On another gorgeous Comox evening, 47 men showed up to play in the Glacier Greens Tuesday night men’s golf on Aug. 14. This week the play was a normal scramble from the white tees.
1st -6, c/b Clint Perry, Mike Polluck, Lee Johnson and Wayne Mabee. 2nd -6 c/b Darrell Fieber, Brian Hotsenfelder, Stan Kirkland and Glen Narfason. 3rd -6 Chris Pouliot, Murray Polson, Peter Polson, Ken Polson and Steven Polson. 4th -5 Roy Hagg, Barry Hewer, Hank Fortin and Norm Mainville.
Hole challenge winners: #1 (sponsored by Applebee’s) John Lahey; #2 (Yiamas Greek Taverna) Vic Crisp; #3 (Jo Klassen’s Grill) Lee Johnson; #4 (A-Lure Barber Shop) Clint Perry; #5 (Bill Kelly Pro Shop) Nick Mykitiuk; #6 (Scott Fraser Real Estate) Mike Polluck; #7 (Billy D’s Pub) Murray Polson; #8 (Coulter’s Automotive Repair) Reg Meeres; #9 (Griffin Pub) Chris Pouliot.
Snips were won by by the Chuck Kennedy foursome and the Chris Pouliot team. Draw prizes donated by Brian Mclean Chrevolet, A&W, Chances, The Avenue, Panago Pizza, Chips Ahoy and Little Caesar’s Pizza were awarded. Norm Mainville won the granite cutting board donated by Quick and Easy Granite.
Aug. 21 will be Sponsors Night. Come out and support our sponsors. Guests welcome.
Queens & Jack
Each season, members of the Crown Isle Ladies golf club take part in a variety of fun events and the activity held Tuesday, Aug. 14 was one of them.
It was the annual Three Queens & a Jack round when members of the Men’s Club join in so that each team has three females and one male. The format this time was different – it was a scramble, with both men and women playing off the red tees. Each player on the team tees off and the best of the four drives is selected; all players move their ball to that spot and play their second shots. The best of the second shots is selected and all players move their ball to that spot and play their third shots, and so on, until the ball is holed. Each team member must have four4 of their drives used in the round.
First place, winning gold with a low gross of 61, went to the team of Kathy McGillis, Joanne Meyer, Rosemary Smith (queens) and John Roulston (jack). Second low gross, winning silver with 65 (on a count-back) were ‘queens’ Brenda Barrigan, Helen Dahl, Raelene Robertson and ‘jack’ Russ Pouliot. The bronze for third low gross at 65 was claimed by ‘queens’ Jane Cunningham, Jan Macfarlane, May Mitchell and ‘jack’ Ramsay Poucher. KPs went to ‘queen’ Raelene Robertson on #12 and ‘jack’ Ken Smith on #4.
Following the game, participants enjoyed the sunny afternoon, a great barbecue and good conversation at the home of Carol Ann and John Roulston.
Sunnydale Ladies Tuesday Golf had a great day for golf this week and there was a good turnout. The winners for low gross: Joan Rallison 84, Teri Sleigh 90, Lys McCrone 93, Sharon Littler 96, Marlene Gerrie 98, Darlene Clark 98, Grace Rodriguez 99.
Low nets were Jane Grant 70, Fran Shaw 70, Cheryl Bickle 71, Lois Pynn 71, Sandra Gallaway 72, Blod Crookshank 72, Betty Lund 73.
Lowest Putts went to Joan Rallison with 26. Longest Putt on # 9 was Betty Lund. KP #15 Nancy Dyke. KP #5 2nd shot was Cheryl Bickle who chipped in for an eagle.
The nine-hole girls had a nice turnout and their low gross winner was Jenny Lavery. Low putts went to Louise Smiley. Honourable mention went to Louise Hotsenpiller with two pars. They also had a visitor from Calgary, Shirley Narfason, who we hope has a great visit.
Good luck to everyone in the Tillicum this weekend.
On Thursday, Aug. 9, Jan Dafoe (39) won the Comox Ladies low gross prize; Suzy Venuta (42) and Sue Leakey (42) tied for second. Low net was Phyllis Taylor (36), followed by a three-way tie among Linda Callender (37), Jean McCrea (37) and Nancy Newton (37). Long drives: Brenda MacPherson, Sharon Crowe; KPs: Suzy Venuta, Marg Walker, Brenda MacPherson; longest putt: Jean McCrea.
On Tuesday, July 3, the Comox Ladies played for the Filberg trophy, which is awarded to a senior (50+) lady with the low net score, and the Yeoman plaque, awarded to the lady with the fewest putts in a round. It was also a Pin Day. The winner of the Filberg and the Pin was Linda Verdenhalven (net 67). Cathy Dash, with 27 putts, won the Yeoman.
Second low net was Linda Callender (68) and Cathy Dash (68), followed by Barb Buchanan (69) and Pat Belanger (69). Long drives: Karen Vanetta, Pearl Madden; KPs: Luella Dooe, Linda Callender, Pat Ailles; longest putt: Pat Schmidt.
We would like to thank our sponsors: Signature Wines, Sprinklers, Doug Petrie Golf, Panago Pizza, Playtime Gaming, Loonyrama, Arizona Gifts, Kathy Branch, Shipwrecked Bead Shop and Chinook Forest Products for their continued support of the Comox Ladies Golf Club.
Thursday Night Ladies League is open to all, with reduced green fees to non-members. Sign up at the Golf Shop at 250-339-4444. Check our website for coming events at comoxgolfclub.ca.
Four winners at Sunnydale Sunday men’s club (11+ hcp.) Dave Pacholuk, Bruce Donegan, Rick Sheldon and Doug Paulik all had matching 69s. Dave won the big money on a count-back.
On the 11+ gross side Silvio Alberti won with an 83 nudging out Hamm Stewart and Kenny Datwiler by one. Harvey Skerritt had 85. Tyler Van Anrooy led the overall field with a one-over par 72, followed by Greg Koster with a 74. Next in line was Jordon Rallison 77.
On the -10 net side Carl Webber had 70: Carl’s amateur status may be in question after winning pots of gold on #3 and #15, especially after leaving without offering a complementary refreshment.
Ed Podetz had 73, Dan Woods with a net 75 (that does not sound right but that’s what it says), Gerry Rautenberg had pot of gold #5 – thanks for the cold one.
The Ladies Tilly is this weekend so men’s club will resume Aug. 26. Beer and Burger night Wednesday as usual.
On Saturday, Aug. 11 the weather was great, the course was good and so were the scores as 108 Glacier Greens men players teed off from the blue/white tees, Bernie Johnson had a hole-in-one on # 7 which was also the POG and Rob Borland eagled #10.
Hcp. 0-12: Low gross Bruce Coulter 69, Randy Robinson 71, Doug McArthur 72. Low net Mike Berger 63, Terran Berger 65, Richard Martin 67 c/b. Snips: #1 Steve Peters, #7 (ace/POG) Bernie Johnson, #10 (eagle) Rob Borland, #15 Doug McArthur, #17 Mike Berger.
Hcp. 13-16: Low gross: Rod Gray 79, John Trimmer 80, Roy Hagg 81. Low net Bud Bryan 66 c/b, Terry Mitchell 66, Tim O’Rourke 69. Snips: #6 Rod Gray, #7 (POG) Roy Hagg, #11 & #14 Mike Pollock, #18 Warren Brandson.
Hcp. 17+: Low gross Murray Polson 82, Claude Dufault 87, Elmo Guinan 88 c/b. Low net Greg Conway 62, Len Doyle 64, Frank Gibson 67. Snips: #5 Art Yrto, #16 Pat Renaud, #17 William Chiki, #18 Tim Hautzinger.
Remember, no Men’s Morning this week – the only game in town is the Club Championship. It’s a two-day event with meal afterwards.
Sunnydale Thursday Night Ladies had a beautiful Aug. 9 night for golf. Our skill prizes went to:
Margaret Seymour for longest drive, Mary Lynn Doubinin for KP 2nd shot, Lois Pynn KP 3rd shot, Anna Robitaille sand trap, Marilyn Curley tree on the right, Ardene Larison longest putt, Andrea McInnes low putts and Karen Bedard most honest golfer.
Draw prizes: Sunnydale Pro Shop – Sandra Johnstad, Boston Pizza – Erma Berkson, Desiree’s Esthetics – Melanie Vigneau, Fluid Bar & Grill – Cheryl Tanner, Jo Klassen’s Grill – Maureen Mason & Dulce Rodriguez, Michaels Off Main – Ada Baker, Osaka Sushi – Monique Walker, Quality Foods – Ev Andrews, Rhodo’s Coffee – Ann Pokorny and Eva Moore, Subway – Andrea McInnes, Wendy’s – Judy Hughes & Cheryl McLelland, Mulligan’s – Mary Lynn Doubinin.
Next week we start half an hour earlier: be there at 5 for 5:30 p.m.