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Scott Linnerooth sinks a putt during the Pine to Palm Seniors championship Sunday. Photo By - Brian Basham

Pine to Palm Seniors - Linnerooth is Seniors champ

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A string of wins on holes nine through 12 secured Scott Linnerooth's first Pine to Palm Seniors championship Sunday at the Detroit Country Club.


Linnerooth made three birdies and a par during his streak to take a commanding 4-up lead on runner-up Spencer Clark and eventually win 3 and 1.

The golfer from Bozeman, Mont., is a 31-year Pine to Palm competitor and before this tournament had not won a title or even medalist honors.

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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.