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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  - 2022 Tournament Info
The Mesaba Country Club cordially invites you to participate in the 95th annual Vern Fryklund Northwest Invitational match play golf tournament to be held on September 2nd through Sept. 5th,  2022.  

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 2021 tournament  Champion is former NHL hockey player, Ryan Peterson.   The event also features players of every handicap level so everyone will have a chance to be competitive in  their respective flights.
2021 Champion
Ryan Peterson
2022 Entry Fee: 
    $250 -  if received before August 13th  (Early Bird Rate)
     $275 -  if received after August 13th


AGES 18 & UNDER
    
$190  -  if received before August 14th   (Early Bird Rate)
    $215  - if received after August 13th


Included with entry:
  
* Thursday practice round
    * Two tee gifts
    * 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


                    
2022 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY - Sept. 1st
    
Complimentary practice round, featuring skins game and flag events.


¨FRIDAY - Sept. 2nd

    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. 3rd
    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.- 8:100p.m.
  *Live Entertainment -  featuring:  (to be announced). . .8:00 to 12:00pm

                                                                                         
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SUNDAY - Sept. 4th
    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  6:10 P.M.  (holes 1, 8, 9)
    
Cocktails & Hor d'oeuvres - 6:00 to 9:00p.m.  (Included with entry)
     
                                                               
¨MONDAY - September  5th
    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 - 2022
Hole #7  Callaway Golf Equipment
Hole #8  $500 Visa Gift Card
Hole #11  $10,000 Cash
Hole#15  Omaha Steaks

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 4th   6:10 pm
$10 Entry - Cash Payback
2021 Buffalo Open
One Club Champions
A.J. Allison & Eric Riihinen
RV Vehicle
RV & Camping Available for Tournament Week.