Red and White Day at Crown Isle

Par for the Course: A recap of action from Comox Valley golf courses




With June 26 being the Tuesday prior to Canada Day, 44 members of the Crown Isle Ladies golf club turned out (most wearing red and white) for their game of Red and White – team play where the white tees are used on the odd holes and the red tees on the even holes.  The score of the two best net balls of the foursome – using the white handicap – is entered.

The winning team with a first low net of 126 included Judy Aldcroft, Sandy Dudley, Helen Flynn and Pat Johnson.  Second low net was a two-way tie at 129: Helen Dahl, Margaret Forgeron, Shirley Ketter and Maggie Maclean; and Audrey Clark, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Sandy Linhart and Andrea Spitz.

Audrey Clark won both KPs (#7 and #16).  Birdies were as follows: Audrey Clark (#16), Iris Peterson (#10), Andrea Spitz (#12) and Jenny Steele (#11).  Pars on the par 5s (25+ hcp) were scored by Margaret Forgeron on #1 and Liz Ellis and Pat Johnson on #10.

Following the game, everyone gathered for a picnic at the home of the ladies club captain Liz Ellis. The weather cooperated and the day was fun.




Leakey wins

On June 21, the Thursday Night Ladies League’s low gross scorer was Sue Leakey (42). Second was Karen Vanetta (44). Low net prizes went to Jean Kirby (35) and second was a three-way tie among Carmen VanVeller, Nancy Newton and Marg Siddall (36).

Long drives: Linda Broadbent and Carmen VanVeller. KPs: Carmen VanVeller, Nancy Newton, Lynda Hornstein. Longest putt: Joan Rallison. Fewest putts: Karen Vanetta and Sue Leakey (14).

On Tuesday, June 26, the Comox Ladies held flighted stroke play.

Flight A low gross: Pat Everett (83), Lorelei Banford (85); low net: June Fraser (66), Karen Vanetta (71). Flight B low gross: Linda Broadbent (87), Peggy Runquist (94); low net: Linda Callender (64), Rosalie Williams (77). Flight C low gross: Barb Buchanan (103), Pat Belanger (109); low net: Yvonne Baker (73), Bernice Sutherland (77).

Long drives: Linda Broadbent, Monique Fawcett. KPs: Yvonne Baker, Pat Everett, Barb Buchanan. Longest putt: June Fraser.

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.

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




Cool night

Tuesday night June 26 was a cool evening with threatening skies, and the Comox guys played a 2 gross, 3 net format. The main problem experienced by most captains was figuring out the score. After the pencils and erasers were put away the results were as follows:

1st low gross  +1 Mario Guitard, Barry Hewer, Wayne Mabee, Nick Mykitiuk and Les Burns.

1st low net  -19 Bob Edwards, Al Nichols, Henry Bonde and Mario Canil.

2nd low gross +4  Chris Pouliot, Jim Loring, Guenther Parminger, Hank Fortin and Al Pasanen.

2nd low net -16  Ted Sauve, Leo Lamothe, Rick Verbeek, Vic Crisp and Russ Parker.

Hole winners: #1 (Applebee’s) Vic Crisp; #2 (Billy D’s Pub) Bob Edwards; #3 (Scott Fraser Real Estate) Lee Johnson;

#4 (A-Lure Barber Shop) Mario Canil; #5 (Griffin Pub) Mario Canil; #6 (Brian McLean Chevrolet) Bud Byran; #7 (Chips Ahoy) Doug Mann; #8 (Yiamas Greek Taverna) Jim Loring; #9 (Jo Klassen’s Grill) Bob Edwards.

The snip pot was split four ways with the Bob Edwards team winning three and the Dave Wacowich crew winning one.

There were several draw prizes sponsored by Coulters’ Automotive Repair, A&W, Chances, and Bill Kelly Pro Shop. Phil Ball, owner of Chips Ahoy, won the granite cutting board donated by Dave Wacowich of Quick and Easy Granite.




Warm day

Sunnydale Ladies had a wonderful day for golf this week. There were rain storms all around but we were not troubled by them and it was warm, so a good day for golf.

Bev Byerley and Carolyn Walker tied with 87. Second low gross was Joan Rallison with 89. Third Judy Berkley with 90, fourth Trish Heyland 94 and fifth Joan Brown 97.

Low nets: Jane Grant 70, Ann Mcleod and Magge Miller 71, Fran Shaw, Doris Squire, Sandra Gallaway and Marlene Gerrie 72, Kathie Reid 73, Jane Keoughan, Beckey Kenner, Marg Poje and Grace Rodriguez 75.

Lowest putts went to Carolyn Walker and Judy Berkley with 27. Longest putt on # 9 was Chris Annand. KP #5 second shot Cheryl Bickle. KP #10 Joan Rallison, KP #15 Marlene Gerrie. Birdies were by Marg Poje, Jane Keoughan and Marlene Gerrie. Chip-ins by Carolyn Walker (2) and Marg Poje.

Xmas in July is coming up. You have to sign up for golf as well as the lunch. The game will be a scramble. The nine-hole girls are invited to join us as well as the Thursday night girls.

The nine-hole girls had a good turn out and the low gross winner was Ardene Larison, low net was Gertie Wesly and low putts was Jenny Lavery. Ardene had a chip-in on #12. Lillian Twells had a par on #10 and Sandy Mitchel a par on #17. Maureen Holt had a 48.














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