Our annual Christmas lunch was held on Sat 2 Dec 2017 at the University Golf Club. We were joined by members of the Kerrisdale Lawn Bowling Club. A great time was had by all.
At the lunch, we celebrated the 6 years of excellent leadership provided by our recently-retired President, Cathleen Rowlette. In this photo, our new President, Charles Hou, is giving Cathleen a small gift in commemoration.
Amongst the revellers were Fran Holmes-Green (standing) with Sue Girling (left) and Val Macfadyen (right):
On Wed 6 Sep 2017 we held a mixed triples tournament involving bowlers in our club. Teams were chosen based on random draw and each team played 3 games of 10 ends each. The top 3 teams had 2 victories and the other 3 teams had 1 victory. The winning teams were:
- Frank Kaweski, Shirley Grimmett, Verle Kaweski
- Elaine Rolston, David Crowe, Kathie Draeseke
- Bill Sharp, Bridget Allanson, Bill Comerford
The Barbara Williams Mixed Fours Tournament on Sun 3 Sep 2017. We had a large turnout: 96 bowlers. The winners were:
- From White Rock: David Baldwin, Sharen Baldwin, C. Johnson, A. Abraham
- From Richmond: Vivien Chan, Paul Lee, Gonzo Wong, Fanny Yeung
- From Richmond: Eric Leung, Linda Ng, Esther Sun, Alan Chan
- From Granville Park: Larry Wong, Wendy Hui, Willman Wong, Alice Wong
On Wed 30 Aug 2017, the UBC School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture held a pizza + bowling event at the club. This was part of their new-student orientation programme.
There were 110 students. They all played 2 lawn bowling matches of 6 ends each. Thirty club members volunteered to help out with coaching, assistance, etc.
Everybody (including the volunteers) had a great time.
Round 2 of this season’s Wednesday Mixed Triples League concluded on 23 Aug 2017. Here are the winning teams:
- Frank Kaweski, Valerie Macfadyen, Judy Dyce.
- Charles Hou, Cynthia Hou, George Bangham.
- Bill Sharp, Stuart Hicks, Andy Byrne.
This concludes another successful season of our Wednesday Mixed Triples League.
On Sat 12 Aug 2017, we held a women’s triples tournament, in which 16 teams participated. The winners were …
- Karis Rees, Jocelyn Henderson, & Carol Bielby
- Gale Claydon, Nel Smitheringale, & Mary McGillivray
- Sharon Baldwin, Carole Estabrook, & Carole Reynolds
Desserts were provided by Tapestry at Wesbrook Village, UBC.
On Sat 29 Jul 2017, we held a mixed pairs tournament, in which 8 teams (of 2) participated. The winners were …
- Frank Kaweski & Margit Hunt
- Ralph Roper & Sharen Fuchs
- Charles Hou & Verle Kaweski
The 2nd & 3rd place teams were essentially tied. We had to use the number of won ends as a tie breaker to decide the ranking.
On Sat 15 Jul 2017, we held a Singles event. Each player played 3 games with each game ending when a player’s score of 15 was reached. Some games went quickly; however, some went to the wire with the score reaching 14-14 and a final end determining the winner.
The top 3 finishers were as follows:
- Bill Sharp
- Frank Kaweski
- David Crowe
Round 1 of this season’s Wednesday Mixed Triples League has now concluded. Here are the winning teams:
- Frank Kaweski, June Wing, Jan Miko.
- David Crowe, Valerie Macfadyen, Fran Holmes-Green
- Cathleen Rowlette, Sandra Webster, Judy Dyce
Round 2, with new teams, starts on 19 July.
On Sat 24 Jun 2017, both men’s and women’s pairs tournaments were held. The winners were as follows:
Armstrong Men’s Pairs
- Frank Kaweski & David Crowe
- Charles Hou & Bill Parker/Paul Cech
Daisy Laird Women’s Pairs
- Cathleen Rowlette & Susan Boyd
- Kathie Draeseke & Valerie Macfadyen