Men’s open tournament attracts many golfers

A sensitive shot - Brad Syson follows up on his tee shot with this birdie putt at the Stettler Elks Golf and Country Club course on Saturday

Weather was cooperative this time for the Stettler Elks Golf and Country Club’s annual men’s open golf tournament over the weekend, Aug. 7 and 8, when local golfers took to the grass to shoot their best.

Alongside the main event, there was also a horse race golf competition on Saturday evening.

The results are as follows:

Overall low gross winner Ernie Shirreff with 139 shots and overall low net winner Ryan Stratulate with 123 shots.

Championship Flight:

Low Gross:

1- Kent Hoopfer (141)

2-Shawn Schwartz (142)

3- Justin Holton

Low Net

1- Carl Graham (135)

2- Brad Syson (136)

3- Anthony Jackson (143)

First Flight

Low Gross

1- Bob Hegberg (153)

2- Bill Hegberg (157)

3- Rod Reichert (160)

Low Net

1-Steve McCrindle (136)

2-Marv St. Onge (138)

3-Clint Walstrom (146)

Second Flight

Low Gross

1-Robert Holowenko (158)

2- Curtis Lotoski (163)

3- Lee Hamlin (171)

Low Net

1-Mike Wolansky (134)

2- Ken Garbutt (143)

3- Tom Campbell (147)

Third Flight

Low Gross

1-Darren Connon (168)

2- Ron Duncan (178)

3- Mike Aldred (178)

Low Net

1- Bryan Rymal (138)

2- Brad Rymal (141)

3- Craig Cox (147)

Fourth Flight

Low Gross

1-Craig Swandlund (169)

2- Dane Walgenbach (173)

3- Steve Campbell (189)

Low net

1- Greg Patterson (124)

2- Evan Reinbold (137)

3- Allen Watson 141

Horse race winners:

Winning team Cody Connon and Tom Campbell,

Second place Brad Syson and Brad Rymal

Third place Larry Doell and Mike Wolansku

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