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2017 Cardinal Classic

Thank you to those who attended and supported the 2017 MLS Foundation Cardinal Classic Golf Outing! Through the support of 21 volunteers, 135 golfers, and over 50 sponsors, the golf outing raised $16,270. This support is crucial in helping the foundation fulfill its mission of supporting Michigan Lutheran Seminary.

Here is a breakdown of the day’s winners:

First Flight, First Place: 
Dan Maul, Josh Wakefield, Jason Finelli, and John Simpkins

First Flight, Second Place:
Mike Baeckl, David Lecker, Jeremy Schultz, and Eric Scheuerlein

Second Flight, First Place:
Arlene Mossner, Michael Mossner, Jim Trommer, and Becky Trommer

Second Flight, Second Place:
Mike Reis, Keith Schultz, Jim Thews, and Mark Thews

Men’s Closest to Pin:
Wayne Pennell

Women’s Closest to the Pin:
Grace Johnson

Men’s Longest Drive:
Eric Scheuerlein

Women’s Longest Drive:
Grace Johnson

Men’s Closest in Two:
Raine Vrable

Women’s Closest in Two:
Grace Johnson

Closest to the Line:
Joe Schram

Putting Contest:
George Britton


Our foundation board president and his team (Mike Krueger, Kevin Krueger, Billy King, and Bob Lindsmith) had the highest score and went home with some nice Christmas inflatables for their yards.

TEAM 2The team of Hunter Miller, RJ Pratt, Johnathon Boyd, and Jacob Wright won the contest for the “most creative” team photo (although we do not advocate trying this pose yourself).

Please mark your calendars for next year’s event, which will be held at Beech Hollow Golf Course on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Check out our Facebook page ( and the MLS Foundation website ( for details.


Your 2017 Golf Committee:
Thom Cereske
Bruce and Diana Finkbeiner
Jim Finkbeiner
Chris Kestner
Ned Kleinke
David Lecker