Couple people show up for Mr. and Mrs. golf tournament in Kitimat

Sixty-two couples converged on the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club for the annual Mr. and Mrs. golf tournament.

Sixty-two couples converged on the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club for the annual Mr. and Mrs. golf tournament.

Despite some soggy fairways, people from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Houston , Smithers and even Gatineau, Quebec came out for a two-day event.

Winners by flight are:

Overall low gross winners were Don and Janie Olson of Smithers won in a two-hole playoff, finishing with a score of 156.

Low net winners were Jeff Trousil and Lori Ann Seppala, of Kitimat, with 126.

Championship Flight

1st low gross – Brian and Rose Holkestad, 163 (Prince Rupert)

2nd low gross – Lyle Bazansky and Karin Williamson, 170. (Prince Rupert)

3rd – Frank and Barb Thomas, 181 (Kitimat)

4th – Brent and Diane Hamilton, 181 (Vernon)

1st low net – Brian and Anna Krause, 140 (Kitimat)

2nd low net – Terry Sawka and Susan MacKenzie, 141 (Prince Rupert)

3rd – Derek and Cindy Fuller, 144 (Houston)

4th – Dallas and Joy Stevenson, 146 (Terrace)

A Flight

1st gross – Andrew and Carol Schaeffer, 174 (Prince Rupert)

2nd – Larry and Karen Flynn, 186 (Houston)

3rd – Kevin and Sue Dobbin, 189 (Kitimat)

4th – Paul and Judy Fraser, 191 (Prince Rupert)

1st low net – Gord and Jean Eby, 137 (Prince Rupert)

2nd – Tim and Trish Martin, 141 (Kitimat)

3rd – John and Sally Newton, 143 (Prince Rupert)

4th – Al and Ann Huls, 147 (Houston)

B Flight

1st low gross – Art Emmerson and Cherie Seppala, 185 (Kitimat)

2nd – Rod and Dawn Szydlik, 196 (Houston)

3rd – Egil and Shelly Ingvallsen, 197 (Kitimat)

4th – Russ and Chris Giraldi, 202 (Kitimat)

1st low net – Chris and Sally Rigoni, 136 (Kitimat)

2nd – Russ and Charlotte Nicholson, 143 (Kitimat

3rd – Lyle and Barb Harvey, 147 (Terrace)

4th – Stan and Esther Pretulac, 151 (Kitimat)

C Flight

1st low gross – Ted and Lil Farkvam, 192 (Terrace)

2nd – Paul and Debbie Van Bergen, 210 (Houston)

3rd – Wayne and Krista Sanwald, 214 (Kitimat)

4th – Rusty and Barb Monti, 215 (Kitimat)

1st low net – Joe Pacheco and Dorit Lindner, 141 (Kitimat)

2nd – Chris Courtney and Bonnie Armstrong, 142 (Terrace)

3rd – Claude and Margaret Poirier, 151 (Gatineau, Que.)

4th – Ron and Karen Leibach, 152 (Kitimat)

Most Putts – Frank and Rita Danielle of Prince Rupert. Least putts, Jeff Trousil and Lori Ann Seppala.

Saturday’s accuracy long drive on hole 10 went to Ray Edgar of Houston for the men and Janie Olson for the ladies.

On Sunday, Stan Pretulac got it for the men while Joy Stevenson claims the title for the ladies.

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