Gold River’s “Jewel of the Isle” Golf Tournament – 2015

On Saturday, September 19, 2015 (under adverse conditions), the Gold River Ladies Club hosted our 23rd annual “Jewel of the Isle” Golf Tournament.

56 ladies from all over the Island participated. We are very pleased to announce that our own ladies club member, Kathy Allison of Gold River, was the winner of the Low Gross Trophy (sponsored by Gold River Builders) with a score of 85. The low net winner with a net score of 63 (sponsored by Cypress Creek Logging Ltd.) was Janie Cox of Storey Creek Golf Club.

Kathy Allison Winner of the Low Gross Trophy
Kathy Allison Winner of the Low Gross Trophy
Low Net winner Janie Cox of Storey Creek Golf Club
Low Net winner Janie Cox of Storey Creek Golf Club

Our Hole-In-One prize was not won this year, but our sincere thanks to the sponsors for this. They were: Gold River Golf & Country Club, Get West Adventures, the Ridgeview Motor Inn and the Ridge Roadhouse.

The low handicap KP was won by Grace Coulter (Comox) sponsored by GR Auto Parts Plus and the high handicap KP was won by Michelle Palmer (Storey Creek), sponsored by Reliable Auto Body. The low handicap long drive was won by Kathy Allison (Gold River), sponsored by HB Energy and the high handicap long drive was won by Michelle Palmer (Storey Creek), also sponsored by HB Energy.

Many thanks to Barb Brinkman, Trudy Annand, Kathy Allison, Nicki Hammell, Cathy Watson, Debbie Bono, Carol Donaldson, Patricia MacDougall, Denise Watt, Chris Annand, and Sheryl Parkes for all the help you provided. Thanks to Marion Last and Julie Schimunek who were our awesome entertainers at our Friday night social. To our hole spotters (Ray Hammell, Brian Watson, Pat Woitas, Aubrey Brinkman, Vanetta White), our cart drivers (Ron Bono and Danny Ball), and our course marshall (Larry Rich), a big thank you. Thanks to Dave McGeachy and his staff for having the course in such great shape. Once again, the golf club staff provided great service at the Pro Shop and Leanne and her staff provided an excellent spread for our Friday night appetizers and our Saturday luncheon.

Everyone had a wonderful time and we owe a great “thank-you” to the merchants that helped to sponsor this. They are as follows:

Accentz Hair Studio, Air Nootka, A Lot on the Side, Canada Post, Caroline Anderson, Coastal Mountain Fuels – North, Conuma Cable, Cypress Creek Logging, Fields Stores, GR Auto Parts Plus, GR Builders Supply & Garden Centre, Get West Adventures, Gold River Deli, HB Energy, Lee Yateman, Linda Vandenberg, Liquor Express, North Island Clayworks, Pat Fairhurst, Peoples Pharmacy, Reliable Auto Body, Ridgeview Motor Inn, Ridge Roadhouse Pub, Stop n’ Go, Super Valu, Tammy Hammell – PartyLite, The Lodge – Gold River, VI Insurance, Village of Gold River, Western Forest Products, Alberni Golf Club, Arrowsmith Golf Club, Cordova Bay Golf Club, Glacier Greens Golf Club, Gold River Golf Club, Morning Star Golf Club, and Sunnydale Golf Club.


Jewel of the Isle Committee


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