The Carman Golf Club hosted the 2007 Golf Manitoba Mens Jr. Interclub Championships on August 23 with ten city and seven rural teams competing in the tournament.
The day was cloudy, cool and windy, but the weather did not hamper the golfers? play.
Five strokes back
However, the Carman foursome with Josh McFadden, Michael Hetherington, Kevin Giesbrecht, and Brenden Hintz came up just short in their bid for the tile finishing second just five strokes back of top spot with a 238 score.
They trailed the Portage team of Myles Sullivan, Daniel Moor, Mitchell Kaminsky, and Brodie Gobin who won the rural championship with a combined score of 233.
The group from Breezy Bend C.C. with Alex Crawford, Bobby White, Jeff Havisbeck, and Steve Minion won the city championship with a 223 score.
Sherri Moorhouse, assistant golf professional at the Carman Golf Club said the course ?was in great shape for the event?.
Moorhouse said it was part of what has been very busy time recently around the clubhouse. The Senior Ladies Open on August 16 attracted 144 golfers enjoying a beautiful day for a round of golf.
Ball Mistapha won the tournament for the second year in a row with a score of 89.
The first flight was won by Birdie Gray with a 101.
Tina Holmberg took the 2nd flight with a 107 score and Willa Keith won the 3rd flight with a 114. And Gloria Collins earned top spot in the fourth flight with a score of 122.
Meanwhile on Monday, August 20, the Senior Mens Open was at the Carman course on a cool, cloudy day. But that did not stop 116 hearty souls from turning out to enjoy a day of golf.
The age 50-59 winner was Jim Young, with George Thompson winning the age 60-64 prize.
Wally Galagon came out on top in the age 65-68 group, and Ron Leibl took the age 69-74 prize.
The age 75 plus was won by Les Sanderson.
Sherri Moorhouse also noted there were three hole-in-ones at the Carman Course last week.
Brett Woods started it with an ace on the 6th hole on Monday, Ross Murray had a hole-in-one on the 8th hole, and Derek East of the St. Charles C.C. recorded an ace on the 7th hole during the Mens Junior Interclub Championship.