Golf: Israelson ties for 3rd

Andrew Israelson and Beck Erholtz competed in the final round of the MGA Amateur Championship.

Andrew Israelson

MAPLE GROVE — Andrew Israelson of the Vintage at Staples fired a final round 67 Wednesday, July 21, to tie for third in the 118th MGA Amateur Championship at Rush Creek Golf Club.

Iraelson’s three-day 207 was six shots short of winner Derek Hitchner of Minikahda Club who fired a 15-under par 201.

Fellow Staples native and future North Dakota State University Bison Beck Erholtz tied for 29th with his three-day 219. Erholtz fired rounds of 75-72-72 for his final score.

Beck Erholtz
Beck Erholtz

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