PGA and LPGA professionals at Grand View Lodge's Pines and Preserve courses will offer free 10-minute lessons throughout the month of May.
Contact the Pines pro shop (218) 963-0001 to set up a time with Jack Wawro, Eric Peterson, Joni Meyer, Mike Snow and Nate Erickson. To meet with Nick Hagg contact the Preserve pro shop (218) 568-4944.
Free golf, fishing, gathering for veterans
Cragun's Resort will host its sixth annual Veterans Appreciation Event May 26-27 at Cragun's Resort and Legacy Golf Courses.
Veterans will receive complimentary green fees on all three Legacy courses with a $10 charge per person for a golf cart. Friends and family can play with a veteran for $35. Call 825-2789 for tee times.
Veterans and their families and friends can enjoy free use of Cragun's docks and rowboats with or without motors May 26-27. Pontoon rental is available at $10 per hour. Call 825-2806 for fishing reservations.
Cragun's will also host a casual veterans family social from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Legacy Clubhouse.
All veterans are welcome, including those returning from recent assignments.
For more information on all veterans events and lodging discounts contact Amy Robeck at 825-2730.
Junior Golf Development Program
Chris Foley Golf Schools at Madden's Resort will host junior golf programs this summer.
The programs take young golfers from an introduction to the game to playing competitive high school golf.
The Rookie school begins June 4 and runs through July 9. The Intermediate school begins Jun 4 and runs to July 10.
A junior golf camp is Aug. 4-8 and Kids on the Course program runs June 5 to Aug. 7.
A high school development program is Jun 3 to July 8.
For more information visit www.chrisfoleygolf.com.
Parent/Child event scheduledbr>
Spots remain for the second annual Madden's Parent/Child Memorial Day Tournament.
The event begins with a welcome reception and tournament introduction May 23 followed by two 18-hole rounds of golf Saturday and Sunday. An awards reception will follow Sunday's second round.
The 36-hole better ball event has four divisions. A father-child junior division and senior division and a mother-child junior and senior division, depending upon age of the child.
Entry fee is $75 per team for Madden's resort guests, $215 for non-Madden's guests.
To register contact Madden's Resort (800) 642-5363 or visit www.maddens.com.
Relay for Life golf event
The Relay for Life golf outing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Grand View Lodge's the Pines Golf Course in Nisswa.
Entry fee is $60 per player and includes cart and appetizers.
For more information contact Joe Lindholm at email@example.com or 963-8722.
Mike Glocke, Fort Ripley, aced the 135-yard 17th hole at Eagle's Landing.
Patrick Johnson, Pequot Lakes, aced the 171-yard 17th hole at The Preserve at Grand View Lodge May 4 using a 6-iron.
Mark Ramsland, Plymouth, aced the 140-yard ninth hole of the Lakes Course at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge May 3 using a pitching wedge.
May 8: Demo Days, Legacy Courses 1-5 p.m.
May 11: Governor's Golf Outing, Tianna Country Club
May 17: Third-annual Christensen Spring Open, Hardwoods Golf Club
May 18: Aitkin Boosters, Cuyuna Country Club
May 20: Charlie's Scramble, Breezy Point Resort
May 24-25: Madden's second-annual Parent/Child Memorial Day Tournament, Madden's Resort
May 25: 8th Annual Legacy Challenge, Legacy Courses
May 26-27: Fred-Mark Invitational: Pines and Preserve
May 28: 2-person Skill Point Mixer, Breezy Point Resort
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.