Resorters Golf Tournament: Pair of champs in Masters' fieldRon Clayton and George Cliff are among those battling for 2012 crown.
Perennial contenders Ron Clayton and George Cliff kicked off their Resorters week in fine form as both shot 75s on Monday to lead the field in the Men’s Masters’ Division.
Clayton, an eight-time Resorters champion from Sarasota, Florida, will take the top seed into play today as he faces 16th-seeded Butch Berg of Lakeville, who shot an 89 on Monday.
Cliff, a four-time Resorters champion from Mankato, will take on 15th-seeded Dick Montroy of Maple Grove today. Two-time Senior Division champion Dave Harris of Alexandria rounded out the top three qualifiers on Monday after shooting a 77 on his home course.
The Masters’ Division will get started on the 10th tee today with Clayton taking on Berg and Larry Petersen of Albert Lea battling Alexandria’s Mike Golden at 1:12 p.m.
Wednesday, August 1
1:12 p.m. – Ron Clayton vs. Butch Berg; Larry Petersen vs. Mike Golden
1:21 p.m. – Tom Eidsvold vs. Clayton Pike; Robert Keilty vs. Jerry Peterson
1:30 p.m. – George Cliff vs. Dick Montroy; Jim Rieder vs. Kenneth Winge
1:39 p.m. – Dave Harris vs. Dick Lasch; George Mikesh vs. Gary Obele
2012 MEN’S MASTERS QUALIFYING
Ron Clayton 75
George Cliff 75
Dave Harris 77
Tom Eidsvold 80
Robert Keilty 81
George Mikesh 82
Jim Rieder 83
Larry Petersen 85
Mike Golden 85
Kenneth Winge 87
Gary Obele 87
Jerry Peterson 88
Clayton Pike 88
Dick Lasch 88
Dick Montry 89
Butch Berg 89