The 19th hole


The ladies section of the Morrisburg Golf Club entertained 67 women at the annual ladies friendly held last Tuesday, June 10.

Golfers attended from Iroquois, Prescott, Nationview, Rideau Glen, Cedar Glen and Morrisburg. The days started cloudy but the clouds gave way to sun and it ended up being a beautiful day.

For the event, participatns had to make a score using one score on the par 5s, two scores on the par 4s and three scores on the par 3s. They were given mulligan sto use on one drive, one ball in the sand, one ball in the water and one putt.

The two teams that came out on top at the end of the day were: Sheila Bush, Audrey Moore, Georgia Crawford and Libby Price; Denis Lebrun, Llinda Barkclay, Nellie Leightizer and Barb Townson.

The two teams that, not only had troubles counting the team score, but came out with the highest score were: Diane Tappin, Janie Connelly, Lydia Eamon and Brenda Clark; Sue Alexander, Mary Shore, Ruth Kelly and Peggy McPhail.

In addition 10 prizes were awarded for proximately prizes on hole 10 through 18.

Libby Price won for closest to the hanging flower basket, Diane Benau, closest to the pin, Sheila Bush closest to the pin on her second shot, Yvonne Mabo long drive, Ruth Kelly closest to the ditch,  Helen Youmelle long putt, Theresa McCaig closest to the hanging basket, Sheila Bush closest to the pin and Nellie Leightizer longest putt. 

Ladies night on Wednesday, June 11 was another rained out affair but the gals got together anyway to celebrated Carolyn Weegar’s 50th birthday. Fifty-two ladies were present for the surprise celebration and the ladies all wore purple which is Carolyn’s favourite colour.

The men did manage to dodge the showers on Thursday evening to get in some play. Low gross in A flight was won by Bobb Mann with a 36 while Jeff Cassell won B with a 39. A 44 gave Gus Dickson shot a 44 for the C flight win. 

Net winners were Lance LePage in A flight, Andy Patenaude in B and Keith Robinson in C.

Jason Denio and Gus Dickson won for their closest to the hole shots.

After two weeks of hard competition in the men’s night team event The Birdies and the Eagles are tied with 89 points. The Good Old Boys have 88 and The Beavers 87.

Coming up this Saturday, June 21 is the annual men’s open tournament. For more information you can contact the clubhouse at 613-543-3282. The day includes golf, prizes and dinner.

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