Mac Five Challenge ‘most popular’ season event at Alberni Golf Club

Combined age competition takes place this weekend

GERRY FAGAN

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

There was an excellent turnout for the Men’s Club’s Mac Five Challenge on Sunday.

It was good to see Bruce MacDonald out playing in the tournament he started several years ago, which turned out to be the most popular event of the season. Many thanks to Van Isle Ford and Mac Five Golf for sponsoring this event.

The team of Jack Sparks and Tylo Smith emerged the winners, coming in with a score of 57.7. Second place went to Sam Parhar and Vito Caldarulo at 59.4. Other winners were Paul Saulnier and Gary Korven, Darrin Van Dyk and Dave Mann, Cal Davies and Tyler Ibsen, Terry Argatow and Cory Nielson, Glen Trask and Al Wright, Wolf Suhr and Ted Stewart, Kyle Luchinski and Chris Owen, Bill Morin and Darrell VanOs, Wayne Johnstone and Joe Henri and Justin Sketch and Cole Poulson.

Closest to the pin winners were Joe Henri on No. 2, Tylo Smith on No. 4, Sam Parhar on No. 13 and Cory Nielson on No 17. Shoot out winners were Matt Mesic on No. 6, Brian Tall on No. 9, Preben Rasmussen on No. 12 and Phil Anker on No. 15.

Next Sunday will be the combined age competition, sponsored by Dave Koszegi Real Estate. This is a two man event! Your partner’s age and your age added together will determine what tees you play from. 140 and over play from the gold tees, 120 to 139 play from the red tees, 100 to 119 play from the white tees and 99 and below play from the blue tees.

Please register with your partner for the 8 a.m. shotgun start no latter then 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 25.

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