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Defending Pine to Palm Mid-Am champion Jay Olafson watches his drive on the par four 10th hole during his Friday match against Otis Hestness. Olafson won 2 and 1.

Big-shot Spriggs advances to semis

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Friday during the quarterfinals of the Mid-Am match play, Spriggs did it again by hitting an eagle from 78 yards out on hole six en route to a 4 and 3 win over Bill Schommer.


"I made a bunch of pars, so it was a good day," Spriggs said. "I was putting well."

Spriggs started the day off with a birdie and made nice putts on three and four. He made birdie on hole five to take a 3-up lead, before his eagle on six.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.