Onalaska's Ben Skogen wins TRGA regular-season finale

WINONA, MN - Onalaska's Ben Skogen (pictured) climaxed the end of the Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle regular season with a sudden death victory in the Bridges Open at the Bridges Golf Club in Winona, MN, on Sunday.
Skogen, who won his second straight title in the La Crosse County Amateur Men's Golf Championship earlier this month, nipped Holmen's Michael Drugan, another past County Am champ. They tied with 4-over par 75 after 18 holes.
In other men's action, Jeff Pigorsch of La Crosse captured First Flight honors with 76, while Holmen's Robert Schoen won Second Flight with 81.
West Salem's Monte Jacobson topped Third Flight with 85, while Steve Crogan of Onalaska managed a three-stroke victory in the Gold Flight with 85.

TRGA VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle The Bridges Open

At Bridges Golf Club
In Winona, MN

Sunday, Aug. 18, results

Men's Championship
* Skogen, Ben 40-35 75
Drugan, Michael 40-35 75
Hubertz, Collin 42-35 77
Sobotta, Mitchell 40-42 82

Men's First Flight
Pigorsch, Jeff 39-37 76
Shrake, Tyler 39-39 78
Friedl, Tony 39-40 79
Lindseth, Bruce 39-40 79
Marish, Cristen 40-39 79
Olson, Randy 41-39 80
Hoehn, Matt 40-41 81
Nontelle, Don 46-39 85
Weston, Travis 47-43 90
Flack, Eric 52-41 93

Men's Second Flight
Schoen, Robert 42-39 81
Werner, Mark 43-40 83
LaPlount, Joel 46-43 89
Berg, Bjorn 47-43 90
Brown, Martin 45-45 90
Hunter, Joe 44-46 90
Sinclair, Dale 49-42 91
Jacques, Joe 51-41 92
Peterson, Tim 44-48 92
Shimshak, Jeremiah 49-46 95
Guggenbuehl, Bob 44-52 96
Ewing, Michael DNS             

Men's Third Flight
Jacobson, Monte 39-46 85
Kleifgen, Nick 44-43 87
Miller, Jeff 45-42 87
DeYoe, Michael 42-48 90
Breeden, Dan 46-45 91
Davis, Marvin 47-44 91
Gilbertson, Jim 46-45 91
Rice, Patrick 49-47 96
Lindseth, Andrew 55-51 106
Shingleton, Larry 54-52 106
Schroeder, Jeff DNS             

Men's Gold Flight
Crogan, Steve 44-41 85
Fortin, Mike 44-44 88
Puestow, Ronald 48-46 94
Cram, Roger 51-44 95
Fairey, Dave 47-50 97
Wall, Richard 51-49 100
Knudson, Ted 48-53 101
Loken, Van 52-50 102
Loken, Shadow DNS         

* - Won sudden death playoff
Total Field: 46