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Area Golf News: D&D Exteriors builds lead

D&D Exteriors tore the roof off of US Bank with a 30.5-5.5 victory May 24 to claim the men’s league lead at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Last week’s leader, Edward Jones, defeated Applebee’s 27.5-16.5, but it wasn’t enough to hold off D&D, which now holds a 1.75-point lead.

BSN Sports moved up two spots to claim third thanks to a 29-15 over Mulligan’s.

Results from May 24:

Team results

D&D Exteriors 30.5, US Bank 5.5

Edward Jones 27.5, Applebee’s 16.5

Shep’s on 6th 34, People’s Security 10

First Security 27, Halverson Law 15

Colonial Life 24, Von Hanson’s 20

Deerwood Bank 24, Thelen Heating 15

Bremer Bank 26, American National 18

BSN Sports 29, Mulligan’s 15

Team standings

D&D Exteriors 154

Edward Jones 152.25

BSN Sports 142.5

Bremer Bank 142

Shep’s on 6th 142

Deerwood Bank 140.5

Colonial Life 132

Von Hanson’s 128.25

Halverson Law 126

Applebee’s 125.75

First Security 122.25

American National 119.75

People’s Security 119

US Bank 118

Thelen Heating 116.25

Mulligan’s 107.5

Individual winners

Closest to pin: Jim Butcher, Orv Lundbohm

Longest putt: Van Oium

Thursday’s matchups

The second of four team events vs. the field gross and net on the Dutch Legacy Course.

Legacy women

Bonnie Brandon made the longest putt on her way to shooting the lowest score on the Par 3 Course during the May 22 women’s night at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Melissa “One Putt” Berg had the lowest number of putts and Sue Beck was closest to the pin.

Rachel Martin carded the lowest round on Bobby’s front nine. Colie Lence needed the fewest amount of putts, while Pat Kaminski was closest to the pin and Louise Hunt made the longest putt.

Madden’s women

Dawn Wiebusch’s closest to the pin shot helped her claim first during the May 22 stableford event at Madden’s women’s league.

Deb Prazak was second, one point behind.

To sign up for the Tuesday night women’s league contact Tom Kientzle at (218) 855-5906 or

GVL women

Cindy Clow, Dona Motzko, Chris Lee and Cathy Seczko tied the team of Marily Sobiech, Joan McBrien, Candace Prigge and Rosie Brown for first place in the May 22 scramble event during Grand View Lodge’s Women’s Outing.

Katie Wallace, Judi Moravec, Connie Lazor and Barb Wenschlag finished second followed by the third-place team of Barb Elmquist, Pearl Peterson, Blanche McMenmen and Chris Niemi.

Wallace sank the longest putt and Sczko was closest to the pin.

The June 5 Women’s Outing will be at the Preserve. June 13 will be the next Coed Outing at the Pines.

To register contact Joni Meyer at (218) 820-2607 or

Whitefish women

Anita Stensby and Mimi Swanson each shot 32s to tie for first in flight A in the individual low net on odd holes event May 23 during the Whitefish women’s 18-hole league.

Barb Hanson and Enga Wodziak tied for third with 33s.

Cheryl Bontrager and Susan Finley each shot 33 to top Joan Kantos and Nancy Schmidt for the flight B title.

Darlene Bonnemma and Sandra Pohl tied for first in flight C with Sharon Keister finishing third.

Hanson, Swanson and Maxine Riches each shot 69s for low net. Hanson, Barb Holubar, Riches and Judy Eastwood had birdies with Riches and Stensby making chip-ins.

Interested players can call the Whitefish pro shop for league information at (218) 543-4900.

Upcoming events

June 1: Staples Lions Par 3 tournament — The Vintage at Staples

June 3: ESPN Challenge — The Lakes Course at Ruttger’s

June 3: Couples Mixer — Emily Green

June 5: Charlie’s Scramble — Breezy Point Resort’s Whitebirch

June 10: Whitefish Area Lions/Mid-Minnesota Women’s Shelter scramble — Crosswoods Golf Course

June 10: Relay for Life — The Lakes Course at Ruttger’s

June 11: MGA Senior Tour — Golden Eagle Golf Course

June 15: Crosby-Ironton Sports Boosters — Cuyuna Country Club

June 15: Camp Confidence Classic — Madden’s Resort

June 16: Red Bull Prostate Cancer Tournament — Little Falls Country Club

June 17: ESPN Challenge Local Qualifier — The Pines

June 17: Father’s Day tournament — The Vintage at Staples

June 17: Couples Mixer — Emily Greens

June 18: Junior PGA tournament — Crosswoods Golf Course

June 19: ACS Pink Ribbon — The Pines and Garden Course

June 22: Relay for Life — Eagles Landing

June 22: Brainerd Sports Boosters — The Preserve

June 23-24: Expect Grand tournament — Cuyuna Country Club

June 23: Little Falls Golf Extravaganza — Little Falls Country Club

June 23: Ironhub Masters — Emily Greens

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