Sun shines on Men’s Club golf in Alberni

They'd had fun in the sun after they were done at the Alberni Golf Club.

The big winner in the Aines and Tyler Par points competition held on Sunday

The big winner in the Aines and Tyler Par points competition held on Sunday

Sunday was a great day in paradise for the Men’s Club, finally some sunshine.

The Aines and Tyler par points event was a huge success, with 62  players finding the course not only in fantastic shape but challenging as well. Many thanks go out to Fred Gray of Aines and Tyler for his generous contribution to our event.

Glen Trask, John Jones and Tom Price all came in with 42 points, with Trask emerging the victor on a count back, Jones in second spot and 88 year old Price in the number three position. Fourth place went to Mel Trelvik, with Gary Korven coming in fifth and Jerry White in sixth place.

The closest to the pin were won by Bob Turner on No. 2, Bill Barrett collected $38 for the Charity Closest to the pin on number four, Glen Trask on number 13 and Kyle Luchinski on number 17. For his second shot on No. 6 it was Dennis Debolt while Tyler Ibsen had the long drive on No. 5.

Many thanks go out to The Scotia Bank, The Little Bavaria, Smittys Restaurants and The Westwind Pub for the excellent draw prizes that they provided.

In the ball sweep, Brett Parhar came through with a two over par 72 to win three balls, Steve Acland had 75 taking home two balls and Jacques Giovetti carded a 78 to win one ball. On the net side John Jones shot 64 to win three balls, Gary Korven had 66 winning two balls while Jerry White and Bob Turner both shot 67 to win one ball each.

Just a reminder gentlemen next Sunday and Monday. Both days will be the qualifying for the Club Championship, Sponsored by Barlows Home Entertainment. If you can’t make it out on Sunday you will have another chance on Monday.

You must play with another person who is also qualifying. The format will be match play. After you qualify and are placed in one of the flights, you will have one week to play your match.

If for some reason you are unable play your match in the allotted time you will be disqualified and you opponent moves on.

The cost to enter the Championship is $ 10, payable before you play. If there are any questions regarding the championship please contact club captain Fred Fredrickson or head pro Bruce MacDonald.