Vernon’s Justin Baillargeon and DJ Szestopalow pulled off a three-peat in the fifth annual Founders Cup Sunday at The Rise.
Baillargeon and Szestopalow carded a sizzling 64 in the two-player, best-ball format. They pocketed Nike Tour Drivers in a golf tournament featuring $10,000 in prizes. The tourney is named after the 21 founding members who hail mainly from Vancouver and Alberta.
Low net champions were Bruce Salamandyk and Rick Higginson at 62. They also collected Nike drivers.
Shane Bowring and Mark Aven shot 68 to take the A flight low gross title, worth Nike drivers.
First low net in the A flight were Kevin Balfour and his son-in-law, Tyler Willan, at 62, good for Nike drivers.
Steve Pauls and Jerry Bifano earned Nike bags for second low gross in A with a 72. Sam Thackray and Rise head pro Lee Ranger took home Second Skin clothing for third low gross, at 73.
Jeff Smith and Tyler Galenzoski were second low net at 67 (Nike bags), followed by John Martin and Jeff Vest, at 68 (Second Skin).
Flight B first low gross: Murray Holmes, Don Ramsey, 73. Second: Doug Phibbs, Rhonda Phibbs, 75. Third: Chase McIvor, Brent Moir, 77.
Flight B first low net: Greg Allan, Danielle Boileau, 62.5. Second: Barry Eyres, Alfred Egerton, 68.5. Third: Roy Rasmussen, Ed Ertl, 69.5.
Flight C first low gross: Dave Poggemoeller, Eric Ladner, 77. Second: Bob Zurevinski, Gary Brassart, 82. Third: Larry Coston, Chad Coston, 84.
Flight C first low net: Scott Zurevinski, Keith Kolins, 64, Second: Norma Duncan, Ardene Howe, 69. Third: Rick Patmore, Owen Bunbury, 69.5.
Long drive winners Aven, Yvonne Messner and Jamie Wishart collected $100 Monashees gift cards, while Bowring, Bunbury and Wishart received $100 Bourbon Street gift cards for KPs.