Mesaba Country Club
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415 E. 51st St.
Hibbing, Mn 55746
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Vern Fryklund Northwest Invitational Golf Tournament
Mesaba Country Club
P.O. Box 157 - Hibbing, Minnesota 55746
Minnesota's Premier Match Play Golf Tournament
Northwest  - 2021 Tournament Info
The Mesaba Country Club cordially invites you to participate in the 94th annual Vern Fryklund Northwest Invitational match play golf tournament to be held on September 3rd through Sept. 6th,  2021.  

This event draws many of the top players in the state of Minnesota and players from around the country, including Celtic basketball legend and Hall of Famer, Kevin McHale.

The 2020 tournamentChampion was won by Alex Kolquist.   The event also features players of every handicap level so everyone will have a chance to be competitive in  their respective flights.
2020 Champion
Alex Kolquist
2021 Entry Fee: 
    $245 -  if received before August 14th  (Early Bird Rate)
     $270 -  if received after August 14th


AGES 18 & UNDER
    
$185  -  if received before August 14th   (Early Bird Rate)
    $210  - if received after August 14th


Included with entry:
  
* Thursday practice round
    * Two tee prizes
    * Complimentary drink tickets
    * Gift Certificates in excess of $18,000  
($700 .00 - 1st place prize)
    * Chance to win Friday flag event prizes
    * Chance to win a hole in one prize including:  $10,000 cash and three
       other great prizes valued at $500 or more!   
    * Friday evening banquet
    * Sunday cocktails & hor d'oeuvres

   * Loads of fun & memories to last a lifetime


                    
2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY - Sept. 2nd
    
Complimentary practice round, featuring skins game and flag events.


¨FRIDAY - Sept. 3rd

    Qualifying round - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     (features on course games & contests)
   
     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m
     Lunch.................... 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    
Dinner buffet........... 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (Included with entry)
    

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SATURDAY - Sept. 4th
    First Round of Play - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    
     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m.
     Lunch / Dinner.................11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  * Texas Hold’em Tournament....Approx.- 8:15 p.m.
  *Live Entertainment -  featuring:  (to be announced). . .8:00 to 12:00pm

                                                                                         
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SUNDAY - Sept. 5th
    Second Round of Play - 7:20 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m
     Lunch.................... 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  
  Buffalo Open  -One Club Tournament  6:15 P.M.  (holes 1, 8, 9)
    
Cocktails & Hor d'oeuvres - 6:00 to 9:00p.m.  (Included with entry)
     
                                                               
¨MONDAY - September  6th
    Final Round of Play - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m
     Lunch/Dinner... ........ 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

      Awards Presentation   (approx.  5:30 p.m.)
Friday Hole-In-One Prizes - 2021
Hole #7  Callaway Golf Equipment
Hole #8  $500 Visa Gift Card
Hole #11  $10,000 Cash
Hole#15  50" Big Screen 4K TV

Friday Special Events
Closest #8 –  Datrek Stand Bag
Closest 2nd #10  - Callaway Stand Bag
Closest #11 - Foot Joy Contour Shoes
Closest #15  - Cleveland Wedge
Long Putt #18 - Odyssey Putter
Buffalo Open golf tournament logo
  Buffalo Open
One club two man
   alternate shot
3- hole Shoot-out
Sunday - September 5th   6:30 pm
$10 Entry - Cash Payback
2020 Buffalo Open
One Club Champions
A.J. Allison & Eric Riihinen
RV Vehicle
RV & Camping Available for Tournament Week.