Men’s golf winding down in Alberni

It's been a heck of a season for the men's division at the Alberni Golf Club.

The conditions were less than ideal on Sunday as the Men’s Club is winding down, with only a couple of weeks left.

The turnout wasn’t bad considering the day started with a slight drizzle, but gradually got better. This new event the Toronto Dominion Bank Irish four ball proved very interesting.

The gross winner was the team of Preban Rasmussen, Dennis Debolt, Brian Tall and Wayne Johnstone.

On the net side first place went to Shiv Dass, Gord Cutting, Dave Mann and Bill Morin. Second low net was won by Ned Stewart, Ted Steward, Chazz Lasorko. and Wolf Suhr a family affair, with third going to Paul Saulnier, Vic Carlton, George Defrane and Jim Harper.

In the ball Sweep low gross visiting from Fort McMurray Alberta was Ted Stewart coming in with a 72 winning three balls, second low gross was Brian Tall taking home two balls for firing a 74.

On the net side Preban Rasmussen shot 67 to claim three balls, while Darrell Van Os won two balls for carding 67.

Closest to the pin winners were Brett Parhar on No. 2, Wolf Suhr collected $23 for the Charity Closest to the pin on No. 4, Bret Parhar on No. 13, and Brian Tall on No 17 and for his second shot on No. 11 was Steve White.

Next week is an open day with the usual ball sweep, money pot and Charity closest to the  pin all taking place. Be sure to book your own tee time starting at 7:30 a.m.

Stableford done for year.

The final Stableford of the season was held on Monday, with the old sandbagger himself Ray Nicklin leading the pack compiling 42 points. (Way to go Ray).Next was Ron Clark with 41 points, followed by Livio Tedesco’s  40 points, Sandy Duguid 39 points,. Fred Fredrickson 38 points and Bill Bjornson 36 points.

Closest to the  pin winners were, Peter Burton on No. 2 Pat Nicklin on No, 4, Don Nicklin on No 13 and Dennis Hillman on No. 17,

There were several draws made for $40 club cards. They were won by Don Nicklin, Jules Gaudreault, Sharon Hillman, Gene Kimoto, Peter Burton, Ken Sander, Pat  Nicklin, Stan Hebert, Dennis Hillman, Bob Turner, Doug Richmond, Bill Lekich, Ann Brooks, Ilona McLeod, Bob Barnes, Dennis Frykas, Wayne Johnstone and Derek McGregor.

Janice Cross won a draw for $20.  There were also 3 meat draws Doug Stoutley won one and Ken Sander won two.

Many thanks go out to Bob Turner, Livio Tedesco and the many sponsors who make the Stableford so successful each Month.