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Facey Tops The Field In First Golf Tournament Of The Year

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The Gilbert Plains Country Club hosted its first tournament of the year, Saturday, with 91 golfers hitting the links in the Men’s Open.

Chad Facey claimed top spot after shooting a 71, one shot ahead of runner-up Dale Murray. Jay Thiessen was third with a 73.

(John Tomlinson hits out of the bunker on number 2 during the Gilbert Plains Men’s Open Golf Tournament, Saturday. Tomlinson would fare better on the ninth hole, where he won the closest-to-the-hole contest.)


Corbin Pasternak won the first flight over runner-up Regan Hedley, while Shawn McQuarrie was third. No scores were provided.

In the second flight, Chad Jones shot an 83 to claim top spot. Joey Pasternak was second on a count back over Scott Lynxleg.

Jordan McKay was awarded first place in the third flight thanks to a count back. Scott McCallum was second. Darrell Harris was third with an 88.

The fourth flight title went to Tom Hanke on a count back over runner-up Brad Wright and third-place finisher Allan Duff. They all finished with a 91.

Brent Scales won the fifth flight after carding a 93. George McKay took second place on as count back over Lloyd Campbell.

Mitchell Rauliuk shot a 98 to win the sixth flight. Richard Genaille was second with a 99 and Nathan Zadorozny was third with a 100.

First place in the seventh flight went to Jordan McElroy with a 107. Kevin Hockridge shot a 108 to finish second and Herman Spence was third with a 109.

The closest-to-the-hole winner on number 4 was Dale Murray, John Tomlinson on number 9, Kieran Raknerud on number 14 and Regan Hedley on number 17.



The next scheduled tournament at GPCC is the two-person senior scramble, June 28.

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Doug Zywina
REPORTER
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