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Area Golf News: Applebee's still leads

Applebee’s topped Thelen Heating July 12 to remain on top of the men’s league standings at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Von Hanson’s downed Halverson Law 24.5-19.5 to secure second place just ahead of American National, which beat D&D Exteriors 29-15.

Results from July 12:

Team results

Von Hanson’s 24.5, Halverson Law 19.5

Colonial Life 23, First Security 21

Bremer Bank 24, US Bank 20

Shep’s on 6th 25.5, BSN Sports 18.5

Applebee’s 24, Thelen Heating 20

Mulligan’s 26, People’s Security 18

American National 29, D&D Exteriors 15

Edward Jones 27.5, Deerwood Bank 16.5

Team standings

Applebee’s 89

Von Hanson’s 84.63

American National 83.63

Colonial Life 80.25

Shep’s on 6th 80.13

First Security74.25

Edward Jones 72.5

Halverson Law 72.25

US Bank 70.5

Bremer Bank 70.25

Thelen Heating 68.13

D&D Exteriors 67.88

BSN Sports 65

Mulligan’s 64.88

Deerwood Bank 59.38

People’s Security 57.5

Individual results

Closest to pin: Chuck Halverson, Eric Pion

Longest putt: Clayton Houff

Thursday’s matchups

Von Hanson’s vs. US Bank

Bremer Bank vs. Halverson Law

Applebee’s vs. BSN Sports

D&D Exteriors vs. Colonial Life

First Security vs. American National

Shep’s on 6th vs. Thelen Heating

Mulligan’s vs. Edward Jones

Deerwood Bank vs. People’s Security

Legacy women

Sandy Baumann’s 41 July 10 was the low score on the Dutch Legacy during women’s night at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Kim Larson’s 13 putts were the low and Debbie Briggs made the longest putt and Angela Sandelin nailed the longest drive.

On the Par 3 Course, Kristy Jedinak shot 34 for the low round. Judy Anderson used 19 putts, while Lyn Carner made the longest putt and Jamie Clough was closest to the pin.

Breezy Point men

Thomas Law grabbed an early lead to the second half of the men’s twilight league season July 12 by beating Billy’s Buddies 9-3 at Breezy Point Resort.

Billy’s Bar and Grill topped Datam 8.5-3.5 to stand in second place followed by Dockside, which defeated Commander/JJ’s 7.5-4.5.

Results from July 12:

Team results

Dockside 7.5, Commander/JJ’s 4.5

Thomas Law 9, Billy’s Buddies 3

Billy’s Bar and Grill 8.5, Datam 3.5

Mills Motor bye

Team standings

Thomas Law 9

Billy’s Bar and Grill 8.5

Dockside 7.5

Mills Motor 6

Commander/JJ’s 4.5

Datam 3.5

Billy’s Buddies 3

Individual results

Low net

0-6: Brian Stenglein 31, Denny Langerman 31

7-9: Leon Zender 31, Dave Thomas 31

Over 10: Dale Tiedeman 31

Longest putts: Zender, Jon Jambor, Jim Jasper, Wayne Massie

Closest to pins: Gaynard Brown, John Person

Thursday’s matchups

Whitebirch back nine

Mills Motor vs. Dockside

Datam Tech. vs. Billy’s Buddies

Billy’s Bar and Grill vs. Thomas Law

Commander/JJ’s — Bye

Breezy Point women

Sandy O’Day, Barb Owens, Kathy Zender and Bugs Schmidt shot a 66 to win the July 12 choker scramble during Breezy Point Resort’s women’s League at the Traditional.

Verna Miller, Jan Benson Linda Betker and Karen Johnson tied the team of Connie Parsley, Kathy McTague, Sylvia Schmitt, Joi Brandt and the team of Cathy Johnson, Gloria Thomas, Jean Appleton and Dee Wicks.

Madden’s women

Rox Thompson and Pam Musielewicz captured the scramble title July 10 at Madden’s Pine Beach West after shooting a 37 during Women’s night.

Jane Guild, Wendy Taner and Jackie West shot 38 for second place. Margie Newpower sank the longest putt.

During the July 12 women’s night out, Guild, Tanner and West shot 40 to win on the East Course.

Jan Sheets made the longest putt with Guild blasting the longest drive. Making the longest putt on Hole 9 was either Mary Chapman, Cathy Ross or Sandy Willow. The world may never know who it was for sure.

GVL Outing results

Gary and Jeanne Engfer and Jon and Susan Marsolais won the scramble event July 10 during the Grand View Lodge Coed Outing at The Preserve.

Bruce Bockhoff, Naomi Jobes, Marian Duffy and Carrie Spitzak tied the team of Doug Dypwick and Gene and Carol Lovro for second.

Candace Prigge, Rosie Brown, Connie Lazar and Chris Neimi finished third and Jack and Joan McBrien and Dick and Marilyn Sobiech finished fourth.

Randy Perkins and Judi Morvec made the longest putts.

During the July 3 women’s outing Paula West and Betty Kackman shot 36 to win the scramble event at Deacon’s Lodge.

Second place went to Judi Moravec, Katie Wallace, Cathy Ceczko and Candace Prigge.

West made the longest putt and closest to the pin.

The next Women’s Outing will be July 25 at The Pines. The Next Coed Outing will be July 31 at Deacon’s Lodge.

All events begin at 5:30 p.m. Call (218) 820-2607 to register.

Whitefish women

Barb Holubar’s net 30 was the best round of the July 11 Ts and Fs game during the Whitefish Women’s 18-hole league.

Holubar won flight A followed by Anita Stensby and Susan Walstrom.

Joan Kantos won flight B with a 31. Susan Finley and Sharon Sullivan tied for second.

Darlene Bonnema’s 33 won flight C. Mary Boeder was second and Judy Eastwood and Sandra Pohl tied for third.

Barb Hanson was closest to the pin, Stensby drained the longest putt and also had the low overall net with a 66.

Marlys Guse scored a chip in birdie. Sullivan had a chip in and Holubar, Mary Kay Kendall, Sherie Adam and Marty Moakley all carded birdies.

On July 18, the league will be playing combo tees with tee times beginning at 7:30 a.m. On July 25, the league will have a shotgun start at 7:30 and will be supporting “Go Red For Women” as part of the American Heart Association. The July meeting will follow golf on July 25.

New members are always welcome. Contact the Whitefish pro shop at (218) 543-4900 for more information.

Deeg fourth

Cassie Deeg shot a two-day 151 to finish fourth in the championship flight of the Minnesota Junior girls state championship July 11-12 at Oak Marsh Golf Club.

Deeg playing out of Golden Eagle Golf Club shot rounds of 75-76 to finish 10 shots back of winner Celia Kuenster of Somerset Country Club.

Baxter’s Jenny Muesing, playing out of Cragun’s Legacy Courses, fired rounds of 78-82 for a 160 to tie for 17th.

Strain ties for 32nd

Michael Strain of Motley shot rounds of 78-79 to tie for 32nd during the July 11-12 86th Minnesota State Junior boys championship at Rochester Golf and Country Club.

Israelson fifth

Emily Israelson of Staples carded rounds of 79 and 83 for a two-day 162 and finished tied for fifth during the Minnesota Section Junior PGA Championship July 9-10 at Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria.

Baxter’s Jenny Muesing shot an 86-81 and finished 12th.

Andrew Israelson of Staples fired rounds of 80-77 for a 157 to tie for 26th on the boys side.

Andrew Muesing of Baxter tied for 49th with an 89-87.

Madden’s Pink Ribbon

in September

Normally a July event, This year’s Madden’s Resort Pink Ribbon golf fundraiser will be held 4 p.m. Sept. 13.

The four-person, nine-hole scramble costs $55 per player and includes golf, cart, buffet and raffle.

Checks should be made payable to St. Joseph’s Foundation - Pink Ribbon Cupboard. Registreation should be received no later than Aug. 24.

For more information contact Kathy Buxton at (218) 330-6648 or

LF Chamber tourney


The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 23rd annual Golf Outing Aug. 6 at Pine Ridge Golf Club in Motley.

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with an 11:30 shotgun start

Players can register as four-person teams or individually and be placed on a team. Entry fee into the tournament includes 18-holes of golf with cart, two beverages, food on the course, door prizes and a steak dinner.

For those that can’t make the golfing portion of the event they can partake in just the dinner.

For registration information contact Gina Vetter at (320) 632-5155.


Richard Korb, Ipswich, Mass., aced the 163-yard 14th hole of The Classic at Madden’s July 11 using a 6-iron.

Gary Quam, Outing, aced the 163-yard seventh hole at Emily Greens July 11 using a 5-wood.

Lori Alwin aced the 82-yard 15th hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses July 14 using an 8-iron.

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