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Golf: Kolquist wins first Lakeview Medal

Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com Defending champion Tommy Mueller reacts to a putt on the third hole on the Lake Nine during the Lakeview Medal golf tournament Sunday at Lester Park Golf Course. Mueller finished in second place behind Alex Kolquist. 1 / 2
Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com Alex Kolquist hits out of a bunker on the seventh hole on the Lake Nine en route to winning the Lakeview Medal golf tournament Sunday at Lester Park Golf Course. Kolquist was 2-over-par for 45 holes.2 / 2

Duluth’s Alex Kolquist finished 45 holes with a 2-over-par 182 total to win his first Lakeview Medal tournament title Sunday at Lester Park Golf Course.

Kolquist’s steady play in shooting a 72 over the first holes Sunday and a 38 on the final nine holes to keep the field at bay for most of the 27-hole round. He outpaced defending champion Tommy Mueller, who finished second at 5-over 185 after shooting 78 and 33.

Troy McNulty was third at 7-over 187.

Scott Walker won the senior flight championship.

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