Three-way tie with top scores in Ford Scramble at Alberni Golf

It was pleasant on the links on Sunday, where 40 men teed it up for the Van Isle Ford Scramble.

Holly hotness! How about this weather, eh? It’s great for early-morning golf, but kind of hot and sticky in the afternoons.

It was pleasant on the links on Sunday, where 40 men teed it up for the Van Isle Ford Scramble. Many thanks to Will Pulford and the folks at Van Isle Ford for their continued support of this event.

The team of Vito Caldararo, Don McGowan, Bill Bjorenson and Gary McLeod emerged the winners with a score of 61. Also with 61, losing by retrogression, was the team of Glen Trask, Jack Sparks, Steve Pointon and Wolf Suhr.

In third spot with 61, also losing by retrogression, was the foursome of Preben Rasmussen, Will Pulford, Don Anderson and Mel Trelvik.

Fourth place went to Cal Davies, Mike Savard, Dave Mann and Paul Saulnier. In fifth place was the team of Brian Tall, Darren Van Dyk, Bill Moran and Don Grill; sixth was  won by Fred Fredrickson, Jerry White, Dennis Frykas and Vic Carlton.

The seventh-place team was Bill Barrett, Masami Hiriyama, Glen Barton and Tylo Smith. Eighth position went to Jacques Giovetti, Jim Rhodes, Darrell Van Os and George DeFrane.

Winning gift certificates courtesy of Smitty’s Restaurant was the ninth place team of Steve White, Ron Clark, Cliff O’Laney and Art Fowler. Rounding out the scoring in 10th was the team of Wayne Johnstone, Bill Kriwoken, Al Wright and Phil Anker, also taking home Smitty’s gift certificates.

The closest to the pin winners were Masami Hiriyama on No. 2, Jim Rhodes on No. 4, Vic Carlton on No. 6 and  Steve  Pointon on No.13.

This Sunday, Aug. 21 is The Mac Five Challenge, the most popular one of the season, sponsored by Bruce and Kathy MacDonald.

There will be two-man teams. The shotgun start will be at 8 a.m. sharp: pay before you head out.

 

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