2017 Grand Lake Golf Tournament
The 2017 annual Grand Lake Golf Tournament was held on July 21st at the Edelweisse Golf Club in Wakefield Quebec.
In a summer that has been somewhat less than ideal, we were blessed with a beautiful day on July 21 at Edelweiss Golf Club for our Annual Golf Event-started no less than 24 years ago by Brian Reynolds. Following golf and cocktails, almost 80 people enjoyed a fine buffet dinner, golf awards and prizes for all. The night was emceed again by Dale Smith. Music by “The New Classics”, including a sax player this year as well, kept a number of folks dancing well into the night following dinner and prizes.
Grand Champions (low gross score) – Dale Smith, Alex Smith, Grant Rivett and John Wickenden (net 63)
Most Honest Team – John Morrow, Marlene Morrow, Barry Martin and Sherri Rose.
Closest to the Pin Women – Janice Dempsey (again).
Longest Drive Women – Julie Bergeron.
Closest to the Pin Men – Dale Smith.
Longest Drive Men – Tom Martin, Longest Drive Senior Men –Jon Wickenden.
Putting Contest – Julie Bergeron.
Opposite Hand 7 Iron Contest Women – Julie Bergeron,
Opposite Hand 7 Iron Men – Merv Schuetzle.
A special thanks also goes out to all our sponsors who supported the tournament with financial donations, gift certificates and/or prizes. Great West Life, Fidelity Investments, Beaudry Deschatelets, Franklin Templeton Institutional, Edelweiss Golf Course, McClelland’s Home Hardware, Mermaid Pools, Rona Whalen St Pierre de Wakefield and Warren Stroud. Continued success of this event requires enthusiastic participants and a capable organizing committee and volunteers: Organizers Dale Smith (Chair), Siobhan Devlin, Janice Dempsey and Dave Helgason and volunteers, Sue and Don Goodwin, Roz and Katrina Helgason (putting contest), Kori Smith and Rachel Reitz.
Special thanks once more to Gaetan Deschatelets for sourcing significant financial sponsorships.