L to R: Lorne Fillmore, Jim Park, Jim Kempston, Bill Postnikoff
The Birchbank Retirees Club held their Dice Scramble Tournament and Brunch with 56 players teeing off on a beautiful Thursday morning. An 8 AM start time for the modified shotgun start helped avoid the heat and most teams were able to play the round in less than 4 hours.
1st Place – Jim Park, Jim Kempston, Lorne Fillmore, Bill Postnikoff (66)
2nd – Farrell McLellan, Al Piccolo, Glen Gustafson, Jim Mohs (68)
3rd – Len Woods, Wayne Weaver, Merv Aiken, Norman Moll (69)
KP# 5 & KP#13 – Norman Moll
KP#8 – Phil Molloy
KP#16 – Bill McGuire
LP#9 – Tom Gawryletz
LP#18 – Tom Keen
The Birchbank Ladies Golf Club held their annual Sweepstakes Tournament on Tuesday July 4th. Thirty-eight golfers from several courses in the West Kootenay’s teed off in a 9:30 shotgun start under hot sunny skies. Pictured are Sharon Orlando of the Birchbank Ladies Golf Club (left), overall low net winner (by retrogression) with a 67, and Wanda Flack of the Christina Lake Golf Club, overall low gross winner with an 81. Runner-up low gross with an 84 was Terry Van Horn of Birchbank; runner-up low net with a 67 was Dana Haas of Birchbank. Flight winners were: Flight 1 – Sophia Park, Birchbank, low gross 85; Maureen Elliott, Birchbank, low net 70; Flight 2 – Charlyne Tees, Granite Pointe, low gross (by retrogression) 96; Karen Hubert, Birchbank, low net 71; Flight 3 – Valerie Horkoff, Christina Lake, low gross 97; Brenda O’Donaughy, Birchbank, low net 68.
Seeing as this was such a hit, we are having another class. Come on out and meet some new people and learn to paint. We will be hosting this class on Monday, July 24th from 6 to 8PM. This forest painting is super easy and will go anywhere in your home. Choose to do your accent colour in blue, yellow, or red to make this painting your own. Come a bit early to save your seats, order drinks and appys, or make it a full night out and come for dinner first! Don’t forget there is a door prize, free paint night, and your name is entered to win a trip for two to Las Vegas! Maximum class size is 34. To purchase your $35.00 ticket go to http://www.emptycanvasparty.ca
On June 20th the Birchbank Ladies had their annual challenge with Day versus Business. For the first time in several years the Business Ladies won. Accepting the plaque are the Business Ladies reps Sheila M, Vivien J, and Susan P. Way to go Business Ladies.
Celebrate the long weekend with some golf at Birchbank — $15.00 for 9 holes or $30 for 18 holes with similar savings on power cart rentals. These are in effect July 1 – 4, call and book a tee time 250-693-2255.
Birchbank Golf Course hosted their first Painting Party and it was a huge success. Thank you to Angela Leonard for coming out and showing us ladies how to create a beautiful picture. We will be hosting our next painting party in July.
The Previous Business Ladies Organizers Dana Haas, Michelle Hansen, and Brenda Hyson donated remaining money to the club to purchase the Coyote Decoys to keep the Geese away. We hope you are all enjoying our new additions.
Happy Father’s Day
Basket of Balls and a Burger $15.00
Burger and a Beer $13.95
Half Price Green Fees starting at 12 Noon
20% off Clothing.
Come on out and see what the Bistro and the Pro Shop have to offer on this great weekend.
Birchbank Golf Course will be hosting a painting party on Monday, June 26th from 6-8PM. Tickets available at http://www.emptycanvasparty.ca Come on out and meet some people and have some fun.
It was a great warm weekend for the Ladies Tournament.
Ollie’s Trophy was presented by Daughter, Sharon Noakes and Granddaughter, Jane Phillips to the Winning Team Sheila Johnson and Roberta Deluca with a score of 55.
Second place went to team Dana Haas and Colleen DeRosa with a score of 58
Third place went to team Karen Hubert and Carolyn Caron with a score of 60
Fourth place went to team Maureen Elliott and Gail Rebelato with a score of 65 R
Fifth place went to team Rose Katnich and Eilleen Gallamore with a score of 65 R
KP #5 and #13 went to Sophia Park; KP #8 went to Maureen Elliott; KP #16 went to Barb Secco; Longest Putt #9 went to Florie Valentine and Longest Putt #18 went to Colleen DeRosa. Congratulations Ladies.