Crowe second at Gallagher’s

Vernon's Jesse Crowe, head pro at Canoe Creek in Salmon Arm, claims second place at Gallagher's Canyon Pro-Am.

Dean Claggett of Two Eagles Golf Course & Academy won the Gallagher’s Canyon Men’s Pro-Am Wednesday with a 3-under 69. He claimed $1,500.

Canoe Creek’s Jesse Crowe and Gallagher’s head pro Jon Kadin shared second spot with rounds of 70, taking home $825 each.

Hillview’s Keith Vandenbrink tied for fourth at 71, good for $450. Myles Johnson of Spallumcheen split sixth place and collected $275.

On the team side of things, Gallagher’s pro Alex Couch led his team to 25-under for some new putters. Couch pocketed $150.

Crowe’s team was second and picked up some Puma clothing. Crowe earned $125. Vandenbrink received $100 and his third-place team wore new golf shoes home.

Lee Ranger of The Rise cashed in $100 for the long drive contest.

Ranger borrowed the same driver as Vandenbrink and beat him by three yards.

Vandenbrink will meet Rob Anderson of Kelowna Golf & Country Club in the Tour’s match play semis.

Meanwhile, a field of 100 is expected for the Ladies of the Okanagan at The Rise tournament Sunday (1 p.m. shotgun).

Entry fee is $89 and there is room for more players by calling the pro shop at 250-545-7425. Entrants get a buffet dinner, wine tasting, tee gift and loads of prizes.