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Ladies keep on the right course

From tee to tree, Cowichan member Glenda Barrett finds herself in trouble on the ninth hole, but manages to chip the ball from under a tree onto the fairway at the Ladies’ Cowichan Open on Sunday. - Andrew Leong
From tee to tree, Cowichan member Glenda Barrett finds herself in trouble on the ninth hole, but manages to chip the ball from under a tree onto the fairway at the Ladies’ Cowichan Open on Sunday.
— image credit: Andrew Leong

A novelty round July 2 put ladies’ division members at Cowichan Golf and Country Club on the right course for their annual tournament Sunday.

Kathy Coates, Rosemary Branting, Mazine Klee and Ellen Norton were the novelty winners. Cathy Brown had a birdie on No. 9 while Ellen Merriam (No. 13) and Kathryn Oliphant (No. 15) were K.P. winners.

Marianne Hunt, Shirley Walker, Sandy Buchanan and Mandy McKelvie claimed top spot in their handicap divisions during a medal, pin round June 25.

Hunt also carded a birdie on No. 3 and won the No. 6 K.P. Oliphant took the K.P. for No. 15 and Joyce Willis had the day’s only other birdie on No. 6.

Chip-ins were made by Merriam on No. 1, Nancy Munro on No. 2 and Val Anderson on No. 18.

A Stableford June 18 resulted in handicap division wins from the blue tees for Merriam and Tina Pace and on the white tees for Munro, Anderson, Willis and Klee.

Birdies were made by Linda Wilson and Coates on No. 13 and Judy Turner on No. 15.

No. 15 also brought a K.P. for Turner. Merriam (No. 6), Pace (No. 8) and Willis (No. 13) were the others who earned K.P.s while Christa Robson and Norton made rare chip-ins on No. 12 and 10, respectively.

The June 4 medal, pin, spoon game brought handicap division wins for Doreen White, Merriam, Pace and Louise Ketilson. Hunt recorded birdies on No. 3 and 15, with a K.P. on the latter.

Oliphant was the K.P. recipient on No. 6.

And May’s play ended with a par round May 28 that featured more prolific golf by Hunt. She was a K.P. winner on No. 8 and also made a chip-in on No. 15.

Carmine Wright, Merriam, Carol Willan and Pat Davis topped their respective handicap groups. Lynda Morrison made an eagle on No. 3 and a birdie on No. 13.

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