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Area Golf: Giovanni’s rising to the top of leaderboard

Area golf news.

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EAST GULL LAKE — Giovanni’s Frozen Pizza was on fire Thursday, May 12, during men’s league at Cragun’s Legacy Courses to take a two-point lead over Reichert Bus in the season standings.

Lakes Financial fell to a tie for third place after leading last week. Thelen Heating is also in third.

Team Standings

1-Giovanni’s Frozen Pizza 104, 2-Reichert Bus 102, 3t-Lakes Financial 99.5, 3t-Thelen Heating 99.5, 5t-CTC 98, 5t-Interstaters/Averion 98

Individual results

Low gross: Tim Johnson and Ryan Neitzke

Low net: Evan Bungum and Tyson Genz

Wednesday matchups

Randall State vs. CTC, Big Wood vs. Sazama Family, Dahlheimer Beverage vs. Nextome, Deerwood Bank vs. MMFCU, Essentia vs. Stern’s Fringe players, Edward Jones vs. Crow Wing Recycling

Thursday matchups

Albatross vs. Lakes Financial, Giovanni’s Frozen Pizza vs. Interstates/Averion, Brainerd Eye Care vs. Winkelman Solar, Von Hanson’s Meats vs. Thelen Heating, Team Legacy vs. State Farm, 3/8ths vs. Riverwood Bank, ClearView Tech vs. Reichert Bus, Fuhr Insurance vs. Shep’s

Legacy Women

EAST GULL LAKE — Jennifer Owens recorded a hole-in-one on the 78-yard ninth hole using an 8-iron and it just so happened to be the closest to the pin hole May 17 during women’s night at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Katy Kalenberg hit the longest drive on the championship course.

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On the Par 3, Jan Weik was closest to the hole and Heidi Brown made the longest putt.

Whitefish Men

PEQUOT LAKES — Jerry Moore was the first flight winner for the individual Stableford event Tuesday, May 18, during the Whitefish Men’s League.

Daniel Hanson finished second and Dave Nielsen third.

Brain Hanson was the second flight winner followed by Rich Sykora and Darrell Swanson.

Gary Kipling secured the top spot for flight three. Mike Noll was second and Gary Amundson third.

For flight four, Chuck Hicks placed first followed by Richard Hanson and Sam Kantos.

Rocky Wilski and Hicks were closest to the pin winners. Rich Kastner and Wilske sank the longest putts.

Whitefish Women

PEQUOT LAKES — Barb Hanson won the “Hate Par 5s” game Wednesday, May 18 during the Whitefish Women’s 18-hole league.

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Pam Musielewicz was second, Roxanne Thompson third and Paula Gulliford fourth.

For flight two Sharon Kiester placed first. Maxine Riches finished second with Nancy Schmidt third and Nancy Einan fourth.

Hanson made a birdie and was also low net for the day. Deb Enger had a chip-in.

Golf event scheduled

CROSSLAKE — The Knights of Columbus Council of Crosslake/Emily in partnership with the Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity will host the sixth-annual Charity Golf Tournament 1 p.m. Friday, July 15 at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake.

On-course competitions will include longest drives, closest to the pin and hole-in-one prizes.

Space is limited to the first 124 players. Company, team and hole sponsorships are available. Interested players and sponsors can sign up at kc9657.mnknights.org .

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