Players mackin on five in Alberni

Alberni players were good to go at the Mac 5 Challenge in Alberni.

It was a perfect day for golf, not too hot or too cold as 58 men teed it up for the Mac 5 Challenge on Sunday.

Topping the field with an incredible score of 53.34 was the twosome of Dave Mann and Darren Van Dyk, followed by Darrell Van Os and Bill Morin shooting 57. Coming in third by retrogression with  57.34 was Bill Lekich and Jim Peterson. Also with 57.34 was Sandy Duguid and Keith Randall. Fifth spot went to Don McGowan and Vic Carlton shooting a 57.66.

This format is about the most popular one of the season. Many thanks to Bruce and Kathy MacDonald for their generous contribution to the event.

Closest to the pin winners were on No. 2 Cliff Olaney. The Charity closest to the pin on No 4 was Ron Clark who took home $35 for his effort.

The long drive on No . 5 was Dennis Debolt, the second shot on No 11 was won by Jim Petersen.

On No. 13 it was Wayne Johnstone and on No 17 it was Preban Rasmussen.

Next Sunday is the Dennis Jonsson Scramble.

Be sure to sign up in the Pro Shop with your handy-caps. There will be computer picked four-man teams, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Try to be at the club no later than 7:45 a.m. so you can get to your assigned tees on time.

Another successful Stableford tournament was held under clear skies and warm temperatures on Monday, Aug. 15.

There was a three-way tie for first place with Jim Rhodes, Gene Kimoto and Bill Bjornson all compiling 39 points.

Wayne Johnstone and Bruce Browne each came in with 38 points, followed by Bob Turner, Livio Tedesco and Bill Lekich all with 37 points. Next with 36 points was John Jones, Sandy Duguid and Marty Bowerman.

Closest to the pin winners were Gene Kimoto on No. 2, Sharon Hillman on No, 4, Ken Sander on No 13 and Bill Bjornson on No 17.

There were several draw prizes awarded. Twenty dollars in club money went to John Robbins, Keith Randall, Fred Fredrickson, Bob Price, Dennis Hillman, Gary Korven, Frank Penzel, Ted Williams, Don Nicklin, Barry  Bowman, Emile Nobert  Doug Richmond, Stan  Hebert, Pam Turner, Doug Stoutley and Al Haggard.

Sleeves of balls went to Bill Christian, Jim Petersen, Ken Sander and Gayle Rhodes. The two meat draws were won by Sharon Hillman and Gerry Fagan.

The  final Stableford of this season will be held on Monday Sept. 19.

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