Low gross winners Karen Kloske and Bev Byerley with Earl Costello of Royal LePage and tourney chairperson Joan Brown.

Low gross winners Karen Kloske and Bev Byerley with Earl Costello of Royal LePage and tourney chairperson Joan Brown.

Sunnydale Ladies Tillicum big success

Over 100 golfers turn out to play new format of partner and 2-Ball

A successful Sunnydale Royal LePage Ladies Tillicum golf tournament with 106 golfers was completed Aug. 9 under beautiful sunny skies.

A new format was introduced this year with a one-day tournament as well as players having a partner and playing 2-Ball.

The horserace began the tournament and the winners were Judy Berkeley and Sherry Harrison. The putting contest was run by our junior golfers and was won by Judy Berkeley. An entertaining line dancing presentation provided us all with a lot of laughs.  Delicious food and wine was enjoyed by all. Thank you to Natural Pastures Cheese, Quality Foods, Thrifty Foods and John’s Independent Grocer for their donations.

Tournament chairperson Joan Brown and Eve Kusnick were in charge of scoring and had a tough job as there were many countbacks. The overall gross winner was Karen Kloske and Bev Byerley with 71 and winner of the Royal LePage trophy. Karen Vanetta and Sue Leakey won the overall net trophy donated by The Eagle Radio with 63 (by countback).

The next winners were as follows:

Low gross: Carolyn Walker & Judy Berkeley 81, Judy Pauliott & Eveline Shaw 83, Colleen McDonald & Joan Thompson 84 c/b, Ann LeRoss & Deb Hutchinson 84 c/b, Valerie Dingwall & Katy McCauley 85, Lys McCrone & Sharon Crowe 86 c/b, Sue Delcasino & Pat Buchert 86 c/b, Kathie Reid & Chris Frederickson 86 c/b, Iona Wheatley & Michelle Palmer 87.

Low net: Patti Harris & Amber Dufour 63 c/b, Maggie Hathaway & Milda Karen Byng 64 c/b, Frankie McCaffrey & Norma Rankin 64 c/b, Laurie Appleyard & Linda Broadbent 65 c/b, Terri Sleigh & Fran Shaw 65 c/b, Marg Poje & Doris Squire 66 c/b, Marie Israel & Carmel Horochuk 66 c/b, Janet Edwards & Judy Brown 66 c/b.

The other winners were Judy Spiers & Grace Schmidt; Jean McCrea & Rosalie Williams; Lois Westbrook & Penny Wagenstein, Sue Piper & Kathy Deran; Fran Gibson & Marlene Gerrie, Pat Belanger & Jean Kirby; Sylvia Sheldon & Pat Rudolph; Ann Sands & Janet Phelps; Phyllis Taylor & Grace Coulter; Sharon Littler & Pat Costello; Sheila Coad & Bente Wilkes; Susie Currie & Linda Lee Root; Linda Verdenhalven & Pat Schmidt.

Deuce Pot winners were Sue Delcasino, Rona Lawson, Lys McCrone and Tracey Ellis.  KP winners were Rona Lawson #15 (3 ft. 1/4); #17 Val Dingwall (3ft. 1); #8, Sandra Gallaway (20 1/2inches); #10, Milda Karen Byng. Closest to wiggly line was Phyllis Taylor on #16, and closest to the line on #6 was Grace Schmidt.

Many thanks to our major sponsors Royal LePage Real Estate as well as The Eagle Radio whose support allows us to put on a quality tournament with many prizes.  Thanks also to our hole-in-one sponsors; Westview Ford, Visual Sound and Square 1 Travel; our hole sponsors, Nelson Roofing, Reliable Auto Body, Finneron Hyundai, Canadian Western Bank, Vancouver Island Insurance Centre, Dave Yanick/Nesbill Burns, Rice Courtenay Toyota, Whistle Stop Pub, Dan Woods and Vicki Bombini , the Sunnydale Men’s Club; and to ABC Printing, Courtenay Sure Copy Centre, Courtenay 5th St. Florist and the many local businesses who donated door prizes.  Thank you as well to all the volunteers who helped out in many ways.

Many thanks to the kitchen staff who prepared a fabulous chicken and rib feast following the tournament. Sunnydale Golf Course was in great shape and many thanks to Aaron and his crew of hardworking groundskeepers.


– Sunnydale Ladies Golf



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