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GOLF NEWS: Von Hanson’s claims lead

Von Hanson’s Meats used a 26-18 victory over Thelen Heating & Roofing May 5 to claim a 4-point edge in the Cragun’s Legacy Courses men’s league standings.

Team PSP dropped to second after falling to US Bank 26.5-17.5. Bremer Bank is in third.

Results from May 5:

Team results

Von Hanson’s Meats 26, Thelen Heating 18

US Bank 26.5, Team PSP 17.5

American National 22, Kavanaugh’s 18

Shep’s 30, First Security 14

Bremer Bank 23, GL Sports 21

Halverson Law 26.5, Team Legacy 17.5

Colonial Life 22.5, Deerwood Bank 21.5

Edward Jones 22.5, People’s Security 21.5

Team standings

Von Hanson’s 75.5

Team PSP 71.5

Bremer Bank 71.25

GL Sports 70.5

Shep’s 69.5

Kavanaugh’s 69

Thelen Heating 69

US Bank 68

Team Legacy 63.75

American National 62.5

Edward Jones 62.5

People’s Security 62

Halverson Law 61.5

Colonial Life 56.5

Deerwood Bank 55.5

First Security 47.5

Individual results

Low net: Doug Van Steenwyk 30, Kurt Muesing 32, Alex Osowski 33

Low gross: Osowski 34

Side game: JJ Levenske

Closest to pin: Tom Hice, Steenwyk

Longest putt: Joel Clough

Thursday’s matchups

Bobby’s Legacy

Thelen Heating vs. GL Sports

Deerwood Bank vs. Kavanaugh’s

Team PSP vs. Edward Jones

First Security vs. Halverson Law

Bremer Bank vs. Von Hanson’s

American National vs. Colonial Life

People’s Security vs. US Bank

Team Legacy vs. Shep’s

Legacy women

Becky Butcher’s 42 was the low score on the Dutch’s front nine, while Teresa Berg’s 48 was low on the back during the season opener of women’s night May 3 at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

On the front side, Ali Timmons had the low putts with 15 helped by sinking the longest putt. Tammy Olson was closest to the pin.

Mary Boeder had low putts on the back nine. Cathy Gray made the longest putt and Teresa Berg was closest to the pin.

Rachel Martin’s 32 was the low round on the Par 3 Course and was helped by her low number of putts. Jan Houle was closest to the pin and Donna Gottsch made the longest putt.

Women’s Outing

Cathy Seczko, Jackie Payne, Naomi Jobes and Pam Morrison won the scramble event at the season’s first Grand View Lodge women’s outing May 3 at The Pines.

Kari Dayton, Judi Moravec, Barb Elmquist and Blanche McMenimen finished second.

The team of Laurel Mezner, Paula West, Ellen Ogg and Julie Hofius tied Barb Wenschlag, Casey Gromer, Marian Duffy and Pat Anderson for third.

Hofius was closest to the pin and Elmquist sank the longest putt.

The next women’s outing is 5:30 p.m. May 17 at The Preserve.

Whitefish women

Enga Wodziak shot a net 35 to win flight A of the opening day for the Whitefish women’s 18-hole league May 4.

Anita Stensby shot 38 for second in the Alternate Country game.

Marlys Guse won Flight B with a 29 followed by Myra Faust’s 36.

Sandra Pohl’s 31 placed her in first for flight C. Joi Brandt and Mary Boeder tied for second with 36s.

Guse and Barb Hanson each had chip ins. Guse carded two birdies, Hanson one, Pohl one and Joan Kantos another.

On May 11, the league will begin play at 9 a.m. for the remainder of the season. Anyone interested in joining can call the Whitefish pro shop at (218) 543-4900 or Stensby at (218) 692-3537 for more information.


Tom Brown, Anoka, aced the 150-yard 17th hole on Breezy Point Resort’s Whitebirch Golf Course May 3 using a 5-wood.

Doug Van Steenwyk, Brainerd, aced the 135-yard 15th hole of the Dutch Course at Cragun’s Legacy Courses May 5 using an 8-iron. 

Free golf

Madden’s on Gull Lake is offering free golf May 15 on their Pine Beach West Golf Course.

Call 800-642-5363 to set up a tee time or for more information.

Upcoming events

May 13: The Traditional tournament — Breezy Point Resort

May 14-15: Golf Galaxy Golf Tour — Cragun’s Legacy

May 15: Whitefish Bloody Open 3-man scramble — Whitefish Golf Club

May 17: MGA Senior Tour — The Classic

May 17: Women’s Outing — The Preserve at Grand View Lodge

May 22: Spring 3-person scramble — Golden Eagle Golf Club

May 23: MGA Senior Tour — Breezy Point Resort

May 24: Women’s Outing — Deacon’s Lodge

May 29: 10th Legacy Challenge — Cragun’s Legacy

May 29: 5th Madden’s Parent/child tournament — Madden’s Resort

May 30-31: Fred-Mark tournament — Grand View Lodge

May 30-31: USGA Amateur Public Links Sectional Qualifying — The Classic at Madden’s

May 31: MGA Senior Tour — Grand View Lodge

May 31: Women’s Outing — The Pines at Grand View Lodge