Golf News: September 7

A variety of golf news from clubs throughout the Columbia Valley.


On a warm but breezy July 20, 33 members turned out to compete in a four-man, two best net team effort. Ed English, Scott Powell, Paul Barrett and Barry Jonas came in first.

Barrett, Stew Slack and Garry Thompson landed K.P.s. as did, of course, John Denhamer, who also rolled in a deuce. Paul Neilson also took a deuce award.

Our monthly camp event on July 27 was won by none other than Bill Clarke, with a low net of 65.  Howard Stafford, Jim Villeneuve and Sandy Trigg rolled in deuces.

K.P. awards went to Frank Ashworth, Wayne Geiger, Kirk Dawson and Dave Gibson.

The interclub challenge between Riverside and Mountainside on August 3 at the Mountainside course concluded in a split. The accompanying four-man team, two best net competition was won by Ron Wolff, John Zedic, Lawrie Nichol and Ashworth.

Closest to the pin awards went to Larry Rehaume, Powell, Ken Monroe and Slack.

Powell, Monroe, Slack and Dave Gibson rolled in deuces.

Our strongest congratulations to Glenn Findley, our new Archie Guthrie Seniors Tournament Champ, who took the event over a two-day competition August 17 and 19 with a low net of 66. Cal MacPherson was not far behind.




Eighteen ladies enjoyed perfect golf weather August 23 and 24 for our club championship. Congratulations to our new club champion Pat Andruschuk, and the overall Low Net winner Gail Cole. Other winners were:

First Flight: Low Gross — Sandra Howard; Low Net — Coreen Ruault. Second Flight: Low Gross — Sherry Larratt; Low Net — Diane Kochorek. Third Flight: Low Gross — Helga Boker; Low Net — Oris Hanson

Winners of Skill Prizes:  Closest to the Line (all flights) — Diane Kochorek; Closest to the Pin: Flights 1,2,3 — Raylene Oram, Diane Kochorek, Joyce Robinson;

Longest Drive: Flights 1,2,3 — Pat Andruschuk, Deb Plato, Oris Hanson

Deuces: Mary Jean Anakin, Gail Cole, Sherry Larratt, Deb Plato(2), Joyce Robinson

Thanks to the golf shop for donation of prizes and Kari and staff for a great dinner.

A reminder that beginning in September, tee times are back to 2 p.m.




Our Club Championship was held August 26 and 27. The Overall Low Gross was won by Sharon Taillieu and Donna Zedic won the Overall Low Net.

The results of the First Flight were: Nelda Harker, first low gross, runner-up was Lil MacPherson. First low net was Fran Lapinskie. Second Flight winners were Connie Johnson, first low gross, with Joan Selzler as runner-up. First low net was Barb MacDonald. In the Third Flight Nancy Clarke had first low gross and the runner-up was Bev Maye. First low net was Mary Bussard.

Day one K.P. was Rosemary MacDonell. Day two K.P. was Wendy Cunningham. The Deuce Pot was won by Lil MacPherson and Michelle Ann Boyer. The August Monthly Cup was won by Lil MacPherson.