Golf tourney success

Ladies from all over Vancouver Island came to the Alberni Golf Club on Sunday, June 26 to compete in the annual West Coast Open team event.

Sharon Haggard putts a ball at the Alberni Golf Course on Sunday during the West Coast Open.

Sharon Haggard putts a ball at the Alberni Golf Course on Sunday during the West Coast Open.

Ladies from all over Vancouver Island came to the Alberni Golf Club on Sunday, June 26 to compete in the annual West Coast Open team event.

And the low gross winners are:

1st Low Gross, Shelly Stouffer and Karen Kloske from March Meadows with a 68.

2nd Low Gross, Josee Delauriers and Georgina Hermans from Morningstar and Cottonwood -71.

3rd Low Gross, Marie Randall and  Suzanne  Jones from right here in the valley – 80 by retrogression.

4th – Raelene Robertson and Marilyn McCusker from Crown Isle – 80 by retro.

5th– Lindsay Sparks and Lorelei Banford, Crown Isle and  Comox – 81

6th – Janice Cross and Kathie White, two more Alberni-ites – 85

7th – Colleen McDonald and Joan Thompson, Alberni – 86 by retro.

8th – Dar Michell and Billie Chang from Mt. Brenton – 86 by retro.

Low net winners are:

1st Low Net – Linda Christian and Barb Shearer, Alberni scoring a 60.

2nd Low Net – Pat Nicklin and Sue Steinhauer, Alberni – 65 by retro.

3rd – Kathy Branch and Karen Vanetta, Comox – 65 by retro.

4th – Anne Sands and Jan Macfarlane, Crown Isle – 67.

5th – Marge Bibby and Gwen Cleue from Cottonwood – 68 by retro.

6th – April Mathers and Diane Smith, Cottonwood – 68 by retro.

7th – Shirley Goodman and Gwyn Bowen, Alberni – 68 by retro.

8th – Wendy Lukas and Gayle Rhodes, Alberni – 68 by retro.

Closest to the pin awards (KP’s)

No. 2 – Karen Kloske and Kathy Branch

No. 4 – Shelly Stouffer and Sue Steinhauer

No. 13 – Marilyn McCuster and Peggy Chalmers

No. 17 – Katy Macaulay and Kathy Branch

Accurate Drive:  Karen Vanetta (No. 16) and Carolyn Walker (No. 5).

Organizers Janice Cross and Kathy White saw to it that the event ran smoothly and the golfers were awarded prizes for their efforts—many prizes donated by  merchants in the Alberni Valley.

A list of prize sponsors was circulated and you can bet that those merchants will get the support of the participating golfers.

The West Coast Open tournament was a huge success due to the generosity and organizational abilities of untiring volunteers and donors.

 

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