Elk River Golf Club

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor There were fewer Ostermans than usual at the Elk River Quarterback Club golf tournament on Friday, but the two who made it teamed with three other capable golfers and won the whole thing. “There’s usually six to eight of us here, but most of them were at a wedding,” [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Motin and Wayne Faulkner paired up for the Companions Classic only after Motin sent out an e-mail looking for a partner, but the somewhat random pairing worked out well. The duo placed first among 42 teams in the Elk River Golf Club event Saturday and Sunday with a [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Gloria Jenson and Greta Ege, who’ve won individual titles previously, captured their first pairs championship at the Companions Classic. They aggregated a 204 in the Elk River Golf Club event Saturday and Sunday, prevailing among nine women’s teams, by a two-stroke margin. “We ham-and-egged it pretty well,” said Ege. [...]

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  Longtime teaching pro Terry James was inducted to the Elk River Golf Club Hall of Fame at the club’s annual meeting Saturday, April 19. James has been ERGC’s teaching pro for 26 years. He retired from full-time teaching in 2013 but is still available for some lessons. James is the 16th member of the [...]

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  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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