Alberni’s Parhar is a champ

Fifty-eight players took part in the Van Isle Ford two man Iron Man golf event in Alberni on Sunday.

Fifty-eight players were on hand to take part in the Van Isle Ford two man Iron Man, under sunny skies on Sunday.

Although we played from the white tees, the pin placements were extremely tough.

The gross winner was the team of James Haggard and Greg Palmer. Second low gross went to the father and son team of Sam and Brett Parhar. Third low gross was won by Craig Acland and Colin Hamilton with the final gross prize going to Tyler Ruel and Mike Pechor.

The low net was won by George Defrane and Cliff O’laney, followed by Paul Saulnier and Wolf Suhr, Bob Matlock and Gary Korven, Mark Anderson and Kevin  Carlton, Don McGowan and Vic Carlton.

Rounding out the scoring was the dynamic duo of Mel Trelvik and Gerry Fagan.

Closest to the pin winners were Gerry Fagan on No. 2, Steve White collected $41 for the Charity closest to the pin on No. 4, Greg Palmer for his second shot on No. 6, Jacques Giovetti on No. 13, and Brett Parhar  on No. 17, which was a hole in one, way to go Brett.

The longest drive on No. 11 goes to Brett Parhar, who received a Westwind Pub gift certificate. Ned Stewart was the lucky winner of the draw for $50.

In the ball sweep, Jacques Giovetti won three balls for his gross 78 and Jim Proteau won two balls for shooting 80. Bob Matlock shot a net 71 taking home three balls, while Gary Korven laid claim to two balls for his 72.

Next week is an open day with the ball sweep, money pot and Charity closest to the pin all happening.

Another successful Stableford is in the books, with Jack Sparks and Joe Baker topping the field compiling 42 points each. Next with 39 points was Bill Bjornson then  Bob Turner and Paul McMillan with 38 points, followed by Jerry Swaney, Doug Richmond, Jim Rhodes, Don Nicklin and Peter Burton all with 37 points.

Compiling 36 points each were Ted Williams, Livio Tedesco and Dave Grant. Closest to the pin winners were Bill Bjornson on No. 2, Marty Bowerman on No. 4, Ron Clark on No. 13 and Paul McMillan on No. 17.

The draws for sleeves of  balls were won by, Jim Petersen, Gail Sander, Sandy Duguid, and Derik McGregor. Marty Bowerman and Bill Johnson were the lucky winners of the meat draws. There were also several winners of $20 club money that included, Pat Nicklin, Gary Korven, John Jones, Stan Hebert. Bill Lekich, Ken Sander, Sharon Hillman, Ron Clark, Anne Brooks, Gail Rhodes and Bruce Browne.

The next Stableford Tournament takes place Monday, Aug. 15.

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