Nick Usher (left) won low gross and Keith Welch topped the low net category at the Comox Men's Golf championship.

Nick Usher (left) won low gross and Keith Welch topped the low net category at the Comox Men's Golf championship.

Nick Usher wins Comox Men’s Club championship

Keith Welch takes low net honours at two-day tournament featuring 58 golfers

After two days of golf in beautiful sunshine, Nick Usher emerged as the gross winner of the Comox Men’s Golf championship, shooting magnificent scores of 64 and 68.

At the end of day one Rob Burrows was lying second with a 67 but could not repeat and shot 81 on day two. Tracey Branch came through on the second day scoring a fine 68 to finish second.

It was no contest for the overall low net winner, and the man on form, Keith “Horton” Welch finished with a net 115. Other winners:

0-16 gross Tracey Branch  144,  Rob Burrows  148  Marty Petersen  1150,  Gord Baudais  151.

0-16 net Rick “Chachi” McCaughan  127  Mark Smith  130,  Ken Loga  132,  John Reddin 134 , Scott McLeod 135.

Gross winners 17+  Jack Burgess  167,  Vic Crisp 172,  Wayne Callender  174,  Fred Tomlinson  175.

Net winners  17+  Gord Harris  131,  Ian Smith  133,  Dan Buss  133,  Jimmy Slater  133,  Len Kuchynski 137.

Fifty-eight members participated and the scores reflected how good the greens were. Thanks to Jim Poulson and his laptop for producing the results so quickly.


– Comox Men’s Golf



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