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Senior Thursday Golf group windup

Sept 8th 2016

Windup for the thursday seniors golf, with 15 golfers taking part.

Scheduling a golf outing in September is a crap shoot at the best of times, this
year for the 5 days leading up to the windup golf and dinner the weather forecast was for
rain all day. even up to 8 am it looked like rain but the golf gods had pity on us and the sky
started to clear and by the time we teed off at 9am , the weather was good.

Thanks to Ed Kennedy for organizing the teams every week and for looking after the
winners and losers all summer.
Thanks to Pete Barna for taking care of the prizes for the event.

thanks also goes to Motown for a great meal at the end of the day.
for the wind-up players were grouped by handicap , the highest with the lowest two-man teams
combining their scores and deducting their handicap.

The team of Jean Lambert and Richard Lampi took the top honors with a net score of 148.
the team of Scotty Russell and Wayne Thomas, tied for second, with the team of Franko Calvelli George Coulson
with a net score of 151.
Coming in third place was the threesome of Brian McLeod, Harold Mosley and Ted McLeod with a net score of 160.

claiming the fourth spot with a net of 168 were Jerry Cripps and Steve Splowski. Steve was the oldest golfer , 87 years young.
The fifth spot was shared with two teams, Vern Herbert and Pete Barna’s team, Ed Kennedy and Brian McCallum .

Jean Lambert shot a pair of 42’s for a gross score of 84, the lowest of the day.

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Wayne Thomas score a birdie on #5 and followed that with a birdie on # 6, Jerry Cripps birdied # 4, those were the only birdies scored on the day.

Senior golf on Thursday mornings will continue until the coarse is closed, with a start time of 9.30 am. for the next couple of weeks.

Senior golf sept 1 2016

Wayne Thomas sept 1 2016

Seniors Thursdays Sept 1 2016

the sun was shining and there was heavy dew on the grass when the golfers teed off.

13 golfers took part in the 18 holes of golf, Max Clement played his first round of golf
with the seniors this year and the age of 90, showed that he has not lost any distance
or accuracy on the links. Max does play regularly but normally only plays 9 holes.

The foursome of Jerry Cripps, Brian McCallum sr, Ed Kennedy and Jean Lambert
turned in the best score of the day with a 2 under 70, giving them bragging rights for the day.

Wayne Thomas, Richard Lampi and Pete Barna shot a 71 for second place.

Coming in third were the threesome of Ray Laquerre, George Coulson and Max Clement by turning in a 73.

Fourth place went to Franco Calvelli, Brian McLeod and Leo Lamarche with a 76 score.

the format for the day was a scramble from the red tees and each golfer had to use two drives on each nine.

even under this format the course only gave up 8 birdies on the day. 4 of them were on the par 5 holes.

 

Senior men’s club championship at Little Falls Golf Club

2016 senior men’s club championship.

Tim Fairburn wins the Senior men’s club championship with a round of 79, a one stroke victory over last years winner, Mark Clark .
Tim also had the longest drive and closest to the pin on # 11, (31′ 6″).

Mark Clark and Jean Lambert with a 70 for the low net in the first flight

Other closet to the pin winners were Jean Lambert 18′ 2″ on # 2,
Pete Barna 53″ on hole # 6 and Allan Bruyere 7′ 1″ on # 15

23 Players took part in the club championship.

Flight two winner, Barry Anderson shot a 89 with Ted McLeod taking the low net with a 68, Pete Barna took second low net with a 70.

Brian McLeod won the third flight with a 90. Richard Lampi shot a low net of 66 while Lance Beauregard took the 2nd low net with a 72.

Tim Fairburn senior men's champ 2016

 

Kevin Cain wins the Atikokan Seniors open Golf Tournament

 

Kevin Cain Wins the Senior Mens Open at Little Falls Golf Course on Aug 9th 2016

Kevin played the front nine in a 38 and improved his score on the back nine with a 37 for a 75 on the day.

He was tied with Greg Tighe with two holes to play, he parred the last two holes while Greg took bogies
on 17 and 18 leaving Kevin with a two-stroke victory.

Larry Ogden took the low net with a 67

70 golfers took part in the tourney and played in nice warm sunny conditions with light winds.

Kevin Was Presented with the Trophy by Ray Laquerre, the tournament chairman.

The rest of the organizing committee, Pete Barna looked after the prizes, Harold Mosley and Richard Lampi helped give them out.

winner of Little Falls Seniors Open Aug 9th 2016_cr_cr

 

many thanks to Sally Speck, Phyllis Mosley, Maxine McCallum, Jeannine Barna and Judy Lamarche,
for the great job they did in checking all the score cards and listing all of the scores for the guys to give out the prices.

championship flight Low Gross winners — Greg Tighe 77, Todd Bryk 78 on a count back, Russ Desserre 78, Don Robertson 79
Low Net Winners — Tim Fairburn 69, Earl Kline 70 on a count back, Frank Calvelli 70, Dave Green 74.

Flight # 1 low Gross winners– Brady Hubert 85, Alton Pollard 87, Raymond Roy 90, John Commine 94 on a count back.
low Net Winners– Gary Ladouceur 71, Art Huntley 76, Roy Lund 78, Jean Lambert 80 on a count back.

Flight # 2 low Gross Winners– Rod Payne 85, Al Holt 86, Ron Speck 88, Gordon Hoskins 90.
low net Winners– Gary Braun 70, John Mano 72 C.B, Bob Whalen 72 C.B. Glenn Boyda 72 C.B.

Flight # 3 low Gross Winners– Brian McCallum sr 96, Scotty Russell 98, Richard Lampi 99, Eli Kemph 100.
low net Winners– Brian McLeod 68, Ivan Pettit 70, Kelly Beauregard 73, Rick Cain 74.

Closest to the hole # 2 Ray Laquerre 14′ 5″.
# 6 Glenn Boyda   21″
# 11 Raymond Roy 10′ 1″
# 15 Tim Fairburn  23″

Most Accurate Drive– Jean Lambert

Longest Drive — Greg Tighe

Shortest Drive — Brian McCallum sr

Most Experienced golfer ( high score) Jim Fowler.

Thanks to all of the golf cart owners who donated their carts for the day, and all   of those who sponsored and/or donated to the event.

Special thanks to Motown, for the great meal prepared for the event..

 

 

July 28th seniors golf

senios spectator

 

 

senior golf July 28th 2016

Another day with sunshine and slight breezes greeted the senior golfers at little falls golf course..
15 golfers showed up to play the game of the day, scramble with each golfer using their drives
twice on the front and back nines.

The course is starting to show the lack of moisture on some of the fairways, the greens are in great shape.

Ed Kennedy, Wayne Thomas and Vern Craven were off on # 1 and scored a 76 with a pair of 38’s after playing 18 holes.

Brian McCallum sr and Brian Jr along with Ted McLeod led off from #2 and they completed their round in 76 and,
along the way they picked up a couple of birdies and a few bogies.

Jean Lambert was teamed up with Lance Beauregard and Leo Lamarche, who played his first senior’s Thursday today.
Birdies were scarce and the bogies a little more plentiful as they turned in a 76 on the day. They started their round on #3.

teeing off on # 4 , Larry Hawkins, Alan Bruyere and Richard Lampi and they toured the course in a 73
with birdies on three holes and bogies on four holes, this was good enough for bragging rights for the day.

Ray Laquerre, Harold Mosley and rounding out the team, the oldest golfer on the day is Steve Splawski who is 87 years young.
they turned in a card with 3 birdies and 5 bogies for a total of 74 good for second place on the day.

Next week some of the seniors will be playing, in the annual Pete Peterson tournament, in International falls, Min. on Aug 4th.

Seniors golf july 7th

July 7th seniors golf
4 teams of three player each took to the links to play scramble golf on a gray morning.
The rain held off until the golf was all done for the day.

the team of Brian McLeod, Steve Splowski and Jean Lambert were the winners  count back.
They shot a 71 on the day, with 1 under on the front and an even par 36 on the back.

Wayne Thomas, Gary Ladoceur and Richard Lampi played the front nine in a 3 under 33,
the back nine was played in a two over 38 , for a 71 on the day.

Ron Speck, Ed Kennedy and Vern Herbert played 36 on the front and another 36 on the back for a 72 on the day.

George Coulson, Lance Beauregard and Franco Calvelli , shot a 36 on the front and a 38 on the back for a 74 on the day.

After golf, the group met upstairs for a lunch, made up of a dish wings and chips with salad fixings and a beverage.

A couple of golfers, Gary Cook who played here, with Helen and Bill Stewart having refreshments after golf in Texas.

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Mark Clark acceptance speech

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Mark Clark wins the Senior mens open golf tournament in 2014

Mark had a bit of fun with this speech and Todd Bryck was the focal point .

It was a great Tournament with Leo Lamarche looking after it again, many thanks to Leo and his committee for years of great tournaments.

I did not capture all of the speech but what I did get was a classic.