Onalaska’s Kessler paces local players in Senior Tour Championship

WISCONSIN DELLS, WI - Onalaska’s Jeff Kessler topped La Crosse area players in the annual Wisconsin State Golf Association Senior Tour Championship at Wild Rock Golf Club in Wisconsin Dells on Wednesday.
Kessler finished fourth in the Senior Gross Division with 36 points, using the Stableford scoring format.
Holmen's Paul Williamson shared fifth place with 33 points, while Mike Bistodeau, of Onalaska, tied for 26th with 24 points. Onalaska's Jim Socha tied for 42nd place with 17 points.
Kessler won the Senior Net Division with 39 points, while Williamson tied for 16th with 32 points. Bistodeau tied for 33rd place with 28 points, while Socha was 44th with 23 points.
Greg Johnson, from Black River Falls, finished in a three-way tie for fourth place in the Super Seniors Gross Divison with 30 points. Johnson managed a tie for 10th place  in the Net Division with 31 points.

Forest Hills offers hole-in-one contest Sept. 23

Thursday, Sept. 23, is a special day at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse.
Purchase a 6-pack of Miller/Coors products between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., and you are registered for a free hole-in-one contest on the 19th hole with a chance to win a new ATV.
One lucky person will also be drawn for a 2022 Forest Hills season pass membership.
For more information, contact the golf shop at 608-779-4653, or www.foresthillsgolf.org.

Kaiser ties for 5th in Wisconsin PGA Championship

MILWAUKEE, WI - Jeff Kaiser, formerly of Onalaska, finished in a four-way tie for fifth place in the Wisconsin PGA Professional Championship at University Club in Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Kaiser, former WIAA All-State player and University of Wisconsin star, and now manager of the TaylorMade Development Center in Madison, posted a 1-over par 69-74-143 and collected $1,162.
With his finish, Kaiser (pictured) also grabbed one of the five qualifying spots for the national championship. He also qualified in 2019 and 2014.
Joe DeRosa, assistant pro at the La Crosse Country Club in Onalaska, finished 17th with 75-73-148 and won $440. He last qualified for the national championship in 2019.
Mick Smith, from The Practice Station in New Berlin, won the 36-hole title with 70-69-139 and pocketed $4,000.

Fall rates kick in at Forest Hills Golf Course

Fall is a great time to get out and play golf, especially at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse.
Nestled below Grandad Bluff, the historic 18-hole public course provides spectacular fall views, photos and golf.
With that in mind, grab your clubs, don’t forget your camera and take advantage of the fall rates being offered now.

9 holes - Walking $14.50 or with cart $25.50.
18 holes - Walking $21 or with cart $40.

9 holes - Walking $17 or with cart $28.
18 holes - Walking $24 or with cart $43.

Monday's Senior Special (Age 62 and up, before 1 p.m.)
9 holes with cart $22.
18 holes with cart $33.
Season pass sales also begin today. Purchase your 2022 season pass and play the rest of 2021 for free.
Call the golf shop at 608-779-4653 or log onto www.foresthillsgolf.com.

Trempealeau Mountain closed Sept. 18-19

TREMPEALEAU, Wis. - Trempealeau Mountain Golf Club & Driving Range will be closed Saturday, Sept. 18, and Sunday, Sept. 19, due to private events.