Grant Kellogg, Wadena, shot a 46 to finish second in the Minnesota Section PGA Beginners Tour Championship at Lafayette Club Aug. 9.
Kellogg competed in the boys' 8-9 age group and finished one shot behind Jake Curwin of Faribault.
Baxter's Megan Owens tied for 20th in the Minnesota Section PGA Players Cup at Edina Country Club Aug. 10. Owens, who competed in the age 16-18 girls' group, shot a 90.
In the boys' age 16-18 division, Bjorn Hedman of Little Falls shot 88 to tie for 55th. Brainerd's Jared Hoppe tied for 63rd with a 91 and Derek Orth of Staples shot 94 to tie for 67th.
Larson signs with Division I school
Western Illinois University women's golf head coach Andrea Keene announced that Jenna Larson of Onamia has signed a national letter of intent to join the squad for the 2004-05 season.
Larson is a transfer student from Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Western opens its fall season Sept. 11 in the Redbird Classic at Illinois State.
Levig wins senior Brainerd Open
Merle Levig won the 2004 Senior Brainerd Open golf tournament Aug. 3 at Pine Meadows.
Jack Karnowski was runner-up and LeRoy Dahl third. Defending champion Don Samuelson withdrew because of illness.
Anyone interested in playing in 2005 should contact Dahl at 829-4150.
Gloria Thomas had 16 putts to win the Low Putts Game in the Women's Outing Aug. 12 at the Pines at Grand View Lodge.
Barb Wenschlag had 18 putts, Arla Johnson finished with 21 while the low score on No. 6 went to Margie Wieber, who carded a 6.
The team of Jim and Becky Butcher, Candace Prigge and Byrne Hildebrand shot 35 to tie with the teams of Earl and Cincy VanHorn and Orville and Bobbie Griffith and Barb Elmquist, Kirk Tietz and Arla and Jeff Johnson for first place in the co-ed outing at the Preserve at Grand View Aug. 5.
The team of Mark and Monica Kovalchuk, Barb Huso and Don Snell took second with a 38 while four teams tied with 39s.
Men's longest drive was by Tim Crimmins, men's longest putt was by Kirk Tietz and men's closest to the pin was Dean Ogg. Mark Kovalchuk chipped in on No. 8.
Cincy VanHorn had the women's longest drive, Mavis Zachary had the longest putt and Arla Johnson was closest to the pin.
Monica Kovalchuk, Leslie Severson, Linda Gronholz and Sandy Mihalic won the best ball scramble with a 39 at the Garden course at Grand View while the team of Gloria Thomas, Marian Duffy and Rose Johnson shot 38 to win at the Pines Aug. 3.
The team of Barb Elmquist, Mary Deyo, Kathy Edmunds and Joan Vant Hof shot 43 at the Garden course to finish second.
Joan McBrien, Arla Johnson, Karin Dayton and Kari Dayton were second with a 40 at the Pines and tied with Barb Wenschlag, Marge Weigel and Margarette Baker. The team of Marty Peterson, Rosie Brown, Candace Prigge and Barb Prigge was fourth with a 42.
At the Garden course, Mihalic was closest to the pin in two shots while Joan Vant Hof had the longest putt. At the Pines, Karin Dayton had the longest drive, Duffy had the longest putt and Candace Prigge was closest to the pin.
The next women's outing is 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Preserve, 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Garden Course, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Garden Course and the Pines, and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Pines.
Call Joni Meyer (963-8767) by noon the day before to register.
Birch Bay results
Doug and Sue Agre were winners of the closest to the pin contest during Couples Golf at Birch Bay Resort Aug. 8
Doris Gruszka had the longest drive during the Wednesday morning women's league.
Holes in one
Graig Herz, Minnetonka, 108-yard sixth hole, Deacon's Lodge, Aug. 12, using a wedge.
Jerry Graham, Fifty Lakes, 125-yard eighth hole, Dutch's Legacy at the Legacy Courses at Cragun's, Aug. 5, using a pitching wedge.
Tony Smith, Brainerd, 102-yard ninth hole on Bobby's Legacy at the Legacy Courses at Cragun's, July 24, using a pitching wedge.
Aug. 22 -- Tianna Shortstop -- Tianna Country Club
Aug. 25 -- Brainerd Chamber of Commerce Tournament -- Legacy Courses at Cragun's
Aug. 28 -- Fab Tournament -- Little Falls Country Club
Aug. 28 -- 36-hole 2-ball tournament, first 18 -- Eagles Landing
Aug. 28 -- B.A.Y. ministries -- Legacy Courses at Cragun's
Aug. 29 -- 36-hole 2-ball tournament, second 18 -- Oak Hill in Rice
Aug. 30 -- Senior 3-person scramble - Whitetail Run
Sept. 7 -- Charlie's Scramble -- Breezy Point Resort's Whitebirch
Sept. 7-8 -- MGA Net-Team Championship -- Pines and Preserve
Sept. 12 -- Good Citizen Scholarship Tournament -- Tianna Country Club
Sept. 12 -- Bob Danzl Memorial Tournament -- Pine Meadows
Sept. 18 -- Moonlite Tournament -- Vintage at Staples
Sept. 18 -- Scandia Valley Lions -- Pine Ridge
Sept. 18 -- Brainerd Golf Club Open -- Legacy Courses at Cragun's
Sept. 19 -- Brainerd Golf Club Open -- Legacy Courses at Cragun's
Sept. 26 -- 3rd Annual Iron-Man Classic -- Emily Greens
Sept. 28-29 -- 3-man bestball, scramble -- Mille Lacs Golf Resort
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