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SPORTS & SCHOLARSHIP - 24th annual golf fun day successful
Jul 14, 2013, 4:39 pm



Tournament successful once again

On Thursday July 4, 2013, the 24th annual Sports & Scholarships Golf Tournament was celebrated with another sold-out field, and despite a mid-afternoon cloud-burst at Pike Lake Golf Centre, a fun time was had by all.

The event which attracts foursomes from the Mildmay area as well as Kitchener-Waterloo and points beyond, is a “Texas Scramble” team competition.

Shotgun readiness - In a cart readiness draw just prior to the 12:00 noon shotgun start, the foursome of Gary & Jason Attack (Kitchener), Mary Daniel (Cambridge)and Sheila Grubb (Dorchester)won a complimentary round of drinks from the Pike Lake cart server.

Following dinner, emcee Bob McKillop of Kitchenerwelcomed golfers and guests and introduced 2013 Honorary Chair Mark Vines, retired National Hockey League on-ice official, who provided greetings to the golfers.


Men’s/Open - the Kitchener Quartet of Curtis, John & Stewart Mills and Dan Weaver posted a score of 56 (-15) tying the tournament record for a two-shot victory over the foursome of Jim Granger (Guelph), Glenn Montgomery (Burlington), Curtis Schmalz (Mildmay)and Brian Stere (Tavistock) who carded a 58 (-13). Third spot was claimed by D’Arcy McKinley (Cambridge), Glenn McLelland (Kitchener), Frank Sullivan (Waterloo) and Barry Taylor (Kitchener) at 59 (-12). In 4th position was the Mildmay area foursome of Doug Breig, Robert Cleland, Dave Kirkconnell & Rob Soers at 60 (-11), while rounding out the top five were two foursomes at 61 (-10) – R.J. Creighton (Walkerton), Bill Creighton, Mike Litwiller & Klaudios Mustakas (all of Waterloo) and Rick Campbell (Mississauga), Steve Currie, Kent MacFarlane, Mat Wolfe (all of Waterloo).

Ladies - the local foursome of Liane Brown, Rosemary Borho and Susan Voisin (all of Formosa) and Joyce Millen (Teeswater),broke par again this year with a 69 (-2), establishing a new tournament ladies’ flight record. Four strokes back, tied for second place were three foursomes -   locals Elaine Lang (Chepstow), Gladys Stewart (Mildmay), Shelly Pollock (Ripley) and Gail Petteplace (Walkerton); the foursome of Bev MacDonald (Teeswater), Tami MacDonald (Wingham), Cheryl MacDonald-Norman (Toronto)& Sylvia Van Dongen (Toronto);and Nancy MacDonald-Excel (Mississauga), Kendra Reinhart (Mildmay), Debbie Versteeg (Clifford)& Carolyn McAvoy (Mississauga).

Family (all foursome golfers related) - another local foursome of John Voisin, (Formosa), Kelly Voisin (Hanover), Brian & Luke Yahbee (Mildmay) prevailed, carding a 64 (-7). Two other teams shot 66 (-5) - the Grubb brothers – Richard (Walkerton), Jerome (Waterloo), Murray (Dorchester) and Philip (Cambridge), and Patti & Paul McCormick (Guelph), Jenn Moreira and Matt Walker (Kitchener). In 4th position were Linda Kieswetter (New Hamburg), Chuck Salter (Stratford), Bryan Thompson (Waterloo) and Judi Weaver (Cambridge) at 73 (+2).

Mixed (two male/two female) - Brian & Jane Fedy and Jane & Larry Margetts, all of New Hamburg, shot a 65 (-6), for a one shot margin over runners-up Bill & Jacquie Ballagh (Kitchener) and George & Marianne Dziarski (Waterloo). Third spot 67 (-4) was claimed by Peter & Wendy Cober (New Hamburg), and Beth & Rick Kumpf (Kitchener). Three other teams were tied at 69 (-20).

The “Cusp” Award (middle of the pack score) at 67 (-4) was Gary Erb (Elmira), Don Freeman (Linwood), Murray Jordan (St. Clements) and Gary Kieswetter (Waterloo).

The Mac Lindsay Memorial “Anchor” Award was claimed by long-time devotees Patty Berard (Thorold), Cathy MacTavish (Waterloo), Ellen Schmalz and Pat Simpson (both of Mildmay) who finished at 85 (+14).

The Loyalty Draw from all golfers who received one ballot for each year of participation, was claimed by Steve Grant (Waterloo) who was playing in his 12th tournament, and will participate complimentary in next year’s event. The Newbie Award draw, a gift package from Joseph’s Estate wines, for first-year golfers was won by Honorary Chair Mark Vines (Elora).  


Longest Drive - Curtis Mills (Kitchener) and Cheryl MacDonald-Norman (Toronto)

Putting Contest – Bob Coleman (Walkerton – a perfect 75) and Jane Margetts (New Hamburg - 60)  

Hole #3 – Curtis Mills (Kitchener) and Sharon Hergott (Bloomingdale) received $100 cash each, from sponsor Ted Scharf, Royal LePage Scharf Realty, Waterloo for their closest to the pins shots from the beautiful elevated tee. This hole also featured the Lions Club of Pike Lake Minto “Craps for Cancer” 50/50 draw with Klaudios Mustakas(Waterloo) the winner, pocketing $550.

Hole #7 – sponsored by JB Golf Supporter Series - Curtis Mills (Kitchener) and Tami MacDonald (Wingham).

Hole #10 – Ted Scharf (Waterloo)and Tami MacDonald (Wingham)

Hole #17 – sponsored by Pioneer Insurance and Rogers Radio Group, Kitchener. Players earned ballots for a draw for a Sundance Balloon Champagne Flight and the winner was Bryon Lillie (Waterloo). On the same hole, the Edward Jones longest marshmallow drive was claimed by Gail Petteplace (Walkerton)

Skins valued at $340 eachwere earned on Holes #9 with an eagle by Jim Granger, Glen Montgomery, Curtis Schmalz & Brian Stere; and on hole #18 (eagle) by Rick Campbell, Steve Currie, Kent McFarlane & Mat Wolf.


Each golfer was provided raffle tickets for various prizes that were claimed as follows:

      Set of XR3 golf clubs – Bob McKillop (Kitchener)

      Golf in Alabama Open at Galt Country Club, sponsored by Campbell Fence and Deck/D’Arcy McKinley – Barry Hall (Port Perry) and Barry Taylor (Waterloo)

      Two tickets to Drayton Festival Theatre – “Too Many Cooks” – Rob Soers, Mildmay

      Bottle of Chivas Regal Scotch – Bruce McDonald (Mildmay)

      Sets of Junior Golf Clubs – Glen Montgomery, Burlington, Terry Brandt (Milton), and Beth Kumpf (Kitchener).

      Target golf practice net, chipping basket and putting green – Diane Staats, Cambridge

      Golf in Pike Lake Minto Lions Club tournament, sponsored by Linwood Home Hardware/Gary Kieswetter – Murray Jordan (St. Clements) and Peter Kalbfleisch (Waterloo)

      Kitchener Panthers baseball swag – Paul Pickard (Waterloo)

      Joseph’s Estates Wine gift pack – Mark Vines (Elora)

      Noma Lights – Shelly Pollock (Ripley) and Chuck Salter (Stratford)

      Two tickets to Dunfield Theatre, Cambridge – “Sorry I’m Canadian” – Jerry Hergott, Bloomingdale

      Plush Blanket – Patty Berard (Thorold)

      Beverage Assortment – Jim Niesen (Mildmay)

      BBQ tool set - Jean Howitt (Cambridge)

      RBC Golf gift set – Liana Brown (Formosa)

      Golf in Drew Hildebrand Teen Benefit Golf Tournament (sponsored by Gary Attack Financial Planning) – Curtis Schmalz (Mildmay)

      Golf storage bag for automobile - Ted Scharf (Waterloo)

      Golf Bag travel cover – Richard Grubb (Mildmay)

      Harley Davidson playing cards – Jim Niesen (Mildmay)

      Shoe shine kit – Mark Vines (Elora)

      Golf practise putting cup – Judi Weaver (Cambridge)

      Case of Brick Beer – Don Freeman (Linwood) and Mark Vines (Elora)



Proceeds from the event provide funding for various community projects and charity sports initiatives, as well as student scholarships. The 2013 scholarship awards will be presented in Mildmay on Saturday August 3 during Homecoming Weekend.


The 25th annual “Quarter Century Milestone” tournament is scheduled for Pike Lake Golf Centre for July 2014.


2013 TOURNAMENT - Timing and Teams/Starting Holes
Jun 30, 2013, 6:05 pm

24th annual Sports & Scholarships Golf Tournament

Pike Lake Golf Centre

Thursday July 4, 2013.


10:00 am - 

Registration Open - purchase your "Birdy Package" for Skins Game and receive a complimentary Sports & Scholarships Golf Cap - $10/golfer



  • Free bucket of balls for driving range
  • Coffee courtesy Tim Hortons - (thanks Mark & Linda Vines)  
  • Sausage on a Bun (at the bar) compliments of  Pillers (thanks Paul Harrow)
  • Silent Auction preview


11:30 Loading of Carts - a draw will be made for one foursome at 11:45, and if all golfers are seated on their carts and ready to go, they will receive a complimentary round of drinks from the Pike Lake Bar Car on the course.


11:45 - Instructions from Starter and proceed to starting holes. Note that holes #9 and #10 have new tee blocks for this year as part of on-going improvements to the course.  


12:00 noon - Shotgun start


Dinner - BBQ steak buffet dinner to commence shortly after the course clears, followed by brief remarks and prize draws and presentations.


Diet preference - if you have allergies, etc. and require a special diet preference dinner, please let me know. 


Foursomes and Starting Holes


Rick Campbell

Putting Green

Steve Currie

Putting Green

Kent MacFarlane

Putting Green

Mat Wolf

Putting Green



Elaine Lang


Gail Petteplace


Shelly Pollock


Gladys Stewart




Kevin Eccles


Tony Lang


Bruce McDonald


Jack Stewart




Gary Attack


Jason Attack


Mary Daniel


Sheila Grubb




Jerome Grubb


Murray Grubb


Philip Grubb


Rich Grubb




Terry Brandt


Bryon Lillie


Clem Herron


Barry Schott




Patty Berard


Cathy MacTavish


Ellen Schmalz


Pat Simpson




Rick Lobsinger


Jim Niesen


Nook Schmalz


Archie Weiler




John Voisin


Kelly Voisin


Brian Yahbee


Luke Yahbee




Rosemary Borho


Liana Brown


Joyce Millen


Susan Voisin




Doug Breig


Robert Cleland


Dave Kirkconnell


Rob Soers




Bill Allen


John Allen


Brian Kieffer


Morris Schmalz




Ben Bjorkenstam


Steve Grant


Ray Kipfer


Larry Simpson




Peter Kalbleisch


Mike Moher


Lance Roberts 


Ted Scharf




Bob King


Mark Schumacher


John Metcalfe


Len Metcalfe




Colin Brunton


Dave Nash


Grae Widmeyer


Michael Widmeyer




Jerry Hergott


Sharon Hergott


Linda Kieswetter


Tom Kieswetter




Nancy MacDonald-Excel


Carolyn McAvoy


Kendra Reinhart


Debbie Versteeg




Bev MacDonald


Tami MacDonald


Cheryl MacDonald-Norman


Sylvia Van Dongen




Bill Creighton


R.J. Creighton


Mike Litwiller


Klaudios Mustakas




Pete Cober


Wendy Cober


Rick Kumpf


Beth Kumpf




Bill Ballagh


Jacquie Ballagh


George Dziarski


Marianne Dziarski




D'Arcy McKinley


Glenn McLelland


Frank Sullivan


Barry Taylor




Craig Crawford


Jim Granger


Curtis Schmalz


Brian Stere




Curtis Mills


John Mills


Stewart Mills


Dan Weaver




Linda Kieswetter


Chuck Salter


Bryan Thompson


Judi Weaver




Patti McCormick


Paul McCormick


Jenn Moreira


Matt Walker




Brian Fedy


Sandy Fedy


Jane Margetts


Larry Margetts




Don Freeman


Gary Erb


Murray Jordan


Gary Kieswetter




Mary Lou Schmidt


Murray Schmidt


Brenda Thompson


John Thompson




Glenn Brogden


Barry Hall


Jean Howitt


Diane Staats




Bob McKillop


Bill Pegg


Paul Pickard


Mark Vines




Helen Behling


Rick Behling


Gerard Carmichael


Mary Fortney




John Becker


Bob Coleman


Jim Kent


Jim McIntyre


May 29, 2013, 4:46 pm


Retired NHL official Mark Vines will serve as the Honorary Chair for the 24th annual Sports and Scholarships Golf Tournament on Thursday July 4 at Pike Lake Golf Centre.

Mark Vines to serve as 2013 Honorary Chair

Mark Vines, born in Elmira and now a resident of Elora, will serve as the Honorary Chair for the 24th annual Sports & Scholarships Golf Tournament scheduled for Thursday July 4 at Pike Lake Golf Centre.

Mark served as an on-ice official in the Ontario Hockey League graduating to the National Hockey League in 1984. In hockey’s highest circles, Mark served in the NHL for eleven seasons, officiating in 822 regular season and 48 playoff games, plus the 1992 NHL All-Star game.

Mark recently generously served as an Honorary Team captain for the Nova Cool Cats of Arlington VA, a team of hockey players with developmental disabilities in the Special Hockey International 2013 Tournament in Kitchener in March.

Mark and his wife Linda own three Tim Hortons franchises in Arthur, Harriston and Mount Forest and enjoy being involved in their communities.

Sports and Scholarships welcomes Mark in adding to the success of the 2013 tournament.

As of today, a few spots remain for the 2013 tournament, which may be sold out by Friday May 31st.

For information, contact John Thompson at 519-884-4050 or

23rd annual tournament - July 5, 2012
Aug 19, 2012, 9:06 pm

Golf tournament string of successes continues


The 23rd annual Sports & Scholarships “Circle of Friends” Golf Tournament was celebrated with another sold-out field under perfect summer conditions, on Thursday July 05, 2012 at the Pike Lake Golf Centre.


The event which attracts foursomes from the Mildmay area as well as Kitchener-Waterloo and points beyond, is a “Texas Scramble” team competition. A large number of the golfers have competed for more than a decade and the event is a popular one on the summer golf tournament circuit. The event originated in 1990 and has always been hosted at Pike Lake.



Following dinner, 2012 Honorary Chair and emcee Bob McKillop of Kitchenerwelcomed golfers and guests and introduced the various champions, novelty hole and skins winners and raffle prize recipients.



Men’s/Open -




the Mildmay area foursome of Doug Breig, Robert Cleland, Dave Kirkconnell and Rob Soers posted a score of 58 (-14)  






for a one shot victory over the quartet of Kitchener-Waterloo Hallman Twins softball alumni of Craig Crawford (Guelph), Jim Granger (Guelph), Brian Stere (Tavistock) and guest Curtis Schmalz (Mildmay) who carded a 59 (-13).







Four teams were tied for 3rd at 63 (-9), including the foursomes of Bill (Waterloo) & R.J. Creighton (Walkerton), Mike Litwiller and Klaudios Mustakas (both of Waterloo);




the Grand Valley Golf Course foursome of Doug Dowson, Paul Kelly, Roger Mauro and Bill Merkir;




the Mildmay area foursome of Andrew Grubb, Jeff Lantz, Carson & Jonathon Soers;




and Terry Brandt (Milton), Gary Haelzle (Kitchener), Doug Spitzig (Waterloo) and Ron Spitzig (Hanover).





Mixed (two male/two female) - two foursomes were knotted at 68 (-4), with the tie broken by retrogression as Bill & Jacquie Ballagh and George & Mariannze Dziarski of Kitchener-Waterloo edged Glenn Brogden (Waterloo), Barry Hall (Port Perry) and Jean Howitt and Diane Statts (both of Cambridge) for top honours.






Third place went to Brian & Jane Fedy and Jane & Larry Margetts (70) of New Hamburg,







while 4th spot was claimed by Mary Lou & Murray Schmidt and Brenda & John Thompson (74), all of Waterloo.






The local foursome of Rosemary Borho (Formosa), Joyce Millen (Teeswater), Danielle Morris (Walkerton) and Susan Voisin (Formosa) broke par with a 71 (-1), equaling the tournament record established last year

by this year’s runner-up foursome from the Grand Valley Golf Course of Judy Dowson, Pat Kelly, Donna Mauro and Mary Ann Merkir (73).

Third spot was claimed by the GTA foursome of Bev & Tami MacDonald, Cheryl MacDonald-Norman and Sylvia Van Dongen (76) with fourth place claimed by Shelley Pollock (Ripley), Dianne Snyder (Walkerton), Gladys Stewart and Sherry Weiler (both of Mildmay at 80).

Family (all foursome golfers related)


- a new family flight record was established by Curtis, John & Stewart Mills, and Dan Weaver, all of Kitchener posting an impressive 57 (-15) for a daunting seven-shot margin over


Chris McCormick (Guelph) , Chuck Salter (Stratford), Gayle Salter-Kennedy and Matthew Walker, both of Kitchener.

In third at 65 (-7) were the Grubb brothers – Richard (Walkerton), Jerome (Waterloo), Murray (Dorchester) and Philip (Cambridge),


while finishing in 4th spot was the New Hamburg-based Cober family consisting of Brock & Todd and parents Peter & Wendy at 67 (-5).





The “Cusp” Award


(middle of the pack score) at 68 (-4) was John (Formosa) & Kelly Voisin (Kitchener)and Brian & Luke Yahbee (Mildmay).


The Mac Lindsay Memorial “Anchor” Award




was awarded to long-time attendees Patty Berard (Thorold), Cathy MacTavish (Waterloo), Ellen Schmalz and Pat Simpson (both of Mildmay) who finished at 90.



Longest Drive - Matthew Walker (Kitchener) and Brenda Acorn (Waterloo).


Closest to the Pins

Hole #3 – Grae Widmeyer (Puslinch) and Dianne Staats (Cambridge) received $100 cash each, from sponsor Ted Scharf, Royal LePage Scharf Realty, Waterloo for their closest to the pins shots from the beautiful elevated tee;

Hole #7 - Roger Mauro (Cambridge).

Hole #17 – sponsored by Pioneer Insurance and CHYM fm/570 News, both of Kitchener. All players landing on the green received a ballot for a draw for a Hot Air Balloon Champagne Flight from Sundance Balloons and the winner in the draw was Bob King (Waterloo).

Closest to the Pin in two shots

Hole #2, Craig Crawford (Guelph) and Hole #15 – Brian Stere (Tavistock)

Closest to the Water in 2 shots – Hole #9 – Paul Delnet (Kitchener)


Longest Putt Holed - Hole #4Ted Scharf (Waterloo).


Skins valued at $185 eachwere earned on Holes #4 and #15 with eagles by Craig Crawford, Jim Granger, Curtis Schmalz and Brian Stere; Hole #6 (eagle) by Brock, Peter, Todd & Wendy Cober and Hole #9 (eagle) John & Kelly Voisin and Brian & Luke Yahbee.



Golf Travelling bag – Sandy Fedy (New Hamburg);

Year’s supply of golf balls – Joe Rys (Walkerton);

Roller repair seat – Dianne Staats (Cambridge);

Set of junior golf clubs and bag – Jim McIntyre (Walkerton);

Two tickets for the “The Official Blues Brothers Revue" on October 11 at Centre in the Square – Brenda Acorn (Waterloo); 

Golf Chipping Net – Robbie King (Waterloo);

Golf entry for Camp Bimini golf tourney at Mitchell Golf Course (sponsored by Gary Kieswetter, Linwood Home Hardware)– Carson Soers (Mildmay);

Golf putting green package – Garnet Riddler (Waterloo);

Orlimar golf bag – Frank Sullivan (Waterloo)

Set of Nancy Lopez ladies golf clubs and bag – Cheryl MacDonald-Norman (Toronto);

Golf entry for Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region tournament at Rebel Creek, sponsored by Gary H. Attack Financial Planning, Kitchener)Bob King (Waterloo)

Set of men’s right-handed golf clubs – Ray Kipfer (Waterloo)

Set of men’s left-handed golf clubs – John Metcalfe (Walkerton)

Golf in the Joe Grygaski Memorial Tournament for Children’s Wish Foundation at Rebel Creek, sponsored by D’Arcy McKinley/Campbell Fence and Deck, Cambridge) - Barry Taylor (Waterloo)

Set of junior golf clubs and bag - Patty Berard (Thorold)


In a cart readiness draw just prior to the 12:00 noon shotgun start, the foursome of Bill & John Allen, Brian Kieffer (all of Walkerton) and Morris Schmalz (Mildmay)won a complimentary round of drinks from the Pike Lake cart server.


All golfers were provided with complimentary two-months memberships from House Seats of Canada, courtesy Jim & Brenda Eagle (Waterloo).



In the collaborative Lotto Max draw held July 6, 2012, with winnings to be shared by all golfers, of the 38 tickets provided for the foursomes and volunteers, no team won the super prize of $50 million. Five of the foursomes won free tickets for the July 20 draw. The Mildmay-Walkerton-Ripley foursome of Shelley Pollock, Dianne Snyder, Gladys Stewart and Sherry Weiler won $20, which they re-invested by “letting it ride” for the July 27 draw.

Two foursomes - Bob & Robbie King (Waterloo) and John Metcalfe (Walkerton) and his father Len Metcalfe (Mildmay); and Patty Berard (Thorold); Cathy MacTavish (Waterloo) and Ellen Schmalz & Pat Simpson (both of Mildmay) had tickets with the most (6) numbers drawn and shared eight (8) dining gift certificates from Edelweiss Sports/Banquet Hall in Kitchener.



Proceeds from the event provide funding for various community projects and charity sports initiatives, as well as student scholarships. The 2012 scholarship awards were presented at a reception at Drayton Festival Theatre on Thursday evening August 2, including a theatre performance of “Johnny and June”. The evening was hosted and sponsored by Drayton Entertainment.



Student recipients included (front l-r) Lynn Duncan (Walkerton District Secondary School); Tom Fischer (F.E. Madill Secondary School, Wingham) and Sarah Schnurr (Sacred Heart High School, Walkerton). Back row, Cathy MacTavish, Waterloo (selection committee), presenters Darlene Schnurr, Mildmay; Ryan Johnston and Pam Hamilton of F.E. Madill Secondary School, Wingham; Anne Duncan, Mildmay and John Thompson, Waterloo - golf tournament organizer. (Missing – student recipient Michael Ballagh, F.E. Madill Secondary School, Wingham). 



The 24th annual tournament is scheduled for Pike Lake Golf Centre for Thursday July 4th, 2013.

JULY 5 GOLF TOURNAMENT - logistics and details
Jun 30, 2012, 4:50 pm

Less than one week until 23rd annual Sports & Scholarships 'Circle of Friends' Golf Tournament at Pike Lake.



10:00 am - Registration with coupon for complimentary bucket of balls for the Pike Lake driving range.

Light bite lunch from Pillers Sausage at the Pillers tent

11:45 - Cart assembly prior to 12:00 noon shotgun start which is half hour earlier than last year. PLUS draw for a round of drinks on the course from all foursomes if entire foursome is on the cart and ready to play.

5:00 - Socializing and Silent Auction

5:30 pm - BBQ steak dinner. (Anyone needing vegetarian please request at the dinner)

6:30 - Program and prize presentations, with Honorary Chair Bob McKillop.


Some tournaments have requests for additional dollars at multiple holes on the golf course - closest to the pins, putting contest, landing on the green, etc. To avoid that, each golfer will have opportunity at registration to purchase the "Birdy Package" for $10 (or $40 for foursome) which will entitle golfers to:


- complimentary tickets for raffle draw prizes - see partial list below

- complimentary putting contest (win more tickets for raffles)

- inclusion in all novelty holes - closest to the pin, long drive, landing on the green, etc.

- **complimentary participation in the popular Lotto Max Draw for Fri. July 6

- **"Skins Game for Cash" (last year's skin was $760 won by John & Kelly Voisin and Brian & Luke Yahbee on Hole #6).

     (** all players in foursome must purchase for team to be eligible for skins game and Lotto Max draw)



- one mulligan per golfer (non transferable) to be used one time anytime during your round.

Suggestion - For ease of registration, it would be great if one person could register the entire team, pick up scorecard/rules, and pay the $10 x 4 = $40 Birdy Package fee.



Golfers can place their raffle tickets in various draws for participation in Sports & Scholarships golfing foursomes in a variety of golfing events (not all yet confirmed) this summer, plus some super prizes for tickets to events, merchandise, etc. When placing your raffle tickets in the containers, please ensure that you're available to attend and participate in the events as tickets are NON-TRANSFERABLE.


Thursday August 2 - Program and Theatre ("Johnny & June") at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse Sponsored by Drayton Entertainment

Thursday August 23 - two entries into the Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region Golf Tournament at Rebel Creek Golf Club sponsored by Gary H. Attack Financial Planning

Saturday August 25 - two entries into the Camp Bimini golf tournament at Mitchell Golf Course

Thursday September 6 - Brad Becker Memorial Golf at Homestead Golf Course

Sunday September 9 - Children's Wish Foundation/Grygaski Memorial Golf Tourney at Rebel Creek

Saturday September 22 - Bernie Sandilek golf tournament at Grand Valley for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at Grand Valley Golf Course

Thursday October 11 - Two tickets for "The Official Blues Brothers" at Centre in the Square, Kitchener


Plus other great prizes including:

Ladies Nancy Lopez set of golf clubs

Golf putting green package

Backyard chipping net package

Jr. Boys set of golf clubs and bag

Plus more....



Pre-registration Draw - 1st choice winner

Loyalty Draw - 2nd choice winner (every golfer gets one entry for each year that they have played in the Sports 7 Scholarships tournament - from 1 ballot to 23 ballots).

Must be present and confirm your participation

The 2013 Pre-registration form will be available at the registration desk on Thursday July 5. Those who have already paid for 2013, I will ensure that your entry is in the draw.



      Corporate Suite at a Kitchener Rangers Hockey Game 2012-13 season

      Golf foursome and carts at Pike Lake Golf Resort

      Tickets to Cober Evolving Solutions Suite at Kitchener Rangers Hockey Game 2012-13 season

      Golf foursome at Arris Valley Golf course

      VIA Rail package for two - Windsor/Quebec City corridor

      Overnight accommodation at Radisson Kitchener Hotel

      Spa Day package at Tammy's Ski Care, Kitchener

      Four (4) tickets in silver seating section for Hamilton Tiger Cats for any regular season home game

      Golf foursome at Goderich Sunset Golf Course

      Gift Certificate for Kitchener Holiday Inn

      Golf three-some at Galt Country Club with Bob King

      Golf foursome at Walkerton Golf Club

      Plus others



Pleased to announce the return of Joseph's Estate Wines of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Complimentary wine tasting will occur on the course, there will be bottles of wine on the prize table and the auction will feature opportunity to purchase a wine tour for up to ten people.



* Each golfer must have one tee shot used,

* Golfers age 70+ may, but are not obligated, to hit from the forward tees

* Maximum score to be recorded on any hole is single bogey. If ball is not holed out after bogey, please pick up and move to the next tee

* Mulligans may NOT be used to win a specialty hole prize - i.e. hole-in-one, longest drive, etc.      



Our Par Three Holes have the following sponsors:

#3 - Royal LePage Scharf Realty - $100 cash for closest to the pin for male and female

#7 – Special Golf Supporter Series - Hole in One, Closest to the Pin and reward for landing on and staying on the green

#17 - Pioneer Insurance "Hole In One" for $5,000

PLUS CHYM FM/ 570 Newstalk - all golfers whose tee shots end up on the green have entry for draw for Hot Air Balloon ride for two.



Prizes will be awarded to Champions and Runners-up in four categories:

Open; Ladies; Mixed (two male/two female); Family (all golfers in foursome related)



All golfers will receive a gift bag courtesy John Bonis and Special Golf Supporter Series.


Jun 30, 2012, 4:37 pm

(Circulated early June 2012)

Once again our tournament is sold out with a modest waiting list. The 23rd annual Sports & Scholarships golf tournament will be held at Pike Lake Golf Resort on Thursday July 5, 2012.


Please note that registration is from 10:00 to 1130 am, including complimentary use of the great driving range at Pike Lake, complimentary sausage on a bun from Pillers Delicatessan and the shotgun start this year is 12:00 noon – YES HIGH NOON – 30 minutes earlier than last year.

Sports & Scholarships Tourney dates announced for 2012
Oct 9, 2011, 3:00 pm

The 23rd annual SPORTS & SCHOLARSHIPS “Circle of Friends” golf tournament will be held Thursday July 5, 2012 at the Pike Lake Golf Centre. The shotgun start is confirmed for 12:00 noon (half hour earlier than the last few years).

Some new enhancements and changes suggest that this event will be the most successful and enjoyable ever.

Information for participating in the 2012 tournament can be obtained by contacting John Thompson at 519-884-4050 or by e-mail to

22nd Annual Tournament Two weeks away
Jul 1, 2011, 2:55 pm

It's less than two weeks until the 22nd annual Sports & Scholarships "Circle of Friends" Golf Tournament. The event has been sold out since April 15th.

Date - Thursday July 7, 2011
Venue - Pike Lake Golf Resort - links 18 hole course
10:30 am -  registration and complimentary use of driving range - (you will receive a certificate at registration which can be exchanged for a token for accessing a bucket of balls at the driving range)
As usual "sausage on a bun", courtesy of Pillers Delicatessans, will be available. Pillers are unable to attend, but will provide product which will be served from the Pike Lake Club House kitchen.
12:15 - golfers loaded onto your reserved carts. A draw will be held for a cart number, and if all four golfers are on the two carts, a free round of "on-the-course" drinks will be provided.
12:30 - Shotgun start 
Hole #3 - Scharf Royal LePage Realty "Closest to the Pint" for male and female golfers - $100 cash top each winner - thanks to Ted Scharf
Hole #7 - Golbal Golf Access with our friend John Bonis and his "Beat the Wanna Be Pro" contest. Prize for "ball on the green" and a vacation package for a "hole in one".
Hole #17 - Pioneer Insurance Hole In One - $5,000 - thanks to Billy Gaul and Mark Carruthers plus closest to the Pin for a Sundance Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two, sponsored by CHYMfm/570News/KICX radio

Grand Prize Draws
Each participating golfer will receive a raffle ticket at registration to use in a draw for our Grand Prizes at the evening dinner. Additional raffle tickets can be earned throughout the event and will be available for sale during dinner - more details to come.
Novelty Hole, Raffle Draw and Auction items
Entry into the 2nd annual SHOW Golf Tournament at Whistle Bear Golf Club on Monday September 19 courtesy Gary H. Attack Financial Planning Inc.
Via Rail Gift Certificate for two people for Windsor-Quebec City corridor from Global Golf Access
Dinner and a Movie, courtesy Edelweiss Sports Tavern and Sports & Scholarships
Pair of tickets to "Murder at the Best Western" at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, courtesy Drayton Entertainment
Golf at Pike Lake Golf Course, courtesy Pike Lake Golf Resort
Entry into the annual John Green Blueberry Special Golf Tournament on Wednesday August 31 at Goderch Sunset Golf Course, courtesy Sports & Scholarships
Golf at Stratford Country Club, courtesy David Lee, Stratford Country Club
Tickets for access to Corporate Suite for a Kitchener Rangers Hockey game during 2011-12 season, courtesy Cober Solutions
Golf at Mitchell Golf Course, courtesy Sports & Scholarships
Two tickets to the Wednesday Oct. 12 performance of "The Immortal World Tour - Michael Jackson" by Cirque du Soleil at Copps Coliseum, Hamilton. courtesy Sports & Scholarships
Golf at Puslinch Golf Course, courtesy Murray Haase

House Seats
If you enjoy sporting events, concerts, tastings, live theatre and even train rides, House Seats invites you to visit its website at to learn how you can enjoy these activities at absolutely no cost. Thanks to Jim and Brenda Eagle for providing each golfer at the tournament with a complimentary two month membership for yours to enjoy, courtesy House Seats Canada.
Next Message
Watch your e-mail in box for a follow-up message with more great packages courtesy Campbell Fence and Deck (thanks to D'Arcy McKinley); Linwood Home Hardware (thanks to Gary Keiswetter); golf at Galt Country Club (thanks to Bob King); and other events and unique items.

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