Sunnydale Ladies support battle against breast cancer

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




Sunnydale  Tuesday Ladies golf had a great day on Aug. 7. I think Janice would have been very pleased with the turnout and with all the thought and work that went into  the day.

First we will thank Jane Keoughan and Bel Brown for the draw and figuring out who won what. They kept track  of who won the gifts  and  the door prizes and who donated them, so many thanks.  Vicki Bombini decorated the tables and Irene Peason and Bev Aitken did the flowers and they looked lovely. We even had a visitor from Hong Kong, Gung Winchester, and also Pat Ailles from Comox.

We played as teams and used cards and everyone was given a card designation: ace, king, queen, jack and a couple of jokers were put in the mix just to spice up the game. Then a card was put on each hole and that is whose score had to be used for the team score. The holes that had jokers you could use the team’s lowest score. It is fun to play as you don’t know who will be used till you are on the green.

The winners were Magge Miller, Gung Winchester, Suszanne May and Kathie Reid. Second were Sharon Littler,Penny Wagonstein, Fran Shaw and Cindy McPherson.

KP on #3 second shot Marlene Gerrie, KP on #5 hdc. Suzanne May, closest to the bucket on #6 Susie Currie, #8 long putt Kassy Cessford, KP #19 Kathie Reid, KP #15 Sharon Littler.

After golf we had the door prizes and the hole prizes. All in all it was a good day and when it is all totalled up it will be a good donation to the breast cancer fund in Janice’s name.










Team game

It was another perfect evening of golf for the Tuesday Night Mens’ Golf League at Glacier Greens Golf Club this week. Forty-three men teed up for a 2-gross, 3-net team format.

1st low gross +1,  Chuck Kennedy, Bob Mowat, Hank Fortin, Mario Canil and Vic Crisp. 2nd low gross +2,  Richard Martin, Leo Lamothe, Murray Polson, Claude Dufault and Greg Conway.

1st low net -21   Dave Wacowich, Russ Wreggett, Stan Kirkland, Reg Meeres and Lee Johnson. 2nd low net –17 c/b, Bob Edwards, Bud Bryan, Al Nichols, Len Doyle and Les Burns.

Hole prize winners:

#1 (sponsored by Griffin Pub) Claude Dufault; #2 (Scott Fraser Real Estate) Hank Fortin; #3 (Coulters’ Automotive Repair) Dave Wacowich; #4 (Billy D’s Pub) Adain Haut; #5 (Panago Pizza) Wayne Mabee; #6 (Chips Ahoy) Lyle Torrie; #7 (A-Lure Barber Shop) Bill Girard: #8 (Jo Klassen’s Grill) Dave Wacowich; #9 (Little Caesars’ Pizza) Barry Hewer.

Snips were won by the Dave Wacowich team and the Bill Girard team.

Several draw prizes were also held. The sponsors of these prizes were Bill Kelly Pro Shop, Yiamas Greek Taverna, The  Avenue, Chances, A&W, and Applebees.

Bill Girard won the granite cutting board donated by Dave Wacowich of Quick and Easy Granite.




Close game

On Tuesday, Aug. 7 the Comox Ladies Golf Club played a modified Stableford format. Scores were calculated based on the person’s own net score, and points awarded for birdies, pars and bogies.

There was a three-way tie for highest points among Sharon Crowe, Luella Dooe and Helen Dawber. Long drives: Sharon Crowe, Linda Verdenhalven; KPs: Linda Verdenhalven, Linda Callender and Val Pearce. Longest putt: Helen Dawber.

On Thursday, Aug. 2 Jean McCrea (42) won low gross, followed by Suzy Venuta and Laurie Appleyard (43). Low net was Linda Callender (33) followed by Diane Hing and Carmen VanVeller (34). Long drives: Patti Harris, Linda Broadbent; KPs: Linda Diamond, Jean McCrea, Phyllis Taylor; longest putt: Linda Callender.

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.







T & F Holes

Bright and early Tuesday morning, Aug. 7, 42 members of the Crown Isle Ladies golf club turned out for the game of T & F Holes – an individual game where you count only the holes beginning with the letters T and F, eg. two, three, four, five, 10, etc. and then take half the handicap.  Sunshine and a light breeze made it an ideal day for golfing.

The low net winner was Donna Cunliffe at 31.5 followed closely by Barb Parker and Iris Peterson who were tied at 32.5. KPs went to Carol Ayley on #7 and Julie Tuepah on #12.  Birdies were scored by Liz Ellis (#16), Barb Parker (#16), Eleanor Peters (#4), Iris Peterson (#16), Raelene Robertson (#3), Julie Tuepah (#12), Jennifer Turner (#9 and #11), and Sheila Vangisbergen (#1).  The Par 5 Pot (25+hcp) was shared by Donna Cunliffe (#15), Liz Ellis (#5), Eleanor Peters (#1) and Janet Phillips (#1).

Last week was the two-day Senior Club Championship at Crown Isle and there were some great scores posted.  Valerie Dingwall was club low gross champion with 165; Second went to Sandy Dudley for her 170 and third to Marilyn McCusker at 173.

Club net champion was Sandra Morton with 143.  On a count-back, Donna Wilson was second low net at 144 and Helen Flynn third with 144. KPs were awarded on all par 3s both days. Day 1: Marilyn McCusker (#16), Rosemary Smith (#12), Andrea Spitz (#4) and Donna Wilson (#7); Day 2: Sandy Dudley (#4 and #7), Andrea Spitz (#16) and Donna Wilson (#12).








Fours only

Glacier Greens Ladies played par 4s only on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Low net winners with 33 were Kelly Gibb, Gillian Iddiols and Jean Tonks.  Low putts were Lori Cameron with 32 and Marlene Hall (cb) 33. KP #4 was Jan Edwards and on #15 Kim Delaval.

It was a beautiful day and cooler than it has

been so I am sure everyone appreciated that.  Don’t forget to get your entry in for the club championship.







Hot scores

Some of the Glacier Greens Saturday Men’s regulars played in the Tillicum at Sunnydale on Aug. 4, but 93 showed up to play off the white/blue tees. The weather was hot and so were some of the scores.

Hcp. 0-12: Low gross Jim Livingstone 71, Sheldon Theriault 72, Doug McArthur 74. Low net Kevin Hunt 66, Rod Cobham 68, Chris Pouliot 69. Snips: #6, #8, #3 and #13 Rob Borland, #9 and #14 Doug McArthur, #16 and #18 Jim Livingstone.

Hcp. 13-17: Low gross Ferg Webster 81, Jim Dodd 82, Randy Doan 83. Low net Tim O’Rourke 66 c/b, Terry Mitchell 66, Wayne Wood 67. Snips: #3 Randy Doan, #2 Warren Brandson, #6 Phil Nakashima, #12 (POG )Randy Doan, #16 John Holley.

Hcp. 18+: Low gross Murray Polson 82, Rick Verbeek 85, Nick Mykitiuk 88 c/b. Low net Ken Doll 66 c/b, Frank Gibson 66, Andy Clark 68. Snips: #1 Garry Wood, #3 Claude Dufault, #5 and #18 Al Pasanen, #7 Murray Polson, #13 Rick Verbeek

This Saturday is 8:30 a.m. shotgun start off the blue/white tees. The following weekend is the Club Championship so get your entries in to the pro shop. The two-day tournament costs $45. There is no men’s day Saturday, Aug. 18.








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