Thanks to a 27.5-16.5 victory over Mid-Minnesota Aug. 22, Edward Jones pulled within five points of Cragun’s Legacy Courses men’s league leaders D&D Exteriors.
Von Hanson’s, which had been leading most of the second half, also climbed back into the picture as the third-place team dominated D&D Exteriors 25.5-18.5 to pull within 9.25 points of first place.
Results from Aug. 22:
Mulligan’s 22, 925.Silver 22
American National 30.5, Halverson Law 13.5
Shep’s on 6th 26.5, Deerwood 17.5
Thelen Heating 24.5, People’s Security 19.5
Reichert Bus 23, First Security 21
Edward Jones 27.5, Mid-Minnesota 16.5
Von Hanson’s 25.5, D&D Exteriors 18.5
US Bank 25, DPA/DK Insurance 19
D&D Exteriors 174.75
Edward Jones 169.75
Von Hanson’s 165.5
US Bank 163
Halverson Law 159.75
Shep’s on 6th 156.75
DPA/DK Insurance 155
Reichert Bus 154
American National 151
Thelen Heating 139.5
First Security Agency 138.5
Peoples Security 134
Deerwood Bank 125.75
Mid-Minnesota FCU 106.5
Closest to pin: Kurt Muesing, Brian Briggs, Todd Ringler, Jim Mullen
Low net: David Mernin 30, Don Quinn 30, Jim Butcher 30
Low gross: Justin Simon 34, Tim Johnson 35
Side-game: Eric Gangl 39 gross, Bob Torkelson 36 net
Mulligan’s vs. Von Hanson’s
Reichert Bus vs. Deerwood
First Security vs. Shep’s on 6th
D&D Exteriors vs 925.Silver
Halverson Law vs. People’s Security
Thelen Heating vs. American National Bank
Mid-Minnesota vs. DPA/DK Insurance
US Bank vs. Edward Jones
■ Breezy Point men
Commander/JJ’s and Giovanni’s created a logjam Aug. 22 at the top of the Breezy Point Resort men’s league standings.
Commander/JJ’s topped Crocker Collision 6.5-5.5 and Giovanni’s beat Thomas & Associates 7-5 to claim a tie for first in the second-half standings.
Despite the loss, Thomas & Associates is just 0.5 points out of the lead.
Results from Aug. 22:
Commander/JJ’s 6.5, Crocker Collision 5.5
Giovanni’s 7, Thomas & Associates 5
Billy’s Buddies 6, Billy’s Bar & Grill 6
Thomas & Associates 36.5
Crocker Collision 26.5
Billy’s Bar & Grill 22.5
Billy’s Buddies 18.5
Low nets: 0-5 handicap — Dick Burns 34; 6-9 — Paul Houle 30; 10-18 — Mike Marcum 34, Jodi Schiltz 34, Mike Dowdall 34
Longest putts: Ron Oseland, Dick Polsfuss, Denny Langerman
Closest to pin: Dick Polsfuss, Chuck O’Day
No league play Aug. 29
■ Breezy Point women
Jean Appleton, Bunny Oseland, Steph Mackey and Sue Marsolais shot 66 to win the choker scramble Aug. 22 during the Breezy Point Resort women’s league.
Cathy Johnson, Joi Brandt and Judi Moravec finished second with a 71 with the team of Colleen Rawlings, Bugs Schmidt and Gloria Thomas placing third with a 73.
The team of Kathy McTague, Martha Polsfuss, Polly Aumock and Patty Carlyle tied the team of Judy Thomas, Ellen Koshina, Sandy O’Day and Ruth Tiedeman for fourth.
Thursday is the final league event.
■ Whitefish women
Barb Hanson, Pattie Erickson, Mary Boeder and Ruth Klukow shot a 37 to win the side-step scramble during the ninth annual Women of Whitefish event Aug. 22 at the Whitefish Golf Club.
Nancy Schmidt, Betsy Schroeder and Sharon Sullivan finished second despite also shooting 37.
Mimi Swanson, Vicki Dypwick, Gini Moberg and Barb DeLaHunt placed third.
Judy Eastwood, Connie Foster, Judy Morgan and Sigrid Hubley placed fourth followed by Helen McGrath, Mary Ann Valley and Linda Carpenter in fifth.
Closest to the pin winners were Cheryl Bontrager and Maxine Riches and Shiela Speedling drained the longest putt.
The Pequot Lakes High School girls golf team, to which the two Whitefish women’s leagues donate funds, assisted with the pre-golf games. Winners were: Jean Freytag — driving contest, Enga Wodziak and Mary Boeder split the chipping contest and Mary Erickson, Gini Moberg, and Cheryl Bontrager tied for the putting contest.
■ Birch Bay results
Stella Czeczok won the best poker hand game and, along with Barb Heck, had chip-ins Aug. 21 during the Birch Bay Resort women’s outing.
Bev Fruth was the longest drive winner Aug. 14.
Heck, Janet Kramarsic and Dorothy Johnson were first on the green winners Aug. 7 with Linda Harrier sinking a chip-in.
Judy Kolstad mad the fewest putts July 31 and Vi Anderson guessed her score for eight holes to win the July 24 league event.
Gary Amundson, Breezy Point, aced the 165-yard third hole of Back Bear Golf Aug. 20 using a 6-iron.
Colin MacDonald, Baxter, aced the 100-yard eighth hole of the Dutch Legacy at Cragun’s Legacy Courses Aug. 22 using a pitching wedge.
Joe O’Connor, Duluth, aced the 165-yard second hole of The Classic at Madden’s Aug. 18 using a 7-iron.
Randy Thoemes, Minneapolis, aced the 163-yard 11th hole at Eagle’s Landing with a 6-iron.
Rick Kleyman, Plymouth, aced the 127-yard 15th hole at Eagle’s Landing with a 9-wood.