Royal LePage representative and Sunnyvale Men's Club president Earl Costello (right) presents Tillicum trophy to champion Tyler Van Anrooy.

Tyler Van Anrooy wins 2016 Sunnydale Men’s Tillicum golf tournament

The return this past weekend (July 30-31) of the Sunnydale Men’s Tillicum was a great success, with everyone looking forward to next year.

A field of 115 players teed up for the two-day event in beautiful weather and on an immaculate golf course.

Tyler Van Anrooy claimed the 2016 championship with a total score of 140. But it wasn’t without a close, last-day race with Matt Irvine of Crown Isle and 15-year-old Sunnydale junior Thomas Drew.

After day one Thomas led Matt by one shot and Tyler by two. Tyler began day two with three straight bogeys but righted the ship and after #14 had a two-shot lead over both players.

Undeterred, Thomas chipped in for eagle on #16 and Matt birdied. Tyler promptly replied with his own 12-foot birdie putt to lead by one.

Thomas’ wayward drive on #18  was followed by a brilliant approach shot and up-and-down for par that put the pressure on Tyler to make his five-foot par putt for the win. Matt had to settle for his hole-in-one on #15 Saturday!

Field low net winners: Jason Gilbert 132, Dennis Lychak 138, Don Wilson 142 and Phil Davies 142.

A Flight gross winners: Thomas Drew 141, Matt Hamilton 144 and Cory Betz of Eaglecrest 148. Net side: Irvine 140, Damon Gaudet 140 and Larry Ferguson 141.

B Flight gross winners: Joel Gonyer 162, Rick Dawson 164 and Doug Rushton 164. Net side: Ralph Von Kampen 134, Jim Rhodes 138 and Wally Pettigrew 139.

C Flight gross winners: Rick Sheldon 178, Guy Traverse 179 and Jim Barr 179.

CHIP INS As everyone was enjoying the celebrations at the clubhouse after awards, Thomas could be seen practising on the range … the Tillicum Committee sincerely thanks their major sponsors, Royal LePage of Comox Valley, Reliable Auto Body, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites and 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery …

 

Just Posted

Courtenay supports church renos, lunch program

Council approves $25,000 request from St. George’s United

The Hub Organ Trio coming to Courtenay

The Georgia Straight Jazz Society features an amazing trio at the Avalanche… Continue reading

YANA a blessing for Michaela, Harley, and Baby Violet

Comox Valley association a pillar of the community

Deadline looming for North Island College scholarship applications

Students have until April 24 to apply for a record number of… Continue reading

AspieComic Micheal McCreary coming to the Comox Valley

Comox Valley Child Development Association hosting the fundraising event

Kickers beat Meralomas in quarter-final

The Comox Valley Kickers women’s rugby team defeated the Vancouver Meralomas 56-5… Continue reading

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Kickers beat Meralomas in quarter-final

The Comox Valley Kickers women’s rugby team defeated the Vancouver Meralomas 56-5… Continue reading

Deck collapses in Langley during celebration, 35 people injured

Emergency responders rushed to the Langley home

B.C. mom wages battle to get back four kids taken from her in Egypt

Sara Lessing of Mission has help from Abbotsford law firm

VIDEO: Fire guts Peachland home

Crews are still on scene pumping water onto the blaze in the Okanagan neighbourhood

$6K raised in one day’s time for family of woman gunned down in Penticton

GoFundMe launched for family of Darlene Knippelberg, to pay for funeral costs and other expenses

B.C. mountain biker sent home from hospital twice, despite broken vertebrae

Released in Maple Ridge to go home with three fractured vertebrae

Seven tips to travel safely this Easter long weekend

An average of three people are killed, and hundreds more injured, each Easter long weekend in B.C.

Most Read