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Ontario Hickory Tour 2nd Event – Niagara-on-the-Lake July 11, 2014

The second event in the Ontario Hickory Tour series was played on Friday, July 11 at Niagara GC.

The weather was perfect for a day on the links – sunny, and a gentle breeze!

Twenty-three players signed up for the day – our second highest number of participants ever!

Two styles of hickory golf were played – pre-1900 and post-1900 formats.

Each participant played a match against every other participant in his / her division.

A skins game was also played. Birdies were flying – a total of eleven were registered – the boys are getting ready for the CB Macdonald Challenge!

Results – Bobby Jones Division

Ian Clarke fired a fine 78 with his post-1900 hickories to lead the field in the BOBBY JONES DIVISION. Ian won 46 of 48 matches – he tied the other two!

Close behind Ian were David Burgess and Ron Dunn with 81, Paul Dietz with 83 and Rick McKinney with 84.

Points gained in the matches were as follows …

Ian Clarke – 670 points
David Burgess – 640 points
Ron Dunn – 640 points
Paul Dietz – 585 points
Rick McKinney – 560 points
Vaughn Perusse – 480 points
Doug Bowslaugh – 470 points
Tony Matlock – 465 points

Giny Sunstrum – 425 points
Peter Van Beurden – 415 points
George Julie – 380 points

Adrian Buis – 345 points
Phil Kostandoff – 340 points
John Duffy – 295 points
Jim Chwienuk – 280 points
Bill Vossen – 250 points
David Gallino – 230 points

In our skins game, each skin is worth 50 points.

Ian Clarke had two skins – holes 14 and 17
David Burgess had two skins – holes 4 and 11
Paul Dietz had two skins – holes 3 and 8
Vaughn Perusse had a skin on hole 1
Doug Bowslaugh had a skin on hole 9

Final Standings in the BOBBY JONES DIVISION

(points first event + points second event + skins points = Total points earned)

Ron Dunn – 555 + 640 + 0 = 1195
Paul Dietz – 470 + 585 + 100 = 1155
Vaughn Perusse – 420 + 480 + 50 = 950
Doug Bowslaugh – 340 + 470 + 50 = 860
Peter Van Beurden – 385 + 415 + 0 =800
Tony Matlock – 330 + 465 + 0 = 795
Adrian Buis – 435 + 345 + 0 = 780
Ian Clarke – 0 + 670 + 100 = 770
Phil Kostandoff – 430 + 340 + 0 = 770
David Burgess – 0 + 640 + 100 = 740
Bill Vossen – 490 + 250 + 0 = 740
George Julie – 220 + 380 + 0 = 600
Wayne Linton – 595 + 0 + 0 = 595
Giny Sunstrum – 160 + 425 + 0 = 585
Rick McKinney – 0+560 + 0 = 560
Scott Burk – 560 + 0 + 0 = 560
David Gallino – 205 + 230 + 0 = 435
Gary Abbott – 350 + 0 + 0 = 350
Bill Stewart – 330 + 0 + 0 = 330
John Duffy – 0 + 295 + 0 = 295
Jim Chwienuk – 0 + 280 + 0 = 280
Steve Kirkpatrick – 180 + 0 + 0 = 180
Pat Mihm – 145 + 0 + 0 = 145

Results – Old Tom Morris Division

Jim Wilhelm continued his fine play in the Old Tom Morris Division shooting a smooth 79 with his pre-1900 smooth face irons.

Wilhelm dominated the skins in this division as well.

Jim had eight skins and Jim Palk had one.

Final Standings in the OLD TOM MORRIS DIVISION

(points first event + points second event + skins points = Total points earned)

Jim Wilhelm – 390 + 290 + 400= 1080
Jim Palk – 285 + 225 + 50 = 560
Frank Collis – 165 + 205 + 0 = 370
Vern P – 365 + 0 + 0 = 365
Gunnar Eriksson – 100 + 260 + 0 = 360
Ron Archer – 195 + 0 + 0 = 195
Doug Marshall – 130 + 0 + 0 = 130

Next Ontario Hickory Tour Event

We will be playing our final Ontario Hickory Tour event of 2014 at Merry Hill GC on Thursday, August 21.

First tee time will be 10:00 a.m.

Paul Dietz (clubdoc1@gmail.com or at 519.331.6585)