Who says 13 is unlucky? Not the Cedar Glen Ladies Valley League Team which ended a 15-year Cedar Glen drought in Ladies Valley League competition here Sunday afternoon, with a 13 stroke victory over second place Summer Heights.
Cedar Glen last won the Valley League golf competition in 1997, and Sunday’s victory made it just two wins since they joined the League in 1991.
For the win, Cedar Glen posted a total of 874 strokes. Summer Heights scraped out second place by a slim one stroke over Prescott, 887-888 strokes respectively, while Morrisburg was fourth with 924 strokes and Iroquois fifth with 943.
The second place Summer Heights golfers were the defending champions from the 2012 tournament hosted by Morrisburg.
The Ladies Valley League consists of 13-player teams, plus one spare, from each of the five clubs. There are three players in each of A-B-C-D flights with the two best scores in each counted towards the team total. Also counting in the team totals are the senior players’ totals.
Shari Boyd led the Cedar Glen champs to their victory with an 87, while senior player, Muriel Whitteker posted a strong 90 to back her up. Lynn Shaw added a 94 in A flight, while B flight’s Sheila Bush had a 92 and Sue McIntosh a 97.
Elise Muir made a big, contribution with a 91 in C flight, while Jocelyn St. Pierre added a 105. Marie Beckstead counted a 107 in D flight, with Corry Witteveen contributing a 111.
Also playing for the Cedar Glen team, (their scores did not count) were Pat Reaney in A flight, Christena Yelle in B, Sheila Crowder in C and Linda Murphy in D. Loretta Van Dellen was their spare.
The low shooter for the day was Vicki Lalonde of Summer Heights who posted an 81 to claim the Trudy Beavers Trophy for low gross in A flight.
Cedar Glen’s Sheila Bush posted a 92 to win the Phyllis Locke Trophy for low gross in B flight.
The lone playoff of the day was in C flight with Cedar Glen’s Elise Muir and Prescott’s Glenda Deir finishing tied with 91s.
Muir claimed the Mildred and Dick Atchison low gross C flight trophy in a sudden death playoff, while Deir settled for the C flight low net win with a 61.
The top shooter in D flight was Cedar Glen’s Marie Beckstead who won the Bank of Montreal trophy with a 107.
Net wins went to Sue Sloan of Iroquois (87-69 net) in A flight, Julie Bennet of Iroquois (93-67 net) in B flight, Prescott’s Deir in C flight, and Cedar Glen’s Corry Witteveen (111-71 net) in D flight.
Gail Adams of Summer Heights posted an 86 to win the senior low gross Howard Wallace Trophy, and Diane Throop of Prescott won the Jennie Clifford Memorial Trophy for low senior net with an 87 for a 70 net.
Ann Leduc of Summer Heights was the low spare with a 91, and Loretta Van Dellan, Cedar Glen had low net (97-74 net).
Low gross shooters for each team were: Mia Harrison 83, Prescott; Vicki Boivin 88, Morrisburg; Sue Sloan 87, Iroquois; Vicki Lalonde, Summer Heights 81; Shari Boyd 87, Cedar Glen.
It was the 43rd playing of the annual Ladies Valley League golf competition.