Greg Koster captured his eighth Men’s North Island Open golf tournament championship at this year’s event, held July 6-7 at the Comox Golf Club.
Koster fired rounds of 67-66 to finish at 133, five shots better than runner-up Mitch Carr-Hilton (70-68). Nick Usher took third at 141 (70-71), Lawry Willis fourth at 143 (70-73) and Rick Duerden was fifth at 144 (71-73).
On the net side, Al Pasanan took top spot with 126 (66-60) followed by Dan Bailey at 128 (66-62), Vic Crisp 129 (62-67), Mike Simmons 130 (63-67) and Mike Naso 130 (59-71).
– Comox Golf Club
The Sunnydale Ladies Club held a memorial tournament to last year’s captain, Jane Keoghan, on Tuesday, June 25, and 57 golfers showed up to play for Jane’s favourite charity, YANA.
Many guests came, especially from Comox Golf Club. Altogether, we raised $1,271.00 for YANA with donations from the ladies, guests and Chinook Forest Products.
The first-place team with a gross score of 98 was Grace Coulter, Cathy Moore, Lorelei Branford and Phyllis Taylor of Comox Golf Club. Second-place team with 100 was Nancy Riva, Sharon Crowe, Joan Baudais and Sue Leakey of Comox Golf Club.
Third-place team with 101 was Norma Rankin, Jane Grant and Barb Dixson of Sunnydale. Fourth-place team with 101 was Marlene Gerrie, Fran Gibson, Lys McCrone and Chris Annand of Sunnydale.
– Sunnydale Ladies Golf
Saturday, July 6 was a great day for Steve Blacklock who scored a hole in one on #15 at Glacier Greens Men’s Golf.
Hcp. 0-11: Low gross Jim Livingstone 71, Barry Norris 75, Rob Hill 78 c/b. Low net Burt Graham 67, Steve Blacklock 68, Karl Cameron 71. Snips: # 1 Blair Peacock, #2 Dave Brooker, #3 Chuck Kennedy, #5 Wayne Ogilvie, #6 Burt Graham, #14 Barry Norris, #18 & #15 (ace) Steve Blacklock.
Hcp. 12-16: Low gross Ross Dowe 81, Jim Dodd 82, Rob Egan 84. Low net Don Cruickshank 67 c/b, Jay Ferguson 71, Steve Schmidt 72. Hcp. 17+: Low gross Pat Renaud 87 c/b, Joe Dunham 87, Bud Bryan 89 c/b. Low net Reg Meeres 63, Richard Wand 69, Elmo Guinan 70 c/b.
This week tee times early birds and shared tee times, the tees white and the weather good.
– Glacier Greens Men’s Golf