Elk River Golf Club

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Cory Pike emerged as Elk River Golf Club champion for the first time, after being one of the top contenders in recent years. The 30-year-old Princeton native shot 76 Saturday and 73 Sunday for a 149 total capture the title by two strokes over Matt Smerdon and Tim Kratzke. [...]

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    by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Ed O’Donnell picked an opportune moment for his first hole-in-one Friday. His ace came during tournament play, the Elk River Quarterback Club Golf Fundraiser, helping his team tie for second place. And he happens to be a former Elk quarterback himself. “I played golf and football for Elk [...]

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The 22nd annual Elks QB Club and Alumni Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the defending section champion Elks, is set for Friday, Aug. 2, 9 a.m. at Elk River Golf Club. Entry fee is $85 through July 26 and $95 after that. Participants get two carts per team, lunch and team prizes. The format is [...]

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    by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Steve Johnson is a 12-time Elk River Golf Club champion and holds the course record, but one distinction that’s always eluded him is the Companions Classic title. Until this weekend, that is, when Johnson teamed with Brad Grupa to place first among 42 teams with a sparkling 200 [...]

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Corey Pike of Elk River Golf Club won two matches at the MGA Players Championship before losing in the round of 16 at Interlachen in Edina. A Princeton native who’s ERGC’s clubhouse manager, Pike defeated Kyle Beversdorf of Rush Creek 6 and 5, and Bennett Black of Alexandria 2 and 1, on Monday. He was [...]

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Three Rivers Community Foundation will present Concert on the Course featuring Greene and Hurst. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Elk River Golf Club, 20015 Elk Lake Road. It will include music, beer/drinks, food and a bonfire. Tickets are $15 and available at KleinBank in Otsego, Christian Builders [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Along with not having to get up early and go to work every day, and getting discounts at movies and Elk sports events, another perk of growing older is having a chance to “shoot your age,” one of those golfer milestones like a hole-in-one or your first par round. Of [...]

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