Golf championship

Congratulations to our 2017 first-place golfers!

Thank you events sponsors and golfers for raising $38,000 so our Club kids have a safe place to go after school and in the summer.


The winners of the 2017 Bob Lowth Ford Golf Championship are James Foss, left, and Matt Haugstad pictured here with Ben Shanahan, center, Club board member.

Thank you golfers and event sponsors for raising $38,000 on behalf of Club kids as part of the 2017 Bob Lowth Ford Golf Championship.

The event was held Aug. 21 at the Bemidji Town and Country Club and included 18 holes of golf, a closest-to-the-pin contest, games, dinner and prizes. We are pleased to report that 104 golfers participated and 89 sponsors joined in as hole sponsors. Thanks you for that amazing support!

We hope you will join us again next year as a golfer, sponsor or volunteer. The entry fee is $100 per person. Sponsorship levels include $1,500 Ace Level, $1,000 Eagle Level and $500 Birdie Level. Plus hole sponsorships at $125 each. Become an early sponsor for the 2018 event and your business will be included in TV and/or radio ads. Learn more about golf sponsorships and benefits.

Thank you Golf Committee members: Sue Engel, Leisha Gregg, Jeremy Klinger, Bonnie Lundorff, Dana Wolff and Russ Moen, committee chair.

For more information about the 2018 event, contact Russ Moen, golf committee chair, First National Bank, or 218-333-4363; or Jamie Boyles, 218-444-4171,


Thank you to our 2017 golf championship sponors

If you get the chance, please thank our 2017 golf championship sponsors. We appreciate all they do to make sure that the children in our community have a safe place to go after school and in the summer.

Event sponsor: Bob Lowth Ford
Ace level sponsors:
  • Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
  • First National Bank Bemidji
  • Lake Bemidji Sailing Association
  • Lucachick Architecture
  • Riddle’s Jewelry
  • Sanford Health
Eagle level sponsors:
  • Bernick’s of Bemidji
  • Country Inn & Suites, Little Falls, Minn.
  • David Drywall
  • Jimmy John’s
  • Knife River Materials
  • Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Birdie level sponsors:
  • Ace on the Lake
  • Bradley Koenck Financial Advisor Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  • Dick’s Plumbing and Heating
  • Honda of Bemidji/Bemidji Chrysler Center
  • In honor of Marge Kannegieter
  • Northwoods Lumber Co.
  • Papa Murphy’s
  • Ross Lewis Sign Co.
  • Friends of the University of South Dakota: Crystal Aschenbrenner, Michelle Boushee, Dylan Rassier

 2017 thank you sponsors