Locals set for Northwest Amateur
SPENCER - A number of local golfers are in the field of 384 for the Northwest Amateur Golf Tournament.
The event is the only 72-hole tournament in Iowa. It runs Thursday-Sunday at Spencer Golf and Country Club.
Two Jackson golfers are scheduled to start Thursday morning as Austin Olson has a 7 a.m. tee time and Jack Brinkman starts at 8:30.
One of the players in Olson's foursome is Jackson native Brett Benson, now of Bird Island.
Two Lakefield golfers start Thursday, with Scott Flatebo taking off at 7:50 a.m. and Jerrod Hansen starting at 8 a.m.
Also, Connor Anderson of Welcome is scheduled for an 8:10 a.m. start Thursday.
There are 10 golfers from Estherville competing: Jacob Bosch, Jack Brashear, Trevor Enerson, Tyson Henrickson, Gary Jacobson, Trey Jacobson, Jason Karsten, Joe Loring, Jason Quastad and Jeff Soper.
Also, there are six golfers from Spirit Lake playing: Nick Anderson, Scot Bauermeister, Trevor Caldwell, Nick Christensen, Keith Heitritter and Alex Verrips.
Following are first-round tee times for area golfers:
- Jack Brinkman 8:30 a.m. Thursday
- Austin Olson 7 a.m. Thursday
- Brett Benson 7 a.m. Thursday
- Scott Flatebo 7:50 a.m. Thursday
- Jerrod Hansen 8 a.m. Thursday
- Connor Anderson 8:10 a.m. Thursday
- Nick Anderson 6:30 a.m. Friday
- Scot Bauermeister 7:40 a.m. Thursday
- Trevor Caldwell 6:30 a.m. Friday
- Nick Christensen 2:30 p.m. Thursday
- Keith Heitritter 12:40 p.m. Thursday
- Alex Verrips 6:30 a.m. Friday
- Jacob Bosch 6:40 a.m. Thursday
- Jack Brashear 6:40 a.m. Thursday
- Trevor Enerson 6:30 Thursday
- Tyson Henrickson 7:30 a.m. Thursday
- Gary Jacobson 6:40 a.m. Thursday
- Trey Jacobson 6:40 a.m. Thursday
- Jason Karsten 7:30 a.m. Thursday
- Joe Loring 9 a.m. Thursday
- Jason Quastad 6:30 a.m. Thursday
- Jeff Soper 6:30 a.m. Thursday