of 31 won the Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole League’s final golf game of the season Wednesday, Sept. 18. Game of the day was low net, an individual game.

Janet McDougal placed second with a net score of 32. Connie Foster, Cathie Foster, Kathy Keeling and Barbie Swenson tied for third with net scores of 33.

Barb Wetter had a chip-in on hole 7.

Whitefish Women 18-Hole

Maxine Riches and Susan Walstrom tied with 35s to win flight A during the Sept. 18 low net on even holes event during the Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole League.

Barb Holubar and Cheryl Bontrager tied for third place with 37s in flight A.

Nancy Schmidt captured flight B with a 34. Sherrie Adam was second and Sharon Sullivan placed third.

Marlys Guse won flight C with a 36. Jean Freytag was second and Sandy Meyer third.

Riches and Nancy Schmidt each shot a net 70 for the low individual round.

Walstrom made a birdie and had two chip ins. Holubar also had two chip ins and Anita Stensby sank a chip in, too.

Whitefish Men

Steve Ogren, Gary Amundson, Mike Einan and Warren Kleinsasser shot a 155 to win the men’s league 2x4 event Sept. 17 at Whitefish Golf Club.

Greg Cheek, Paul Beilfuss, Jim Rauenhorst and Greg Lindahl finished second with a 156 and in third place was Todd Wordelman, Bob Adam, Denny Nybo and Joe Fetter.

Greg Johnson and Einan sank the longest putts and getting it close to the pin was Bob Beatty and Sam Kantos.

Breezy Point Men

Giovanni’s Pizza knocked off Thomas Law 8-4 Sept. 19 to win the Breezy Point Resort Men’s League season championship.

Jock Kocak, Don Sandberg and Bruce Buxton carried the team with low gross scores of 37, 39 and 40, respectively.

Dick Polsfus of Giovanni’s topped Ken Ess of Thomas Law 49 to 51. Both players are 86 years old.

Grand View Lodge outings

Marian Duffy, Carrie Spitzack and Dave Bursch shot 33 to win the season’s final Grand View Lodge Coed Outing Sept. 10 at the Pines.

Katie Wallace, Candace Prigge and Jim Kendall finished second.

There was a four-way tie for third between the teams of: Dick and Jean Morgan and Dick and Marilyn Sobiech; Bob and Sue House, Joyce Grant and Bill Hoff; Doug and Vicki Dypwick and Gene and Carol Lovro; and Gene and Cathy Seczko and Judi Moravec and John Oswald.

Longest putt went to Bill McGrath and Blanche McMenimen. Dave Bursch and Katie Wallace were closest to the pin.


Patrick Murray, Coon Rapids, aced the 135-yard 13th hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes on Sept. 17 using a 7-iron.

Len Deeg, Hugo, aced the 158-yard 16th hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes on Sept. 22 using a 7-iron.

Rich Sames, Mahtomedi, aced the 135-yard 13th hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes on Sept. 22 using a 9-iron.

Bob Weins of Pueblo, Colo., aced the 165-yard fourth hole at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake using a 7-iron.

Ray Ordner aced the 100-yard eighth hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Sept. 23 using a pitching wedge.

Mick Anderson, Dent, aced the 102-yard ninth hole of Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Sept. 18 using a 52-degree wedge.

Shoot Out at Madden’s

The team of Shawn Carter and Shawn Chambers tied the team of Tim Johnson and Bud Sourdiff with a 70 to win the gross title of the Sept. 22 Classic Shoot Out at The Classic at Madden’s.

Claiming the net title with a 59 was the team of Dan Trout and Kevin Trout.

Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Brainerd Sports Boosters.

Results from Sept. 22:

Gross: 1t-Shawn Carter-Shawn Chambers 70, 1t-Tim Johnson Bud Sourdiff 70, 3t-Adam Pogue-Marc Hulsether 72, 3t-Brad Holland-Ethan Schmitz 72, 5-Glenn Hagberg-Nick Christenson 74, 6-Jesse Nelson-Danny Menton 75, 7-Joel Clough-Justin Heitkamp 79

Net: 1-Dan Trout-Kevin Trout 59, 2-Greg Lindberg-Tom Kientzle 63.13, 3-Todd Ringler-Doug Campbell 66.26, 4-Ken Lacey-Bob Torkelson 67.58, 5-Shane Eastman-Greg Miller 67.82, 6-Justin Simon-Don Evans 68.08, 7-Andy Hayes-Jean Pomerleau 69.5, 8-Glen Gustafson-Glen Cook 69.87, 9-Mike Hayes-John Pope 69.9, 10-Mike Quinn-Pat Quinn 70.62, 11-Tim Conroy-Steve Quisberg 70.9, 12t-Kevn Theising-Bryan Barrer 72.5, 12t-Eric Davidge-Jeff Hilborn 72.5, 14-Geri Skogen-Lorri Reuer 72.77, 15-Mike Benoy-Grant Gmeinder 73.5, 16-Anne Gustafson-Brian Gustafson 74, 17-Joe Winegar-Todd Dahl 74.13, 18-Ken Mimmack-Jim Freeman 75.08, 19-Ryan Sharpe-Pat Wiebusch 75.15, 20-Rolf Moen-Jeff Mattson 75.21, 21-David Quisberg-Mike Zauhar 75.22, 22-Jim Bender-Bob Bender 75.59, 23-Dan Travica-Colin MacDonald 76.76, 24-Brian Skogen-Pete Schadegg 78, 25-Ruth Zauhar-Michele Hilborn 79.9, 26-Greg Larson-Brian Thuringer 88.97.

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