Wiebe, McNeal defend crown

Kyle Wiebe and Jarrett McNeal defended the Spall Cup with a 5-under 137 last weekend at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club.

Kyle Wiebe and Jarrett McNeal defended the Spall Cup with a 5-under 137 last weekend at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club.

Wiebe birdied the par-4 10th and 11th holes Saturday and rung up a deuce on the par-3 17th Sunday in the two-ball, best-ball format. Wiebe and McNeal both pocketed $100 pro shop gift cards.

Brooks Jones and Reid Church were runner-ups at 140. Low net winners in the first flight were Paul Holtom and Brian Knourek, at 131, while Paul Reid and Ralph Johnson  were second, at 134.

Don Helm and Dave Haverty were low gross champs, at 149, in the second flight. Dave Bissell and Glen Fester were second low gross, at 150.

Low net  winners in the second flight were Scott Pisiak and Doug Hiebert, at 126, followed by Brian Borgford and Neil Chester, at 132.

In the third flight, Bill Lucas and Darold Zukowsky took low gross, at 159, three strokes in front of Doug Jackson and Gord Lane.

Low net went to Gus McNeil and Glen Guest, with a 131. Second low net, at 133, went to Louie Siewertsen and Hubie Petersen, while third was taken by Dave Harding and Harry Bowker, at 134.

Meanwhile, Vernon’s Dave Willis and Bob Wallis won the first flight in the 87th Spalding Cup best-ball tournament last weekend in Salmon Arm.

Willis and Wallis shot 70-71-141 to take home Scotty Cameron putters. There were 103 teams.

Dan Swanson and Ron Arthur of Guildford Park Golf Club in Surrey won with 64-69-133. They collected Puma bags and Callaway drivers and wedges.

Cody Bell and Jesse Crowe of Salmon Arm topped the championships flight at 68-68-136. Bell and Crowe earned Bushnell Tour V3 range finders. Rick McLaughlin of Vernon and Gary Champagne of Salmon Arm topped the second flight at 73-74-147. They won GoPros cameras.