Area Golf News: Shep's surges into first place

Shep's on 6th seized the lead in the Legacy Men's League at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 9 with a 27-17 victory over Halverson Law Office. Mills GM, last week's top team, slipped into second place following a 24.5-19.5 loss to People's Security. ...

Shep's on 6th seized the lead in the Legacy Men's League at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 9 with a 27-17 victory over Halverson Law Office.

Mills GM, last week's top team, slipped into second place following a 24.5-19.5 loss to People's Security.

Von Hanson's Meats moved into third place with a 24.5-19.5 win over Randall State Bank 19.5.

Results from June 9:

Team results


Shep's on 6th 27, Halverson Law Office 17

Deerwood Bank 32, US Bank 12

Von Hanson's Meats 24.5, Randall State Bank 19.5

Riverwood Bank 22.5, Reichert Bus 21.5

Giovonni's Pizza 32, Frandsen Bank & Trust 12

Thelen Heating 29, Hy-Tec Construction 15

State Farm Insurance 23.5, Big Wood 20.5

People's Security 24.5, Mills GM 19.5


American National Bank 22.5, Mulligan's 21.5

Edward Jones 28, .925 Silver 16

Paulson Insurance 27, Mid-Minnesota FCU 17

Team standings after June 9

Shep's on 6th 182

Mills GM 175

Von Hanson's 170.25

Big Wood 167.5


American National Bank 167

State Farm Insurance 164.5

Paulson Insurance 159.3

Halverson Law Office 159

Thelen Heating 158.5

Edward Jones 157.5

Riverwood Bank 155.8

Reichert Bus 151.5


Mulligan's 149.3

Frandsen Bank & Trust 148

Giovanni's Pizza 147.3

Hy-Tec Construction 146.3

Randall State Bank 146

.925 Silver 131.25

People's Security 127

Deerwood Bank 127


US Bank 125.5

Mid-Minnesota FCU 110

June 16 matchups on Bobby's Legacy Course

US Bank vs American National Bank

Mid-Minnesota FCU vs Deerwood Bank

Von Hanson's Meats vs Mulligan's

Hy-Tec Construction vs State Farm Insurance

Reichert Bus vs Paulson Insurance


Big Wood vs Edward Jones

Giovonni's Pizza vs Mills GM

Shep's on 6th vs .925 Silver

Thelen Heating vs Randall State Bank

People's Security vs Riverwood Bank

Frandsen Bank & Trust vs Halverson Law Office

Individual results

Closest to pin: Ryan Neitzke, Justin "Bud" Sourdiff

Longest putt: Ethan Neitzke, Darrell Pulak

Low net: Eric Gangl 30, Scott Bender 31, Mike Mohrfeld 33, Brian Stenglein 33

Low gross: Ryan Neitzke 34, Dave LePage 35, Tim Johnson 36, Mike Toensing 37

Side game (net): Dave Winkelman

Side game (gross) Kurt Buckwalter

Legacy women

Joe Ellen Reeck and Kim Rollins drilled the longest drives and Kelly Burns and Jamie Clough were closest to the pin during the June 7 women's night at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Kathy Brastrup was closest to the pin on the Par 3 Course with Becky Bennett sinking the longest putt.

Sue Kieffer was the queen of the night.

Breezy Point men

Hack Attack's 12-6 victory over JJ's Pub June 8 pushed them into second place in the men's league standings at Breezy Point Resort.

Pequot Tool 2 leads the field after its 11-7 victory over Deacon's.

Billy's Too dropped from second to third despite a 9.5-8.5 victory over DDJ.

Results from June 8:

Team results

Hack Attack 12, JJ's Pub 6

Old School 11.5, Commander 6.5

Billy's 1 11, No Name 7

Pequot Tool 2 11, Deacon's 7

Dockside 10.5, Pequot Tool 1 7.5

Billy's 3 10.5, Antlers 7.5

Massie Creek 10, TMT 8

Ace Hardware 10, Double Trouble 8

Billy's Too 9.5, DDJ 8.5

Team standings

Pequot Tool 2 41.0

Hack Attack 40.5

Billy's Too 40.0

Old School 40.0

Commander 38.5

Dockside 38.5

DDJ 38.0

Pequot Tool 1 38.0

Double Trouble 37.0

Massie Creek 36.0

Billy's 1 34.5

TMT 34.0

JJ's Pub 33.5

Antlers 33.0

Ace Hardware 33.0

Billy's 3 33.0

Deacon's 33.0

No Name 26.5

Individual winners

Longest putt: Bill Toft, Bob Vosnos

Closest to pin: Mick McBrien

Low gross: Adam Hopps 38, Dick Williams 39, Greyson Thomas 40, Brandon Beers 41, McBrien 41

Low net: Kevin Anderson 30, Don Erickson 34, Hopps 34, Al Schmidt 34, Ted Zarembski 34

Skins winners: Kevin Anderson, Lee Bergseth, Vosnos, Frank Terry

Breezy Point women

Joi Brandt, Judy Thomas and Ruth Klukow tied for first during the "Lucky Seven" game of the day June 9 in the Breezy Point Women's League.

Second place went to Janie Pommer.

Third place was a six-way tie between Polly Aumock, Sandy O'Day, Bunny Oseland, Colleen Rawlings, Bugs Schmidt, and Sylvia Schmitt.

Whitefish men

Greg Jorvig and Steve Ogren teamed up to win the two-man best ball First Flight title June 7 in the men's league at Whitefish Golf Club.

Mike Finley-Bob Beatty were second in the First Flight with Jim Rauenhorst and a blind draw finishing third.

Bill Johander-Dave Lobben won the Second Flight followed by Bob McKee-Keith Bettes in second and Sam Faust-Tom Boyce in third.

Third Flight title went to Sam Kantos-Joe Fitter. Ed Bontrager-Warren Kleinsasser placed second with Henry Duitsman-Ross Kaleva third.

Kaleva and Faust made the longest putts and Jim Thompson and Rauenhorst were closest to the pin.

Whitefish women

Pat Kline shot a 48 to win the T-E-N-S event June 8 in the Women's 18-hole league at Whitefish Golf Club.

Kline was followed by Barb Holubar's 51 and Barb Hanson's 53.

Flight B went to Helen McGrath's net 50. Joan Kantos was second with 55 and Cheryl Bontrager third with 56.

Myra Faust and Pat McKee shot 53 to tie for the first in Flight C. Enga Wodziak was third with a 55.

Shari Loechler shot a 51 to win Flight D. Carol Germann shot 53 and Joi Brandt a 54.

Kline's total net 68 was the low round. Holubar shot a 70.

Faust, Hanson, Holubar made birdies. Holubar's was a chip-in and Kline carded two birdies. Other chip-ins were made by Connie Weber and Sherrie Adam.

For players interested in the Whitefish league visit

Black Bear women

Carol Lovro's low net of 36 paced the Black Bear women's 9-hole league June 9.

Tying for second were Eileen Springer and Vivian Palmer with a low net 37.

Carol Lovro had a chip-in on No. 8 and Cathy Switajewski chipped-in on No. 3.

Sharen Hilliard and Carol Lovro birdied No. 9.

Eagle's Landing women

Peggy Tautges' 38 and Darlene Swedin's 41 were the low gross scores in the Wednesday Night Women's League June 8 at Eagle's Landing.

Sue Kloeckl was closest to a pin and Sue Kloeckl were closest to a pin, Kathy Thompson hit the longest drive and Darlene Swedin sank the longest putt.

Eagle's Landing men

Greg Balego's 75 was the best 18-hole low gross score June 9 in the Thursday Night Men's League at Eagle's Landing.

Following Balego were Carl Hendrickson with a 77, Brett Thompson 78 and Billy Indihar 78.

In 18-hole low net competition, Mike Katzenberger shot 65 and Chuck Shaw 65.

The 9-hole low gross winner was Jon Smejia with a 37 and Alex Paschall was runner-up with 41.

In 9-hole low net competition, Chad Ploof carded a 28 and Luke Hoskins 29.

Jay Felton made the longest putt, Doug Host was closest to a pin, Wayne Baierl and Chad Ploof recorded the closest second shots and Baierl was closest to a pin.

Eagle's Landing scramble

Steve Wiltse and Terry Gavin, Tom Younghans and Howie Person and Jeff Smith and Wyatt Carr were the low gross pacesetters June 6 in the Monday Night Scramble at Eagle's Landing.

Low net leaders were Kathy Toensing and Chad Paulson, Jerry Jacobs and Marv Pelkey and Scott Campbell and Nate Grotzke.

Kathy Toensing had the longest drive, Scott Campbell the closest second shot, Shawn McLain was closest to the pin and Mark Sell had the longest putt.

Fairways at Howard's Barn

Mac Curtis and Merrilyn Enabnit won the handicap event June 7 at the Fairways at Howard's Barn.

Women's league meets 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays with a 9 a.m. start. All women are welcome.


James Kron, Baxter, aced the 102-yard ninth hole of Bobby's Legacy at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 5 using a gap wedge.

Paul Heinlen, Baxter, aced the 264-yard par-4 16th hole on Bobby's Legacy at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 6 for a double-eagle. He used a driver.

Mike Toensing, Baxter, aced the 157-yard 12th hole on the Dutch Legacy at Cragun's Legacy Courses May 23 using a 7-iron.

Nathan Peterson of White Bear Lake aced the 151-yard 11th hole at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge Lakes Course June 10 with a 9-iron.

Mark Tustin, Winnipeg, Manitoba, aced the 171-yard fourth hole on the Dutch Course at Cragun's Legacy Courses June 13 with a 5-iron.

Upcoming events

June 17: Camp Confidence Classic - The Classic at Madden's

June 17: 9-hole Camp Confidence - Madden's Pine Beach West

June 17: Womanade Golf Event - Whitetail Run

June 17: Scandia Valley Lions - Pine Ridge

June 19: The Quinn Open - Cragun's Legacy Courses

June 20: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation Benefit - Cragun's Legacy Courses

June 20-22: 38th MGA Players Championship - The Classic at Madden's

June 21-22: Inaugural Golden Eagle Women's Invitational - Golden Eagle

June 22: Northwoods Classic Women's Invite - Whitefish Golf Club

June 23: Aitkin Chamber tournament - Cuyuna Rolling Hills

June 24: Relay for Life - Eagle's Landing

June 24: Brainerd Sports Boosters Charity tournament - The Preserve at Grand View Lodge

June 25: Match Play Madness - Grand View Lodge

June 26-27: 2-day Pro Am - Grand View Lodge

June 28: Pink Links women's tournament - Cragun's Legacy Courses

June 28: Minnesota State Open qualifier - The Pines at Grand View Lodge

June 28: CocoLoco Cup - Whitefish Golf Club

June 29: PGA Junior Event - Breezy Point's Whitebirch

June 29: PGA Beginner's Event - Breezy Point's Traditional

June 30: Drive, Chip and Putt Championship qualifier - Cragun's Legacy Courses

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