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BraeBen Scramble - Thursday June 14, 2012

Our GHSC Spring Scramble was held this year at BraeBen
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Peter vanBeurden teeing off
the Scottish Highlands style layout in Mississauga. Built on a old landfill site that was intentionally shaped to let Golf Architect Ted Baker create a masterpiece, it is missing only the great views of ocean. Instead we get the roof tops of Bramalea and even better views of greater Toronto right down to the lake and the high rises that so disfigure the Gardiner Expressway entrance into the city. On a perfect golf day 22 degrees and sunshine 44 players enjoyed one great hole after another and a close scoring battle between the top nine teams. Best
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Typical terrain at BraeBen
score of 65 was made by the team of Wayne Linton, Bill Stewart, Paul Winslow, and Barry Relf. At 66 was Jeff Pineo, Doug Marshall, Ron Dunn and Ken Leedham. Another shot back at 67 was Wayne Baigent, Joe Mclean, Dave Borsellino and Bill Macdonald. In fourth place at 68 was Ian Clarke with Don Lockett, and Noi and Norm Moreau. They survived a score card playoff with two other teams tied at 68. There were three more teams at 69, 71 and 72. All in all nine teams within 7 shots of the winners. Two mixed foursomes completed the field with matching scores of 77. All in all a nice friendly group.
Complete Scores
65
  • Wayne Linton, Bill Stewart, Paul Winslow, Barry Relf
66
  • Jeff Pineo, Doug Marshall, Ron Dunn, Ken Leedham
67
  • Wayne Baigent, Joe McLean, Dave Borsellino, Bill Macdonald
68
  • Ian Clarke, Don Lockett, Norm Moreau, Noi Moreau
  • Jim Pearson, Al Clark, Mike Hart, Jim Parker
  • David Burgess, George Julie, Stan Lapidus, Peter van Bevrden
69
  • Ian Marshall, Jeff Rogers, John Duffy, Phil Kostandoff
71
  • Chris Johnston, Jim Johnston, Peter Fanning, Nigel Birnie
72
  • Ron Archer, Bill Vossen, Keith Sutherland, Paul W. Sorley
77
  • Craig Blair, Adrienne Blair, Walter Pilar, Margo Pilar
  • John Peare, Sandra Peare, Johannes Van Kampen, Louise Van Kampen

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Very Hoganesque!
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Ancient rocks and modern skyscrapers
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Doug Marshall smashing his mashie into the heart of Mississauga!
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Bill Stewart launches another rocket!
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Teeing it up on the CN Tower
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George Julie demonstrates how to chip from greenside rough!
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Another fine chip shot
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David Burgess and the rooftops of Bramalea
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And this was a flat green