Jason Edstrom Wins Winona City Championship

Jason Edstrom started the day with a five shot lead in the 2014 Winona City Championship.  At the end of the day, Edstrom won by six shots.  His nearest competitor, longtime friend William Leaf shot 72 on Sunday to Edstrom’s 71 to finish second.  Defending champion Kevin Ewert came back from a difficult first day with an even par 71 to finish 3rd.Jason Edstrom

Two Man Invitational set.

The Bridges has set Friday, September 12th for a two man handicapped best ball event.  This event will feature a 12:30 shot-gun start, several skills events on the course, a putting contest after golf with hors d’ oeuvres sponsored by Merchants Bank and a chef grill burger buffet in the Summer House after the putting contest.  For more information, please click the link below for a PDF of the flyer.

 

Two Man Invitational 2014

Edstrom Leads City Championship after one round.

Jason Edstrom shot a one over par 72 at the Bridges Saturday, August 16th.  A round good enough for a 5 shot lead after one round of the 2014 Winona City Championship.  William Leaf follows Edstrom with Jeff Straight in third.  The final round begins Sunday morning.

Brian Russell II passed his Players Ability Test

Brian Russell II, one of the Bridges assistant professionals, passed his players ability test on Friday, August 15th at Victory Links Golf Club in Blaine, MN.  Brian shot a five over par 147 for 36 holes, passing his test with 9 shots to spare.  Brian was also low player for all those attempting to qualify Friday.  Great Job Brian!!  Brian now begins his apprenticeship with the PGA of America.

Heavy Overnight Rains Cancel the Big Cup

Due to the very heavy rain we received overnight and continue to receive, the Big Cup Scramble and Big Cup weekend must be cancelled.  We will reschedule this event for later in the season.

AimPoint Clinic on June 24th!

Limited space available for an AimPoint Express Green Reading Clinic on Tuesday, June 24th from 6pm to 8pm.  AimPoint Certified instructor Andy Thompson will be here to teach participants how to Never Misread a Putt Again!  Space is limited, so book early!  Cost is $175.00.  This method is used by many PGA and LPGA tour players including Stacy Lewis and Adam Scott.  Call or stop out at the golf shop or sign up online at http://www.totallydriven.com/aipoint-green-reading.html.

Big Cup Scramble!

Always wanted to have the size of the cup double?  Here is your chance!  Saturday, June 28th, the Bridges will host a Two Player Big Cup Scramble.  Stop out or call the golf shop at 507-452-3535 to register.  This weekend will also be Big Cup weekend, our golf course staff will leave the big cups in play through noon on Sunday.  Players may choose which cup to play to as our normal cups will be in play as well.  We will set up a new set of tees shortening the course for even more fun!