Crown Isle champions crowned

The Crown Isle Men's and Ladies club championships were played Aug. 20-21. Trophies and KP awards were presented by club captains Liz Ellis and Ted Hodkin.




The Crown Isle Men’s and Ladies club championships were played Aug. 20-21. Trophies and KP awards were presented by club captains Liz Ellis and Ted Hodkin. The winners were:


Overall low gross: May Mitchell 159.

Overall low net: Shirley Ketter 137.

“A” Flight: Low gross: Jenny Steel 162, Dee Horie 164. Low net:  Emma Rigsby 140, Katy Macaulay 143.

“B” Flight: Low gross: Linda Foreman 178, Andrea Spitz 183. Low net: Carol Ayley 145, Megan Ratcliffe 147.


Overall low gross: Marilyn McCusker 162.

Overall low net: Katy Macaulay 136.

Low gross: Rosemary Smith 171, Helen Flynn 182. Low net: Barb Parker 141, Sandra Morton 144.


Overall low gross: Mark Valliere 143.

Overall low net: Stan Campbell 136.

Championship Flight: Low gross: Dave Yanick 149. Low net: Bill Watkin 145.

“A” Flight: Low gross: Peter Benedictson 153, Doug Forbes-King 159, Ken Smith 163. Low net: Bruce Russell 143, Gary Coleman 144, Roger Shaw 147.

“B” Flight: Low gross: Adam Duncan 169, Ted Hodkin 178, David Barnes 188. Low net: Don Bolivar 146, Rick Hargraves 154, Bob Barrigan 154.

Super Senior +70 years

Low gross: Ramsay Poucher 152, Roy Parker 154, Wally Kirkpatrick 161. Low net: Grant Compton 125, Herb Linhart 133, Lawson Davies 135.







Bev champ







The Sunnydale Ladies Club championship was held Aug. 27-28, and the weather definitely co-operated.

Low gross winner Bev Byerley had a marvelous two-day total of 170.  Sandra Gallaway was net winner with a two-day 145. Carolyn Walker was second low gross with 183 and Dianne Hing was second low net with 148. Teri Sleigh was third low gross with 190 and Betty Lund was third low net with 149. Fran Gibson was fourth low gross with 195 and Doris Squire was fourth low net with 151.

KP winners over two days were: Dianne Hing, Sharon Littler, Nancy Dyke, Fran Shaw, Darlene Clark, Trish Heyland and Teri Sleigh. “Many, many thanks to our prize donors: Scented Roses, Ray and Rona Lawson, Rita Dalby, Blod Crookshank and Norma Rankin. “Many thanks to Norma Rankin and Rona Lawson for organizing and running the tournament,” a spokesperson said.







T&F holes

It was a bit of a shock waking up to a cloudy sky after the string of beautiful sunny days we’ve had, but nevertheless it was a good day for golfing.  The Sept. 13 game for the Crown Isle Ladies Golf club was T & F Holes, which is an individual game where you count only the holes beginning with the letters ‘T’ and ‘F’ (eg. two, three, four, five, 10, etc.) and then take half the handicap.

The low net winner was Jean Curry with a 34 and Mavis Baines was second at 35.5.

KPs were awarded to Jean Curry on #7 and Valerie Dingwall on #12.  Birdies were recorded by Judy Aldcroft (#18), Valerie Dingwall (#12), Pat Johnson (#2), Katy Macaulay (#12) and Pam Stevens (#16). In the 25+ hcp. category, pars on a par-five hole were scored by Liz Ellis and Sandra Morton (both on the first hole).








The regular Sunnydale men’s morning had some extra intrigue with the International Pairs competition happening at the same time. The players that decided to pay a small entry fee had a chance to go all the way to Scotland.

The Modified Stableford tournament was won on a count-back by Craig Follis and Dave Pye with a 46. They now go to Crown Isle to play against other teams representing other clubs throughout British Columbia. If they succeed they will have a free trip to Scotland and represent the province. Thank you to Ron Pinke for his efforts organizing the tournament. The regular Sunday Men’s Morning results were:

0-10: Low gross Shane Robinson 76. Low net Craig  69, Dave Pye 69.

11+: Low gross Randy Bennet 76. Low net Leo Lambert 66, Gord Rallison 67.

Super Seniors: Low gross Ken Detweiller 82. Low net Walley Mograss 66, Jack Currie.

KPs: #10, Ron Pinke, #15 Randy Bennet, #17 Bruce Allen. Long Putts #9 Jordan Rallison, #18 Colin Hetman.

Next week will be a regular men’s morning, followed the week after by this year’s wrap-up morning with lunch. Non-members are all welcome.








Congrats to 74-year-old Jim Dobb who on Monday shot a 72 at Glacier Greens.

In Saturday Men’s golf on Sept. 10, good weather greeted 97 players who played off the white/blue tees.

Hcp. 0-11: Low gross Barry Norris 72 c/b, Jim Livingstone 72, Steve Petyers 75. Low net Willie Oliver 67, Karl Cameron 68, Steve Blacklock 69 c/b. Snips: #7 (POG) Rob Borland, #13 Chuck Kennedy, #14 Gord Sprott.

Hcp. 12-16: Low gross Warren Brandson 77, Garry Reaume 83, Jim Loring 84 c/b. Low net Wayne Ogilvie 70 c/b, Roy Hagg 70 c/b, Glenn Horsepool 70. Snips: #3 Art Trto, #4 & #5 Waren Brandson, #7 (POG) Jim Clark, #8 Al Murray, #12 Philip Ball, #15 (POG) Gilles Raiche, #16 Murray Polson, #17 John Holley, #18 Mike Gibbs.

Hcp. 17+: Low gross Gary MacGregor 84, Brian Hotsenpiller 88 c/b. Kent Harper 88. Low net William Chiki 68, Wayne Hay 70 c/b, Rick Verbeek 70. Snips: #5 Dick Stuart, #9 Kent Harper.

Next week is 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.




Good golf

On Thursday, Sept. 8, Suzy Venuta had the Comox ladies low gross score with 40 followed by Sharon Crowe with 42. There was a three-way tie among Victoria Goudy, Lynda Hornstein and Nancy Newton with the low net score of 35.

Hole prizes went to Linda Broadbent, Carmen VanVeller, Nancy Riva, Sharon Crowe, Lynda Hornstein, Linda Diamond, Suzy Venuta and Karen Vanetta.








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