R-T Open Results

RESULTS FROM THE 2017 ROSSLAND TRAIL OPEN

OVERALL LOW GROSS: KEVIN HOGG (206)

OVERALL LOW NET: DAN DUPUIS (198)

FLIGHT #1 GROSS                                                      FLIGHT #1 NET

LOW GROSS:  DARREN DAY (207)                            LOW NET:        JOSH COLETTI (214)

2ND GROSS:    DYLAN MAINE (214)                           2ND NET:          AIDEN BROWELL (215)

3RD GROSS:    COLIN MCMAHON (215)                      3RD NET:          DAVE STADLER (216)

4TH GROSS:     GARRETT KUCHAR (217)                    4TH NET:           TODD TIBKE (219)

5TH GROSS:     GARY JANNI (223)                             5TH NET:           GREG SMITH (221)

FLIGHT #2 GROSS                                                      FLIGHT #2 NET

LOW GROSS: SCOTT PODOVELNIKOFF (232)       LOW NET:    JAMES BOOTH (211)

2ND GROSS:    ANDY DUPUIS (238) RETRO            2ND NET:     DAVE RUGG (212)

3RD GROSS:    DON HOWARD (238) RETRO           3RD NET:     AARON STOUSHNOW (220)

4TH GROSS      ROB DREZDOFF (242)                      4TH NET:     JAMES CARR (220)

5TH GROSS      MICHAEL JENSON (246)                   5TH NET:    BILL CLARK (221)

SENIOR DIVISION

OVERALL LOW GROSS: REG CLARKSON (216)

OVERALL LOW NET: JOHN SCHUBERT (200)

FLIGHT #1 GROSS                                                      FLIGHT #1 NET

LOW GROSS:  SCOTT BROWELL (222)                     LOW NET:     FRED LEFRIEC (211)

2ND GROSS:    PAT VLANICH (223)                            2ND NET:       KEN JENSON (213)

3RD GROSS:    JEFF PAPILION (225)                          3RD NET:         RON MACE (216)

4TH GROSS:     BRAD HARDING (228)                       4TH NET:        KEITH WESTERN (216)

5TH GROSS:     CHAD CHERRY (231)                          5TH NET:        LARRY STANDEN (216)

FLIGHT #2 GROSS                                                      FLIGHT #2 NET

LOW GROSS:  MARK WILKERSON (246)                  LOW NET:    DAVE JOHNSTON (205)

2ND GROSS:    JAMES PALM (249)                             2ND NET:     BILL KING (210)

3RD GROSS:    JACK BEARD (251)                             3RD NET:      BLAIR LAWRY (211)

4TH GROSS:     GLENN ALFARO (256)                      4TH NET:      BOB WEED (220)

5TH GROSS:     COLIN RINTOUL (261)                      5TH NET:     GORD GROLLA (222)

 

Men’s Club Championship Results

Print

RESULTS FROM THE 2017 MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

OVERALL LOW GROSS 146 BRAD RICHEY

OVERALL LOW NET 139 TY LANGTON (IN A PLAYOFF VS LARRY MAILEY)

FIRST FLIGHT

LOW GROSS 148 ROB HARASIN

2ND GROSS 150 DERRICK SIMISTER

3RD GROSS 152 PAT VLANICH

LOW NET 139 LARRY MAILEY (LOST IN PLAYOFF)

2ND NET 140 DENNIS STACH

3RD NET 141 JIM PARK

SECOND FLIGHT

LOW GROSS 163 DAVE RUGG (RETRO)

2ND GROSS 163 MARK BROWN (RETRO)

3RD GROSS 169 BRENT SIMISTER

LOW NET 142 WILLIAM CLARK

2ND NET 143 RICHARDO BROWN

3RD NET 145 BOB MENIN (RETRO)

Retirees Dice Scramble Results

BirchbankRetirees

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.

RESULTS:

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

 

Retirees Invitational Results

BirchbankInvWinners

Winning Team L to R: Cam Proctor, John Lattanzio, Jim Brinson, Mike Wagg

The 2017 Birchbank Retirees Invitational Tournament attracted players from Champion Lakes, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Granite Point, and Balfour for an 18 hole 4-man team event. Excellent early season course conditions and warmer temperature, followed by a great meal in the Bistro put smiles on the faces of all involved.

4-Man Team event results:
1st: Jim Birnson, Mike Wagg, John Lattanzio, Cam Proctor (Net 268)
2nd: Harvey Handley, Pat Picton, Lorne Babcock, Glenn Frie (Net 281)
3rd: John Kim, Ted Ryan, Terry Campeau, Alan Peterson (Net 283)
Closest to Pin: 
terry Campeau, Art O’Bryan, Reg Cherenko, Mike Wagg
Longest Putt: 
Tom Gawryletz, Alan Peterson
In addition to the regular 4-Man Team event, each club is represented by 4 players for the season long Inter-Club Low Net Team event. The next event in the series will be held June 8 in Castlegar.
Inter-Club Low Net Trophy Results:
1st: Birchbank (Net 70) (Dave Muir, Jim Park, Chris Vlanich, Wayne Weaver)
2nd: Castlegar (Net 71.5)

3rd: Christina Lake (Net 72.5)

 

CLICK ON THE LINK -> Invitational Scores

Welcome Back!

Welcome back JL Crowe Class of 1967

JLCroweIf you are out at the course this morning say hello to members of the Crowe Grad Class of 1967 who are in town celebrating with a round of golf at Birchbank Golf Course.

 

 

 

 

Welcome Back Senior Golfers

BirchbankFirstThursday morning at Birchbank Golf Course our Retirees Club hosts their Annual Invitational Tournament. Golfers from Balfour, Nelson, Castlegar, Champion Lakes, and Christina Lake join our retirees for an 18 hole shotgun start at 9 AM.

With the tees closed until just after lunch time, it is a perfect opportunity to visit our Pro Shop and test some of the new clubs, shop for some new golf shoes, try on the latest fashions or even spend some time on the practice range working on your short game.

2017 Birchbank Men’s Open Announced

The Birchbank Golf Course and I wish to invite you to participate in the 73rd Annual RT Birchbank Men’s Open, August 11th, 12th & 13th, 2017.

The RT Birchbank Men’s Open is the premier event in the Kootenay’s because of your continued support. The agenda for this year’s Open includes:

  • Dinners on Friday and Saturday. Complimentary breakfast one morning
  • Range pass for the weekend. Good Thursday thru Sunday
  • Practice round available on Thursday, 1/2 price green fee (call Pro Shop 250-693-2255)
  • Optional 2 man ‘Horserace’ on Thursday at 6:00 pm ($25.00 entry fee per person)
  • Optional Gross Skins games on Friday & Saturday with cash payouts
  • Net honey pot & deuce pot on Friday & Saturday
  • Gross and Net prizes in each flight
  • Seniors Division: age 50+ (Play from the White Tees 6000 yards)

2017 BIRCHBANK OPEN ENTRY FORM

We thank you for support of this event, and encourage you to return your entry form at your earliest convenience. The first 120 paid entrants will be accepted.
Professionals will be playing in the Championship Flight for gross scores. Winning professionals will receive equivalent value in cash in place of prizes.

Senior’s Division will be playing from the White tees with a yardage of 6000. The Senior’s Division will compete in their own flights, which will be based on the number of competitors.

Note: It is mandatory that all amateur competitors have a valid handicap.

Sincerely,

Rob Drezdoff
Men’s Club Captain, Birchbank Golf
drezzy22@telus.net
250-364-2028 or 250-364-1171

BirchbankOpen2016

Retirees Opening Results

BirchbankRetirees17 04

Winning Team (L to R): J. Mohs, L. Brandt, P. Paterson, J. Kempston

Sixty eight Retirees braved a chilly start to the day and a rain shower to play in this year’s opening event. Following the conclusion of play everyone headed to the Bistro for a hot brunch smorg with a yummy dessert.

The team of Mohs, Brandt, Patterson, and Kempston took home top honors with a team score of 128, second place went to the team of McBride, Campbell, Baggio, and Keen with a score of 129, and third place went to the team of Handley, Larocque, Pasquali, and Karges at 130.

Closest to the pin winners: Keen, Muir, Paterson, Palmer
Long Putt winners: Parras, Swedburg

Birchbank Retirees host the Invitational Tournament May 18 — sign up in the Pro Shop (entry fee must be paid when signing up) Deadline is May 13.

Birchbank Retirees play every Thursday and new players are always welcome and you can get further information by emailing: retirees@birchbankgolf.com

Deals, Deals, and Melting Snow

Membership Deals

It may not look like it today, but the start of 2017 season isn’t far off. If you have not purchased your 2017 membership then now is the time:

NEW MEMBERS FOR ONLY $999.00

Single for only $1599.00
Couple for only $2790.00
Intermediate (20-29 yrs) for only $999.00

Remember you can use our monthly payment plan to buy your membership. Stop by the Pro Shop (M-F 9am-4pm) for details or call 250-693-2255.

Golf Ball Sale

noname

Buy personalized Titleist PROV1 OR PROV1X — buy 3 dozen and get a 1 dozen FREE.

OR

Buy personalized TaylorMade  TP5 and the TP5X — buy 3 dozen and get the 1 dozen FREE

 CALL THE PRO SHOP (250-693-2255) AND WE CAN GET ALL THIS SET UP FOR YOU OR STOP BY. 

Snow Disappearing

As of today, the course still has 5 inches of snow on 60% of the course but it is getting warmer and the snow will go quickly!