Sunnydale Ladies enjoy September sunshine

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










Sunnydale Tuesday Ladies enjoyed a wonderful sunny day to welcome in September this week.

The 18-hole ladies played the back nine twice as the front nine was being punched and groomed.  Results are as follows: 1st low gross was Teri Sleigh with 91, 2nd low gross Lois Westbrook with 92 and third was Jane Keoughan with 97.  Our 4th low gross winner was Marlene Gerrie with 99.

Our low net winners were Trisha Harris and Lois Pynn with 68.  Vicki Bombini was 2nd with 69.  Marg Cikaluk and Ann McLeod were 3rd with 74.  Fourth low net was Norma Rankin and Susie Currie with 75.

Low putt winners were Vicki Bombini, Lois Pynn and Patricia Lowe with 30.  Long putt winner on #18 was Betty Lund.  KP on #10 was Chris Annand, KP on #15 was Trisha Harris and KP 2nd shot on #17 was Kathie Reid with a great birdie.

Results from the nine-hole ladies were as follows: Low gross winner was Louise Smiley.  Low net winner was Ardene Larison and low putt winner was Jenny Lavery with her lowest putting score for nine holes this year.  Next Tuesday the nine hole ladies will be winding up.







Good day

Saturday, Sept. 1 was another good day with 100 Glacier Greens golfers playing the white/blue tees:

Hcp. 0-11: Low gross Jeff Edwards 72, Doug McArthur 73 c/b, Chris Westbrook 73. Low net Clint Perry 65, Willie Oliver 67, Rob Borland 69. Snips: #1 Bob Edwards, #2 (eagle) Jeff Edwards, #4 Doug McArthur, #5 Steve Blacklock, #7 Gabe Tremblay, #15 Richard Martin, #17 Serge Rivard.

Hcp. 12-16: Low gross Robin Houlgrave 76, Ted Sauve 80, Bruce Henderson 81 c/b. Low net John Holley 61, Al Waddell 65, Wayne Wood 66. Snips: #5 & #6 Al Waddell, #7 Robin Houlgrave, #9 Keith Allan, #12 (POG) Rod Gray, #13 Lyly Torrie, #15 Mike Worley, #16 John Holley.

Hcp. 17+: Low gross Kent Harper 86, Andy Clark 87, Nick Mykitiuk 88 c/b. Low net Greg Conway 65, Bill Stephens 66, Peter Leskovich 67. Snips: #4 Tim Hautzinger, #6 Andy Clark, #8 Reg Warne, #13 Kent Harper, #15 Bill Krier, #17 Bob Henn.

Get your entry in for the Devils Scramble. Next week Saturday men’s has 8:30 a.m. shotgun. Tees are blue/white and POG #7.




Dafoe tops

At Comox Ladies golf on Thursday, Aug. 30, Jan Dafoe (40) had low gross, followed by Nancy Riva (42). Low net was a tie between Pat Belanger and Norma Leakey (30). Long drives: Norma Leakey, Louise Luster; KPs: Pat Schmidt, Nancy Newton; longest putt: Patti Harris; fewest putts: Karen Vanetta (12).

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Comox ladies were flighted into three groups. Handicap 0-22: low gross – Karen Vanetta (80); low net (tied) – Phyllis Taylor, Suzy Venuta, Grace Coulter, Nancy Riva (72). Handicap 23-29: low gross – Peg Runquist (88); low net – Linda Verdenhalven (69). Handicap 30+: low gross – Pat Belanger (106); low net Luella Dooe (72). Long drives: Louise Luster, Val Pearce; KPs: Grace Coulter, Nancy Riva, Linda Baker; longest putt: Amber Dufour.

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.




Beat the Pro

On a beautiful Sept. 4, members of the Crown Isle Ladies golf club played an entertaining and enjoyable game called Beat the Pro.

The pro plays a couple of holes with each of the foursomes of the day and his gross score for 18 holes is matched against each woman’s net score. We all would like to thank club pro Evan Webber for coming in on his day off in order to take part in this annual fun event and for kindly allowing some of the women to better his gross score with their net.

It was a big day for birdies:  Brenda Barrigan (#13 and #16), Pat Chalmers (#16), Valerie Dingwall (#6), Sandy Dudley (#16), Katy Macaulay (#5 and #16), Jan Macfarlane (#12), Maggie Maclean (#3), Sandra Morton (#16), Judy Pouliot (#16), Raelene Robertson (#10 and #16), Carol Ann Roulston (#14), Eveline Shaw (#12), Rosemary Smith (#1 and #16), and Pauline Yelland (#16).  The KPs went to Valerie Dingwall on #4 and Eveline Shaw on #12, while Liz Ellis won the Par 5 pot (25+hcp) for her par on #1.







Koster wins

Sunnydale Men’s Club had a good turnout for Sunday morning.  Greg Koster won low gross with a 71 followed by Matt Friesen with 75.

On the net side it was Jim Buchanan with 67 followed by Dan Woods 69.  On the 11+ handicap side, Wally Pettigrew won the day with a gross 78 followed by Rick Sheldon 82, Rick Dawson and Andrew Pye 83s, Hammer Stewart 85.

On the 11 + net side, Chris Dawson had 65, Dave Stevens 66, Bruce Donegan 68, Jack Currie 70, Al

Edwards 71. Koster and Rattenburg took home pots of gold on #3 and #5.







Team Card

The ladies at Glacier Greens GC played the Team Card Game on Tuesday, Aug. 28 and when the “cards were dealt” the results were:

Team low gross was Jean Tonks, Carmel Horochuk and Gillian Iddiols with a score of 91. Low putts were Pat Verchere with 30, Wendy Dowe with 31 and Judy Fellbaum with 31. KP on #4 was Leslie Hauser and on #15 Ann Blake.

Sept. 4 was the last pin day of 2012 and the winner with a blistering net 60 was Lorraine Courtemanche. Low putts was Roberta Cadeau with 27. KP on #4 was Irene Perry and on #17 Connie Alexa.

Next Tuesday is the start of the Fran Hume Memorial Shootout which is played on three consecutive Tuesdays. To all who are playing in it have a great game and lots of fun for that is what it was set up to be.