The Alberni Golf Course has re-opened with some new rules for spring and summer 2020. (PHOTO COURTESY AGC)

Alberni Golf Course men’s club season kicked off with best-ball tourney

Rasmussen and Henri top gross side honours

BY GERRY FAGAN

Special to the News

There was an excellent turnout for the first Alberni Golf Course Men’s Club event of this crazy year. Sixty-two men teed it up in the two-man best ball tourney held on Sunday, June 14. There were many comments from the golfers saying they were glad to get back to some competitive golf.

The overall winner with a gross score of 67 was the twosome of Preben Rasmussen and Joe Henri. Second low gross was the team of Lloyd Fairley and Steve White carding 70, next low gross went to Matt Mesic and Kyle Luchinski with 72, Fourth low gross was won by Colton Buffie and Justin Sketch coming in with 73. The final gross prize, won on a count back, went to Chase Shiner and Darren VanDyk with a score of 74.

On the net side Darrel Vanos and partner Adam Taylor came in with a remarkable 54, followed by Terry Rai and Blaine Southgate with 58, Fran Gaetz and Hank Krahn shooting 59, Dolton Moore and Cliff O’Laney with 61, John Panagrot and Dennis Frykas with 62, Bill Barrett and Dave Mann, 64, Steve Pointon and Phil Anker 65. Also with 65 was the team of Jack Sparks and Bill Bjornson, and Cal Davies and Tylo Smith.

The closest to the pin winners, were Kyle Luchinski on No. 2, Dave Mann on No. 4, Craig Acland on No. 13 and No. 17 was Chad Wutke.

Winners can pick up your prizes in the pro shop anytime on Tuesday.

Next Sunday, June 21 there will be a best gross and best net competition. This is an individual event, play your own ball and record the gross and net. There will also be the usual four closest to the pin up for grabs. The cost for this event is $10 per player. Don’t forget to hand in your completed score card to the pro shop. Please book your own tee time between 7:30 and 11 a.m.

Wishing our Men’s Club members a happy Father’s Day on Sunday!

GolfPort Alberni

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

BC Hydro urges caution over planned flow increases on Ash River

River flow increases will assist fish migration, but could pose safety risk to humans

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Indigenous regalia stolen from car in Port Alberni

RCMP are asking for information on three ceremonial items

Scammers use Port Alberni RCMP number for fraud call

Caller demanded person buy bitcoin to avoid arrest

Coulson makes teddy bear donation to Port Alberni Toy Run

Toy Run selling teddy bears to make up for lost revenue during COVID-19

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

Simon Cowell breaks his back falling from electric bike

Incident happened at his home in California

Unofficial holidays: the weird and wonderful things people celebrate around the world

On any given day of the year, there are several strange, silly or serious holidays to observe

Missing teen visiting Courtenay found safe

She had last been seen going for a walk on Aug. 6

Moving on: Tanev scores 11 seconds into OT as Canucks oust Wild

Vancouver beats Minnesota 5-4 to move into first round of NHL playoffs

Fitness non-profit challenges citizens to invent a game to be physically active

The campaign was launched after a study showed only 4.8 per cent of children and youths in Canada met required standards of the 24-hour movement guidelines

Gene editing debate takes root with organic broccoli, new UBC research shows

Broccoli is one of the best-known vegetables with origins in this scientific haze

VIDEO: U.S. Air Force pilot does fly-by for B.C. son amid COVID border separation

Sky-high father-son visit plays out over White Rock Pier

3 Vancouver police officers test positive for COVID after responding to large party

Union president says other officers are self-isolating due to possible exposure

Most Read