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Area Golf News: Randall State takes top billing at Cragun's

Randall State Bank clipped Sazama Family Chiropractic 28.5-15.5 to secure a one-point lead Thursday, May 2, in the men's league standings at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Randall State Bank clipped Sazama Family Chiropractic 28.5-15.5 to secure a one-point lead Thursday, May 2, in the men's league standings at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Reichert Bus rocketed up to second thanks to its 31.5-12.5 victory over People's Security. Thelen Heating is in third place after topping Friends of Tony 27.5-16.5.

Results from May 2

Team results

Von Hanson's Meats 27.5, .925 Silver 16.5

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Mid-Minnesota FCU 25.5, Team Legacy 18.5

Big Wood 23, The Tee Hive 21

Shep's On 6th 22.5, Edward Jones 21.5

Reichert Bus 31.5, People's Security 12.5

Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 22, State Farm Insurance 22

Us Bank 25.5, Hy-Tec Construction 18.5

Holden Electric 23.5, Riverwood Bank 20.5

Randall State Bank 28.5, Sazama Family Chiro 15.5

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CTC 27, Nexthome Horizons 17

Thelen Heating 27.5, Friends Of Tony 16.5

Deerwood Bank 25.5, Brainerd Eyecare Center 18.5

American National Bank 23, Frandsen Bank 20.5

Team standings

Randall State Bank 58, Reichert Bus 57, Thelen Heating 55.5, Big Wood 53.5, Von Hanson's Meats 52.5, State Farm Insurance 52, Riverwood Bank 50, Holden Electric 50, Deerwood Bank 50, Shep's On 6th 49.5, American National Bank 43.5, Us Bank 43, Mid-Minnesota FCU 42.5, CTC 41.5, .925 Silver 40.5, Nexthome Horizons 40.5, The Tee Hive 40, Edward Jones 40, Hy-Tec Construction 39.5, Brainerd Eyecare Center 39, Sazama Family Chiro 38.5, Team Legacy 38, Frandsen Bank 36.5, Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 35.5, Friends Of Tony 31, People's Security 26.5

Individual results

Closest to pin: Tim Trott, Rich Jones

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Longest putt: Ryan Neitzke, Dave Malchow

Low net: Eric Pion -6, John Thelen -5, Bob Thorkelson -4

Second flight: Tim Thorson, Mike Higgins, Tim Trott

Low gross: Drew Dufner -4, Craig Franke -1, Ryan Neitzke even

Second flight: Chris Boelter, Joe Ranweiler, Adam Hopps

Side game (net): Dan Travica 33, Joe Winegar 33

Side game (gross): Seth Nelson 30

May 9 matchups

Dutch Legacy

American National Bank vs. Friends Of Tony

Deerwood Bank vs. CTC

Thelen Heating vs. Sazama Family Chiro

Nexthome Horizons vs. Holden Electric

Randall State Bank vs. Hy-tec Construction

Us Bank vs. Riverwood Bank

The Tee Hive vs. State Farm Insurance

Shep's On 6th vs. People's Security

Reichert Bus vs. Giovanni';s Frozen Pizza

Edward Jones vs. Team Legacy

.925 Silver vs. Big Wood

Mid-minnesota Fcu vs. Brainerd Eyecare Center

Von Hanson's Meats vs. Frandsen Bank

Golf-A-Palooza set

The second Brainerd lakes area Golf-A-Palooza is scheduled for 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Sponsored by Cragun's, Crosswoods Golf Course, Madden's Resort, The Pines at Grand View Lodge and Chris Foley Golf Schools, the event will offer free PGA professional instruction, junior and family golf information from area courses, exclusive junior golf club sale and swap ad more.

Those interested in selling old junior sets can drop them off at any of the sponsor locations.

Breezy Point women

The Breezy Point women's golf luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9 at Billy's Restaurant in Breezy Point.

Anyone interested in a 9-hole league are invited to attend.

The first day of league play will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16. Any questions call Ruth Klukow at 763-300-5674 or email her at klukowr@aol.com .

Israelson qualifies

Andrew Israelson shot a 3-under-par 69 to earn co-medalist honors and advance through US Open qualifying Monday, May 6, at StoneRidge Golf Club in Stillwater.

Israelson, a Staples-Motley High School graduate and current North Dakota State University men's player, tied with Ross Miller of Maple Grove.

Area's ranked players

The Brainerd Warriors boys team is ranked ninth in the state by the MGA's Nick Hunter and has three players ranked in the top 100.

The Warrior girls team is ranked 25th in the state.

Brainerd senior Gavin Metz is ranked 19th in the state followed by junior Cody Evans at 69 and sophomore Erik Stoxen at 81.

Staples-Motley's Beck Erholtz is ranked 50th. Junior Brady Raph of Pine River-Backus is ranked 47th.

Despite not playing because of an injury, Staples-Motley's Alix Peterson is ranked 82nd on the girls side.

Homeless and Wounded Warriors

The Homeless and Wounded Warriors fundraising golf tournament is scheduled for Noon, May 27, at Whitefish Golf Club in Pequot Lakes.

There entry fee is $75 per player and includes golf, cart and dinner. The event check in will begin at 10:30 a.m. with awards and dinner to start around 5 p.m.

To register your four-person team call the Whitefish Golf Club at 218-543-4900.

Homeless and Wounded Warriors of Minnesota exists solely as a 501c3 non-profit charity dedicated to providing financial and emotional support as well as assistance, respect and honor to the most vulnerable veterans and their families

Upcoming events

May 9-Nine-hole mixed scramble, Crosswoods Golf Course

May 10-Duffer's Open, Cragun's Legacy Courses

May 12-Mother's Day, mothers play free, Emily Greens

May 13-MGA Senior Tour, Eagle's Landing Golf Club

May 17-Fussbusters, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

May 18-TaylorMade Fitting day, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

May 18-Callaway Fitting day, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

May 18-Spring Fling 'Go Low' Scramble, Emily Greens

May 18-Sons of American Legion Scramble, Northwood Hills

May 18-Tournament of Champions, open to any 2018 Club Champion, Minnesota National

May 19-Golf-a-palooza, Cragun's Legacy Courses

May 19-Bloody Open, Whitefish Golf Club

May 24-Men's morning opening shotgun, Whitetail Run

May 24-Men's evening opening shotgun, Whitetail Run

May 25-13th Annual Madden's Parent/Child tournament, Madden's Pine Beach East

May 25-13th Annual Madden's Parent/Child Mite Flight, Madden's Social Nine

May 26-20th Legacy Spring Challenge, Cragun's Legacy Courses

May 27-Homeless and Wounded Warriors, Whitefish Golf Club

May 27-28-Fred-Mark 27-hole Shamble, The Pines and Preserve at Grand View Lodge

May 28-29-MGA Senior Tour, Breezy Point Resort's Deacon's Lodge and Whitebirch

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