Warm weather, hot scores at Comox Valley Men’s Open

Graham Nelson and Mark Valliere won low gross.

Graham Nelson and Mark Valliere won low gross.

The Comox Valley Men’s Open golf tournament enjoyed clear skies and warm temperatures all weekend. As the temperature heated up on Sunday so did the scoring.

The team of Mark Valliere and Graham Nelson shot a sizzling 2 ball best ball gross score of 63 on Sunday for a two-day total of 130 to take the title by six shots over Jason Andrew and Colin Stairs.

On the net side the local knowledge of Wayne Wood and Len Doyle saw them come home Sunday with a net score of 61, for a two-day total of 127, edging out day one leaders Al Cabilan and Brian Goodwin by three shots.

“I would like to thank all the volunteers for their help all weekend – Wayne Mabee, Ted Sauve, Mario Guitard, Bob Williams, Jon Pringle, Michelle Bertrand, Marie Israel, Peter Leskovitch, Don Marchand, Len Doyle, Wayne Wood, Doug McArthur and Ron Pinke,” a tournament committee spokesperson said.

“I also want to send out another big thank you to my golf shop team for their hard work this weekend. Last but not least the sponsors. I say it all the time but we could not have this event without them: Coastal Physiotherapy, Canadian Western Bank, Quick and Easy Granite, The Head Shed, Budget Blinds, Coastal Community Private Wealth Management, Jackson and Associates, The Eagle, Glacier Greens Men’s Club, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Vancouver Island Insurance Centres, Sleemans, Comox Valley Power Wash & Paint, Reliable Auto Body, Comox Fire Place & Patio, Westview Ford, Red 21 Tap and Grill.”

 

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