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Carts ready for the Champions Tour stop in Bismarck at the Hawktree Golf Club.
Bismarck shows its support at Champions Golf Tour
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Updated: Saturday 08/20/2013 09:40:43 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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Great numbers turned out for the Champions Tour Golf stop in Bismarck last week at the Hawktree Golf Club.

The tour concludes on Aug. 26 in Grand Forks. Find out more information for the event at undalumni.org/golf.

Bismarck details:

  • 36  teams of 5 (some had six) –182 golfers-- on an 18 hole course
  • 12 hole sponsors
  • Course Prizes donated by McQuade Distributing Co, Inc. and Roness Law Firm
  • Prizes included:
    • ND Duffle bags, travel accessories kits, coolers, golf balls, pro shop money, game tickets, signed jerseys and sticks
  • Local committee members include: Chuck Picard ’94, Mitch Vig ‘01, Chuck Clairmont ‘89, Tony Weiler ’92, ‘98, KJ Coghlan ’96 and Ryan Kopseng ‘99
  • Coaches present: Hakstol, Fabian, Galbraith, Idalski, Jones, Martinson, Swanson
  • Staff present: Tim O’Keefe, Steve Brekke, Mike Mannasau, Katie Horob, and Brian Faison
  • Money goes to student-athlete impact scholarships
  • After the tournament, everyone enjoyed a steak and potato dinner and Brian gave an overview of what’s happening in athletics. Coaches present gave an overview of what’s in store for their teams this upcoming season.
  • Over 30 UND exclusive raffle prizes were also given away.
  • 187-yard Hole-in-One by Dr. Kevin Gilchrist ‘75 – will receive the VIP treatment for a hockey weekend.
  • Gross winners at Bismarck tournament:
    • First with a score of: 53
      • Ben Larson
      • Clark Crawford
      • Nate Horner
      • Jeff O’Brien
      • Tim O’Keefe
    • Second with a score of: 54
      • Charles Clairmont
      • Chuck Picard
      • Scott Woodmansee
      • Peter Pomonis
      • Mark Bieber
    • Third with a score of: 55
      • Jason Vendsel
      • David Blikre
      • Ryan Bakke
      • Tyler Bakke
      • Brittany Nagel
  • Net winners at Bismarck tournament:
    • First with a score of: 39.5
      • Scott Swenson
      • Gary Ramage
      • Mike Russell
      • Doug Norby
      • Cordell Wold
    • Second with a score of: 41.65
    • Third with a score of: 41.7
      • David Bakken
      • Mike Kingsly
      • Kevin Gilchrist
      • William Schmidt
      • Jay Erickson
  • Flag Event Winners:
    • Women’s Long Drive: Amanda Godfread
    • Men’s Long Drive: Deon Dewitt
    • Closest to Pin: Perry Bohl
    • Longest Putt: Ethan Eckmann
  • Par 3 contest to win signed men’s hockey jersey and golf bag donated by McQuade Distributing Co., Inc:
    • Cordell Wold
  • Putting contest winner to win a signed women’s hockey stick:
    • Chuck Picard
  • 50/50 Raffle Board winner:
    • Ken Preskey
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