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Area Golf News: .925 Silver leads Von Hanson's by one-half point

.925 Silver's lead over Von Hanson's Meats dissolved to one-half point following play Aug. 16 in the men's league at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

.925 Silver has 222 second-half points following a 27.5-5.5 win over People's Security. Von Hanson's has 221.5 points after its 28-16 win over Select Therapy. After play Aug 9, .925 Silver led Von Hanson's by a point.

Giovanni's Pizza hung on to third place thanks to a 22.5-21.5 win over The Tee Hive.

Scott Bender and Tim Asche each provided 9.5 points for Sazama Family Chiropractic in its 30-14 win over Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union.

Results Aug. 16:

Sazama Family Chiropractic 30, Mid-Minnesota FCU 14

American National Bank 20, Smokin Aces 20

Deerwood Bank 25, Hy-Tec Construction 15

Thelen Heating & Roofing 22, Riverwood Bank 18

NextHome Horizons 27, Randall State Bank 17

Reichert Bus 22, US Bank 18

Giovanni's Pizza 22.5, The Tee Hive 21.5

State Farm Insurance 23, Shep's on 6th 21

.925 Silver 27.5, People's Security 5.5

Big Wood 30, Team Legacy 14

Edward Jones 23.5, Deerwood Bank No. 2 20.5

Von Hanson's Meats 28, Select Therapy 16

Second-Half Team Standings

.925 Silver 222, Von Hanson's Meats 221.5, Giovanni's Pizza 215, Big Wood 210.5, Tee Hive 198.50, Sazama Family Chiropractic 187, Edward Jones 182.5, Randall State Bank 179.5, Smokin Aces 178.5, State Farm Insurance 177, Select Therapy 176, Deerwood Bank 175.5, People's Security 172, Shep's on 6th 167.5, Thelen Heating & Roofing 167.5, Reichert Bus 167, Deerwood Bank No. 2 161, Riverwood Bank 160.5, Team Legacy 158, NextHome Horizons 155.5, American National Bank 154, Hy-Tec Construction 146, US Bank 140.5, Mid-Minnesota FCU 108

Cumulative season team leaders

Big Wood 441.75, Von Hanson's 429.25, Reichert Bus 417.75, Select Therapy 413.50, .925 Silver 409, Giovanni's Pizza 407.75

Individual results

Closest to pin: Mike Higgins, John Berg

Longest putt: Andy Anderson, Mark Korte

Low net: Jeff Hanson 28, Ron Getchell 28, Sam Haug 30

Second flight low net: Scott Krieger, Greg Breen

Low gross: Dave LePage 35, Tim Thorson 35, Tim Johnson 35

Second Flight low gross: 1-Tim Engel, 2-David Meyer

Thursday, Aug. 23, matchups

Bobby's Legacy Course

Reichert Bus vs Shep's on 6th

Team Legacy vs State Farm Insurance

Big Wood vs Select Therapy

.925 Silver vs Giovanni's Pizza

Von Hanson's Meats vs Smokin Aces

American National Bank vs Riverwood Bank

Mid-Minnesota FCU vs Hy-Tec Construction

The Tee Hive vs US Bank

Sazama Family Chiropractic vs Edward Jones

Deerwood Bank No. 2 vs People's Security

Deerwood Bank vs Randall State Bank

Thelen Heating & Roofing vs NextHome Horizons

Breezy Point men

Billy's 1 continued its grip on first place in the Breezy Point men's league with a 12.5-7.5 victory over Billy's 4 Aug. 15.

Billy's 3 stayed in second place with an 11.5-8.5 win over the Patriots.

Billy's 2 moved into third following an 11-9 win over Double Trouble.

Team results

Billy's 1 12.5, Billy's 4 7.5

Verkennes/Burgoyne 12.0, Dockside 8.0

Farnsworth/Andersen 11.5, Hack Attack 8.5

Billy's 3 11.5, Patriots 8.5

Old School 11.5, W.B.D. 8.5

JJ's Pub 11.0, L.A.Lawn Services 9.0

Billy's 2 11.0, Double Trouble 9.0

Mulligans 8.0, Ghost Team 0.0

Team standings

Billy's 1 137, Billy's 3 135, Billy's 2 126.5, Old School 126, L.A.Lawn Services 125, Billy's 4 124.5, W.B.D. 119, Farnsworth/Andersen 118, Verkennes/Burgoyne 118, Dockside 117.5, Patriots 116.5, Mulligans 115.5, Double Trouble 114, JJ's Pub 111, Hack Attack 108.5

Individual results

Low gross: Bill Hartl 41, Bill Toft 41, Don Sandberg 42, Dave Slipy 42, Dick Williams 42

Low net: Mark Shervey 33, Art Kosiba 34, Keith Anderson 36, Brad Burgoyne 36, Dave Slipy 36, Jim Wagner 36

Skins: Mark Shervey 11, Mike Bajcyk 13, Dave Dahlquist 18

Longest putt: Mark Shervey, Jim Jasper, Gene Berry

Breezy Point women

The team of Kathy McTague/Barb Owens and the team of Sue Skinner/Verna Miller tied for first in the first flight by shooting 36s in the Ryder Cup game of the day in the Breezy Point women's league Aug. 16.

Second place in the first flight went to the team of Sandy O'Day and Ruth Kluklow with a 38.

In the second flight, Sue Marsolais and Connie Colon shot 37 to set the pace. Tying for second were the teams of Polly Aumock/Martha Polsfuss and Joan Burnett/Bunny Oseland with 41s.

The third flight winning team consisted of Sylvia Schmitt and Judy Thomas with a 41. Second was the team of Betty Huseby/Linda Kiefner at 44. Third went to Bugs Schmidt/Janie Pommer with a 45.

Play Thursday, Aug. 23, will be at the Whitebirch Course.

Whitefish women

Patty Kline won the overall gross championship in the Whitefish women's 18-hole league 2-day championship tournament Aug. 14-15.

Kline finished with a 2-day gross of 159. Cathy Munger took runner-up honors with a 163.

Also in Flight One, Deb Enger was the low net winner with a 2-day net score of 141.

In Flight Two, low gross winner was Lori McCormick with 174. Low net honors went to Rox Thompson with 140 followed by Mimi Swanson with 141.

In Flight Three, Susan Walstrom won the tiebreaker for low gross honors over Pam Musielewicz. Each finished with 186. Musielewicz took the low net title with a 144 followed by Joyce Fleck's 148.

In Flight Four, Marguerite Baker won low gross with 195. Nancy Schmidt took low net laurels with 153. Nancy Einan grabbed second with 155, winning a tiebreaker against Diane Giefer and Mayra Faust.

In Flight Five, Dawn Wiebusch scored 206 to win low gross. Low net was Darlene Bonnema with 155 followed by Sandy Meyer's 156.

Day One chip-ins were by Mary Kay Kendall, Musielewicz, McCormick, Nancy McEnroe and Barb Holubar.

Munger recorded two birdies on Day One. Solo birdies were by Enger, Hanson, Swanson, Kline, McCormick, Stensby, Thompson, Musielewicz, Baker and Wiebusch.

Chip-ins on Day Two were by Judy Eastwood and Anita Stensby.

Munger dropped in three birdies on Day Two, Kline carded two. Fleck, Stensby, Helen McGrath, Giefer, Dorie Kaleva and Walstrom each marked one birdie.

Thursday, Aug. 23, the 9- and 18-hole leagues will hold their annual WOW/Cause Day. This event celebrates the Whitefish women's leagues through a day of golf and supports the Mid-Minnesota Women's Center. Dinner. A presentation follows the round.

Aug. 29 will be a regular league event followed by the last monthly luncheon and meeting. Championship awards, as well as awards for ringers and most improved, will also be presented. The shootout tournament will follow at 2:30 p.m.

Regular weekly league events will continue through late September.

REMAX wins tourney

RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty won the 29th annual Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Aug. 15 at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Ninth-place team was Baxter Dental. Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union was the 18th-place team and Holden Electric the 27th-place team. Thirty-eight teams participated.

Other winners:

Longest drive men: Bennett Smeed

Longest drive women: Alyssa Sharpe

Longest putt men: Rob Garberich

Longest putt women: Dayna Pearson

Closest to the string: Patrick Wiebusch

Closest to the pin: Mike Bonenstiegel

Putting contest: Brian Finch

Chipping contest: Aric Welch

50/50 raffle: Chris Tangen

Lakes Proud ball contest: Hubbard Radio

Skins: Wes Hanson Builders, Precision Tool Technologies and Fiducia

Holes-in-one

Joe Sefnes, Aitkin, aced the 131-yard seventh hole on Bobby's at Cragun's Legacy Courses Aug. 16 using a pitching wedge.

Bill Sargent, Walker, aced the 125-yard 11th hole on Bobby's at Cragun's Legacy Courses Aug. 15 using a wedge.

Upcoming events

Aug. 23: Women's Invite 2-person stableford, Northwood Hills

Aug. 23: Lakewood Health Foundation scramble, Vintage at Staples

Aug. 24: Mike Wilder Veterans Fundraiser, Crosswoods

Aug. 24-25-26: Cragun's Club Championship, Cragun's Legacy Courses

Aug. 24: Couples Night, Fiddlestix Golf Course

Aug. 25: Wolfhound Cup Food Shelf fundraiser, Emily Greens

Aug. 25-26: Club Championship, Northwood Hills

Aug. 26: Northern Lakes Lightning event, Deacon's Lodge

Aug. 26, Club Championship, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

Aug. 29: Pink Ribbon, Madden's Pine Beach East

Aug. 31: Golden Eagle Open, Golden Eagle Golf Club