Area Golf News: Shep’s deposits Randall State Bank

EAST GULL LAKE -- Shep’s on 6th destroyed Randall State Bank 27-17 Thursday, July 11 to build a 2.5-point in the men’s league standings at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.

Edward Jones defeated US. Bank 26.5-17.5 to stay within striking distance and Team Legacy is in third with a demanding 37-7 victory over Hy-Tec Construction. Mark Gronning and Russ Dreyer each collected 11 points for Team Legacy.

Results from July 11

Team results

People's Security 22, Mid-Minnesota FCU 22


State Farm Insurance 22, American National Bank 22

Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 25.5, Deerwood Bank 18.5

Reichert Bus 22, Thelen Heating 22

The Tee Hive 23, Nexthome Horizons 21

Shep's On 6th 27, Randall State Bank 17

.925 Silver 22.5, Riverwood Bank 21.5

Team Legacy 37, Hy-Tec Construction 7

Frandsen Bank 25, Holden Electric 19


Sazama Family Chiro 29, Brainerd Eyecare Center 15

Edward Jones 26.5, US Bank 17.5

Von Hanson's Meats 23, Big Wood 21

Friends Of Tony 29, CTC 15

Team standings

Shep's On 6th 86, Edward Jones 83.5, Team Legacy 80.5, Von Hanson's Meats 77.5, Frandsen Bank 74, Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 74, Friends Of Tony 73.5, .925 Silver 72.5, Thelen Heating 72, The Tee Hive 72, Reichert Bus 71.5, Nexthome Horizons 71, Big Wood 65, Randall State Bank 64.5, Sazama Family Chiro 63.5, Brainerd Eyecare Center 63, American National Bank 62, Riverwood Bank 60.5, People's Security 60, Mid-Minnesota FCU 59, State Farm Insurance 58, Deerwood Bank 57.5, Holden Electric 56, US Bank 51.5, CTC 47.5, Hy-Tec Construction 36


Individual results

Closest to pin: Jim Bender, Glen Sundberg

Longest putt: Colin MacDonald, Russ Dreyer

Low net: Chris Palmer 28, Dan Travica 30, John Berg 31

Second flight: Andy Campbell, Ben Cooper, Jed Rusk

Low gross: Mike Toensing 34, Tim Thorson 35, Tyler Monda 36

Second flight: Rich Jones, Michael Monda, Craig Franke

Side game (net): Josh Horvat 35, Sam Haug 36


Side game (gross): Matt Ruis 38

July 18 matchups

The Tee Hive vs. Deerwood Bank, Reichert Bus vs. American National Bank, Giovanni's Frozen Pizza vs. Mid-Minnesota FCU, US Bank vs. Big Wood, People's Security vs. Edward Jones, State Farm Insurance vs. Von Hanson's Meats, Shep's On 6th vs. Thelen Heating, .925 Silver vs. Nexthome Horizons, Randall State Bank vs. Team Legacy, Riverwood Bank vs. Frandsen Bank, Hy-Tec Construction vs. Brainerd Eyecare Center, Holden Electric vs. Friends Of Tony, Sazama Family Chiro vs. CTC

Legacy women

EAST GULL LAKE -- Brielle Stenglein smashed the longest drive and Kathy Coombs was closest to the pin Tuesday, July 9, during women’s night at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.


On the Par 3 Course, Traci Potvin made the longest putt and Kristy Jedinak was closest to the pin.

Breezy Point men

BREEZY POINT -- With an 15.5-4.5 victory over Billy’s 4 Wednesday, July 10, 3D’s remains in the lead for the men’s league standings at Breezy Point Resort.

Old School collected a 10.5-9.5 win over B.A.S.H. to remain in second place over Zeilder/Johnson.

Results from July 10:

Team results


3 D's 15.5, Billy's 4 4.5

Mulligans 13, Zeidler/Johnson 7

Double Trouble 12.5, JJ's Pub 7.5

A+ Custom Builders 12, Breezy Outlaws 8

Hack Attack 11.5, Team Sasse 8.5

Patriots 11.5, Billy's 1 8.5

Billy's 3 11, Dockside 9

Old School 10.5 B.A.S.H. 9.5

Team standings

3 D's 87, Old School 72.5, Zeidler/Johnson 72, Double Trouble 70.5, Hack Attack 70, Mulligans 69.5, Billy's 3 64.5, B.A.S.H. 64.5, Billy's 4 59, Billy's 1 55.5, Team Sasse 54, Patriots 50, Breezy Outlaws 47.5, JJ's Pub 42.5, A+ Custom Builders 42, Dockside 39

Individual results

Longest putt: Dick Williams, Keith Anderson, Bill Toft

Breezy Point women

BREEZY POINT -- Michelle Buttweiler, Bettsy Huseby, Connie Colon and Judy Thomas won the Thursday, July 11, choker scramble for the Breezy Point Resort women’s league.

Joi Brandt, Bunny Oseland, Martha Polsfuss and Kathy McTague placed second ahead of Dori Leininger, Bugs Schmidt, Gloria Thomas and Sylvia Schmitt.

The league’s annual guest day is scheduled for Thursday, July 25. Interested players can contact Ruth Klukow at 763-300-5674 or email her at .

Whitefish women

PEQUOT LAKES -- Kathy Coombs, Ginger Giefer and Marguerite Baker won their respective flights Wednesday, July 10, game of Stableford for the Whitefish Golf Club women’s 18-hole league.

Pat Kline, Joan Kantos, and Joi Brandt placed second followed by Nancy McEnroe, Roxanne Thompson and Cheryl Stansfield.

Baker and Coombs both shot the low net round of the day with a 64. Birdies went to Kline, who carded three, Cathy Munger, who had two, Mimi Swanson, Barb Holubar, McEnroe, Kantos and Luann Rickert each had one. Pam Muiselewicz chipped in for birdie as well.

Madden’s women

EAST GULL LAKE -- Julie Hofius and Sharon Utke won the blind partners low score event Tuesday, July 9, for the Madden’s women’s night.

Lorri Reuer hit the longest drive. Angella roby was closest to the pin and Tara Jones made the longest putt.

Women’s tourney scheduled

Cuyuna Rolling Hills Women’s Golf Association will host a nine-hole Rally For The Cure event and a nine-hole Memorial Tournament Wednesday, July 24.

The Memorial Tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Rally For The Cure Event will begin at 10:45 a.m. All area women are invited to participate. There is a $20 tax deductible donation for the Rally event. There will be a special Rally rate for green fees if you are not a member of Cuyuna Rolling Hills.

Lunch will be available. A variety of proximity prizes will be awarded.Call Cuyuna Rolling Hills 534-3489 or Sandy 546-6506 or Edie 927-2168 to register.

MGA News

Andrew Israelson of the Vintage at Staples opened the 116th MGA Amateur Championship Monday, July 15, with a 1-under 71 at Somerby Golf Club in Byron.

Israelson is tied for third after the first round, three shots off defending champion Van Holmgren of Baker National Golf Course.

Last year, Israelson tied for second behind Holmgren.

The field will be cut after 36 holes down to the top 60 players and ties. Another 18 holes will be played Wednesday, July 17, to determine the champion.

Upcoming events

July 19 -- Minnesota Teen Challenge Scramble, The Pines at Grand View Lodge
July 19 -- Garrison Play Days Four-Person scramble, Northwood Hills

July 20 -- Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions Tournament, Pine Ridge

July 21 -- Pine River-Backus Sports Boosters, Emily Greens

July 27 -- Minnesota State Putting Championship, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

July 28 --The Quinn Open, Cragun’s Legacy Courses

July 28 -- McGregor Chamber of Commerce Scramble, Minnesota National

July 29-30 -- Junior Invitational, Madden’s Pine Beach West

July 29 -- Women’s Invitational 2-person scramble, Minnesota National

July 29 -- Verndale Fire Fundraiser, Whitetail Run

Aug. 2 -- Ranger Classic, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

Aug. 2 -- Royalton Wrestling Tournament, Pine Ridge

Aug. 3 -- Woodtick, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

Aug. 4 -- 14th annual Battle of the bars scramble, Emily Greens

Aug. 6 -- Charlie’s Scramble, Breezy Point Resort’s Whitebirch

Aug. 6 -- Women’s Holder, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

Aug. 8 -- St. Francis of the Lakes Golf Benefit, Cragun’s Legacy Courses

Aug. 9 -- Deerwood Open, Cuyuna Rolling Hills

Aug. 10 -- Swanson’s Melanoma Cancer Scramble, Breezy Point Resort’s Traditional

Aug. 10 -- TaylorMade Fitting Day, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

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