Clayton Rask

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Ten new members of the Elk River High School Sports Hall of Game have been announced by activities director Mike Cunningham. The group will be introduced at homecoming and honored at a banquet at Elk River Golf Club after the football game. The inductees are as follows.   Lynn Milless [...]

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      by Rachel Finkbeiner, Staff intern The U.S. Open has only one winner. Everyone but the winner typically wishes he had a better game, but for most, there’s still something to be said about finishing a major tournament. Clayton Rask might not have gotten the final score he wanted, but he did make [...]

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  By Rachel Finkbeiner, Staff intern Course conditions at the U.S. Open posed problems for many golfers Saturday and Clayton Rask was no exception. “It was definitely night and day from the first two days. We had the wind change on us. It just kept changing the dynamic of the golf course,” said Rask, the [...]

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Former Elk River golfer Clayton Rask has qualified for U.S. Open. Rask shot a 3-under-par 69-72-141 Monday in a qualifier at Emerald Valley Golf Course in Creswell, Oregon, to grab the second of two U.S. Open slots available. A former Gopher star, and veteran of several years on minor league tours, Rask will play in [...]

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Elk River native Clayton Rask tied for runner-up in the Minnesota State Open that concluded Sunday, after leading by a stroke going into the final hole. Rask bogeyed No. 18 at Edinburgh USA while Sammy Schmitz, who had trailed by two, sank a 20-foot birdie putt, and Jon DuToit, who had trailed by one, parred [...]

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Clayton Rask, former Elk River golfer, is leading the Minnesota State Open after shooting a 66 on Saturday at Edinburgh. Rask, a pro playing out of Crystal Lake Golf Club, is five-under-par at 73-66-139 heading into Sunday’s final 18. He heated up on the back nine Saturday including eagles on the first and fourth holes, [...]

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Clayton Rask, former Elk and Gopher golfer, took a step toward a berth in the U.S. Open by tying for first in a local qualifier Tuesday at Rush Creek Golf Club. Rask shot 3-under-69 to share the medal with Tom Hoge. The top five are eligible to play in a sectional qualifier. “I’ve been trying [...]

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