The Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club’s Mr. and Mrs. Tournament’s low net champions Vanessa Riplinger (from left) and Brent Riplinger

The Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club’s Mr. and Mrs. Tournament’s low net champions Vanessa Riplinger (from left) and Brent Riplinger

Couples team up for Mr. and Mrs.

It’s been a busy past two weekends at the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club.

It’s been a busy past two weekends at the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club as the local links hosted two of its largest tournaments of the season.

On Aug. 23-24 the WLGTC’s Club Championships took centre stage, while the following weekend it was the Mr. and Mrs. Tournament.

The Club Championships featured 73 players (52 men, 17 ladies and four juniors).

Overall low gross champion over the two-day event was Tyler Robinson, carding rounds of 72 and 76.

The men’s low net champion was Tom Erickson with a total net of 133 strokes.

The women’s overall low gross champion was Kelly Flaherty, who fired a two-day total of 171, while the women’s low net saw Doris Gage post a 146.

In the boys’ division it was Ryan Labossiere taking the title, while Danika Robson, in the girls’ division, claimed the championship.

In the Mr. and Mrs. Tournament 66 couples and 132 players turned out for one of the more fun events the WLGTC hosts throughout the year.

The low gross title went to Scott and Mary Anne Norgren of Prince George, who fired a combined 161.

Brent and Vanessa Riplinger of Williams Lake were the low net championships shooting a combined 129.

The tournament also featured five separate flights of golf, with Mike and Janice Chappell winning the flight one honours with a score of a net 131. In flight two it was Mark and Shelly Larson (138), while in flight three Terry Rust and Sharon Cleveland carded a net 133.

Flight four’s low net title was won by Rod and Hazel Anderson (130), and Warren and Wendy Heppner totalled a 147 to win the Callaway flight low net.

The WLGTC is also running a green fee special Mondays and Wednesdays for the remainder of the season. Green fees will be $20 after 12 p.m. for each of the two days.


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