Senior Mens Thursday golf Aug 31 2017

 

Dice, Red, Cubes, Die, Shapes, Two

Golf for the Thursday’s seniors golf, wound up on Aug 31 this year as the weather in past September’s has been rainy and cold.

The sun was out and the temps were about 10 c at tee off and climbed to 23 c by the time play was finished afer 18 holes.

12 players signed up for the day’s outing, the 4 lowest handicap golfers each picked two players names out of  hat to form the teams.

The format for the day was “roll the dice” .each player is assigned a number from 1 to 3 and #4 was a roll over, # 5(happy face, take the best ball) #6 (sad Face, take the worst ball.) Each Player hits their Drive off the tee and then the Dice is rolled to see which drive would be used.

From that point on each player hit from the spot which was the best position on the fairway or green.

The team of Wayne Thomas, Ed Kennedy and Richard Lampi had the best luck with the dice and ended  with a 74 on the day.

Ray Laquerre, Gary Ladouceur and Pete Barna followed with a score of 76, with one birdie on  Hole #13.

Jean Lambert , Vern Herbert and Lance Beauregard, turned in a 77 with a birdie on #8.

Jerry Cripps, Harold Mosley and Steve Splowski, rolled the dice poorly and ended up with a score of 83.

Thanks to Ed Kennedy for organizing the teams every week and for looking after the winners and losers all summer.

Thanks  to Motown for a great meal at the end of the day.

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

A moment of silence for senior golfers Ted McLeod and Leo Lamarche was  observed .

sunny day for week 4 seniors golf

2016 week 4 seniors golf

this week the format was individual scoring and the best score from each hole was used
to determine the winning team.

16 players took part in senior golf on the first warm sunny golf day of the season

Wayne Thomas organized the teams for the days play.
Team one, Ray Laquerre, Wayne Thomas and Jean Lambert.
Team Two, Jerry Cripps, Don MacDonald and Pete Barna.
Team Three, Gary Ladouceur, Ed Kennedy and Scotty Russell.
Team Four , Steve Splawski,Vern Craven, Franko Calvelli and Brian McLeod.
Team Five, Allan Bruyere, Richard Lampi and Harold Mosley.

Only two of the teams recorded each players scores.

Ed Kennedy shot 47 on the front and 45 on the back nine for a total of 92.
Gary Ladouceur had a 47 on the front and 54 on the back, his total was 101.
Scotty Russell played the front in 50 and the back was another 50 for a 100 score.
their team score was and 86

Allan Bruyere played the front in 52 and the back with another 52 for a 104 on the day.
Richard Lampi shot a 43 on the front nine and a 53 on the back for a total of 96.
Harold Mosley turned in a 45 on the front and a 47 on the back, his total was 92.
The team score was an 80 on the day good for 3rd place.
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Ray, Jean and Wayne had the best team score on the day with a 72.
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Jerry, Don and Pete turned in a 79 team score.

Steve, Vern, Franko and Brian’s team score was a 84.

Week 2, Seniors golf

Vern Herbert Tee off on # 7 2

Week two of the seniors golf season

The weather looked like the rain would start at any time but 10 hardy golfers braved the cooler temperatures to play 18 holes of golf.
the format for the day was best ball , with the teams chosen by their handicap factor . The teams were scored on the team net score.
team 1 ,Vern Herbert , Jean Lambert and Ed Kennedy with a combined handicap of 54.
Team 2, Brian Mcleod, George Coulson and Vern Craven with a combined handicap of 69.
Team 3 , Wayne Thomas, Gary Ladoceur, Richard Lampi and Allan Bruyere with a combined handicap of 77.
Team 3 turning in a round of 68 with 5 birdies and only one bogie for a low net score of 9.
Team 2 shot an 81 and came in second with a net score of 12.
Team 1 had 3 birdies and an eagle for a round of 70. thier net score was 16,good for third place.
The eagle scored by team 1 on the 10th hole and was the first this year in seniors golf.
Jean Lambert chipped in from about 60 yards out for a great eagle, congrats to the # 1 team of Ed Kennedy, Vern Herbert and Jean Lambert.

Next Seniors  golf is on thursday June 2, see you there.

 

Golfing Heron Landing

heron landing golf course

 

 

On Friday may 6th, a nice warm sunny day with a slight breeze on the front nine, turned into a windy day for the last nine holes..

Three senior golfers from little Falls golf club, Wayne Thomas, Richard Lampi and Ray Laquerre met up with Gordon Hoskins from the Kitchen Creek golf course to Play at Heron Landing which is on Frog Creek in the Couchiching First Nation Reserve.

Heron Landing Golf Course is a very well looked after course with 5 different tee off’s, with the black tees playing 7136 yards for par 72.

The reds play the shortest with a total of 4589 yards. We played the white tees with the total length of 6211 yards.

Wayne shot the lowest score of the day 88 and had 1 birdie, Gordon shot a 94, Richard shot a 98 with one birdie and Ray turned in a 101 with one birdie.

Each player sampled the water at least once as the water comes into play on 12 of the 18 holes. Ray tested out a few of the sand traps as well and visited  some of the rough.

It was a pleasant day on the course, the course at Little Falls had not opened yet so the players drove 90 miles to play at Heron Landing.