Pine to Palm: Championship matches set in Senior, Super Senior and Mid-Am Divisions

Here's a look at championship matches on Sunday in the Senior, Super Senior and Mid-Am Divisions

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The Super Senior Division dwindled down to the final two on Aug. 14, 2022 in the 90th Pine to Palm.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune

DETROIT LAKES – Mid-Am, Senior and Super Senior divisions have their championship matches set for Sunday morning.

Michael Melhus is going for a second consecutive Mid-Am championship after beating fourth-seeded Tyler Nelson 5-4. He will take on 11th-seeded Jeff Bernstrom, who knocked off second-seeded Perry Piatz on Saturday afternoon.

Like Melhus, defending Senior Division champion Bill Schommer is eyeing a repeat. He took down 20th-seeded Wade King in a 1-up match. Schommer will take on seventh-seeded Bob Cavanagh, who beat 11th-seeded Dan Ystebo. Cavanagh is looking for his first Pine to Palm title.

There will be a first-time champion in the Super Senior Division this year. Fourth-seeded Ronald Vincelli and 14th-seeded Bert Olson will meet in the final for the first time on Sunday morning. Vincelli knocked off ninth-seeded Jim Brothers 2-up, while Olson took down medalist Steve Herzog 2-1.



Super Senior Championship – 11:20 a.m. Ronald Vincelli vs. Bert Olson, hole 1

Senior Championship – 11:30 a.m. Bill Schommer vs. Bob Cavanagh, hole 1

Mid-Am Championship – 11:40 a.m. Michael Melhus vs. Jeff Bernstrom

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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