The 57th Grey Owl is over for another year.
Congratulations to our new champion, Nick Myhre of Rolette ND, the first American to win.
2013 Grey Owl Recap
June 16, 2013
Jarod Crane of Brandon is the Grey Owl golf champion for a second time.
Crane repeated his 2010 victory with rounds of 69-72 for 3-under-par 141, winning the 53rd edition of the tournament by four strokes.
Defending champion Jay Thiesen of Russell pulled into second place, carding 74-71-145. Jared Jacobson of Clear Lake was third at 72-74-146.
Nine-time champion Garth Collings of Breezy Bend and Rod Klassen of Brandon tied for fourth at 147, and Brad Pardy of Shilo rounded out the championship flight prize winners at 150.
Ken Mould of St. Charles was a back-to-back Greyer Owl (plus-60) flight winner, shooting 74-75-149 to edge Dwight Kearns of Shilo, who led the 60-64 age category with 74-77-151.
Mike Beauregard won the media flight by one stroke over Bruce Buchanan of Saskatoon. Beauregard carded 162 to Buchanan’s 163.
The Grey Owl is a fixture at Clear Lake. Next year’s event will be held from June 13-15.
June 15, 2013
Jarod Crane of Brandon set up a target score of 3-under-par 141 after completing his 36-hole play in the Grey Owl golf tournament.
Crane shot a par 72 in his second round today (Saturday), after opening with a sparkling 69 on Friday.
Brent Lamb of MacGregor and Jared Jacobson of Clear Lake are his closest challengers. They shot first round par 72’s and will play their closing rounds on Sunday. Matt Lepage of Shilo is next after an opening 73.
Defending champion Jay Thiesen of Russell carded a 2-over-par 74 in his first round, and may be too far back to repeat with his final round upcoming tomorrow (Sunday).
Another perennial threat, Garth Collings of Breezy Bend also is well back. A nine-time Grey Owl champion, Collings openned with a 3-over-par 75.
Last year’s Greyer Owl (60+) Flight champion Ken Mould of St. Charles is tied with Dwight Kearns of Shilo, both at 74. Mike Beauregard is the leader of the Media Flight after rounds of 81-81-162.
George Cadigan of Erickson produced another Grey Owl highlight with a hole-in-one on Clear Lake’s 17th hole today using a pitching wedge.
Sunday’s Championship Flight players will start at 10:00am.
June 14, 2013
On a cool, windy, and showery day at Clear Lake, Jarod Crane of Brandon is the opening leader in the 53rd annual Grey Owl golf tournament.
Crane, who won the tournament previously in 2010, fired a 3-under-par 69 to lead by 3 strokes. He had 4 birdies and Crane’s only glitch was a bogey 6 on Clear Lake’s par 5 507-yard 13th hole.
Jarod Jacobson of Clear lake and Brent Lamb of MacGregor are deadlocked at par 72. Nine-time champion Garth Collings of Breezy Bend, is 6 strokes off the pace after carding a 3-over-par 75.
The Grey Owl’s 2012 champion, Jay Thiesen of Russell, will play his 36 holes on Saturday and Sunday.
Dwight Kearns of Shilo, is the Greyer Owls 60+ leader after shooting a
Freelancer Mike Beauregard of Winnipeg, is the Media Flight leader,