Couples form around the northwest made their way to Prince Rupert last week for the annual Mr. and Mrs. Tournament, and it was local golfers who came away with the top prize.
After two days of golf that saw both golfers tee off and then alternate shots, Rob and Sue Brown took home the overall low gross trophy with a score of 157 based on scores of 76 and 81 – which also gave them an impressive 125 net and put them seven shots ahead of the next closest couple. Overall low net for the tournament went to John and Sally Newton, whose score of 190 gave them a net of 130.
Brian and Rose Holkestad took low gross in the A flight with a score of 164 based on a score of 84 on Saturday and 80 on Sunday, followed by Lyle Bazansky and Karin Williamson at 170 and Terry Sawka and Susan Mackenzie with a two day total of 179. Low net for the flight went to a countback and was awarded to Abby and Cynthia Rosario with a net of 139 based on a score of 169, second low net went to Moe and Pam Hays also with a net of 139 based on a score of 173 and third low net was Brian and Anna Krause with a net of 146 based on a score of 182.
In the B flight, low gross went to Jerry and Bonnie Flan with a two day total of 181 based on scores of 94 and 87, followed by Al and Anne Huls with a 90 on Saturday and 95 on Sunday for a total of 185 and Paul and Christine Henning of Kitimat with a total of 191 based on scores of 99 and 92. Low net for the flight went to Gordon and Jean Eby, whose score of 182 resulted in a net of 140, second low net went to Andrew and Carol Schaeffer with a net of 143 and a score of 187 and Wayne and Sharon Adams took third with a net of 148.
In the C flight, low gross went to Andy and Edith Grobins, who shot 96 and 95 for a total of 201, second low gross went to Denver Marraty and Andrea Ciccone with a total of 201 based on 104 on Saturday and 97 on Sunday, and third low gross went to Glen and Lynn Hauptman with scores of 96 and 109 for a total of 205. Low net in the flight went to Wayne and Bev Epp with a net of 144, followed by Rod and Dawn Szydlik with a net of 149 and Bob and Bonnnie Wekel with a net of 155.
The next major tournament for the club will be the Port City open, which takes place May 22 and 23, followed by the Ladies Jubilee on June 11 and 12.