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Sep. 18, 2019 | Wednesday
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On the tee: Mantle-Young team rolls to big win
Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club. (File photo)

The foursome of Larry and Judy Mantle and Glenn and Debbie Young putted their way to one of the lowest scores ever in NOTL Golf Club Friday night Couples league competition on May 31.

The winning group scrambled to a 5-under 31 to scoop the top prize, one shot ahead of the foursome of John Reynolds, Linda Williams and Dow and Judy Wright. Tied for third with 33 were Joe and Cathy Taylor and Dean and Lyn Sanders, along with the trio of Ross Smith, Bonnie Kinal and Jim Sifton. Honourable mention: Paul and Ginny Green and Grant and Deborah Williams. Closest to pin: Larry Mantle (#4). Longest putt: Jim Sifton, Judy Wright.

Business ladies league: Low gross winners May 27: Julie Hunter (44) and Marty Macdonald (45). Low net: Bobbi Epp (29.93) and Cathy Vanderzalm (30.41). Closest to line #1: Deborah Williams and Eleanor Reed. Closest to barrel #6: Suzan Roerich and Ann Alderson. Closest to pin: Kim Breakspeare and Barb Douglas (#4), Bobbi Epp and Mary Taylor (#7), Celina Whittal and Naledi Bainbridge (#9). Longest drive: Karen Balcom and Marty Macdonald (#2),  Pam Jeacock and Mary Taylor (#8). Longest putt: Kim Legros and Bonnie Lamourie (#3), Cathy Tocchio and Sheila Gayman (#5). 50/50 prize: Cathy Vanderzalm and Audrey Glauser ($150).

Women’s 18-hole league: Louise Robitaille and Martha Cruikshank were neck-and-neck in June 4 play, shooting 85 and 86 respectively. Yolanda Henry had third low gross with a 92. Cruikshank also had low net (67), fewest putts (27) and a birdie (#8). Other low nets: Valerie Chubey and Cathy Murray (72) and May Chang and Henry (75). Fewest putts: Henry (28) and Robitaille (30). Closest to pin: Patty Garriock (#4), Robitaille (#13). Birdies: Henry (#2). Chip-ins: Barbara Ahluwalia and Henry (#7), Garriock (#11).

Thursday Men’s Night league: Mark Derbyshire was the big winner May 30, with a 3-under 33 to take low gross. He also won gross skins worth $40 each on holes 1 and 9, and he shared A flight top points honours with Peter Falconer and Kevin MacLean (23 points). Bill Baitinger was B flight winner with 26 points. Jim McMacken won a gross skin on #2. Net skins winner was David Gagne ($118). Closest to the pin: Robert Patterson (#4), Roland Bissell (#6), Dow Wright (#8) and Al Bannister (#9). Longest drive: Doug Garrett (#3), Don Allen. (#8). Kurt Hamm won the 50/50 prize, worth $205.

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