Three-person scramble held at Koronis Hills

This article submitted by Michael Jacobson on 5/19/99.

A three-person scramble tournament was held Sunday at the Koronis Hills Golf Club in Paynesville.

Winning the 18-hole tournament with a score of 61 in the championship flight were Darrel Schomer, Phil Poepping, and Joe Eastman. Taking second was the trio of Tom Franta, Mike Franta, and Steve Rohlik with a score of 62.

In fifth place, with a score of 64, was the team of Dave and Dan Johnson and Eric Runestad. Finishing sixth were Ryan Mackedanz, Jeff Meyer, and Jon Manthei with a score of 65.

In the first flight, the team of Joel Hilsgen, Darrin Holthaus, and Gary Johnson won in a playoff over Chris Herzog, Dave Maulick, and John Gerstener. Both teams recorded a score of 66 for 18 holes. On the first playoff hole, the par-three hole #10, the Hilsgen-Holthaus-Johnson team made a birdie to win the flight.

Tying for third in the flight with 69s were two Paynesville trios: Bob, Lynn, and Ryan Stoneburner; and Lee and Denise Landsteiner and Matt Wisted.

The skins game was also decided by a birdie on the tenth hole. Winning $720 was the team of Mike Baas, Matt Kubesh, and Doug Quick. They were the only team in the skins game to have a two on hole #10.

Koronis Hills professional Ron Rebrovich said the tournament went well overall, with 26 teams competing Sunday. Play started at 9 a.m., and the weather held off until it was finished.

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