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Web posted June 27, 2017
Emily Greens Golf Leagues Results
Tuesday Morning Men’s League – 8:30am
Beautiful sunshine the whole morning!!

1st place – Jerry Hagel, Pat O’Conner, Keith Walker, and Dick Blevins
2nd place – Tim Donnay, Dick Hubbard, Elmer Johnson, and Robin Mostrom
3rd place – Butch Eaton, Jim Schallman, Al Schewe, and Lovell Baker
4th place – Bill Dehnert, Bruce Nelson, Willis Berndt, and Bob Ecklund

Closest to the Pin #1 – Don Rodi
Closest 2nd Shot # 3 – Jerry Hagel
Longest Putt #5 – Barry Knox
Closest 2nd Shot # 9 – Al Schewe

Tuesday Morning Back 9 League – 11:30am
1st Place – Keith Walker, Don Rodi, Dick Blevins, and Ernie Morreim
2nd Place – Craig Larson, Jim Wells, Jack Helmen, and Don Atwater
3rd Place - Jerry Hagel, Barry Knox, and Jim Schallman

Tuesday Evening Men’s League Proxies
Closest to the Pin #11 – Jimmy Vanderark

Skins – Terry Blexrud (2), Robb Pahl (2), Bill Forsythe, and Chris Olander

Wednesday Morning Men’s League Proxie
Closest to the pin in 2 #13 – Bruce Nelson

Long Putt #18 – Jack Helmen

Skins – Al Schewe, Larry Neer, Bob Elliott, and Tom Walker

Wednesday Evening Women’s League
A lovely evening of golf!

Play Of The Day – Lowest score on odd holes

Winners – Sue Degner, Mary Patterson, Marion Ogg, Becky Guida, and Nancy Kruse

Chip ins: Elaine Jensen #7

Thursday Morning Women’s League
Play of the day – Fun Day Step Aside Scramble

Winners – Linda Machen, Barb Schewe, Mary Neer, and Eileen Jensen

Longest Putt – Nancy Knox
Straightest Drive on #5 – Jane McKinley

Whitefish Men’s Golf League
June 20: The Whitefish Men's League held their weekly event with the game being individual low net score. The biggest highlight was a hole in one on number 12 by Jim Wodziak!

First flight: 1st-Paul Beilfuss; 2nd- John Farrell; 3rd-Steve Ogren

Second Flight: 1st-Gary Amundsen; 2nd-Jim Rauenhorst; 3rd-Neil Mcewen

Third Flight: 1st-Dave Lubben; 2nd-Steve Holubar; 3rd-John Bruner

Longest putt hole 6-Warren Kleinsasser
Longest putt hole 16-John Farrell
Closest to pin hole 4-Bill Johander
Closest to pin hole 12-Jim Wodziak

The Whitefish Men's League always welcome new members!

Whitefish Women’s 9-Hole Golf League
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Whitefish Women's 9-Hole Golf League enjoyed this beautiful summer solstice day as they played an individual "Secret Throw Away Hole" game on the front 9. The net scores were totaled at the end of the round and then the secret throw away hole was revealed. The score for each player on Hole #1 was then subtracted.

1st Place: Karen Lobben - 25
2nd Place: Vicki Dypwick - 28
3rd Place: Judy Thomas - 29
Low Net: Karen Lobben - 27

Chip-ins: Kathy Keeling - Hole #7, Bev Ogren - Hole #8, Carol Lovro - Hole #6, Sue Loechler - Hole #7, Vicki Dypwick - Hole #8

Low Putts: Carol Lovro - 14

Congratulations Ladies!

Next Wednesday, June 28 is a "Closest to the Pin on 10" game on the back 9 with scheduled tee times starting at 8 AM.

The 9-Hole Women's League is open to new members at any time during the May-September season. Membership at the Whitefish Golf Club is not required to join the league. Information is available on their website "whitefishwomens9holeleague.weebly.com" or contact the Whitefish Golf Pro Shop at 218-543-4900.

Whitefish Women’s 18-Hole Golf League
The Whitefish Women's 18 Hole League held their biennial Member Guest event on Wednesday, June 21st, with the Neon on the Greene theme. The weather was perfect for the 2 BEST NET of the foursome tournament. There were a total of 56 players on the course.

The first place team of Cheryl Bontrager, Joi Brandt, Carol Doschadis (guest) and Chris Barnes (guest) had a winning score of net 123.

There was a 3-way tie at net 128. The USGA recommended tiebreaker of last nine holes, last 6 holes, etc was used to determine the ranking of those 3 teams. Second place then went to Connie Weber, Nancy McEnroe, Susan Smith (guest) and Susan Walstrom. Team Judy Eastwood, Carol Pioske, Ginnie Sitzer, and Sabra Otteson (guest) took 3rd place. Fourth place goes to team Cathy Munger, Jean Collins (guest), Pat McKee and Mary Jo Schleif (guest).

Proximities winners for the guests
#2 Longest Putt - Susan Smith
#4 Closest to the pin - Sabra Otteson
#15 Closest to the pin on 2nd Shot - Teresa Nelson
#10 Cloest to the line - Jena Nelson

Proximities winners for the members
#3 Closest to the line - Joi Brandt
#17 Longest putt - Enga Wodziak
#12 Closest to the pin - Cheryl Bontrager
#6 Closest to the pin on 2nd shot - Barb Holubar

There was a 50/25/25 raffle, with winners Diane Giefer and Connie Metzhold (guest). In addition, there were about 30 envelopes filled with cash pinned to a 'green'. When the raffle number was called, the winner would select an envelope from the "green'. Cash in the envelopes ranged from $5 to $50.

The dining room was beautifully decorated in the Neon on the Green theme, with bright neon colored balloons in the center pieces and neon golf balls and cupcakes frosted in pastels. Luncheon was a cold chicken pasta salad with fruit and artisan breads, with cupcakes for dessert. Thanks go to Cheryl Bontrager for chairing the event, and to her entire support team for the decorations and menu planning, as well as the raffle ticket sales and registration. Thanks also to Paul Schmidt and Ed Bontrager for handling bags and scorekeeping, and to Steve Bengtson and the entire staff at Whitefish for their overall support.

Fairways at Howard's Barn
Women’s Golf League
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Play of the Day 3-2-1

Winners: Pat Ruenhorst, Gloria Meininger, Nan Kemper, Mac Curtis

June 20th
Game of the Day
Low Putts

Pat Rauenhorst tie with Donna Balzer

Most Putts: Penny Refutal

Our league plays on Tuesday We welcome New Members Sign in 8:30AM Tee Time 9:00AM

Crosswoods Men’s Golf League
Tuesday League 06/20/17
Game of the Day: 3 Best Balls of 4

First Place Team - Sunrise Joe Smith, Jack Sigstad, Ken Boschee, Mic Tchida blind draw
Second Place Team - Sunrise Chet Herrboldt, Ernie Byerly, Jim Fraser, Jerry Martin

First Place Team - Sunset Dean Tenny, John Ritter, Jeff Helland, John Pribyl
Second Place Team - Sunset Joe Smith, Jack Sigstad, Ken Boschee, Mic Tchida blind draw

Closest to Pin Awards: Ken Boschee, John Ritter, Jeff Helland, Marty Appel

Longest Putt Awards: John Ritter, Jack Sigstad

Individual Low Net - Sunrise: Casey McChesney - 31
Individual Low Net - Sunswr: John Pribly - 28

Bob Borne Scored an Albatross on Sunset 7 (That is a 2 on a par 5)

Player of the Day: Overall Low Net
Joe Smith - 62

Low Gross Player: Ray Ellie - 76

Thursday League 06/22/17
Game of the Day: Variable Best Ball

First Place Team - High Noon Dave Oleson, John Pribyl, Pat Lawrence, Jim Mateyka
Second Place Team - High Noon Ernie Byerly, Jim Ritter, Daryl Thorvilson, Jerry Ekegren

First Place Team - Sunrise Palmer Sorensen, Gary Villella, Gordon Wagner, Dan Schlapkohl
Second Place Team - Sunrise Joe Smith, Al Olson, Pat Arens, Earl Vanhorn

Closest to Pin Awards: Jerry Martin, Bob Johnson, Bill Herrick, Dean Tenney

Longest Putt Awards: Mike Mooney, Roger Weis

Individual Low Net - High Noon: Jim Mateyka - 30
Individual Low Net - Sunrise: Gordy Wagner - 27

Bob Borne Scored an Albatross on Sunset 7 (That is a 2 on a par 5)

Player of the Day: Overall Low Net
Gordy Wagner - 59
Low Gross Player: tie - 80 Ken Boschee and Bob Johnson

Crosswoods Men’s League meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Breezy Point Ladies Golf League
The Breezy Point Ladies Golf League played at Whitebirch on Thursday, June 22nd. The format was a team game called AKQJ. The first place team was Joan Burnett, Sandy O'Day, Bugs Schmidt & Connie Weber. There was a tie for second place: the team of Joi Brandt, Kathy McTague, Bunny Oseland & Janie Pommer and the team of Sue Marsolais, Sylvia Schmitt & Judy Thomas. The third place team was: Polly Aumock, Ruth Klukow, Verna Miller & Gloria Thomas.

Celebrate America Junior Tourney
Date & Time: Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:30 PM

A fun 9 hole junior tourney at Crosswoods Golf Course. Open to all boys and girls ages 18 and under. Everyone wins a prize, awards for age division winners, this tourney is all about fun.

Pre-register at 218 692-4653

Whistling Wolf Junior Mini Golf Tourney
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A fun mini golf tourney open to boys and girls ages 18 and under at Whistling Wolf in Crosslake. Prizes for everyone, awards for winners of each age division.

Pre-register at 218 692-4653

ELRA Golf Outing Fundraiser
The public is invited to participate in the annual ELRA golf outing / fundraiser at Emily Greens on Saturday, July 29. Tee off time is 2:00 pm and cost is $25/pp for the 4-person Scramble. If you do not have a partner, one will be assigned. Prizes will be awarded following the event. You may call ahead to reserve your spot TODAY at 218-763-2169.

Proceeds benefit the Emily community by providing funds for future milfoil treatment on Lake Emily. Emily Lakes and River Association (ELRA) is a nonprofit organization who fosters clean waters for its lakes and river.

For more information, email ELRA@emilylakes.org today.

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