Colton Buege

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Colton Buege captured his third consecutive Fox Hollow Golf Club championship Sunday while his brother McCabe ended a long time away from golf by placing third. Colton Buege, who qualified for the U.S. Amateur earlier this summer, shot 70-73—143, with Jason Cargill next at 146 and Mac Buege at 147. […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Colton Buege, former Rogers all-state golfer, has qualified for the U.S. Amateur tournament. Buege, 22, placed second in a sectional qualifier with a 3-under-par 71-70-141 on Monday at Rush Creek in Maple Grove. “This will be my first U.S. Am. I’ve tried five or six times,” said Buege, who sank […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Colton Buege is 2-for-2 in Fox Hollow Golf Club men’s tournaments after cruising to a seven-stroke victory with 69-68-137 on Saturday and Sunday. “That’s the best golf I have played all summer,” reflected the 21-year-old former Rogers Royals two-time all-stater. “I really haven’t had a very good summer golf-wise, […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor When Colton Buege signed up for his first Fox Hollow men’s club tournament this weekend, he looked like the odds-on favorite. After all, Buege, 20, is a member of the Gophers golf team, and has done well at the state level for several years, including winning the MGA four-ball […]

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Colton Buege of Rogers and his Gophers teammate Tyler Lowenstein won the  51st annual MGA Four-Ball Championship on Tuesday and Wednesday at Chaska Town Course. Buege, representing Fox Hollow GC, and Lowenstein, of Rush Creek, shot a 7-under-par 65 on Wednesday after shooting 63 on Tuesday for a 128 total, best among 135 teams. Starting […]

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Dave Christensen of Elk River Golf Club tied for second place in the MGA State Amateur Tournament that concluded Wednesday. Christensen, 35, a past State Am champion (1997), shot  71-72-73–216 at Hastings Country Club, three shots behind the champion. A customer service rep in the IT industry, Christensen placed sixth in the State Am last […]

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Hannah Sweet, UW-Stout sophomore third baseman from Elk River, was named to the all region team after hitting .317 this season (38-for-120) with two homers and 22 RBI which ranked second on the team. The Blue Devils were 20-22. She was named to the NFCA NCAA Division III Great Lakes All-Region team. The UW-Stout web […]

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Colton Buege of Rogers has won three matches in the MGA Players Championship, putting the Gopher sophomore-to-be in the semifinals Wednesday at Windsong Farm in Independence. Buege edged Jake Miller of Eagle Valley in 20 holes on Monday, then beat Hudson Carpenter of Stillwater 1-up and Matt Schneider of Pokegama 3-and-2 on Tuesday. The semifinal […]

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