Cliff Oughtred went just 6-over par to claim the Predator Ridge Golf Resort men’s club championship last weekend.
Oughtred followed an opening-round 1-over 73 Saturday on the Ridge course with a 5-over 76 Sunday on the Predator track. He opened with a double-bogey six Saturday, but recovered nicely with birdies on two par-3s (No. 8 and 15) and two par-4s (10th and 17th). He received the club trophy and a pro shop gift card.
James Faraday and Steve King were both two strokes back at 151. Doug McKinnon was second low gross in the first flight at 153, while Brian Johnston placed second low gross in the second flight with a 161.
Stewart Porter at 166 and Cal Halasz at 169 were one-two in the third flight low gross. There was a field of 62.
The men’s low net champion was Paul Baryla at 137, followed by Morey Walker at 140, John Devenish at 144, Arne Anderson with 146, Rick Garbutt at 147 and Gary Newell and Morgan Grant, both at 149.
Maureen Turner came in at 161 over two rounds to take the ladies club title by five strokes over Nancy Kurbis. Eva Poxon was third low gross at 183.
Alison Wheeler captured the low net crown at 142, followed by Kathleen McKenzie (146) and Alanna Petrusich (152). There was a field of 13.
n Maple Leaf Junior Tour players from across Western Canada competed for four division titles in the Okanagan Junior Championship at Predator.
Two sunny days were capped off Monday by 17-year-old Jared Du Toit taking the title and receiving an exemption into the San Diego Junior Amateur Golf Championship in January.
Du Toit, 17, of Kimberley, managed the difficult Predator Ridge course with relative ease, firing back-to-back rounds of 68 (6-under 136), good enough for a three-shot victory in the Boys 17-19 Division.
Runner-up was Steven Lee, 17, of Kelowna, who shot two excellent rounds of 68-71 (139). Alex Chen, 16, of Richmond claimed the 14-16 division with fine rounds of 72-71 (143).
Finishing two shots behind Chen was Marcus Brown, 16, of Surrey.
Landon Stellingwerff of Calgary claimed the Under 13 Junior Boys crown after firing 75-75 (150). Second was Christopher Ballesteros of Burnaby at 81-74 (155).
Madison Kapchinsky, 18, of Kelowna, defended her Okanagan Junior Girls title, scoring 77-71 to win by nine shots over both Mackenzie Barrie, 16, of Vernon, and Ella Williams of Calgary, who carded identical scores of 80-77.
Austin Bosquet of Vernon won a Mr. Lube Long Drive award, while Vernon’s Chris McEachran-Law took home some Sundog Eyewear for a Closest to the Pin contest win.
McEachran-Law was eighth in the Boys 14-16 class at 77-78 (155), while Bosquet shared ninth at 80-76 (156).
Brett Hantiuk-Zalapski of Predator shot 97-86 (183) in the Boys 17-19 division, while 11-yearold Colton Schaper-Kotter carded 108-95 (203) in the U13 Boys.
n Spallumcheen won the annual Zone 2 Senior Men’s Club Team Golf Tournament Monday at the Kelowna Golf & Country Club.
There were 19 teams representing various Okanagan clubs. Scoring was calculated by adding the four best individual scores out of the five-man roster for gross and net totals.
The Spall team of Pat Lewis, Brian Paul, Stan Beaulieu, Dave Minshull and Ron Middlestead captured first place in the overall low net category and brought the trophy back to Spall for the first time since 2006.
The four-man net total of 282 bested the field by nine strokes.