Area Golf News: Von Hanson's takes top spot
Von Hanson's Meats grilled Frandsen Bank 30-10 May 9, to secure a 1.5-point lead in the men's league Standings at Cragun's Legacy Courses.
Ian Ulrich collected 10 points in the 20-point victory.
Randall State Bank is in second place after topping US Bank 23.5-20.5 and Big Wood is in third place after beating .925 Silver 26-18
Results from May 9:
Friends Of Tony 25, American National Bank 19
CTC 23.5, Deerwood Bank 20.5
Thelen Heating 23, Sazama Family Chiro 21
Nexthome Horizons 23, Holden Electric 21
Randall State Bank 23, Hy-Tec Construction 21
Riverwood Bank 23.5, US Bank 20.5
State Farm Insurance 22.5, The Tee Hive 21.5
Shep's On 6th 27.5, People's Security 16.5
Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 23, Reichert Bus 21
Edward Jones 22.5, Team Legacy 21.5
Big Wood 26, .925 Silver 18
Brainerd Eyecare Center 35.5, Mid-Minnesota FCU 8.5
Von Hanson's Meats 30, Frandsen Bank 10
Von Hanson's Meats 82.5, Randall State Bank 81, Big Wood 79.5, Thelen Heating 78.5, Reichert Bus 78, Shep's On 6th 77, State Farm Insurance 74.5, Brainerd Eyecare Center 74.5, Riverwood Bank 73.5, Holden Electric 71, Deerwood Bank 70.5, CTC 65, Us Bank 63.5, Nexthome Horizons 63.5, American National Bank 62.5, Edward Jones 62.5, The Tee Hive 61.5, Hy-Tec Construction 60.5, Sazama Family Chiro 59.5, Team Legacy 59.5, .925 Silver 58.5, Giovanni's Frozen Pizza 58.5, Friends Of Tony 56, Mid-Minnesota FCU 51, Frandsen Bank 46.5, People's Security 43
Closest To Pin: Mark Mitzel, Kelly Chilson
Longest Putt: Rich Jones, Adam Kalenberg
Low Net: David Winkelman 26, Steve Stroschein 29, Dave Malchow 30
Second Flight: Bill Westerberg, Scott Krieger, Shane Hardee
Low Gross: Matt Ruis 34, Peter Dahl 35, Tyler Monda 35
Second Flight: Mark Fuhr, Bob Thorkelson, Jason Sourdiff
May 16 Matchups
Us Bank vs. Randall State Bank, Nexthome Horizons vs. Riverwood Bank, Thelen Heating vs. Hy-Tec Construction, Deerwood Bank vs. Holden Electric, American National Bank vs. Sazama Family Chiro, Mid-Minnesota FCU vs. CTC, Von Hanson's Meats vs. Friends Of Tony, Edward Jones vs. Brainerd Eyecare Center, Big Wood vs. Frandsen Bank, People's Security vs. Team Legacy, .925 Silver vs. State Farm Insurance, Shep's On 6th vs. Giovanni's Frozen Pizza, The Tee Hive vs. Reichert Bus.
Roger Handberg and Keith Bettes captured the season-opening two-person best ball event Tuesday, May 7 during the Whitefish Golf Club men's league.
Gordon Fischer and Bill Johander placed second behind Bill Bell and Denny Nybo.
Rocky Wilske and Sam Kantos topped the second flight with Ron Kitzman and Ron Meyer finishing second and Darrell Swanson and Dean Brandt third.
Bell and Mike Einan made the longest putts and Tom McGrath and Don Zakeer were closest to the pin.
The Whitefish men's golf league plays Tuesday mornings and new members are welcome to join at any time during the season. Call the Whitefish Golf Club Pro Shop at 218-543-4900 for details.
The league will host a welcome back spring scramble Tuesday, May 21.
Cuyuna Chamber registration open
Registration for the 19th annual Cuyuna Chamber golf tournament is open.
The tournament will be Wednesday, July,10 at Cuyuna Rolling Hills in Deerwood.
The cost is $100 per player and includes 18-holes of golf, cart, pregame lunch, range balls and dinner.
Interested players can sign up as a single player or as a four-person team by visiting the cuyunalakes.com and clicking on events. There is a June 24 registration deadline.
U.S. Open qualifying
Pierz's Robert Bell shot a 68 Monday, May 13, in the US Open local qualifying at Chaska Town course to finish second and advance to sectional qualifier in Columbus, Ohio.
Bell finished behind Charles Danielson of Osceola, Wis., who shot a 66.
Vern Smith aced the 155-yard 17th hole of The Preserve at Grand View Lodge May 10 using a 7-iron.
Dustin Sundberg, Maplewood, aced the 135-yard 15th hole of Jack's 18 at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge May 12 using a 9-iron.
May 17—Fussbusters, Cuyuna Rolling Hills
May 18—TaylorMade Fitting day, The Pines at Grand View Lodge
May 18—Callaway Fitting day, The Pines at Grand View Lodge
May 18—Spring Fling 'Go Low' Scramble, Emily Greens
May 18—Sons of American Legion Scramble, Northwood Hills
May 18—Tournament of Champions, open to any 2018 Club Champion, Minnesota National
May 19—Golf-a-palooza, Cragun's Legacy Courses
May 19—Bloody Open, Whitefish Golf Club
May 24—Men's morning opening shotgun, Whitetail Run
May 24—Men's evening opening shotgun, Whitetail Run
May 25—13th Annual Madden's Parent/Child tournament, Madden's Pine Beach East
May 25—13th Annual Madden's Parent/Child Mite Flight, Madden's Social Nine
May 26—20th Legacy Spring Challenge, Cragun's Legacy Courses
May 27—Homeless and Wounded Warriors, Whitefish Golf Club
May 27-28—Fred-Mark 27-hole Shamble, The Pines and Preserve at Grand View Lodge