Tiger golfers finally get on links

You could tell by Rebecca Maus’ winter jacket that it wasn’t exactly warm May 1 when the Tiger girls played in the Milaca Scramble.  Photos by Gary Larson, Mille Lacs Co. Times

You could tell by Rebecca Maus’ winter jacket that it wasn’t exactly warm May 1 when the Tiger girls played in the Milaca Scramble. Photos by Gary Larson, Mille Lacs Co. Times

With the golf courses finally opening last week, the Princeton squads were able to break loose their swings outside with meets.

On May 1, the Tiger girls competed in the annual Milaca Scramble, finishing in 8th place among the 12 varsity teams. Mikayla Brooks and Kaylee Koski combined for an 89 to pace the team. Also golfing for the Tiger girls were Brianna Dorr and Rebecca Maus who came in at 115.

• Also on May 1, the Tiger boys got in their first Granite Ridge meet at Elk River GC, placing 7th with a 373 total. Brendan Carlson led Princeton with a 90, followed by Hunter Bies (93), Silas Reek (94) and Korben Weidenborner (96). St. Cloud Cathedral took 1st with a 329 total, five strokes less than runner-up Becker.

The weather turned rainy and cold on Saturday when the Tigers traveled to the Vintage GC at Staples for the Cardinal Invite. Shattuck-St. Mary’s won the invite with a 303, two strokes better than the host Cardinals.

Bri Dorr teamed with Rebecca Maus to get in their first round of the season at the Milaca Scramble.

Bri Dorr teamed with Rebecca Maus to get in their first round of the season at the Milaca Scramble.

Carlson again led the Tigers with a consistent 87. Reek had the low nine-hole total of 39 on the front and finished with a 91. Also shooting for PHS were Ben Pauley (98), Marshall Bies (104), Ryan Gamec (109) and Griffen Fitzgerald (110).

The Tiger boys hosted a home GRC meet at the Princeton club on May 6, seeing the scores drop nicely. Carlson (82), Reek (86) and Weidenborner (87) all cracked the 90-mark. Also shooting for PHS were M. Bies (96), Hunter Bies (97) and Ben Pauley (99).

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