Area Golf News: Von Hanson's still leads Cragun's

Von Hanson's Meats enjoyed a 23-21 victory over Riverwood Bank Aug. 20, but saw Edward Jones make a big move into second place in the Cragun's Legacy Courses men's league standings.

Von Hanson's Meats enjoyed a 23-21 victory over Riverwood Bank Aug. 20, but saw Edward Jones make a big move into second place in the Cragun's Legacy Courses men's league standings.

Von Hanson's remains the top team by five points over Edward Jones, which used a 32-8 victory over US Bank to jump into second place.

Reichert Bus is in third thanks to its 28.5-3.5 demolition of Hy-Tec Construction.

Results from Aug. 20:

Team results


Edward Jones 32, US Bank 8

Halverson Law Office 33, Giovanni's Pizza 11

State Farm Insurance 26, Shep's on 6th 18

People's Security 23.5, .925 Silver 20.5

Von Hanson's Meats 23, Riverwood Bank 21

Randall State Bank 25, Mid-Minnesota FCU 19

Reichert Bus 28.5, Hy-Tec Construction 3.5

Paulson Insurance 28.5, American National Bank 15.5


Deerwood Bank 28, Mulligan's 16

Mills GM 23.5, Thelen Heating 20.5

Team standings

Von Hanson's Meats 163.50

Edward Jones 158.50

Reichert Bus 158.00

Paulson Insurance 156.00

State Farm Insurance 148.00


People's Security 147.50

.925 Silver 147.00

Mills GM 146.50

Halverson Law Office 146.00

Riverwood Bank 123.50

Deerwood Bank 119.00

American National Bank 117.50

Shep's on 6th 117.00

Thelen Heating 112.00

Mulligan's 111.00

Randall State Bank 108.50

Hy-Tec Construction 107.50

Mid-Minnesota FCU 107.00

Giovanni's Pizza 100.50

US Bank 94.00

Individual winners

Longest putt: Steve Isackson, Jason Sourdiff

Closest to pin: Todd Ringer, Chris Sonmor

Low gross: Dan Vickerman -4, Alex Osowski -2, Dave Lepage -1, Todd Ringler -1

Low net: Dan Travica -7, Eric Gangle -5, Brian Twamley -5, Joel Clough -4

Thursday's matchups

Dutch Legacy

US Bank vs. Halverson Law Office

Reichert Bus vs. Randall State Bank

.925 Silver vs. Giovanni's Pizza

Von Hanson's Meats vs. Paulson Insurance

Shep's on 6th vs. Edward Jones

Mid-Minnesota FCU vs. Mulligan's

Hy-Tec Construction vs. People's Security

American National Bank vs. Deerwood Bank

State Farm Insurance vs. Mills GM

Thelen Heating and Roofing vs. Riverwood Bank

Breezy Point women

There was a logjam at the top of the Aug. 22 women's league standings at Breezy Point Resort.

The two-person teams of Sandy O'Day-Cindy Buxton, Sue Skinner-Sylvia Schmitt and Martha Polsfuss-Ruth Klukow all shot 37 for first place in the Ryder Cup game.

Coming in two shots behind the leading groups were Chris Bjornson and Joi Brandt.

Eagle's Landing men

Steve Messerschmidt's 78 was the low 18-hole round during men's league at Eagle's Landing Golf Club.

Paul Erdal's 63 was the low 18-hole net. Joe Bachan shot an even-par 36 for the low 9-hole gross.

Results from Aug. 19

Low 18-hole gross: Steve Messerschmidt 78

Low 18-hole net: Paul Erdal 63, Gene Shanks 64, Jack Kane 65, Jay Felton 65

Low 9-hole gross: Joe Bachan 36, Jeff Smith 37, Mike Casillas 38

Proxy winners: Tom Ebinger (longest putt), Mike Stanek (closest to pin), Bruce Femling (closest second shot), Billy Indihar (longest drive), Mike Casillas (closest to pin)

Eagle's Landing scramble

Howie Person and Tom Younghans shot the low gross and Greg Koury and Benita Koury were the low net winners for the Aug. 17 Monday Night Scramble at Eagle's Landing Golf Club.

Chris Gall, Greg Lindberg and Brady Toensing were closest to the pin. Brett Thompson hit the closest second shot. Dan and Ron Brown made the longest putts.

Pilot ties for third

Lake Shore's Claudia Pilot tied for third place with an 83 to secure the second alternate slot in the US Senior women's amateur sectional qualifying Aug. 20 at Chaska Town Course.

Leigh Klasse of Woodbury and Lynn Anderson of Hopkins, along with Robin Webb of Clive, Iowa, advanced to the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship which is scheduled Sept. 26-Oct. 1 at Hillwood Country Club in Nashville, Tenn.

Fall junior golf

Chris Foley and Cragun's Legacy Courses will host a fall junior league for players in third through eighth grades. Players will be grouped into teams and play weekly matches.

The fall league will last four weeks starting Sept. 9 and ending Oct. 7. Matches and instruction will be at Cragun's Legacy Par 3 course 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Monday's sessions will be a golf clinic/skills day and Wednesday's sessions will be matches.

Cost of the fall league is $110 for five golf clinic/skills days and four competitive rounds. For more information contact Foley at 218-820-9426 or visit the website.


Jerry Bruggeman, Brainerd, aced the 102-yard ninth hole of Bobby's Legacy Aug. 17 at Cragun's Legacy Courses using an 8-iron.

Tim Johnson, Brainerd, aced the 122-yard second hole at The Preserve at Grand View Lodge Aug. 11 using a gap wedge.

Tim Martin, Brainerd, aced the 152-yard fifth hole on the Woods Course at The Pines at Grand View Lodge Aug. 9 using an 8-iron.

Caitlin Clause, Mankato, aced the 120-yard eighth hole at Golden Eagle Golf Club Aug. 4 using a 9-iron.

Upcoming events

Aug. 28: Project New Hope - Crosswoods Golf Course

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: MGA Senior Amateur Championship - Deacon's Lodge

Sept. 1: Charlie's 3-person Scramble - Breezy Point Resort

Sept. 3: Madden's Pink Ribbon Cupboard Scramble - Madden's Resort

Sept. 5: The Green Jacket Open - Emily Greens

Sept. 7: Crosswoods new nine opening - Crosswoods Golf Course

Sept. 12-13: 2-person best ball - Crosswoods Golf Course

Sept. 13: Couples Steak Fry - Emily Greens

Sept. 19-20: Fish and Golf Tournament - Grand View Lodge

Sept. 26-27: Great Whitefish Scramble - Whitefish Golf Club

Sept. 27-28: Great Northern Couples Shootout - Grand View Lodge

Sept. 27: Classic 6-6-6 Shootout - The Classic at Madden's

Sept. 28: St. John's Prep Classic - The Classic at Madden's

Sept. 29: 12th annual Gary Stiner Ironman Classic - Emily Greens

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