2014 Omineca Golf Course men's open celebrating the 50 anniversary. Left to right: John Murphy

Omineca gold course celebrates 50 anniversary with mens open tournament

The Omineca golf course celebrated it's 50 anniversary with a mens and senior mens golf tournament during the past weekend.

  • Jul. 24, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Jesse Cole

Omineca Express

The Omineca golf course celebrated it’s 50 anniversary over the past weekend with a mens open tournament and a senior mens open tournament.

The golf tournament cost $120 dollars to enter and included two rounds of golf as well as a free practice round. Along with the golf games, tournament members ever treated to a free dinner on Saturday night.

26 golfers took part in the anniversary tournament.

There were a number of titles up for grabs including prizes for the longest drive and the shot closest to the pin in one drive.

Results for both the mens and seniors mens tournaments are as follows.




Mens Open




1 Low gross – Chris McGuiney – 144

1 Low net – Walter Ward – 141

2 Low gross – Clint Scott – 152

2 Low net – Walter Schmidt – 143

3 Low gross – Kyle Dickson – 155

3 Low net – John Prestmo – 144

4 Low gross – Trevor Metcalf – 156

4 Low net – Ken Dickson – 144




Long drive winner Saturday – John Prestmo

Long drive winner Sunday – Walter Schmidt




Closest to the pin Saturday – Dave O.E.

Closest to the pin Sunday – Walter Schmidt.




Senior Men’s




1 Low gross – Mike Makin – 157

1 Low net – John Murphy – 143

2 Low gross – John Reinhart – 170

2 Low net – Steve Silver – 147

3 Low gross – Bill Krawzcyk – 173

3 Low net – Dick Holmes – 156

4 Low gross – Paul Lafleur – 175

4 Low net – Steve Little – 158




Saturday long drive winner – John Murphy.

Sunday long drive winner – Mike Makin

Saturday closest to the pin winner – Steve Silver

Sunday closest to the pin winner – John Krushneryk


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