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

VIDEO: Humpback whale plays with a log near Comox Harbour

On Dec. 2, Lifeforce Ocean Friends found a four-year-old humpback named “Lorax”… Continue reading

Seasonal favourite comes to the Sid Williams Theatre

Many of us can remember a favourite Christmas gift - what is… Continue reading

Unity Comox Valley hosts serenity service in Comox Thursday

Do you have mixed feelings about the holidays? Unity offers a special… Continue reading

UPDATE: RCMP involved in crash south of Courtenay Saturday night

An RCMP member was involved in a three-vehicle collision on Highway 19… Continue reading

Mental health advocate’s journey with dissociative identity disorder sparks conversation

Coast Mental Health Courage to Come Back Awards nomination deadline Jan. 31

Lawyer for Chinese exec detained by Canada says it’s ‘inconceivable’ she would flee

Meng Wanzhou was detained at the request of the U.S. during a layover at the Vancouver airport

Federal government plans examination of coerced sterilization

The Liberals have been pressed for a rapid response to recent reports on the sterilizations

Huitema, Cornelius named 2018 Canadian Youth International Players of the Year

Huitema was captain of Canada’s fourth-place team at this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

VIP packages available for 2019 Boys & Girls Club golf tourney

Ideal Christmas gift for the golfer on your list

Canada not slowing emissions from oil and gas: environmental groups

New report released at the United Nations climate talks in Poland

Liberal Party moves Trudeau fundraiser from military base

The fundraiser is scheduled for Dec. 19, with tickets costing up to $400

Pipeline protesters arrested at B.C. university

Three protesters were arrested after TRU property allegedly vandalized with red paint

Goodale to ‘examine’ transfer of Rafferty to medium-security prison

Michael Rafferty was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 in the kidnapping, sexual assault and first-degree murder of Tori Stafford

‘Abhorrent’ condition of autistic B.C. boy shows flaws in care system: report

‘Charlie’ was underweight and ‘covered in feces’ when he was removed from his mom’s care

Most Read