Dondelinger, a team composed mainly of retired teachers, came away with the men's Twilight League golf championship May 19 at Pine Meadows.
It wasn't easy as Dondelinger needed an extra hole playoff to defeat Shep's on 6th. After nine holes the score was tied at 7-7. Each player played the ninth hole and the best combined score determined the winner
Dondelinger's Jeff Nichols and Rick Harms both shot 39s while Shep's was led by Colin MacDonald's 38.
Nadine Fraki was named the most improved golfer at the season-ending meeting of the Pine Meadows women's league.
The group competed at the Cuyuna Country Club's two-person scramble Sept. 4 with Fraki and Nancy Morey finishing second and Bugs Schmidt and Doris Moede fourth.
Chris Bjornson had the longest putt on hole 9.
Edie Ramp and Marcia Macomber tied with 16 putts in the low putts competition at couples night at Pine Meadows Sept. 20.
Chuck O'Day won the men's competition with 14 putts.
Second place was a tie between Ron Dyson, Rusty Ramp and Dick Polsfuss with 15 putts.
Couples meet every Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Chris Foley of Madden's Resort won the Teacher of the Year Award and Eric Peterson of the Pines at Grand View Lodge received Resort Facility Promoter of the Year from the Minnesota Professional Golf Association and the Minnesota Golf Association this week.
Lurene Seaton (gross) and Joyce Shackle (net) were crowned Pine River Country Club women's league champions Sept. 12.
Low putts -- Norma Ware,
Longest putt -- Lynn Zwiener
Closest to line -- Margaret Kaye
Longest drive -- Dorla Lind
Closest to pin -- Gloria Taylor
Norma Ware and Joyce Shackle had chip-ins.
Net play winners were Joyce Shackle (1st in 2nd flight), Mary Jean Herdey (2nd in 1st flight), Dorla Lind (2nd in 3rd flight), Audrey Lipke (1st in 3rd flight), Roxanne Thompson (2nd in 2nd flight) and Gloria Taylor (1st in 1st flight).
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