Doug Rushton has four aces up his sleeve at Sunnydale

Men's Club wraps up summer session; fall/winter golf now underway

It’s a crazy game. Longtime Sunnydale member Doug Rushton, an avid golfer, has previously never had a hole-in-one. This year (so far) he has scored four aces on his home course.

On Sept. 27 under excellent conditions the Sunnydale men ended the summer session. Field low gross winner was Mitch Carr-Hilton scoring a 70 followed by pro Tom Drew with a 74, Damon Gaudet 75 and Dave Pye/Dan Woods sharing 76.

Low gross for the 11+ category was Wally Pettigrew 76, John Barnsdale 77, Ham Stewart 78 and Rick Dawson with a 83. Low net leaders were Jim McCaffery and Emil Zapotoczny sharing a score of 63. Trailing were Rick Bono 64, Earl Costello and Bruce Donegan with 66.

Skin winners were Silvio Alberti (2), Ed Podetz, John Barnsdale (2), Jim Buchanan, Wally Pettigrew, Mitch Carr-Hilton, Kyle Stairs and Dave Pye. KP winners were John Barnsdale, Silvio Alberti, Mitch Carr-Hilton, Doug Rushton, Kyle Stairs, Darrell Smith with a POG going to John Barnsdale. Long drives in three handicap categories were Kyle Stairs, Silvio Alberti and Ham Stewart. Long putt winners were Bo Bishop, Mitch Carr-Hilton and Gavin McLean. The mug of sludge went to Keith McNeillie.

A Men’s Club meeting (minutes are in the clubhouse) was held followed by a number of door prizes (everybody present won something) and a tasty meal prepared by our kitchen staff. All and all, a successful summer season with thanks to the committee and sponsors.

The fall/winter season kicked off Oct. 4 with 26 golfers. Dan Woods and Silvio Alberti are at the helm. Low gross winners were Kyle Stairs 70 and Tom Drew 73 and in the 11+ category Rick Dawson 82 and Leo Lambert 84. Low net winners were Chuck Milne 66, Bruce Donegan 67, Colin Hetman 68, Robb Herron 69, Jim McCaffery and Dave Pye 70, and Dave Stevens 71.

Skin winners were Silvio Alberti, Corey Nickerson, Kyle Stairs (2), Robin Ward, Dave Pye and Mitch Carr-Hilton. Robin also picked up the POG. KP winners were Bruce Donegan, Dave Fateaux, Leo Lambert, Kyle Stairs and Corey Nickerson.

 

Don’t forget to register by 8:30 for a 9 a.m. shotgun.

 

 

Just Posted

Preliminary inquiry for Island resident facing numerous charges in Comox Valley shooting

A 27-year-old Saanich resident had his preliminary hearing in Courtenay Wednesday as… Continue reading

VIDEO: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

VIDEO: Leaf Compassion celebrates legalization in Courtenay

Leaf Compassion in Courtenay celebrated the official legalization of marijuana in Courtenay… Continue reading

Man injured in Vancouver Island racetrack accident meets, holds son for first time

Kayden was born the day after Jonathan was crushed by car at speedway

SD 71 school trustee candidates answer questions on sexual identity issue

The four unacclaimed SD 71 candidates were asked their stance the SOGI issue

Mellow opening to B.C.’s only legal pot shop

About five people lined up early for the opening of the BC Cannabis Store in Kamloops.

Jagmeet Singh says marijuana pardons are not enough

Trudeau government will streamline pardon process for Canadians convicted of simple possession of marijuana in the past

Caregivers banned from smoking, growing cannabis around children-in-care: MCFD

Ministry has limited cannabis use for caregivers, stating it may “pose a risk to children and youth.”

Cheaper strains sell out within minutes on online BC Cannabis Store

Province says new strains will become available in the coming months

Only 40% of B.C. car dealerships have electric cars available: report

Researchers found buyers frustrated at the lack of options

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

3 people say Watson infringed their constitutional right to freedom of expression by blocking them

‘A little odd’ B.C.’s biggest city celebrates cannabis without a legal store

On the streets of downtown Vancouver, notably the Wild West of illegal marijuana, not a single legal store opened Wednesday, making for a rather anticlimatic kick-off

BC Ferries begins taking debit in two-month pilot project

Company is giving customers option to use Interac on two-month trial on select vessels

Most Read