Sunnydale Ladies enjoy strong turnout

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunnydale Ladies had a good turn out on July 2 with 35 players.

Bev Bylery won first low gross with an 81. Second was Penny Wagenstein with 98 followed by Jane Grant 100, Charlene Ceybrk 101, Marlene Gerrie, Teri Sleigh and Sharon Littler all with 102.

On the low net side, first was Fran Shaw with 72 followed by Chris Annand with 73, Becky Kenner 74, Vicki Bombini with 76,  Sandra Galloway 77 then Doris Squire, Norma Rankin, Patricia Lowery and Frankie McCaffery.

Lowest number of putts Fran Shaw 25. Longest putt #9 Anna Butler. KP #10, sponsored by Rob Speer Pro Shop, Teri Sleigh. KP #15 Vicki Bombini. KP #5 (2nd shot-25 hdc and over) Vicki Bombini.

For the nine-hole ladies, low net was Louise Smiley, low putts was Sherry Harrison and honourable mention goes to Trudi Garratt for her chip-in on #7.

The Ladies Tillicum is coming up Aug. 10-11. Please come on out and join us for our fun and friendly tournament. Registration is required and forms are at the clubhouse.

– Sunnydale Ladies Golf

 

 

 

Fun in sun

It’s pretty obvious that a  beautiful warm sunny day is what it takes to bring out the Glacier Greens Tuesday Ladies for a round of golf.

On June 25 the weather forecast wasn’t great, perhaps explaining why there were only two ladies who actually braved the elements and played 18 holes.

On July 2, 28 ladies showed up to play. T’was my kind of golf…..we only had to count the odd holes, so if you were lucky, you only messed up on the even holes!.

In the winners circle on the gross side, were: 1st Brenda Livingstone 40, Kelly Gibb 42, Janet Edwards 43. On the net side: 1st Rosslyn O’ Rourke 30.5, Lori Cameron 31.5, Connie Alexa 32.

Low putts with 29, went to Janet Edwards. KPs went to Leslie Hauser #4 and Jean Tonks #15 Norene Wells joined us as a guest today.

We welcome any lady golfer who would like to join us on a Tuesday, you don’t have to be a member of Glacier Greens, or any other course for that matter. For more information contact Rosslyn at RosslynO@shaw.ca.

– Glacier Greens Ladies Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great night

On an evening when the weather conditions were perfect, a couple of teams turned in very good scores for the weekly Tuesday Night Mens’ League at Glacier Greens Golf Course.

The July 2 scramble went off the red, white and blue tees. The winning team with a score of -5 was the Jim Larocque foursome of Leo Lamonthe, Wayne Wood and Keith Ross. Taking second place honours with a -4, were Adrian Haut, Ted Sauve, Ken Doll and Doug Mann, Jr.

Winning third place on a CB over four other teams at -3, were Norm Fellbaum, Nick Mykitiuk, John Holley and Rod Verchere. Taking fourth place was the team of Richard Martin, Phil Ball, Bill Krier, Lee Johnson and Andy DeVries.

Hole prize winners: #1, sponsored by Chad’s West Coast Grill, Barry Hewer; #2, Jo Klassen’s Grill, Bob Edwards; #3, Panago Pizza, Adrian Haut; #4, Scott Fraser Royal LePage Real Estate, Russ Wreggett; #5, Bill Kelly Pro Shop, Barry Hewer; #6, Griffin Pub, Leo Lamonthe; #7, Yiamas Greek Taverna, Norm Fellbaum; #8, Billy D’s Pub, Bud Bryan and #9, Brian McLean Chev, Buick, GMC, Doug Mann. There were no snips awarded, so next week’s snip pot will be doubled.

Several other draw prizes donated by Aero Art Screenprinting, Coulter’s Automotive Repair, Westview Ford, Quick and Easy Granite, The Wine Cottage and Chips Ahoy were awarded.

– Glacier Greens Men’s Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Koster tops

Sunnydale Men’s Club results for June 30 were as follows:

Low gross 0-10 Greg Koster 71, Dan Woods 77. Low net 0-10 Jordan Rallison 69, Robin Ward 73. Low gross 11+ Gord Rallison 81, Jim Buchanan 81, Ken Cottini, Cliff Carr-Hilton and Wally Pettigrew 82s. Low net 11+ Chris Dowson 67, Darrell Smith 68, Jim Johnson, Emil Zapotoczny 69s and Al Waddell 71.

KPs #5 Robin Ward, #10 Greg Koster, #15 Lou Maurice, #17 Wally Pettigrew.

The men’s club played the Terry Moore Memorial tourney on June 23. The winner with the lowest net overall was Dave Pacholuk 63. Second was Al Waddell 64.

Regular draw results: 0-10 Low gross Tyler VanAnrooy 70, Jordan Rallison 71, Mitch Carr-Hilton 71. Low net 0-10 Ed Podetz 68, Damon Gaudet 69, Lou Maurice 71. Low gross 11+ Rick Dawson 78, Wally Pettigrew 78, Earl Costello 81, Ken Cottini 83 and Ham Stewart 84. Low net 11+ Jim Buchanan 67, Rob Heron, Jim Johnson, Mike Barnell 68s, Darrell Smith 69.

KPs: #3 Dan Woods, #5 Shane Robinson, #10 Chris Dowson, #15 Ed Podetz, #17 Colin Hetman. Long Drive 0-10 Jordan Rallison; 11+ Jim Buchanan. Long Putt #9 Damon Gaudet, #18 Colin Greenwood.

– Sunnydale Men’s Club

 

 

 

Canada Day

The Crown Isle ladies enjoyed a sunny and hot “red and white” Canada Golf Day on Tuesday.  Not only did we have a gorgeous day on the course but we were treated to lunch, dessert and coffee on the decks of a  spectacular penthouse in Corinthia Estates.

The game was even holes playing from the reds and odd holes playing from the whites, two low net scores for each hole from each team.

First low net team – 124 Linda Glanville, Mathilde Schneider, Linda Foreman, and Iris Petersen. Second low net team – 128 Margaret Foreman, Pauline Yelland, Shirley Ketter, and Diane Hardie.

Third low net team – 131 Pam Stevens, Donna Wilson, Donna Cunliffe and Raelene Robertson. Par 5s – Judy Aldcroft #10 and Linda Foreman #5 and #10. KPs – Sheila van Giesbergen #12 and Jean Wharton #7.

The rainy weather for Crown Isle Ladies Nine and Wine on Wednesday kept the numbers down but those who golfed were treated to very little rain, great prizes and good food. Ev Shaw won low net and Iris Petersen won low gross. Thanks so much to the sponsors.

The next Ladies Nine and Wine is July 24. Call the pro shop at 250-703-5031 to register.

– Crown Isle Ladies Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mixing it up

Glacier Greens Friday Night Mixed Golf has started again and on June 28 we had enough hardy golfers to make the event a fun night.

We even had one of our team captains give backstroke lessons in the creek on #3 – but not intentionally. Fun was had by all.

The team winners were Mario Guitard, Bob Mowat, Susan Guitard and Margurite Founier. Closest to the pin were Margurite Founier and Norm Fellbaum sponsored by Jo Klassen Restaurant, Plates Eatery & Catering and Locals Restaurant.

Thanks to our sponsors for their support. See you next Friday; sign up by 5 p.m.

– Glacier Greens Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiet night

It was a quiet Tuesday for Glacier Greens Men’s Night last week, only 29 golfers came out (perhaps due to the threat of rain).

With so few golfers we had only two winning teams. First place with –6 went to Adrian Haut, Nick Mykitiuk, Phil Ball, Barry Hewer and John Lehay. Second place with –4 were Dave Wacowich, Wayne Wood, Roy Hagg, John Holley and Bill Krier.

The KP prizes were: #1 Roy Hagg (Panago Pizza), #2 Nick Mykitiuk (Billy D’s Pub), #3 Russ Wreggitt (Brian McLean Auto), #4 Barry Hewer (Wine Cottage), #5 Dan Dupius (Chad’s West Coast Grill), #6 Roy Hagg (Yiamas), #7 Andy Blair (Chips Ahoy), #8 Bill Krier (Bill Kelly Golf), #9 Claude Default.

The winner of the granite cutting board donated by Dave Wacowich was Doug Messer.

– Glacier Greens Men’s Golf

 

 

 

Best ball

Comox Tuesday Morning Ladies golf on July 2 was team best ball, although individual scores were kept.

Low gross: Pat Everett and Marg Kelly with 83, Linda Broadbent and Linda Callender with 89. Low net: Nancy Riva and Rosalie Williams 62, Jean Kirby and Pat Schmidt 63, Pattie Harris and Joyce Lund 66, Anne Patterson and Bernice Sutherland 67, Jean Wheaton and Monique Walker 68.

Looneyrama closest to the bucket Nancy Newton. Panago Pizza KP 4/13 Rosalie Williams. Petrie Golf KP 5/14 Pat Everett. Playtime Gaming KP 7/16 Joyce Lund. Tee Box KP 9/18 Jean Wheaton. Longest putt Linda Diamond.

In Thursday Evening Ladies golf on July 4, Jan Dafoe took the honours with a stellar performance, scoring 36. Second low gross was Sharon Crowe  44. Low net Deb McLean 34 and Linda Callendar 35.

Longest Putt – Linda Callendar. Longest Drive 24 plus group – Deb McLean. Longest Drive – Jan Dafoe. KP #5 – Carmen deWinter. 2nd shot on the green – Patti Harris. Fewest putts – Nancy Newton 13.

Thank you to our sponsors Thrifty Foods, Kathy Branch Hair Salon, Tee Box Restaurant at the golf club, Ship Wrecked Bead Shop, Doug Petrie Golf Shop,  Chinook Forest Products and Arizona Gifts.

We are happy to have so many new faces and hope you continue to join us. Please feel welcome to bring a friend. Call the pro shop to sign up 5:50 p.m. for a 6 p.m. start.

– Comox Ladies Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nice shooting

There were 50 players out for Glacier Greens Saturday Men’s Golf on June 22. Some didn’t play because they were in the Shoot Out on Sunday. They played the white tees and two of our members shot their age – congrats John Pringle and Nick Stolarchuck. The results are as follows:

Hcp. 0-9: Low gross Doug McArthur 70, Jim Livingstone 73. Low net Chris Kalnay 67 c/b, Karl Cameron  67. Snips: #3 Chuck Kennedy, #4 Karl Cameron, #5 Doug McArthur, #6 Jim Livingstone.

Hcp. 10-15: Low gross John Pringle 74, Kevin Hunt 75. Low net Mike Pollock 64, Steve Ellis 66 c/b. Snips: #2 Wally Berger, #8 Bob Marshall, #10 Mike Pollock, #11 & #13 Chuck Brown, #16 Bert Graham, #18 John Pringle.

Hcp. 16+: Low gross Wayne Wood 81, Andy Clark 86 c/b. Low net Ken Doll 63, Bob Henn 65. Snips: #4 & #17 Elmo Guinan, #10 Richard Wand, #15 Tim Hautzinger, #16 Dave Buckley-Jones.

– Glacier Greens Men’s Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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