Vernon Golf Club duos take top spots at annual event

Westland Insurance Open two-women team event draws large field to Vernon Golf Club

Home course duos swept the gross and net championships at the recent annual Westland Insurance Open Ladies Tw0-Team golf tournament at the Vernon Golf and Country Club.

Retrogression was needed to determine that the duo of Rosmarie Rachwalski and Terry Loschuk edged out the team of Karen Packalen of Talking Rock near Chase and Linda Aikens of the Kelown Golf Club. Both teams finished with scores of 76, two shots better than a pair of teams from Kamloops and Kelowna.

READ ALSO: Kelowna duo take Westland Insurance Open

Vernon duos swept the top three net positions. Jackie Jones and Gloria Wilms came in with a net 58, one shot better than Marla Taylor and Sue McLeod. Annie Hecimovic and Carley Kitagawa were third at net 61, and took the position by retorgression over Iris Nielsen and Marilyn McRae of Kelowna’s Sunset Ranch club.

Vernon’s Gail Fairburn and partner Shaun Pulice of the Vancouver Golf Club finished fifth in the low gross at 79, one shot ahead of Vernon teams Claire Mitton and Shawnee Harris, and Marily Vat and Connie Traxel. Lisa Krushen of Vernon and partner Tina Gabriele of Alberta finished in a group of three at 81, and claimed 10th place.

Janet Green and Sol Lagera of the host club were sixth low net at 62, beating clumbates Anne Monteith and Norma Lemiski, and Sue Marshall and her partner, Karen Webber, of Squamish Valley by one.

Geraldine Longworth and Beth Houston of Vernon finished ninth at net 65, while Debbie Fisher and Pam Rieger of the host club placed 10th at 66.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Just Posted

UPDATE: Power restored to Vernon

Power went down around 4:30 p.m. in the middle of the city, reportedly caused by vandalism

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: mix of sun and clouds

Environment Canada is predicting a 30 per cent chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms this afternoon across the Okanagan

Vernon pageant participant heads stateside

Samantha Sewell will represent North America at Miss Royalty International in Milwaukee

Vernon summer mural tours start with new guides

The mural tours started on June 28 and will run until Sept. 27

PHOTOS: Armstrong MetalFest rocks Hassen

Big crowds gather for popular two-day annual heavy metal music festival

VIDEO: Okanagan Valley weekday weather update

Environment Canada says it’s going to be a rainy week

Boy’s best friend gets help from South Okanagan community

Community rallies around dog that needed surgery for two broken legs

UPDATE: Youth seen with gun at Nanaimo mall, suspect now in custody

Woodgrove Centre shut down during police incident

B.C. man dies from rabies after contact with Vancouver Island bat

Last known case of human rabies in B.C. was 16 years ago

Crown recommends up to two-year jail term for former Bountiful leader

Crown says sentence range should be 18 months to two years for Bountiful child removal case

B.C.-wide police efforts identify Vancouver Island robbery suspect

Warrant issued for arrest of North Vancouver man for TD Bank robbery

VIDEO: Wolf spotted swimming ashore on northern Vancouver Island

Island wolf population estimated at under 150 in 2008, says VI-Wilds

B.C. couple bring son home from Nigeria after long adoption delay

Kim and Clark Moran of Abbotsford spent almost a year waiting to finalize adoption of Ayo, 3

UPDATE: special council meeting set for Wednesday, Basran in talks with province

Opponents of McCurdy house says she won’t ‘relinquish possession’ of more than 14,000 names

Most Read