Onalaska's Weber sixth in Mid-Amateur Championship
SHEBOYGAN, WI - Joe Weber of Onalaska led eight La Crosse area players in the first round of the Wisconsin State Golf Association Mid-Amateur Championship at Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan, WI, on Monday. Weber posted a 3-over par 74 for a share of sixth place. Jim Doing of Verona tops the scoreboard with a sizzling 67 heading into today's final round. Trempealeau's Jake Dunn is tied for 15th place with 76. Scott Skogen shot 80 for a share of 42nd place, while Michael Drugan's 81 shares 49th place. Marcu Williamson of Onalaska and Greg Johnson of Black River Falls carded 82 for a tie for 57th place, La Crosse's Bill Feehan, Jr., managed 85 for a tie for 81st place and Onalaska's Montana Stewart was at 86 for a share of 84th place.
Holmen's Williamson 9th in WSGA Senior Amateur Championship
ONEIDA, WI - Paul Williamson, the all-time winner of the La Crosse County Amateur Golf Championships with seven titles, finished in a tie for ninth place in the annual Wisconsin State Golf Association Seniors Amateur Championship on Tuesday. Williamson (pictured), from Holmen, was tied for first place with a 3-under par 69 at Thornberry Creek at Oneida in Oneida, WI, on Monday. He posted 78 on Tuesday for a 147 total in the 55-64 age gross division in the 36-hole event. Greg Johnson of Black River Falls finished in a tie for 19th place with 77-73-150, while Tom Wilson of La Crescent, MN, shared 30th place with 76-79-155. Holmen's Michael Drugan shot 85-74-159 for a share of 45th place, while Onalaska's Rick Stewart finished with 82-78-160 and a tie for 48th place. In the age 65-69 Super Seniors low gross division, Tom Dobbe of Viroqua finished 31st with 86-97-183.
Jake Dunn wins TRGA Championship
ONALASKA, WI - Jake Dunn captured the annual Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle Championship at The La Crosse Country Club on Sunday. Dunn was in control from the start of the 36-hole event, shooting a 2-under par 69 at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse on Saturday. Dunn followed with a 3-over 75 on Sunday for a 144 total and four-stroke victory over runner-up Tom McClintock with 73-75 -- 148. Derek Iverson was a distant third with 76-78 -- 154. Tom Evenson won the First Flight title with 73-80 -- 153, while the Second Flight crown went to Mark Werner with 80-88 -- 168. Kevin Drewiske captured the Third Flight title with 84-78 -- 162, while Larry Shingleton won the Men's Gold Flight with a low net 90-88 -- 178. Krista Drewiske won the Women's Flighted title with a low net 155 after carding 84-91 -- 176 low gross total.
At The La Crosse Country Club In Onalaska, WI Aug. 25-26, results
Men's Championship Dunn, Jake 69-75 144 McClintock, Tom 73-75 148 Iverson, Derek 76-78 154 Dobbe, Troy 76-81 157 Miller, Mark 76-82 158 Drugan, Michael 80-83 163 Stees, Matt 79-85 164 Dunnum, Jeff 84-85 169
Men's First Flight Evenson, Tom 73-80 153 Lindseth, Bruce 71-84 155 Schultz, Trevor 76-82 158 Stewart, Rick 80-79 159 Hoehn, Matt 83-79 162 Loomis, Joe 79-83 162 Pigorsch, Jeff 78-84 162 Olson, Randy 82-81 163 Gault, Mitch 79-85 164 Hageness, Doug 82-84 166 Darwin, Tim 80-86 166 Feehan, Bill 79-90 169 Servais, Jonathan 88-89 177 Friedl, Tony 91-98 189
Men's Second Flight Werner, Mark 80-88 168 Amann, Brandon 76-93 169 Shimshak, Jeremiah 85-90 175 Schoen, Robert 80-97 177 Blank, Randy 89-90 179 Jacobson, Monte 91-90 181 Ewing, Michael 90-91 181 Peterson, Tim 90-92 182 Huegel, Mike 93-90 183 Osgood, Jeff 91-94 185 Bork, Damian 94-92 186 Roers, Bob 93-94 187 Deetz, David 89-101 190
Men's Third Flight Drewiske, Kevin 84-78 162 Hunter, Joe 81-93 174 Miller, Jeff 85-94 179 Sciborski, Bob 88-96 184 Berg, Bjorn 91-95 186 Hackworth, Scott 91-95 186 Luethe, Josh 89-99 188 Cagle, Bob 92-98 190 Davis, Marvin 87-103 190 Kleifgen, Nick 93-98 191 Breeden, Dan 99-96 195 Beerkircher, Kory 98-98 196 Schroeder, Jeff 93-105 198 Crogan, Steve 97-103 200
Men's Gold Flight Shingleton, Larry 90-88 178 Puestow, Ronald 91-94 185 Kelly, Jim 91-98 189 Gora, Marty 97-95 192 Fairey, Dave 95-100 195 Fortin, Mike 98-99 197 DeYoe, Michael 91-106 197 Cram, Roger 99-101 200 Wall, Richard 97-104 201 Loken, Van 116-111 227
Women's Flighted Drewiske, Krista 84-92 176 155 Ziegelbauer, Terry 100-90 190 157 Baus, Cathi 91-103 194 167
Forest Hills offering Labor Day weekend special
Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse continues to roll out its specials. Try this - 18 holes of golf with cart for $40, plus tax before 2 p.m., from Sept. 1-3. However, the rate drops to $35, plus tax after 2 p.m. Golfers may also support Folds of Honor with an Odyssey putter giveaway and the 50/50 closest to the pin contest. For more information or to book a tee time, call 608-779-4653.
Kaiser ties for 18th in Wisconsin State Open
MENASHA, WI - Professional Jeffrey Kaiser, formerly of Onalaska, finished in a tie for 18th place in the 98th annual Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open. Kaiser (pictured), a former Onalaska High School and University of Wisconsin golf standout now living in Verona, shot 68 and 72 on Wednesday to go with 73 and 72 earlier in the week for a 5-over par 285 total at North Shore Golf Club in Menasha. Holmen's Keegan Drugan finished with a pair of 74s for a 287 total and a tie for 21st place. Meanwhile, Dan Woltman won his third Wisconsin State Open - his first as a professional. “A win’s a win,” Woltman said. “It doesn’t matter where you’re playing. I’ve had a lot of close chances in this tournament in the last seven or eight years and it’s been frustrating to not close the door. I was in position a lot of times, and I was in position today, and I just wanted to get off to a good start, which I did.” Woltman, 31, who lives in Sun Prairie, finished at 7-under-par 273 for a five-stroke victory and first-place $10,000 check. He closed with 69 and 67 on Wednesday. Garrett Loomis, a newly turned professional from River Falls, finished in second place with 278. The 2019 Wisconsin State Open Championship is scheduled at Geneva National Golf Club in the Lake Geneva area.