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sunny day for week 4 seniors golf

2016 week 4 seniors golf

this week the format was individual scoring and the best score from each hole was used
to determine the winning team.

16 players took part in senior golf on the first warm sunny golf day of the season

Wayne Thomas organized the teams for the days play.
Team one, Ray Laquerre, Wayne Thomas and Jean Lambert.
Team Two, Jerry Cripps, Don MacDonald and Pete Barna.
Team Three, Gary Ladouceur, Ed Kennedy and Scotty Russell.
Team Four , Steve Splawski,Vern Craven, Franko Calvelli and Brian McLeod.
Team Five, Allan Bruyere, Richard Lampi and Harold Mosley.

Only two of the teams recorded each players scores.

Ed Kennedy shot 47 on the front and 45 on the back nine for a total of 92.
Gary Ladouceur had a 47 on the front and 54 on the back, his total was 101.
Scotty Russell played the front in 50 and the back was another 50 for a 100 score.
their team score was and 86

Allan Bruyere played the front in 52 and the back with another 52 for a 104 on the day.
Richard Lampi shot a 43 on the front nine and a 53 on the back for a total of 96.
Harold Mosley turned in a 45 on the front and a 47 on the back, his total was 92.
The team score was an 80 on the day good for 3rd place.
Ray, Jean and Wayne had the best team score on the day with a 72.
Jerry, Don and Pete turned in a 79 team score.

Steve, Vern, Franko and Brian’s team score was a 84.


Pre Season golf course repairs

For the first time in many years a group of senior golfers, were allowed  to do some volunteer maintenance on the red tees on the first hole at Little Falls Golf Course.

This tee off had a slope which caused the right-handed golfers having to hit from a downhill lie and the left-handed had an uphill lie.

Now that the tee is level all golfers should be able to score at least one stroke better on this hole.

Thanks Goes to Ray Laquerre and the recreation director Nicole Halasz. of the Township of Atikokan as well as the Union for their cooperation enabling the senior golfers to do this work to make the golfing experience better for all the golfers.

Thanks also goes to Tramin for the loan of a front end loader to move the soil to the tee area and to Oggie’s Landscaping for his tools and expertise in removing and replacing the sod.

Many thanks to those who helped in the work, Ray Laquerre, John Williams, Pete Barna, Jean Lambert, Tod Bryck, Wayne Thomas, Larry Ogden, Richard Lampi, Rick Cain.






Seniors Golf at Little Falls Golf Club

team 4


team 2

team 1Senior Thursday golf.

Thursday golf at 9:00 AM. Open to all members 50 and over.

this is the third week into the season of Thursday golf, the first week (June 5th) saw only 9 golfers braving the cool and wet weather that has plagued us this spring. The greens were in bad shape with lots of winter kill from the very cold weather and lots of snow.

Week two (June 10th) was rained out.
Today the weather was nice, partly cloudy with a slight breeze in the morning. 13 golfers who showed up to play.
The greens showed a lot of improvement from opening day which was the 27th of May, but it will take another few weeks to be in good shape.
The format for the day was best ball with each golfers tee shots used 2 times.
Team one (72) Leo Lamarche, Pete Barna, Gerry Crips and Dave Livicker.
This was Dave’s last Seniors Thursday before moving to the Calgary area, to be closer to his family. We will miss your wit and your unique prospective of the game.
Team two (72) Harold Mosley, Brian McCallum jr. and Richard Lampi
Team three (73) Steve Splawski, Wayne Thomas and Ron (Rudy) Speck
Team four (79) George Coulson, Jean Lambert and Brian McCallum sr.
On the day there was 8 birdies and one eagle scored and a few other things marked down on the score sheets.