Smiley wins Peggy Wilson Memorial Trophy at Sunnydale

Par for the Course: A round-up of action from Comox Valley golf courses




Sunnydale Tuesday Ladies had a good turnout on Aug. 21. Low gross winner was Louise Smiley, who won the Peggy Wilson Memorial Trophy.

Low putts went to Gerti Wesley. Gerti Wesley and Jean Hnatuik tied for low putts. Honourable mention goes to Maureen Holt who broke 50 on the back nine.

Next week they will be having their Turkey Shoot.

The 18-hole girls had a quiet turnout after the Tillicum, which was very successful and enjoyed by everyone that was there. Frankie and her committee did a great job.

Today’s winners were: Low gross Carolyn Walker 86, Judy Berkeley 91, Jane Grant 94, Darlene Clark 96, Cheryl Bickle 97, Lois Westbrook 98, Trish Heyland 98 and Lys McCrone 98.

Low net was Teri Sleigh with 69 followed by Sandra Gallaway 70, Kathie Reid 72, Betty Lund 72, Marg Poje 73, Trisha Harris 74 and Ev Andrews 74.

Lowest putts was Carolyn Walker with 25; Longest putt on #9 was Blod Crookshank; KP #10 sponsored by Ann Newman Pro Shop was Doris Squire; KP #15 Carolyn Walker; KP 2nd shot #5 Fran Gibson.

Birdies were by Carolyn Walker #15, Doris Squire #4. Chip-ins Jane Keoughan #8 and Trish Heyland #12.

Next week will be regular golf  for the 18-hole girls.





It was a perfect Comox evening for golf as 44 men from the Tuesday Night Men’s League at Glacier Greens Golf Course played a red, white and blue scramble format.

After the last putt was sank: 1st -7 Chuck Brown, Barry Hewer, Jim Perry and Len Doyle; 2nd -5 Dave Wacowich, Al Nichols, Hank Fortin and Reg Meeres; 3rd c/b -4  Bob Edwards, Bob Mowatt, Scott Teasdale and Al Pasanen; 4th -4 Bud Bryan, Wayne Ogilvie, Henry Bonde and John Lahey.

Challenge prize winners:  #1 (sponsored by A-Lure Barber Shop) Mario Guitard, #2 (Scott Fraser Real Estate) Hank Fortin, #3 (Brian McLean Chevrolet) Doug Mann, #4 (Griffin Pub) Chuck Kennedy, #5 (Applebee’s) Ted Gibbon, #6 (Billy D’s Pub) Bill Girard, #7 (Chips Ahoy) Barry Hewer, #8 (Panago Pizza) Chuck Brown, #9 (Little Caesar’s Pizza) Scott Teasdale.

The snip pot was won by the Mario Guitard foursome. Several draw prizes were generously donated by Coulter’s Automotive Repair, Yiamas Greek Taverna, The Avenue, Jo Klassen’s Grill, Bill Kelly Pro Shop and A&W. Ron Carter won the granite cutting board donated by Dave Wacowich of Quick and Easy Granite.







Pin Day

The final Pin Day and Low Putts competition of the Crown Isle Ladies season was played Tuesday, Aug. 21 and some excellent scores were posted.  Pin Day is an individual game of total net score for 18 holes with all putts holed out and six such games are played in a season with RCGA, BCGA and Zone awards.

The low net and pin winner was Carol Ayley with a net 65 while Maggie Maclean and Joanne Meyer tied for second low net at 67. Maggie also had low putts with 28.  First low gross at 77 was Raelene Robertson and second low gross went to Abigail Rigsby for her 79.

The KPs were awarded to Linda Foreman on #4 and Abigail Rigsby on #12. Birdies were scored by Carol Ayley (#13), Judy Pouliot (#1 and #16), Raelene Robertson (#13), Anne Sands (#7) and Eveline Shaw (#2). Donna Cunliffe and Jane Cunningham shared the Par 5 Pot (25+hcp) for their pars on #15.







Fun outing

Comox Thursday Night Ladies had a fun outing on Aug. 16. Jan Dafoe (39) had low gross followed by Karen Vanetta (43). Low net was Pat Belanger (32) and second was Mary Buchanan (34).

Long drives: Diane Hing, Karen Vanetta; KPs: Suzy Venuta, Jean Kirby; longest putt: Pat Belanger; fewest putts: Louise Luster (14) and Pearl Madden (14).

On Tuesday, Aug. 21, 40 ladies turned out to play a fun team scramble event. The winning team was Karen Vanetta, Linda Baker and Luella Dooe, whose combined net score was 43.

Second place was Suzy Venuta, Deb McLean and Marg Walker (43.7) and third was Phyllis Taylor, Pat Ailles, Anne Patterson and Pearl Madden (46.5). Long drives: Linda Broadbent, Deb McLean; KPs: Cathy Dash, Brenda Good, Marg Walker; longest putt: Luella Dooe.

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.

Comox 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








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