Two-Person Scramble Saturday

Sign-up by Friday for the Two-Person Scramble Fall Closer Tournament Saturday, Oct. 23: 18 holes with an 11 a.m. Shotgun start. The scramble format involves two-person teams. Each player on the team hits a tee shot, and then the players decide which shot they like better. The two players then play from that spot. The…

Best season to golf in Minnesota

Hazeltine National Golf Club, located in Chaska, and host to the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur, and Ryder Cup offers this advice about golfing in the fall: There is nothing that beats playing golf during the fall in Minnesota. The course conditions are the best you’ll see all…

Best season to golf in Minnesota

Hazeltine National Golf Club, located in Chaska, and host to the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur, and Ryder Cup offers this advice about golfing in the fall: There is nothing that beats playing golf during the fall in Minnesota. The course conditions are the best you’ll see all…

The care of the golf course

A golf course is a beautiful landscape of natural beauty. But it requires significant daily care to maintain its quality. The skill of a Golf Superintendent trained in the art and science of golf course management is essential to the quality of the course and the satisfaction of golfers. David Deem, Kimball Golf Club (KGC)…

Great reviews for fall golf

Fall golfers are giving very positive online reviews to Kimball Golf Club • GolfAdvisor.com – 9/19 I recommend this course. Pace of Play: Excellent Course Layout: Excellent Course Conditions: Excellent Staff Friendliness: Excellent Value for the Money: Excellent • GolfAdvisor.com – 9/12 Course is always in great condition. Pace of Play: Excellent Course Layout: Excellent…

An island of peace

A golf course is an island of peace in a world often full of confusion and turmoil. – Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist and avid golfer. Kimball Golf Club (KGC) was created by its members for the golfing pleasure of the public in the surrounding counties. Serving as a peaceful refuge from whatever is the current…

Luke Ashbrook wins Club Championship

KGC Club Champion Last Saturday, in a closely contested 36-hole match among 19 players, the Kimball Golf Club Championship was won by Luke Ashbrook who edged out Neil Helgeson by a single stroke. Luke chipped in on the final hole to finish with rounds of 79 and 79 to beat Neil who scored a 79…

Clippers make it to Final Four

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watertown Red Devils had just defeated the Milroy Yankees, 10-0, at game time Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, for the semifinal match-up. The Red Devils had three other wins under their belts in the tournament: 4-3 over Eagle Lake Expos, 8-1 over Avon Lakers, and 7-3 over Midway Snurdbirds. Earlier…

Clippers enjoy no-hitter win against Martins

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The second weekend of state tournament play for the Watkins Clippers started with a no-hitter win over the St. Martin Martins, 3-0. The Clippers scored 1 run in the top of the third inning, and another 2 in the eighth for good measure. With Dan Berg at the plate, in…

Clippers shut out Irish

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor In their third game of the 2021 Minnesota state amateur baseball tournament, the Clippers shut out the St. Patrick Irish to win, 2-0, and move into the Final Four semifinals. The Clippers scored 2 runs in the bottom of the third inning, and they maintained that lead to win the…