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June 20, 2017
Area Golf News: Shep's stays in top spot
Shep's on 6th remained in first place in the men's league at Cragun's Legacy Courses despite a 26.5-17.5 loss to .925 Silver June 15. Second-place Von Hanson's Meats trails Shep's by 5.5 points following a 32.5-11.5 win over Sultans of Swing. Edward Jones moved back into third place...
June 20, 2017 - 8:39pm
June 13, 2017
Area Golf News: Shep's lengthens league lead at Cragun's
Shep's on 6th scored a 39-5 win over NextHome Horizons to remain in the top spot in the Legacy Men's League at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 1. Shep's increased its lead 20.5 points over second-place Von Hanson's Meats which registered a 27-17 victory over Randall State Bank. Thelen...
June 13, 2017 - 7:14pm
June 5, 2017
Visa changes leave resorts scrambling to hire help
In the bustling kitchen of Madden's Resort near Brainerd, the staff is busy getting ready to serve brunch, stacking plates and mixing orange juice. The work might not seem glamorous. But some of these workers have traveled halfway around the world for these jobs. Alex Gradinaru is...
June 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 31, 2017
Area Golf News: Rykals round up parent/child tourney
Jason and Jordan Rykal shot a 63 to win the 11th annual Madden's Memorial Day Parent/Child tournament May 27 on the Pine Beach East Course. The...
May 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 26, 2017
Commentary: Take a food trip in the lakes area
Common word association would have Memorial Day weekend teamed with outdoor grilling and family barbecues. A different alternative and in my...
May 26, 2017 - 4:00am
May 24, 2017
Area Golf News: Thelen heats up at Legacy
David Winkelman posted a 10-1 victory helping Thelen Heating defeat NextHome Horizons 35.5-8.5 May 18 to move into third place in the men's league standings at Cragun's Legacy Courses. Thelen trails Von Hanson's Meats, which lost to .925 Silver 23.5-20.5, but still holds a two-point...
May 24, 2017 - 6:30am
May 21, 2017
Area Golf: A family affair at Madden's - "Parent Child Tournament"
EAST GULL LAKE—Coming off of a banner 2016 season, Madden's Resort is hoping for an even bigger field for its 11th annual Parent-Child Tournament. Coinciding with Memorial Day Weekend, the Parent-Child event kicks off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start May 27. The two-person better...
May 21, 2017 - 10:30am
May 16, 2017
Area Golf News: Von Hanson's Meats takes men's league lead
Thanks to a 38.5 to 5.5 skewering of NextHome Horizons May 11, Von Hanson's Meats overtook Shep's on 6th for the men's league lead at Cragun's Legacy Courses. Shep's defeated Mid-Minnesota FCU 29.5-14.5, but now trails Von Hanson's by five points heading into Week 3. Tim Johnson,...
May 16, 2017 - 5:29pm
May 10, 2017
Area Golf: Israelson, Stone honored
Augustana junior and former Staples-Motley High School graduate Emily Israelson was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women's...
May 10, 2017 - 3:40pm
May 3, 2017
Area Golf News: Heslop lands in Hall of Fame
Pine River-Backus golf coach Steve Heslop was named a member of the 2017 Hall of Fame class by The Minnesota High School Golf Coaches Association....
May 3, 2017 - 12:28pm
May 2, 2017
Girls Golf: Wallace leads Warriors to 2nd
EAST GULL LAKE—Julia Wallace shot a fifth-place 84 to lead the Brainerd Warriors to a second-place finish in Tuesday's Central Lakes Conference Meet at Madden's Pine Beach East Course. Katie Foley and Abby Pohlkamp posted 84 and 88 and Maren Pelowski turned in a 93. After four...
May 2, 2017 - 11:44pm
April 26, 2017
Area Golf News: Luncheon scheduled for Breezy Point women
The Breezy Point Resort women's league will host a spring luncheon 11:30 a.m. May 11 at Billy's in Breezy Point This will be the kickoff to the 2017 nine-hole women's season. Cost of the luncheon is $12 and league dues are $30, which include game of the day. League is played 10 a.m....
April 26, 2017 - 2:40am
April 16, 2017
Area Golf: Early spring has course owners excited
Whitefish Golf Club was killing it last spring until another wind storm and heavy July rains eroded the tee sheet. Still it was a successful...
April 16, 2017 - 5:00am
March 30, 2017
Area Golf: The season has begun
Masters week in Augusta usually drives the Minnesota golfer into a frenzy. More often than not, frost is still lodged in the ground, while Azaleas bloom bright for the first golf major of the season April 6-9. Temperatures are uncooperative for lakes area players to sneak in a round...
March 30, 2017 - 11:40pm
October 18, 2016
Area Golf News: Holes in one
Holes-in-one Cierra Waverek, East Gull Lake, aced the 130-yard eighth hole of Madden's Pine Beach East using a 7-iron. Pete Pakler, Stillwater, aced the 172-yard 13th hole of Madden's Pine Beach East Oct. 16 using a 5-iron. Greg Thompson, Rochester, aced the 140-yard fourth hole of...
October 18, 2016 - 9:36pm