Garry Messina blasts out of a bunker guarding the front of the green on the par-5 second hole during the final round of the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf and Country Club.

Garry Messina blasts out of a bunker guarding the front of the green on the par-5 second hole during the final round of the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf and Country Club.

Smith cards Senior men’s title

Peter Smith carded a two-round, 7-over 151 to claim the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.

  • Aug. 21, 2013 12:00 p.m.

Peter Smith carded a two-round, 7-over 151 to claim the Senior Men’s Championship Sunday at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.

Smith finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Mark Longworth, while John Kuly earned overall low net honours at 134, ahead of Lorne Davies at 135.

The Super Senior low gross title went to Ernie Cherkowski at 164, and Blaine MacPherson collected low net at 141.

Winners by flight were:

First flight (0-10 handicap) – Low gross: Dale Ortman, 156 (retro); low net: Dennis MacPherson, 136; 2nd gross: Brian Carpenter, 156 (retro); 2nd net: Myron Hocevar, 141 (retro); 3rd gross: Fred Johnston, 156; 3rd net: Peter McClean, 141.

Second flight (11-14 handicap) – Low gross: Ted Treller, 160; low net: Peter Murray, 142; 2nd gross: Bruce Shepherd, 166; 2nd net: Laurie Atkinson, 143; 3rd gross: Brian Jensen, 167; 3rd net: Ernie Gare, 143.

Third flight (15-17 handicap) – Low gross: John Pringle, 167; low net: Jack Fife, 138; 2nd gross: Fakri Siddiqui, 171; 2nd net: Clint Robertson, 145; 3rd gross: Andy Gilbert, 178; 3rd net: Brian Taylor.

Fourth flight (18+ handicap) – Low gross: Les Noble, 178; low net: Michael Murison, 142; 2nd gross: Norm Korol, 179; 2nd net: Hank Durand, 143; 3rd gross: Doug Harrington, 181; 3rd net: Denis Smith, 143.