Perfect day for Comox ladies golf

Patti Harris and Peg Runquist tie for first at low putt competition

The day was perfect and the greens were true for the Comox Ladies Low Putt competition on July 29 that saw Patti Harris and Peg Runquist tied with 30 putts to win.

Louise Luster was second with 31. Tied for third with 32 putts were Grace Coulter, Joyce Land, Phyllis Taylor and Nancy Riva. Sue Leakey, Lorelei Banford, Linda Diamond and Nancy Newton were at a tie with 33. Linda Broadbent and Pat Schmidt filled out the prizes with 34 putts.

Winners of the skill prizes were: Closest to the bucket- Joyce Land; KP 4th shot #4and 13- Mary Ann Aikman; KP #5 and 14- Linda Verdenhalven; KP 3rd shot #7and 16; KP- #9 and 18- Louise Luster.  Longest putt went to Edith Albrecht.

On a hot and humid Thursday night , July 31, Karen Vanetta shot a 40 to capture the low gross prize. Grace Coulter had a sizzling 33 net to win low net. Second low gross was Lorelie Banford with a 43. Second low net with a 36 was a tie with Linda Calender and Nancy Riva. Karen Vanetta and Linda Callender won low putts with 14.

Winners of the skill prizes were: Longest putts were Diane Hing and Suzy Venuta. Closest to the bucket- Kathy Branch;  Longest drive (0-23)- Sue Leakey; Longest drive (24+)- Marg Siddall; KP#14 (24+)- Jean Kirby; KP #18 (0-23) Janice Nicklin; 3rd shot for all #13 was Kathy Branch; Closest to the 150 yard marker- Diane Hing. The special draw of the night went to Rena Townsend. Pat Schmidt had a chip in and her group was rewarded with chocolates. The green fees for non members was won by Dian Hing.

Remember to sign up in the pro shop 250-339-4444 or in the locker room. Tuesday mornings are a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. You must be there by 8. Thursday evenings the shotgun is at 6 p.m. but sign in by 5:30 p.m.

The ladies club would like to thank all their generous sponsors:

Signature Wines, Arizona Gifts, Thrifty’s, Gibby’s Pro Shop, The Tee Box Restaurant, Kathy Branch Hairstyling, Chinook Forest Products, Mid Island Gifts, Panago Pizza, Looneyrama (Comox Mall)  and Playtime Gaming and the Bulk Barn.


– Comox Ladies Golf



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