Area Golf News: D&D keeps building lead
D&D Exteriors dismantled Halverson Law 24-20 June 7 to build upon its lead in the men’s league at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.
Deerwood Bank topped BSN Sports 25-19 to climb into second place, followed by Shep’s on 6th, which snuck past Edward Jones 22.5-21.5.
Results from June 7:
D&D Exteriors 24, Halverson Law 20
Shep’s on 6th 22.5, Edward Jones 21.5
People’s Security 24, Applebee’s 20
US Bank 24, First Security 20
Colonial Life 24.5, Bremer Bank 19.5
Deerwood Bank 25, BSN Sports 19
Von Hanson’s 26, American National 18
Thelen Heating 31.5, Mulligan’s 12.5
D&D Exteriors 221
Deerwood Bank 199.5
Shep’s on 6th 198
BSN Sports 197.5
Bremer Bank 195
Edward Jones 191.75
Colonial Life 191
People’s Security 182
Von Hanson’s 180.75
Thelen Heating 173.75
Halverson Law 168.5
American National 166.75
First Security 164.25
US Bank 156
Closest to pin: Steve Stoxen, Troy Getchell
Longest putt: Dan Travica
Von Hanson’s vs. Deerwood Bank
Thelen Heating vs. Colonial Life
Bremer Bank vs. Mulligan’s
American National vs. BSN Sports
Applebee’s vs. First Security
US Bank vs. People’s Security
D&D Exteriors vs. Shep’s on 6th
Halverson Law vs. Edward Jones
Angie Sandelin and Becky Butcher each shot 45s for the low score on Bobby’s Legacy during the June 5 Cragun’s Legacy Courses women’s night.
Kathy Buxton used the least amount of putts to get around with 14.
Longest drive on the front nine of Bobby’s was by Katy Kalenberg with Julie Vreeland making the longest putt.
On the back nine, Rachael Von Bank pounded the longest drive and Renee Johnson sank the longest putt.
On the Par 3 Course, Suzane McKibbon shot 34 for the low round. She was helped by her low putts of 17, which tied Mary Biersach.
Mel Schmidt was closest to the pin and Janet Jones made the longest putt.
Breezy Point men
Datam Technology built upon its Breezy Point Resort men’s league lead thanks to an 8-4 victory over Billy’s Buddies June 7 at Breezy Point Resort.
Three teams are tied for second, 2.5-points behind Datam. They are Billy’s Bar and Grill, which tied Thomas Law 6-6; Mills Motor, which defeated Dockside 8-4; and Commander/JJ’s, which had a bye last week.
Results from June 7:
Mills Motor 8, Dockside 4
Datam 8, Billy’s Buddies 4
Billy’s Bar and Grill 6, Thomas Law 6
Billy’s Bar and Grill 26.5
Mills Motor 26.5
Billy’s Buddies 22.5
Thomas Law 19
0-6: Dick Williams 33; 7-10: Paul Houle and Rick Kulas 35s; 11-over: Dick Polsfuss 35
Longest putts: Al Schmitt (2), Bruce Maloney, Dick Williams, Brian Stenglein
Closest to pin: Larry Blaeser
Billy’s Buddies vs. Commander/JJ’s
Thomas Law vs. Datam Tech.
Mills Motor vs. Thomas Law
Dockside — Bye
Breezy Point women
Sue Marsolais’ 26 was the top score in group one during the June 7 Breezy Point Resort women’s league event of blind holes and putts.
Connie Parsley was second and Ellen Koshenia placed third.
In group two, Jan Benson was first followed by Eileen Henderson, Judy Thomas and Bunny Oseland.
Janie Pommer led group three with 27 points. She was followed by Bugs Schmidt and Phyllis Struhers. Pommer also secured the putting event with Sylvia Schmitt in second and Judy Thomas in third.
Alyssa Wiebusch and Pam Musielewicz tied for first with 37.6 during the June 5 Madden’s Resort women’s night Peoria event.
Jackie West finished third with Mary Chapman making the longest putt.
During a special June 7 scramble event, Musielewicz, Rox Thompson, Deanna Jones and Pam Boyd claimed first. Thompson was closest to the pin, Deb Lundbohm smoked the longest drive and Laura Beilke made the longest putt.
Enga Wodziak, Susan Finley, Sharon Sullivan and Lois Haglund shot a 67 to win the ace, king, queen, jack, joker event June 6 during the “mini wow” event at Whitefish.
Barb Holubar, Marlys Gus, Nancy Schmidt and Sharon Keister were two shots back in second place. Marguerite Baker, Sherrie Adam, Nancy Carlson and Sandy Meyer placed third.
Holubar, Adam, Nancy Einan and Mary Kay Kendall all carded birdies with chip-ins recorded by Cheryl Bontrager, Wodziak and two by Adam.
Cathy Seczko, Joan McBrien and Marilyn Sobiech shot 34 to win the Women’s Outing event June 5 at Grand View Lodge’s Preserve Golf Course.
Candace Prigge, Rose Brown, Chris Niemi and Judi Moravec placed second and Laurel Mezner, Marian Duffy, Pearl Peterson and Carrie Spitzak placed third.
Barb Elmquist made the longest putt.
During the May 29 women’s outing, Judi Moravec, Blanche McMenmen and Katie Wallace battled the elements and Deacon’s Lodge to win.
Betty Kackman, Marlene Perkins and Carrie Spitzak finished second. Moravec made the longest putt and Wallace was closest to the pin.
June 19 is the ninth Pink Ribbon Classic at The Pines and Garden Courses.
June 26 is the next women’s outing at 5:30 p.m. June 26 at The Preserve.
The eighth annual Mark Anthony Ocel Scramble is scheduled July 28 at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.
Festivities start at noon and the tournament at 3 p.m.
Entry fee of $85 per player includes 18 holes on the Dutch Course, cart, practice on the range, five raffle tickets, dinner and awards banquet.
The event will be a 4-person scramble. $20 per entry will benefit Confidence Learning Center.
All levels of golfers are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to first- and last-place teams and to two random teams.
Additional information is available by calling Ken Lacy (218) 839-5815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gary Pierzinski, Brainerd, aced the 116-yard 11th hole at Eagles Landing June 5 using a Gap Wedge.
Kelly Gorvin, Baxter, aced the 11th hole of Bobby’s Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses June 5 using a pitching wedge.
Pam Musielewicz, Baxter, aced the 83-yard seventh hole of the Classic at Madden’s June 1 using a 9-iron.
Steve Borgstrom, Plymouth, aced the 165-yard, third hole at Black Bear Golf Course using a 6-iron.
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
June 24: Junior Optimist Tri-State District Qualifier — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
June 24-25: Grand View Challenge Pro-Am — The Pines, Preserve
June 24: Patriot Cup — Whitefish Golf Club
June 29: U of M Scholarship Golf Tournament — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
June 30: Legacy Member-Guest — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
June 30: Boys & Girls Club tournament — Little Falls Country Club
July 1-29: Lipton Tea Cup — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
July 2: Celebrate America 9-hole junior golf tournament — Crosswoods Golf Course
July 3: Charlie’s Scramble — Breezy Point Resort’s Whitebirch
July 7; Izzy Cup — The Vintage at Staples
July 8: Hackensack Sweetheart Days tournament — Black Bear Complex
July 8: Red Solo Cup (One Person Scramble) — Deacon’s Lodge
July 8: Riverwood Healthcare-Hospice Charity Golf — The Lakes Course at Ruttger’s
July 9: MGA Senior Tour — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
July 9-15: Take Your Kids to the Course Week — Cragun’s Legacy Courses
July 9: Cattlemen’s Association tournament — Little Falls Country Club
July 11: Cuyuna Lakes Chamber tournament — Cuyuna Country Club
July 12: PGA Junior Player’s Tour — The Pines