The Lynbrook Golf and Country Club decided “let’s play two” with perfect Labour Day weekend weather.
The Lynbrook’s annual Labour Day Tournament reverted back to being a two-day event and the weather couldn’t have co-operated better.
Craig Benson won the men’s event by shooting two-under par for the tournament. He finished ahead of Bill McLean and Nick Lipine who both finished with a 147. McLean finished ahead of Lipine via retrogression.
Heather Pearson shot a strong two-day 184 to win the ladies title. She finished three shots ahead of Ethel Akin who finished second. Dianne Breton won the ladies low net with a 147, while Adele Owatz was second with a 152.
Ken Lindstrom won the men’s first flight with a score of 155. He finished one shot ahead of Jeff Fowlie. John Stirton won the first flight low net with a 137, while Wayne Pringle was one back.
Barry Johnson shot a 164 to win the men’s second flight. He was a stroke ahead of Al Davey. Bob Turnbull won the flight’s low net with a 137, while Jim Swaok had a 138.
Mike Biette won the third flight in the low gross division thanks to his 174. He was six strokes better than Brad Jackson was carded a 180. The low net for the third flight was Chuck MacMillan at 144, who was a shot better than Garry Ross.
The men’s fourth flight was won by Alex Cameron with a score of 187. That was 13 strokes better than Jim McNeil, his nearest competitor in that flight. Ted Swenson won the low net in that flight with a score of 145.
The closest to the pin for the ladies was won by Linda Stirton and the men’s closest to the pin was won by Jeff Fowlie.