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Frechette, Sketsch finish first in A-flight events at Alberni Golf Club

Members encouraged to sign up by May 25 at AGC pro shop for next men’s club event
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)


Special to the AV News

Blake Frechette and Justin Sketsch finished at the top of the Flight A leaderboard at the Sunday men’s club best net and best gross event at Alberni Golf Course on May 19, 2024.

In Flight A best gross scores, Frechette shot a 74, Colton Buffie 76 and Mike Savard 79. On the net side of Flight A was Sketsch with 71, Vito Caldarulo with 73 and Chris Bird also with 73.

Flight B winners were Wayne Johnstone 72 Bruce MacDonald 73, Peter Mugleston 73, Jason Dwolinsky 74, Terry Ellwood 75 and Darren VanDyk 76. Flight C net winners were Jason Pley 69, Jay Johnson 70, Jack Sparks 72, Trevor Holloway 73, Bob Matlock 73 and Darrell VanOs 73. All ties were settled by retrogression.

The closest to the pin winners were Colton Buffie on No. 2, Fred Fredrickson on No. 4, Terry Ellwood on No. 13 and Darren VanDyk on No.17. The charity closest to the pin on No. 7 was Colton Buffie who takes home $84.50. Ron Scholte, Paul Frechette, Cliff O’Laney and Tylo Smith all won gift cards to the Cypress Restaurant. All prizes may be picked up from the pro shop.

The Cypress Restaurant at RimRock Casino was the sponsor for the best net and best gross event.

COMING UP MAY 26: This Sunday’s event will be a two-man scramble, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. This event is sponsored by the King Edward Liquor Store. The cost for the day will be $10. Please sign up on the sheet in the pro shop with your partner by 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 and make sure you include both handicaps. Get your own partner and make up your own foursome. Please stick around after golf for the awarding of prizes.

Gerry Fagan writes the Sunday Men’s Club golf column for the Alberni Golf Course.