Heather Hoeck and husband Clay know Stones Throw Golf Course pretty well.
Heather is the Milaca High School girls golf coach. And, she holds the women’s course record (73) at Stones Throw. Clay is the course superintendent.
They put their familiarity with Stones Throw to good use Saturday as they won low gross honors in the annual Trimble Tournament with an 18-hole score of 63. The tournament used a two-person scramble format.
Tom Wilken and Todd Hasz also finished at 63, with the Hoecks winning a tie-breaker.
Steve Fuchs and Tony Hoeck kept things in the family as they teamed up to win low net honors with a score of 69. Steve is Heather’s dad while Tony is Clay’s pop.
Tim Wilcox and Bruce Nelson also had a score of 69, with Fuchs and Hoeck winning the tie-breaker.
Lynn Anderson and Wendy Hoeck (Clay’s mom) won women’s low gross honors with a score of 89 while Elaine Kuperus and Sandy Vedders placed second at 95.
Other winners included:
•Men’s longest drive in the fairway (Hole 6): Mike Herr.
•Men’s closest to the pin on the green (Hole 15): Tom Wilken.
•Men’s longest putt on the green (Hole 16): Bill Ruis.
•Women’s longest drive in the fairway (Hole 18): Sandy Vedders.
•Women’s closest to the pin on the green (Hole 7): Heather Hoeck.
•Women’s longest putt on the green (Hole 9): Lynn Anderson.
Four skins were paid out.
The tournament is held in honor of former Milaca Mayor Ken Trimble and his wife Marilyn, both deceased.
Next up at Stones Throw is the annual Community Christian School Tournament Saturday, July 6, followed by the Erickson Roofing Four-Person Scramble Saturday, July 13. For information on these tournaments call Stones Throw at 320-983-2110.