On a brilliant warm Saturday, Sept. 20, the Comox Ladies Club held their closing tournament. Forty ladies played for several trophies and prizes. Laurie Appleyard won the Low Gross Trophy with 87 (won by retrogression with Nancy Riva). Laurie won the coveted Ethel Cliffe putting trophy with 30 putts (also by retrogression). The Low Net Trophy was won by Yvonne Baker with 69.
During the year, three match play trophies were being played for and those who won received their trophies. The Brown Trophy was won by Jan Dafoe, the Francis Trophy – Rosalie Williams and the Fairbairn Plaque – Nancy Riva. The Most Improved Player throughout the year was won by Gi Carlson.
There were lots of door prizes and skill prizes to hand out. Marg Walker and Nancy Newton won the longest putts. Louise Luster won closest to the hole on #9 and 18 for low handicap. Deb McLean won closest on #5 and 14 for high handicap. Long drives went to Laurie Appleyard (low) and Jean Kirby (high).
Gross and net prizes were then presented. Gross prizes went to 2nd Nancy Riva (87), 3rd Janice Nicklin (88), Suzy Venuta (89) and Lorelei Banford (93).
Net winners were: 2nd Bernice Sutherland (72), 3rd Louella Dooe (73), 4th Nancy Newton (73), 5th Pat Schmidt (73); with 74 were-Patti Harris, Jean Kirby, Anne Patterson, and Phyllis Taylor and with 75 Barb Buchanan, Wendy Christie, Carmen deWinter and Doris Ellis.
The annual meeting was held following dinner and prizes. Linda Callender, her committee and the Ladies Executive were thanked for their hard work throughout the year. Volunteering on the committees is a very essential part of a successful club. Just try it! Help someone on a committee and learn how to be a part of your golf club.
The Comox Ladies Club is very thankful for continued support from their sponsors. Remember to shop locally! Thanks to: Panago Pizza, Looneyrama in the Comox Mall and Playtime Gaming.
Adrian from the Tee Box Restaurant, what can we say? Your continued support and awesome meals made our year. Not only did you provide the club members with great service and product throughout the year, but the meals at the North Island Tournament, the Tournament of Champions and match play were superb. The feedback from other clubs was amazing. Thanks also for the sponsorship of our club shirts that have been a hit all year.
Our new Pro/Manager and jack of all trades, Keith Gibson (Gibby’s Golf Shop) has been a wonderful asset and thank you for all of your assistance and positive attitude that you have bought to our entire club. To John, Ernie, Dylan and Sean, thank you for looking after our great course throughout the year.
The Comox Ladies are looking forward to another great year in 2015. If you are interested in joining our club contact the Golf Shop at 250-339-4444 and ask for more information.
– Comox Ladies Golf