Area Golf: Von Hanson's leads Cragun's men's league

Tim Johnson's nine points helped Von Hanson's Meats grill Big Wood 25.5-18.5 July 12 to build an 8.5-point lead over the men's league field at Cragun's Legacy Courses.


Tim Johnson's nine points helped Von Hanson's Meats grill Big Wood 25.5-18.5 July 12 to build an 8.5-point lead over the men's league field at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Edward Jones topped US Bank 25.5-18.5 to land in second place and The Tee Hive is in third after beating NextHome Horizons 26-18.

People's Security was the big point getter as they topped Mid-Minnesota 34.5-9.6. Joe Michalewicz posted the big with 10 points for People's.

Results from July 12:

Team results


People's Security 34.5, Mid-Minnesota FCU 9.5

State Farm Insurance 24, American National Bank 20

Giovanni's Pizza 24.5, Deerwood Bank 19.5

Thelen Heating and Roofing 24, Reichert Bus 20

The Tee Hive 26, NextHome Horizons 18

Randall State Bank 25.5, Shep's on 6th 18.5

.925 Silver 23, Riverwood Bank 21

Hy-Tec Construction 26, Team Legacy 18


Smokin Aces 27.5, Deerwood Bank #2 16.5

Select Therapy 26.5, Sazama Family Chiropractic 17.5

Edward Jones 25.5, US Bank 18.5

Von Hanson's Meats 25.5, Big Wood 18.5

Team standings

Von Hanson's Meats 90, Edward Jones 81.5, The Tee Hive 80, Giovanni's Pizza 77.5, State Farm Insurance 77, Reichert Bus 75.5, .925 Silver 73, People's Security 71.5, Big Wood 71, Select Therapy 69.5, Team Legacy 68.5, Randall State Bank 68.5, Smokin Aces 68.5, Shep's on 6th 66.5, Deerwood Bank 65.5, Sazama Family Chiropractic 62.5, Hy-Tec Construction 56.5, NextHome Horizons 55.5, Riverwood Bank 54, Deerwood Bank #2 52.5, Thelen Heating and Roofing 52, US Bank 49.5, American National Bank 49.5, Mid-Minnesota FCU 44

Individual results

Closest to pin: Randy Moores, Jeff Hanson


Longest putt: LC Baier, Jeremy Horn

Low net: Tim Asche -7, Jared Hoppe -6, Josh Rardin -5

Second flight: Tim Thorson, Mike Stromberg

Low gross: Drew Dufner -3, Tim Johnson -3, Dan Vickerman -1

Second flight: Randy Moores, Joe Diemer

Side game (net): Kim Meyer

July 19 matchups

Dutch Legacy


People's Security vs Edward Jones

Randall State Bank vs Team Legacy

State Farm Insurance vs Von Hanson's Meats

Giovanni's Pizza vs Mid-Minnesota FCU

Reichert Bus vs American National Bank

The Tee Hive vs Deerwood Bank

Shep's on 6 th vs Thelen Heating and Roofing

Hy-Tec Construction vs Select Therapy


.925 Silver vs NextHome Horizons

Riverwood Bank vs Deerwood Bank #2

Sazama Family Chiropractic vs Smokin Aces

Big Wood vs US Bank

Legacy women

Patti Mernin and Kelli Johnson went pin hunting July 17 as they were closest to the pin winners on Bobby's Legacy for women's night at Cragun's Legacy Courses.

Ginny McDonald sank the longest putt.

On the Par 3 Course, Julie Stanton made the longest putt and Wendy Schamp was closest to the pin.


Scramble night will be July 31.

Breezy Point men

L.A. Lawn Services used a 12-8 victory over Old School July 11 to grab a 3.5-point lead over the men's league field at Breezy Point Resort.

Billy's 1 is in a tie for second despite losing 11-9 to JJ's Pub. Verkennes/Burgoyne tied Hack Attack 10-10 to move into a tie for second.

Results from July 11:

Team Results

Billy's 3 14, Double Trouble 6

Billy's 4 13, W.B.D. 7

Billy's 2 13, Mulligans 7

L.A. Lawn Services 12, Old School 8

JJ's Pub 11, Billy's 1 9

Farnsworth/Andersen 11, Dockside 9

Hack Attack 10, Verkennes/Burgoyne 10

Patriots 9.5, Ghost Team 0

Team Standings

L.A. Lawn Services 79.5, Billy's 1 76, Verkennes/Burgoyne 76, Dockside 74.5, W. B. D. 74

Old School 72.5, Billy's 4 72, Farnsworth/Andersen 69.5, Mulligans 69.5, Billy's 3 69, Patriots 68.5, Billy's 2 67.5, Double Trouble 64.5, Hack Attack 63, JJ's Pub 58

Individual winners

Low gross: Dick Williams 34, Bill Hartl 38, Mick McBrien 39, Nolan Toft 39

Low net: Jim Jasper 30, Jon Marsolais 31, Dick Williams 32, Ted Zarembski 32

Longest putt: Mick McBrien 3, Dick Williams 5, Jim Wagner 7

Breezy Point women

Sue Skinner and Joi Brandt tied with plus-2 scores to lead the first flight in the July 12 beat-your-points event for the Breezy Point Resort women's league.

Barb Owens won the second flight with a plus-4 followed by Connie Weber.

Gloria Thomas won the third flight with Sue Marsolais in second, Martha Polsfuss in third and Bunny Oseland in fourth.

Judy Thomas was the top finisher in the fourth flight. Connie Colin was next.

Bugs Schmidt captured the fifth flight and Betty Huseby was second.

Play July 18 will be at Whitebirch and it is guest day.

Whitefish men

Roger Weber, Greg Jorvig, Tom Baker and Warren Kleinsser won the stableford team event July 13 for the Whitefish men's league.

Arlen Stansby, Rollie Renstrom, Mike Carnahna and Chuck Hicks were second and Jerry Moore, Bill Carlson, Sam Kantos and Jim Devinck placed third.

Bill Bell and Fred Skog made the longest putts and Bell and Mike Rancour were closest to the pin.

Whitefish women

Maxine Riches needed a tiebreaker to distance herself from Barb Hanson and Deb Enger, but won the 4 Score game July 11 during the Whitefish Women's 18-hole League.

Riches shot a net 38 on all the par 4s as did Hanson and Enger. Rox Thompson carded a 40 for fourth place in the first flight.

Kathy Coombs captured the second flight with a 39. Nancy Schmidt was second followed by Cheryl Bontrager and Diane Giefer.

Dawn Wiebusch needed a tiebreaker to top Cheryl Stansfield to win the third flight. Ginny Sitzer was third and Joi Brandt fourth.

Riches and Wiebusch tied for the overall low net 66s.

Schmidt, Riches, Connie Weber and Enger all carded birdies. Darlene Bonnema, Anita Stensby, Nancy McEnroe, Giefer and Riches all had chip ins.

Ruttger's crowns club champ

Jack Olson bettered Walt Parsons in a sudden death playoff to win the overall Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge club championship July 16 on Jack's 18.

Tom Murphy carded a net 72 for the net championship followed by Greg Hills with a 77.

Two women's events slated

The Cuyuna Rolling Hills women's golf association will host a nine-hole Rally for the Cure event and a nine-hole Memorial Tournament July 25.

The Rally event will begin at 8;30 a.m. with the Memorial tournament starting around 10:45 a.m.

All area women are invited. 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 and a variety of proximity prizes will be awarded.

For more information or to register contact Cuyuna Rolling Hills at 218-534-3489, Sandy 218-546-6506 or Edie at 218-927-2168.

Junior Open scheduled

Cragun's Legacy Courses will be the site of the Minnesota Summer Junior Open July 29-30 in East Gull Lake.

The event, sponsored by Hurricane Junior Golf Tour and Chris Foley Golf Schools, is $229 for members and $289 for non-members. For a special discounted tournament rate call Chip at Hurricane at 407-614-2962 ext. 4.

For more information visit or email .

St. Francis tournament

The St. Francis of the Lakes Golf Classic is scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 9 at Cragun's Legacy Courses in East Gull Lake.

The cost is $100 per person, which includes golf, cart and dinner. For those interested in dinner only the cost is $35.

To register visit and click on announcements.

Upcoming events

July 20: MN Teen Challenge scramble, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

July 20: Wadena Humane Society Scramble, Whitetail Run

July 21: Pine River-Backus Boosters, Emily Greens

July 21: Lions Tournament, Pine Ridge Golf Club

July 22: Emily Day 9-hole scramble, Emily Greens

July 27: Mille Lacs Area Health Association scramble, Fiddlestix Golf Course

July 28: Minnesota State Putting Championship, The Pines at Grand View Lodge

July 28: Night Golf, Pine Ridge Golf Club

July 29: Member-Guest event, The Pines at Grand View Lodge
July 29: McGregor Chamber, Minnesota National

July 30: Women's Invitational 2-person scramble, Minnesota National

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