Golf Club Pro-Am raises $1,300 for Revelstoke Community Foundation

The Revelstoke Golf Club’s 2011 Revelstoke Invitational Charity Pro-Am has raised $1,300 for the Revelstoke Community Foundation.

The Revelstoke Golf Club’s 2011 Revelstoke Invitational Charity Pro-Am has raised $1,300 for the Revelstoke Community Foundation.

The pro-am event was held July 8.

“18 teams from Alberta, Kootenays, Okanagan and Revelstoke battled the inclement weather but all in all enjoyed a great day of golf, food and fun at the Revelstoke Golf Course and Riverside Landing Restaurant,” said John Franks, Revelstoke Golf Club head professional and general manager in a statement. “Thank you to all the wonderful Sponsors, Volunteers, and the staff of the Revelstoke Golf Club. Special thanks to Jairad Burke – Course Superintendent and his staff for the preparation of the golf course in very difficult conditions, job well done.”

“The sponsorship from the business community in Revelstoke was once again outstanding with a total of 42 sponsors,” he added. He reconized the following major sponsors: A&W Restaurant, Revelstoke Credit Union,  RCU Insurance, PrairieCoast Equipment, The Hillcrest Hotel a Coast Resort, Pharmasave Revelstoke, Revelstoke Men’s Club, Revelstoke Roof Repair Co., Vic Van Isle Construction, Revelstoke Masonic Lodge, Okanagan Fertilizer and Oakcreek Golf & Turf.

Here are the winners from the competition:

Low Professional: Keith Vandenbrink, 72, Vernon, B.C .

Runner up: Sean Yoon, 74, Revelstoke, B.C.

Runner up: Dale Machesney, 74, Salmon Arm, B.C.

Low Amateur: Grant Oben, 76, Kelowna, B.C.

1st Place (tie, 85 points) Team: Pro Adam Blair, Talking Rock GC, Chase, B.C.; Brent Philp, Cordova Bay GC, Sidney, B.C.; Gary Channell, Revelstoke GC, Revelstoke, B.C.; Mike Boruch, Revelstoke GC, Revelstoke, B.C.

1st Place (tied, 85 points) Team: Pro Jeremy Johnson, Mountainside GC, Fairmont, B.C.; Taylor Pearcey, Revelstoke GC, Revelstoke, B.C.; Jon Dandie, Revelstoke GC, Revelstoke, B.C.; Jairad Burke, Revelstoke GC, Revelstoke, B.C.


Just Posted

Festival goers at the 27th annual Roots and Blues Festival

The Observer asked: Where are you from and what brought you to the festival?

Author of Emily Carr books coming to speak in Revelstoke

Laurie Carter will be at the Revelstoke library on Sept. 26

Photos: Railway Days at Revelstoke Railway Museum 2019

Today was Railway Days at the Revelstoke Railway Museum. There was food,… Continue reading

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

Raif Badawi was arrested on June 17, 2012, and was later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for his online criticism of Saudi clerics

Okanagan climate advocacy group protests against Tolko

Group to demonstrate outside Vernon head office Monday over plan to log close to water supply

RCMP, search crews hunt for 4-year-old boy missing near Mackenzie

George went missing early Saturday afternoon

Okanagan Cultural Connections live venue tour kicks off in Vernon

Two dozen promoters, national booking agents, and music reps to visit venues from Vernon to Oliver

Canadian entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits

Some breweries turn to entrepreneurs looking to turn spent grain into treats for people and their pets

Canada ‘disappointed’ terror suspect’s British citizenship revoked

Jack Letts, who was dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the U.K. media, has been detained in a Kurdish prison for about two years

Fire departments extinguish suspicious wildfire near West Kelowna

Crews established a fire guard and knocked down the blaze before it grew to one hectare.

Most Read