Champion Lakes golf: Junior golfer takes Men’s Club title

Fruitvale native Aiden Browell shot lights out at Champion Lakes Golf Course last weekend to capture the Men’s Club Championship.

Fruitvale native Aiden Browell shot lights out at Champion Lakes Golf Course last weekend to capture the Men’s Club Championship.

Close to 60 golfers teed off for the annual title that saw the 16-year-old junior golfer card a 4-under par 68 to win the 18-hole event by three strokes over Thomas Talarski who shot a 1-under 71 to win Low Gross for the first flight (0-11.4).

Veteran golfer Merv Neil, meanwhile, claimed the Low Net with a 65 on the 5,874 yard par-72 course.

Ed Wilcox fired the second lowest round in the first flight with a 74, while Kellen Jones took home low net with a 67, followed by Len Gordon with a 69.

In Flight 2, 11.5-16.5, Murray Price and Darryle Kohlman shot identical rounds of 84 to take low gross honours, while Rodger Roebuck carded low net with a 68 followed by Trail golfer Ray Porcellato’s 69.

In the Third Flight, 16.6-20, Rick Roberts closed out with a 90 to shoot low gross, with Wayne Swan coming in two shots back to take second spot. Low net winners saw Jim Morris and Denis Yee share the lead with a pair of 71s, and Rick Hardie come in with a 73.

Montrose golfer Nick Fizor beat Ken Warzocha by one shot to take the fourth flight, 20.1-36, low gross with a 91, while Ajit Dosanj claimed low net with a 68, and Russ Anselmo took home second spot with a 71.