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GOLF NEWS: GL Sports tops leaderboard

GL Sports netted a 28.5-15.5 victory over Thelen Heating and Roofing on May 12 to claim a one-half point lead over the pack in the men’s league at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Von Hanson’s Meats, which held the lead last week, defeated Bremer Bank 23-21 and Kavanaugh’s Resort jumped up three spots into third place with a 27-17 win over Deerwood Bank.

May 12 results:

Team results

GL Sports 28.5, Thelen Heating 15.5

Kavanaugh’s 27, Deerwood Bank 17

Edward Jones 22, Team PSP 22

First Security 27.5, Halverson Law 16.5

Von Hanson’s 23, Bremer Bank 21

American National 25, Colonial Life 19

US Bank 24, People’s Security 16

Team Legacy 223.5, Shep’s 20.5

Team standings

GL Sports 99.0

Von Hanson’s Meats 98.5

Kavanaugh’s 96.0

Team PSP 93.5

Bremer Bank 92.25

US Bank 92.0

Shep’s on 6th 90.0

American National 87.5

Team Legacy 87.25

Edward Jones 84.5

Thelen Heating 84.5

Halverson Law 78.0

People’s Security 78.0

Colonial Life 75.5

First Security Agency 75.0

Deerwood Bank 72.5

Individual results

Low net: Tim Bogenschutz 31, Dave Kavanaugh 32, Justin Simon 33

Low gross: Todd Ringer 37

Closest to pin: Greg Ocel

Closest to pin: Drew Dufner

Longest putt: Dufner

Next week’s matchups

Bobby’s Legacy

Team PSP vs. First Security

US Bank vs. Shep’s

Thelen Heating vs. American National

Von Hanson’s vs. Kavanaugh’s

People’s Security vs. Team Legacy

Edward Jones vs. Halverson Law

Bremer Bank vs. Deerwood Bank

GL Sports vs. Colonial Life

Legacy women

The foursome of Meriel Park, Susan Kieffer, Connie Bender and Michelle Hilborn shot a 36  on the front nine and Becky Butcher, Sandy Baumann, Susan Goll and Dawn Buckwalter shot 36 on the back nine May 10 of the Dutch Legacy during women’s night at the Legacy Courses at Cragun’s.

Those two teams won the dice scramble event during theme night at Cragun’s.

On the front nine, Katy Kalenberg hit the longest drive and Kathy Timm was closest to the pin.

Renee Johnson hit the longest drive on the back with Casey Gromer closest to the pin.

On the Par 3 Course, Abby Ahlberg, Rachel Wolthuizen, Sarah Adams and Shari Wiltrout shot 29 for the low score.

Erin Books was closest to the pin and Wolthuizen made the longest putt.

Breezy Point men

Datam claimed the early lead May 12 in the men’s league at Breezy Point Resort as it defeated Billy’s Buddies 9-3.

Mills Motors is 1.5 points back in second place after it defeated Thomas Law 7.5-4.5.

Results from May 12:

Team results

Mills Motor 7.5, Thomas Law 4.5

Datam 9, Billy’s Buddies 3

Commander/JJ’s 7, Billy’s Bar and Grill 5

Dockside 6

Team standings

Datam 9

Mills Motor 7.5

Commander/JJ’s 7

Dockside 6

Billy’s Bar and Grill 5

Thomas Law 4.5

Billy’s Buddies 3

Individual results

Low net

0-6: Brad Cardini 36

7-10: Leon Zender 33

11-over: Bob Speed 35

Closest to pins: Don Sandberg, Dave Basil

Longest putts: Mike Dowdall, Randy Hansen (2), Bob Kutsi

Next week’s matchups

Whitebirch front

Commander/JJ’s vs. Dockside

Thomas Law vs. Billy’s Buddies

Billy’s Bar and Grill vs. Datam

Mills Motor — Bye

Breezy Point women

The foursome of Sandy O’Day, Sylvia Schmitt, Phyllis Struthers and Joi Brandt shot 42 as did Barb Owens, Bonnie Person, Linda Betker and Jani Pommer to tie for first in the scramble event May 12 during the Breezy Point Resort women’s league at Whitebirch Golf Course. 

Darlene Palmer, Bunny Oseland, Dee Wicks and Doris Moede shot 45 for second place and Kathy Zender, Betty Huseby and Bugs Schmidt placed third with a 51.

GVL Outings

Cathy and Gene Seczko teamed with Jackie Paine and Joe Wagner to shoot 28 and win the Minnesota step-aside scramble May 10 during the Grand View Lodge Coed Outing at the Preserve.

Naomi Jobes, Pam Morrison, Marian Duffy and Pat Anderson shot a 34 for second place.

The team of Marilyn and Dick Sobiech and Jack and Joan McBrien tied the team of Pearl and Peter Peterson and Barb Elmquist and Kirk Tietz for third.

Elmquist sank the longest putt and Candace Prigge was closest to the pin.

The next coed outing will be 5:30 p.m. June 14 at The Pines.

Whitefish women

Barb Hanson and Maxine Riches shot 34s to tie for first in Flight A for the Ts and Fs game May 11 during the Whitefish Women’s 18-hole league.

Helen McGrath shot 35 for second.

In Flight B, Cheryl Bontrager shot 35 for first. Nancy Schmidt and Joan Kantos shot 49s for second.

Joi Brandt won Flight C with a 32 followed by Nancy Einan’s 33.

Barb Hanson used three birdies to card the low net with a 70. She and Joan Kantos were closest to the pin.

Birch Bay

Birch Bay Golf Course senior men's group will be meeting at 9 a.m. Thursdays.

The green fee for May is $8.50 including tax. All men age 55 or older are  welcome.

Women's groups will meet 3:30 p.m. Mondays. Green fees are $8.50 in May or $7.50 with two food shelf  donations. The  Wednesday morning group meets at 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. All women are welcome to attend a kickoff  luncheon at 11:30 a.m. May 25 at Jake's.

Call Kathy at 218-963-4488 to sign up or for more information. 


Ken O’Dell, Maple Grove, aced the 185-yard eighth hole of Madden’s Pine Beach East Course May 14 using a 5-iron.

Upcoming events

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

June 1: MGA Senior Tour — Grand View Lodge

June 3: Staples Lions Par 3 — The Vintage at Staples

June 4: Little Falls Golf Extravaganza — Little Falls Country Club

June 6: Women’s Outing — The Preserve at Grand View Lodge

June 7: Charlie’s Scramble — Breezy Point Resort

June 10: C-I Sports Boosters — Cuyuna Country Club

June 11: Red Bull Prostate Cancer tournament — Little Falls Country Club

June 12: Relay for Life — Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge

June 13: All Season Match Play Tourney deadline — Grand View Lodge

June 14: Coed Outing — The Pines at Grand View Lodge

June 16: Staples-Motley Chamber tournament — The Vintage at Staples

June 17: ESPN Best Ball Challenge — The Pines at Grand View Lodge