Alberni Golf: Stableford is rocking

If it happened at Alberni Golf then scribe Knox Coupland has the scoop. If he doesn't - then it didn't happen.

Results of the Stableford held on Monday Aug. 13.

Leading the way with 42 points was Peter Burton. Next with 41 points were Gerry Toms, Bob Turner with 40 points; Don  Nicklin, 39 points; then it was Glen Trask with 38 points.

Ken Sander and Jacques Giovetti both had 37 points. The final prizes were awarded to Frank Penzel Ray Nicklin, Bill Lekich , Jim Lawler,  Kathy Fredrickson and Sandy Duguid all with 36 points.

Closest to the pin winners were Don Dowling on No. 2, Gail Rhodes on No. 4, Ken Bibby on No.13 and there was nobody on No. 17.

Draw prizes of $30 each were won by Bruce Browne, John Jones, Gerry Blender, John Robbins, Bill Christian,  Jack Sparks, Gail Sander and Dennis Frykas.

Sleeve of balls were won by Doug Richmond, Gene Kimoto, Anne Brookes and Dennis Hillman. There was two meat draws won by Jerry Swaney and Livio Tedesco.

The next Stableford will be Monday, Sept. 17.

On Sunday, Aug. 19, the MaC 5 Challenge is being held. This event is the most popular of the season, and is sponsored by Bruce and Kathy MacDonald of Mac 5 Golf.

There are three different games in the one 18-hole round. Holes 1-6 is alternate shot,  both tee off, then you hit your partners ball, from there pick one and alternate shots until you hole out (gross score only).

Holes 7-12, both play your own ball and use the best net on each hole (net score only). Holes 13-18, is a scramble, minimum of two drives each (gross score only).

Remember this will be two man teams, but each team must have a combined handi-cap of 20 or higher. When all is said and done you subtract one third of the combined handicap from your score.

Please sign up in the pro shop with your partner or as a single and Bruce will find you a partner. There will also be pari-mutuel betting. The shotgun is at 8 a.m. with the usual $10 fee applying.