Tomah's Hewuse wins TRGA Championship

ONALASKA, WI - Trey Hewuse of Tomah, WI, won the annual  Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle year-end championship at The La Crosse Country Club in Onalaska on Sunday.
Hewuse shot 76 at the Bridges Golf Club in Winona, MN, on Saturday and then followed with a sparkling 68 on Sunday for a 144 total. Joel Preeshl was a distant second-place finisher with 152, while Matt Dunn and Michael Drugan shared third at 153.
Bruce Lindseth won First Flight with 152, and Tony Friedl outlasted Doug Hageness in sudden death for the Second Flight crown after tying at 168.
Third Flight honors went to Bob Roers with 173, while Jeff Miller captured Fourth Flight with 174. Patrick Rice won the Gold Flight with 178.
In women's action, Lynn Lenz won Championship Flight with 165, while Cathi Baus notched the Flighted Division victory with a low net 142.

Men's Championship
Hewuse, Trey 76-68 144     
Preeshl, Joel 77-75 152     
Dunn, Matt 81-72 153     
Drugan, Michael 77-76 153     
Roth, Austin 82-75 157          
Smith, Nate 80-77 157          
Dobbe, Troy 77-81 158          
McClintock, Tom 82-79 161      
Miller, Mark 79-85 164          
Feehan, Bill 83-83 166          

Men's First Flight     
Lindseth, Bruce 80-72 152
Stewart, Rick 80-78 158     
Olson, Randy 81-78 159     
Brovan, Troy 82-81 163         
Loomis, Joe 80-85 165          
Evenson, Tom 88-79 167
Hoehn, Matt 90-78 168          
Desjarlais, Tom 92-84 176     

Men's Second Flight     
* Friedl, Tony 86-82 168
Hageness, Doug 84-84 168     
Werner, Mark 86-86 172     
Seidel, Keith 89-89 178          
Leis, Dan 93-88 181         
Schoen, Robert 88-96 184          
Breeden, Dan 95-90 185          
Paine, Randy 96-90 186     

Men's Third Flight     
Roers, Bob 89-84 173
Jacobson, Monte 92-88 180     
Hunter, Joe 93-88 181     
Drewiske, Kevin 95-87 182          
Huegel, Mike 95-88 183          
Hackworth, Scott 93-90 183     
Smieja, Tim 96-89 185          
Peterson, Tim 95-90 185     
Sciborski, Bob 97-93 190      

Men's Fourth Flight     
Miller, Jeff 88-86 174     
Bork, Damian 94-91 185     
Crogan, Steve 92-94 186     
Davis, Marvin 92-94 186     
Kleifgen, Nick 96-96 192         
McNutt, Leon 97-96 193         
DeYoe, Michael 103-95 198         
Fortin, Mike 105-107 212     

Men's Gold Flight   
Rice, Patrick 89-89 178     
Shingleton, Larry 93-91 184     
Fairey, Dave 97-88 185     
Puestow, Ronald 94-94 188     
Gora, Marty 98-91 189     
Luce, Bob 98-101 199         
Taylor, Paul J. 99-104    203      
Kelly, Jim 101-103 204
Wall, Richard 100-105 205          
Loken, Van 106-103 209         
Cram, Roger 107-104 211          
Huegel, Len 106-112 218     

Women's Championship Flight   
Lenz, Lynn 83-82 165
Drewiske, Krista 83-89 172     

Women's Flighted
Baus, Cathi 87-99 186 142
Ziegelbauer, Terry 102-99 201 154

* - Won sudden death playoff


TRGA Championship caps 2017 season

Can Michael Drugan claim his second straight Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle Championship this weekend?
We'll find out in the next two days as Drugan headlines the 59-player field for the annual TRGA Championship. The 36-hole event opens at the Bridges Golf Club in Winona, MN, on Saturday, then switches to the La Crosse Country Club, in Onalaska on Sunday for the final 18 holes.
Drugan won last year's Championship Flight with 74-73-147.
Chelsea Dunnum captured the 2016 Women's Championship Flight title with 84-85-169.

TRGA VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle TRGA Championship

At Bridges Golf Club
In Winona, MN

First round
Saturday, Aug. 26, pairings

Men's Championship
8 a.m. - Feehan, Bill, La Crosse; Dunn, Matt, Galesville, WI.
8:10 a.m. - Miller, Mark, La Crosse; Preeshl, Joel, Onalaska.
8:20 a.m. - Roth, Austin, Viroqua, WI; Drugan, Michael, Holmen; McClintock, Tom, Onalaska.
8:30 a.m. - Hewuse, Trey, Tomah, WI; Smith, Nate, Duluth, MN; Dobbe, Troy, Viroqua.

Men's First Flight
8:40 a.m. - Lindseth, Bruce, Onalaska; Evenson, Tom, Middleton, WI.
8:50 a.m. - Loomis, Joe, La Crosse; Stewart, Rick, Onalaska; Brovan, Troy, Rochester, MN.
9 a.m. - Desjarlais, Tom, Onalaska; Hoehn, Matt, Onalaska; Olson, Randy, Onalaska, WI.

Men's Second Flight
9:10 a.m. - Hageness, Doug, Eau Claire, WI; Schoen, Robert, Holmen.
9:20 a.m. - Leis, Dan, Holmen; Paine, Randy, Onalaska; Breeden, Dan, La Crescent, MN.
9:30 a.m. - Seidel, Keith, Holmen; Werner, Mark, West Salem; Friedl, Tony, La Crosse.

Women's Championship
9:40 a.m. - Drewiske, Krista, Onalaska; Lenz, Lynn, La Crosse.

Women's Flighted
9:50 a.m. - Ziegelbauer, Terry, La Crosse; Baus, Cathi, La Crosse.

Men's Third Flight
10 a.m. - Drewiske, Kevin, Onalaska; Sciborski, Bob, La Crosse; Huegel, Mike, Winona.
10:10 a.m. - Jacobson, Monte, West Salem; Smieja, Tim, Galesville; Hunter, Joe, La Crosse.
10:20 a.m. - Hackworth, Scott, Onalaska; Peterson, Tim, Onalaska; Roers, Bob, Onalaska.

Men's Fourth Flight
10:30 a.m. - Fortin, Mike, Holmen; DeYoe, Michael, La Crosse.
10:40 a.m. - McNutt, Leon, Houston, MN; Miller, Jeff, La Crosse; Crogan, Steve, Onalaska.
10:50 a.m. - Davis, Marvin, La Crosse; Kleifgen, Nick, Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Bork, Damian, Holmen.

Men's Gold
11 a.m. - Taylor, Paul J., La Crosse; Cram, Roger, Brownsville, MN; Huegel, Len, La Crescent.
11:10 a.m. - Loken, Van, La Crosse; Luce, Bob, Stoddard, WI; Puestow, Ronald, Onalaska.
11:20 a.m. - Gora, Marty, Onalaska; Fairey, Dave, La Crescent; Wall, Richard, Onalaska.
11:30 a.m. - Shingleton, Larry, La Crosse; Kelly, Jim, Chaseburg, WI; Rice, Patrick, Fountain City, WI.

TRGA Forest Hills Open set for Sunday

A new champion will be crowned in the Championship Flight at the annual Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle Forest Hills Open on Sunday.
Eight players compete for the title in the Men's Championship Flight field. Onalaska's Ben Skogen won the 2016 title with a sparkling 2-under par 69 on the historic Forest Hills Golf Course 18-hole layout below Grandad Bluff in La Crosse.
Despite bogeys on the 16th and 17th holes, Skogen held off runner-up Troy Dobbe by one stroke. Jason Pendleton and Bruce Simones shared third place with 72, while Drew Schroeder rounded out the top five with 73.
Simones, a member at Forest Hills, is the only top five finisher returning this year.

TRGA VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle Forest Hills Open

At Forest Hills Golf Course
In La Crosse, WI
Sunday, Aug. 18, pairings

Men's Gold
7:30 a.m. - Huegel, Len, La Crescent, MN; Taylor, Paul J., La Crosse; Fortin, Mike, Holmen.
7:40 a.m. - Wall, Richard, Onalaska; Rice, Patrick, Fountain City, WI; Stapleton, Tony, Tomah, WI.
7:50 a.m. - Loken, Van, La Crosse; Knudson, Ted, La Crosse; Puestow, Ronald, Onalaska.
8 a.m. - Gora, Marty, Onalaska; Shingleton, Larry, La Crosse; Fairey, Dave La Crescent.

Men's Fourth Flight
8:10 a.m. - Lewis, Michael, West Salem, WI; Crogan, Steve, Onalaska.
8:20 a.m. - DeYoe, Michael, La Crosse; Miller, Jeff, La Crosse; Schultz, Rich, La Crosse.
8:30 a.m. - Sciborski, Bob, La Crosse; Davis, Marvin, La Crosse; Jacobson, Monte, West Salem.

Men's Third Flight
8:40 a.m. - Gilbertson, Jim, Durand, WI; Cagle, Bob, La Crosse.
8:50 a.m. - Hunter, Joe, La Crosse; Seidel, Keith, Holmen.
9 a.m. - Roers, Bob, Onalaska; Drewiske, Kevin, Onalaska; Huegel, Mike, Winona, MN.

Men's Second Flight
9:10 a.m. - Leis, Dan, Holmen; Werner, Mark, West Salem.
9:20 a.m. - Schoen, Robert, Holmen; Drugan, Brennan, Holmen.
9:30 a.m. - Fernandes, Felix, La Crosse; Friedl, Tony, La Crosse; Desjarlais, Tom, Onalaska.

Men's First Flight
9:40 a.m. - Ketterhagen, Tyler, Onalaska; Ewing, Michael, Holmen.
9:50 a.m. - Weiss, Chris, La Crosse; Loomis, Joe, La Crosse; Darwin, Tim, La Crosse.
10 a.m. - Stewart, Rick, Onalaska; Lindseth, Bruce, Onalaska; Olson, Randy, Onalaska.

Women's Flighted
10:10 a.m. - Baus, Cathi, La Crosse; Ziegelbauer, Terry, La Crosse.

Women's Championship
10:20 a.m. - Drewiske, Krista, Onalaska; Dunnum, Chelsea, Middleton, WI.

Men's Championship
10:30 a.m. - Peterson, Matthew, Rockford, IL; Brom, Chris, Apple Valley, MN.
10:40 a.m. - Simones, Bruce, La Crosse; Roth, Austin, Viroqua, WI; Dunn, Matt, Galesville, WI.
10:50 a.m. - Fremstad, Arne, De Soto, WI; Drugan, Michael, La Crosse; Preeshl, Joel, Onalaska.


Holmen's Drugan wins TRGA Forest Hills Open

Michael Drugan

Michael Drugan, co-owner of Drugan's Castle Mound Country Club in Holmen, fired a 3-under par 68 on Sunday to capture the Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle Forest Hills Open at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse.
Joel Preeshl and Austin Roth tied for second place with 1-under 70.
Rick Stewart grabbed the First Flight title with 72, while the Second Flight crown went to Tony Friedl with 83.
Keith Seidel won Third Flight with 82, Monte Jacobson secured Fourth Flight with 84 and Mike Fortin snagged the Gold Flight with 84.
Krista Drewiske and Chelsea Dunnum tied with 84 in the Women's Championship Flight with Drewiske winning in a sudden death playoff.
Cathi Baus won the Women's Flighted title with a low net 71.

Men's Championship
Drugan, Michael 34-34 68
Preeshl, Joel 35-35 70
Roth, Austin 34-36 70
Dunn, Matt 37-37 74
Peterson, Matthew 35-39 74
Socha, Ben 39-36 75          
Frawley, Connor 37-39 76      
Anderson, Nick 37-40 77      
Simones, Bruce 40-39 79      
Brom, Chris 40-40 80          
Miller, Mark 40-40 80          
Fremstad, Arne 38-43 81      

Men's First Flight     
Stewart, Rick 35-37 72     
Lindseth, Bruce 38-39 77
Loomis, Joe 35-45 80     
Ketterhagen, Tyler 40-42 82     
Weiss, Chris 41-41 82          
Ewing, Michael 42-43 85      
Olson, Randy - DNS             
Darwin, Tim - DQ     

Men's Second Flight     
Friedl, Tony 42-41 83
Desjarlais, Tom 41-43 84
Schoen, Robert 42-43 85     
Werner, Mark 42-44 86         
Drugan, Brennan 49-45 94      
Leis, Dan 49-46 95         

Men's Third Flight     
Seidel, Keith 40-42 82
Drewiske, Kevin 40-43 83
Huegel, Mike 39-44 83     
Roers, Bob 44-44 88         
Hunter, Joe 43-47 90          
Gilbertson, Jim 44-47 91     
Fernandes, Felix 49-49 98      
Cagle, Bob - DNS     

Men's Fourth Flight
Jacobson, Monte 40-43 83
Sciborski, Bob 39-46 85
Davis, Marvin 44-44 88
Schultz, Rich 41-49 90
Crogan, Steve 48-44 92     
Miller, Jeff 47-50 97          
DeYoe, Michael 45-53 98     
Lewis, Michael 42-57 99          

Men's Gold Flight   
Fortin, Mike 40-44 84
Fairey, Dave 43-42 85
Rice, Patrick 43-42 85
Gora, Marty 43-43 86
Shingleton, Larry 44-45 89         
Wall, Richard 45-48 93          
Cram, Roger 51-44 95          
Taylor, Paul J. 47-49 96          
Puestow, Ronald 48-51 99      

Women's Championship     
* Drewiske, Krista 39-45 84
Dunnum, Chelsea 43-41 84

Women's Flighted     
Baus, Cathi 50-42 92 - 71     
Ziegelbauer, Terry 49-50 99 - 77

* - Won in sudden death    

Miller wins TRGA River Run Open

SPARTA, WI - Mark Miller shot 73 to capture the Three Rivers Golf Association VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle River Run Open at River Run Golf Course in Sparta, WI.
Miller's 1-over par round was two strokes lower than Tom McClintock.
Other Men's flight winners were: Tom Evenson, 76, First; Mark Werner, 79, Second; Keith Seidel, 79, Third; Bob Roers, 80, Fourth; and John Frei, 88, Golf.
Cathi Baus won the Women's Flighted crown with a low net 72.

2017 TRGA VPP Group/Big Sky Cattle River Run Open

At River Ruun Golf Course
Sparta, WI
Aug. 12, results

Men's Championship Flight
Miller, Mark 38-35 73     
McClintock, Tom 39-36 75
Feehan, Bill 40-36 76          
Frawley, Connor 38-41 79      
Graf, Jordan - WD             

Men's First Flight     
Evenson, Tom 39-37 76
Stewart, Rick 38-40 78
Hoehn, Matt 40-39 79     
Darwin, Tim 40-40 80     
Desjarlais, Tom 42-42 84
Drugan, Brennan 55-50 105      

Men's Second Flight     
Werner, Mark 40-39 79
Hageness, Doug 41-40 81
Schoen, Robert 45-41 86
Paine, Randy 42-45 87          
Friedl, Tony 44-44 88         
Hunter, Joe 46-45 91          
Breeden, Dan 45-47 92

Men's Third Flight     
Seidel, Keith 40-39 79
Burns, Robert 41-41 82
Smieja, Tim 43-47 90      
Sciborski, Bob 42-49 91      
Cagle, Bob 45-47 92          
Peterson, Tim 47-47 94

Men's Fourth Flight
Roers, Bob 42-38 80
Jacobson, Monte 40-44 84
Hackworth, Scott 42-45 87
Crogan, Steve 48-42 90         
Davis, Marvin 48-43 91         
Huegel, Mike 48-43 91          
Miller, Jeff 45-49 94          

Men's Gold Flight
Frei, John 45-43 88     
Rice, Patrick 42-47    89
Wall, Richard 42-48 90
Fortin, Mike 42-50 92     
Kelly, Jim 44-49 93         
Cram, Roger 54-47 101      
Puestow, Ronald 51-50 101          
Loken, Van 48-63 111          
Stapleton, Tony 48-71 119      

Women's Flighted     
Baus, Cathi 45-48 93 - 72     
Ziegelbauer, Terry 51-53 104 - 81