Pitch n’ Putt: Second ace on No. 2 for Bouchard

Ladies golf scribe Kathy White gives the who, what, where, when, why and how of ladies golf.

Congratulations go out to Carol Bouchard for having a hole in one on No. 2 at the Alberni Golf Course last Thursday. That is Bouchard’s second hole in one on No. 2 within the year.

Marilyn Merwin and LaDonna Knutson shared the low gross honours for nine-hole ladies (low handicap division) at Alberni Golf Club last week.

Julie Swaney won the low net. Knutson had the lowest putts of the day.

In the high handicap group, Mary Ann Maddison won the low gross, the low net went to Lee Anne VenLent and the lowest putts of the day was shared by VanLent and Maddison.

Pars were had by Swaney on No. 12 and Merwin on No. 17.  Lorraine Wilson had a chip in on No. 13 and Swaney had one on No. 14.

Twelve of our ladies attended the Qualicum Memorial Interclub last Wednesday, May 14.  Low gross score went to LaDonna Knutson, low net went to Marie Swain and the lowest putts was won by Betty Adair.

Knutson broke 100 for the first time on Monday, May 19. Congratulations LaDonna: there’s no stopping you now.

There will be a chipping lesson next Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. at the Alberni Golf Club.

18-hole ladies

In the 18-hole ladies division, Janice Cross won low gross with an 86. Low net was shared by Carol Bouchard and Marilyn McPherson, both having 68.

Carol Hastings won the KP challenge on No. 5, while KP on No. 14 went to Carol Bouchard.

Kathy White held the challenge pin, Gayle Rhodes challenged her and after a close game Rhodes was victorious. Carol Hastings will challenge Rhodes next week.

A quote from Sam Snead: “You’ve just got one problem. You stand too close to the ball after you’ve hit it.”