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Click for 2008 Season Tournament Scoresheet

This year, we played 3 tournaments complimented with the Ukrainian World Golf Challenge 5 hosted by the UGAC during 25 July through 2 August in Vancouver.

 

Season Opening Tournament
Originally scheduled for Saturday, 31 May - rain date played Saturday, 12 July

Grand Niagara Golf Club , Niagara Falls, Ontario
Located at 8547 Grassy Brook Road, Port Robinson (Niagara Falls), west of QEW Hywy, Exit 21 – Lyons Creek Road.

Golf is the centerpiece of the resort with the planned second course by Greg Norman coming in 2010. Rees Jones, famous for toughening up seven U. S .Open venues, six PGA Championship venues, and three Ryder Cup sites says Grand Niagara could host a major championship. The roll of the fairways echo the ambience of the world’s classic courses. It’s one of the finest new courses in Canada.

Net Stableford category
Winner: Andy BALAURA, 28 hdcp, gross stroke score of 92, for 43 points, won on retrogression,
Runner-up: Stefan TWERDOCHLIB, 22 hdcp, gross stroke score of 86, for 43 points.

Gross Stableford category
Winner: Vince GARISTO, 13 hdcp, gross stroke score of 83, for 23 points, won on retrogression,
Runner-up: Stefan TWERDOCHLIB, 22 hdcp, gross stroke score of 86, for 23 points.

Handicaps to be modified:
Andy BALAURA, from 28 to 22,
Chip KRUMINS, from 24 to 20,
Stefan TWERDOCHLIB, from 22 to 16.

For Grand Niagara Photos, visit the Photo Gallery.

 

Season's Second Tournament
Saturday, 21 July

Piper's Heath Golf Club, Milton, Ontario
Located at 5501 Trafalgar Road, just north of Hwy 407 in Hornby (Milton).

This is a stunning championship course designed by renowned golf course architect Graham Cooke. Opened in 2007, is unique from other new courses possessing an Old World charm which connects with the ebb and flow rumpled landscape. True to a links course, square tee boxes, innovative linear bunker lines, wide, generous golf corridors and elegant plateaued greens are found throughout. Three watercourses thread their way into play adding drama and allure.

Ladies: RED tees, 5033 yards, 117 slope,
Men: Higher handicap players: WHITE tees, 6088 yards, 122 slope,
Men: Low handicap players: BLUE tees, 6621 yards, 127 slope.

Net Stableford category
Winner: Adrian BILYK, 25 hdcp, gross stroke score of 91, for 42 points,
Runner-up: Andrei SHLAR, 11 hdcp, gross stroke score of 86, for 40 points won on retrogression
       over John FENN, 22 hdcp, gross stroke score of 90, for 40 points, and
       Orest TWERDOCHLIB, 27 hdcp, gross stroke score of 96, for 40 points.

Gross Stableford category
Winner: Andrei SHLAR, 11 hdcp, gross stroke score of 79, for 29 points,
Runner-up: Terry NEDOSZYTKO, 8 hdcp, gross stroke score of 84, for 24 points won on
       retrogression over Charley HENDERSON, 8 hdcp, gross stroke score of 84, for 24 points.

Handicaps to be modified:
John FENN, from 22 to 18,
Vince GARISTO, from 14 to 13,
Paul KUSHNIRENKO, from 19 to 18,
Patrick LESINKY, from 16 to 15,
Andrei SHKLAR, from 11 to 9,
Orest TWERDOCHLIB, from 27 to 23,
Stefan TWERDOCHLIB, from 23 to 22.

For Piperís Heath Photos, visit the Photo Gallery.

 

Season Finale Championship Tournament
Saturday, 13 September

Lionhead Golf Course, Legends Course, Brampton, Ontario
Located at 8525 Mississauga Road, on the east side just north of Steeles Avenue in Brampton.

Lionhead is the flagship of the Kaneff Group. In May 2000 Golf Digest ranked the legends Course as the 3rd toughest in North America. Nestled in the beautiful Credit River Valley it offers a challenge to all golfing abilities. You will find shimmering lakes, deep Ohio sand bunkers, inviting bent grass fairways, and impeccable bent grass greens. Every ho;e on the course is designed to give a golfer the “WOW” effect.

Ladies: : RED tees, 5380 yards, 129 slope,
Men: WHITE tees, 5473 yards, 136 slope.

Net Stableford category
Winner: Vince GARISTO, 13 hdcp, gross stroke score of 82, for 39 points ,
Runner-up: Patrick LESINKY, 15 hdcp, gross stroke score of 85, for 37 points won on
    retrogression over Terry NEDOSZYTKO, 8 hdcp, gross stroke score of 77, for 37 points.

Gross Stableford category
Winner: Terry NEDOSZYTKO, 8 hdcp, gross stroke score of 77, for 30 points,
Runner-up: Vince GARISTO, 13 hdcp, gross stroke score of 82, for 26 points.

Handicaps to be modified:
Vince GARISTO, from 13 to 12,
Dwayne GUNN, from 12 to 11,
Patrick LESINKY, from 15 to 14,
Terry NEDOSZYTKO, from 8 to 7.

For Lionhead Photos, visit the Photo Gallery.

 

Closest to the Hole Winners
This year each winner of the Closest to the Hole will receive a complimentary weekend-long test drive of a BMW Z3, courtesy of Downtown BMW in Toronto . There was no winner from Grand Niagara ; the course did not place the marker on the hole for the competition, so the prize was carried over to Lionhead.

Winners are
Patrick LESINKY, from Piperís Heath,
Terry NEDOSZYTKO, from Lionhead, and
Pavlo KUSHNIRENKO, from Lionhead.

 

Champion Golfers for 2008
Champions in each of Net and Gross Stableford categories are determined by the high total of scores from a minimum of 2 tournaments. Two scores are necessary to qualify for the individual championship of which one score must be posted at the Season Finale tournament. A player may compete in any or all events, as desired, with the best score from the first 3 season events being totaled with that of the Season Finale score.

2008 Champion Net Stableford category,
Winner: Vince GARISTO, 13 hdcp, score total of 76 points.

2008 Champion Gross Stableford category,
Winner: Terry NEDOSZYTKO, 8 hdcp, score total of 54 points.

The scores of Runners-up and all other competitors can be found by clicking the following link:
2008 Season Tournament Scoresheet .