Golf – The top-10 players on the LPGA Tour’s Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings are confirmed for the $2.25 million US 2010 CN Canadian Women’s Open in Winnipeg.
Cristie Kerr, the 2006 CN Canadian Women’s Open Champion and the world’s No. 1-ranked player, will highlight the field Aug. 23-29 at St. Charles Country Club.
Others competing include Japan’s Ai Miyazato, the world’s No. 2 ranked player; six-time LPGA Tour event winner Jiyai Shin, ranked No. 3; Suzann Petersen, the defending CN Canadian Women’s Open champion and No. 4-ranked in the world; fifth-ranked Yani Tseng; sixth-ranked Anna Nordqvist; seventh-ranked Karrie Webb; eight-ranked Song-Hee Kim; ninth-ranked Michelle Wie; and 10th-ranked Angela Stanford.Canadians scheduled to tee it up are: Lorie Kane of Charlottetown, P.E.I., Hamilton’s Alena Sharp, Calgary’s Samantha Richdale, Montreal’s Lisa Meldrum, and Jessica Shepley of Owen Sound, Ont.
Hogan Division — The Golf Center over Palmiscno Financial, American Omni Crop over Weber Irrigation, Bud & Ralph’s over Eagle Electric, Eide II over Northland Woodworking, Dakota Supply over Evergreen Insurance
Jones Division — Red Pepper East over Rivard’s, Galstad Chiropractic over Speedy Sign, Anderson Brothers over Modern Auto Body, Blue Moose over Eide, Thrivent Financial over Tim Shea’s Nursery
Sarazan Division — Duke’s Liquor over Eastside Express, Frandsen Trust over Stennes, 2-Suns Detailing over Holiday Gas, Prairie Lines over Hanson Abra Auto Body, Auto Finance Super Center over American Federal
Snead Division — Zavoral’s over Frandsen Bank, University Station over Home of Economy, C&H Insurance over Floan & Sanders, Prairie Lines II over Hardware Hank, Hugo’s over Leisureland
Closest to pin — Corey Chupka, Chad Frost; Longest putt — Scott Eggers, Mike Von Rueden
First place — Sonny Fossness, Wayne Westland, Duane Taylor, Duane Loven, 120; second place — Howard Smith, Gene Soleim, Larry Neilson, 122; third place — Larry Roch, Roger Kieffer, Glenn Gransburg, 124
Closest to pin — Ray Schaefer; longest putt — Duane Loven; in circle — Wayne Westland; low gross — Duane Loven, Bob Clusen, 81; low net — Wayne Hove 62
Thursday women’s league
Flight 1 — Joyce Nefs, low gross; Nefs, low putts; Collette Monroe, event; Nefs, birdie and a chip-in
12-under — Sam Johnson, Drayton, 10:59; 13-over — Paige Emanuelson, Drayton, 17:51, Madison Johnson, Drayton, 17:51
Through week 7
Canvasbacks – Merrill Lynch Bull Shooters 12, Greenberg Realty 10, Slow Shooters 8, Petcetera 8, Hunt Brothers 8, Emerado Elevator Pulverizers 6, Dakota Hunting Club 6, Cully’s Canoes 6, C.L. Linfoot 6, Belmont Builders 0. Week 7 high shooters – Ben Jensen, Greenberg Realty, 44; Don Dietrich, Greenberg Realty, 43; Les Noehre, Dakota Hunting Club, 42
Mallards – Hippos 12, The Rookies 10, IBEW-1426 9, DL Gerrells 8, Circle K Builders, Inc. 8, LM Wind Power Blades 6, Blind Guys 6, Wireless Concepts 4, Express Autoglass 4, Dakota Fire Protection 2. Week 7 high shooters – Cliff Scherr, LM Wind Power Blades, 42; Aaron Rosten, Circle K Builders, Inc., 42; Erik Fritzell, Hippos, 40; Curt Rose, IBEW-1426, 40; Josh Anderson, LM Wind Power Blades, 38
Pintails – Dakota Dusters 14, Jim Beam/Coors Light 12, Team Maddog 10, Scheels 8, Guns n’ Scalpels 8, Community Contractors, Inc., 8; Bud Select Shooters 8, Trojan Promotions 6, Dakota Outdoors 6, Morkve Construction 4, National Wild Turkey Federation 0, First State Bank 0. Week 7 high shooters – Erik Rustvang, Guns ‘n Scalpels, 40; Mark Schneider, Dakota Dusters, 39; Kevin Thielman, Dakota Dusters, 39; Al Klatt, Dakota Dusters, 39; Brian Jongeward, Community Contractors, Inc., 38
High shooters — Jeremy Olson, Merrill Lynch, 44; Ben Jensen, Greenberg, 43; Les Noehre, Dakota Hunting, 42
Mallards — Hippos 14, The Rookies 10, IBEW 10, D.L. Gerrells 10, Circle K 10, LM Wind Power 8, Blind Guys 8, Wireless Concepts 4, Express Autoglass 4, Dakota Fire 2
High shooters — Rod Nupdal, Blind Guys, 40; John Hitchcock, LM Wind, 40; Craig Wilhelm, Blind Guys, 40; Rory Grenier, IBEW, 39; Cliff Scherr, LM Wind, 38
Pintails — Dakota Dusters 16, Jim Beam/Coors Light 14, Team Maddog 10, Scheels 10, Guns n Scalpels 10, Bud Select 10, Community Contractors 8, Trojan Promotions 6, Dakota Outdoors 6, Morkve Construction 4, National Wild Turkey Federation 2, First State Bank 0
High shooters — Bret Bentow, Jim Beam/Coors Light, 42; Todd Pokrzywinski, Scheels, 41; Ryan Anderson, Bud Select, 41; Jared Pokrzywinski, Scheels, 40