Cowichan's Louise Ketilson and Ursula Schroeder were the medalists for the qualifying round of the 2021 BC Golf Zone 5 Women’s Tournament. (Submitted by Shirley Sarens)

Cowichan twosomes figure into top teams at Zone 5 women’s tournament

Annual competition included rounds at five Island golf courses

Two pairs from the Cowichan Golf Club were among the top teams in the 2021 BC Golf Zone 5 Women’s Tournament sponsored by KIA Victoria that took place at five courses between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

Louise Ketilson and Ursula Schroeder were the medalists for the qualifying round, with the best net score of 78, and fellow CGC members Melinda Spoor and Doreen White were the final runners-up in the consolation flight.

The unique event consisted of pairs of golfers alternating shots. The qualifying round at Cowichan was stroke play, with the qualifying pairs allocated to six flights. The remaining rounds are match play. A total of 96 golfers competed in the tournament, with stops at Cowichan, Arbutus Ridge, Olympic View, Victoria Golf Club and Highland Pacific.

The championship flight was won by Maureen Leech and Carol Harrison of Cordova Bay.

”This was a sweet win for Leech and Harrison as in the last running of this tournament in 2019, they were the runners-up in the championship flight,” tournament spokesperson Shirley Sarens said.

The defending champions from 2019, Ginny Storey and Marilyn Lowry, also of Cordova Bay, won the consolation flight this year.

Final results:

Championship Flight: Winners: Maureen Leech/Carol Harrison (Cordova Bay)

Runners-Up: Nancy Sermons/Leslie Crawford (Bear Mountain)

Consolation Flight: Winners: Ginny Storey/Marilyn Lowry (Cordova Bay)

Runners-Up: Melinda Spoor/Doreen White (Cowichan)

1st Flight: Winners: Teresa Wong (Cedar Hill)/Catia Evans (Olympic View)

Runners-Up: June Hinshaw/Kathleen Bes (Bear Mountain)

2nd Flight: Winners: Elizabeth Argall/Michelle Egan (Cordova Bay)

Runners-Up: Mary Lou Bompass/Darlene Wellington (Salt Spring)

3rd Flight: Winners: Angela Lucia/Marsha Mallow (Cedar Hill)

Runners-Up: Michele Dunkerley/Jane Hickie (Salt Spring)

4th Flight: Winners: Marie Van Dyk/Colleen Ferguson (Cordova Bay)

Runners-Up: Elaine Shaw/Linda Tremblay (Salt Spring)

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Cowichan’s Melinda Spoor and Doreen White were the final runners-up in the consolation flight of the qualifying round of the 2021 BC Golf Zone 5 Women’s Tournament. (Submitted by Shirley Sarens)

Cowichan’s Melinda Spoor and Doreen White were the final runners-up in the consolation flight of the qualifying round of the 2021 BC Golf Zone 5 Women’s Tournament. (Submitted by Shirley Sarens)