Zenis claim U.P. spouse golf

Courtesy Photo Barb and John Zeni of Escanaba Country Club won the UP Husband & Wife Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course in Norway.

NORWAY — Barb and John Zeni carded a seven-under par 65 in the second round Sunday to win the UP Husband & Wife Championships at Oak Crest Golf Course.

Playing out of Escanaba Country Club and now residing in Illinois, the Zenis shot a 68 Saturday for a two-day total of 133.

Runner-up Michelle and Mike Mansfield posted a 136 (68-68). Defending champions Kristie and Jim Markell of Iron Mountain finished third at 137, shooting an opening-round low of 66.

Teams played a scramble format both days, with the wives’ tee shots played on at least six of the holes.

Championship flight — Barb Zeni-John Zeni 133 (68-65), Michelle Mansfield-Mike Mansfield 136 (68-68), Kristie Markell-Jim Markell 137 (66-71), Janie Ward-Tom Ward 139 (68-71), Diana Peters-Michael Peters 139 (68-71), Cindy Cartwright-Terry Cartwright 140 (69-71), Kris Solda-Mike Solda 140 (67-73), Tammy DeBakker-Scott DeBakker 142 (71-71), Kathy Gagnon-Larry Gagnon 142 (67-75), Holly Canul-Jeff Canul 145 (70-75), Sally Osterberg-Ron Osterberg 145 (69-76).

First Flight — Caron Salo-Todd Salo 143 (73-70)

Second Flight — Donna Steele-Cardy Steele 146 (74-72)

Third Flight — Marla Busakowski-Bob Busakowski 151 (77-74) and Julie VanHolla-David VanHolla 151 (77-74)

Fourth Flight — Jill Lieber-Mike Lieber 154 (80-74)

Fifth Flight — Karen Edwards-Kyle Edwards 168 (86-82) and Laura Rhode-Steve Rhode 168 (86-82)

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