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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Cataraqui Wins 87th St Lawrence District Championship; Brockville Places Second.

In BCC's 100th anniversary year, the 87th running of the St.Lawrence District Golf Championship was hosted by the Brockville Country Club Friday and Saturday, July 25 & 26, 2014. Eleven (11) golf clubs from both sides of the St. Lawrence played for the title and trophy. Each team had 10 players including one junior and one senior. And the winning team after two days of combined player points ended up being Cataraqui with the Brockville Country Club team coming second.
Teams participating (with total scores in brackets) were: Cataraqui (1219); Brockville (1256); Garrison (1300); Mississippi (1302); Cornwall (1308); Perth (1326); Smith Falls (1344); Amhertsville (1352); Gananoque (1353); Massena (1375) and Potsdam (1397).
Brockville's team was made up of (1st row, l to r) Gary Bates (organizer) Adan Folco, John Morgan (organizer); 2nd row Peter Gilder; (3rd row, l to r) Hugh Hammond, Mitch Grange, Dale Watts; 4th row l to r) Mike Paquette, Mike O'Reilly, Derek MacDonald (BCC Club Pro); (back row l to r) Dale Robertson, Zeren Tuna (Jr.). Henry Bouwhuis (Sr) was not available for the photo.
CONGRATULATIONS Team; to organizing chairs Gary and John; to all their volunteers, and to our managers Lawrence, Derek, Jason, Emily, James and their staffs for a job well done. It was a great event!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Next BCC Dinner/Show/Dance to be a Blast!

The next Dinner/Show/Dance to be hosted by the Brockville Country Club will be Saturday, August 23, 2014 and feature Freddy Vette and The Flames. This will be an encore performance by Freddy and his band and if anything like last year, the evening will ROCK! The show is tremendous and one you will not want to miss.
The show will be preceded by a served 3-course meal by BCC's chef and staff. Freddy plays all the great hits of the 50's in a very professional and energetic fashion. A large dance floor will be available to get you up and moving. Get your tickets early as this show may well sell out. Get a group together or book individually and we will handle the seating arrangements.
Call Matt or Emily today at 613 342-2468 Ext 4 or 3 and book your tickets. 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

BCC Ladies' OVGA Intersectional Team Plays Well

The Carlton Golf and Yacht Club was the scene of the Ladies Ottawa Valley Golf Association (OVGA) Intersectionals played Monday, July 14, 2014. Playing in the "A" division, our BCC ladies played very well taking 24 points and coming in second to the host team Carleton (30 points); Royal Ottawa (17 points) and Rideau View (13 points). Lucy Pouliot and Leigh-Ann Ellis each took 6 points.
BCC team members (from left to right): Cathy Townsend, Teri DeLuis, Lucy Pouliot, Marsha Lindsay, Sharon Ellis, Alex Hodgkinson, Emily Peters and Leigh Ann Ellis. A special thanks goes out to Marsha for organizing team try-outs and practice sessions. CONGRATULATIONS Ladies for a job well done.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

BCC Intersectional Team Excells

July 13, 2014, Petawawa, Ontario: The Brockville Country Club Men's Ottawa Valley Golf Association (OVGA) intersectional team travelled to the Roanoke golf course in Petawawa, Ontario to compete in the "L" division. They took on the host Roanoke club, Champions Nest golf club (just south-west of Ottawa) and the Calabogie golf club. Our BCC team did not loose a match and walked away with 59 of the 60 points. WOW!
Members of BCC's team include (from l to r): Mike Paquette, Adam Folco, Mike O'Reilly, Rob Charbonneau, Peter Gilder, John Frost, Hugh Hammond, Mitch Grange, Kris Gregoire and Dale Watts.
Congratulations Team! With the win, BCC moves up to the "K" division next year.

Next BCC Dinner/Show/Dance set for Saturday July 19th

The next dinner/show/dance will be held in the Brockvillle Country Club's "Granite Hall" Saturday, July 19, 2014. This show will feature Spencer Evans, a talented keyboardist, clarinetist, singer, band arranger and recording artist accompanied by his band.

Preceding the show will be a cocktail hour from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM followed by another great meal prepared and served by BCC staff. All under one roof and for just $45.00 pp plus HST, grats included.
Come join the fun! Good, food; great entertainment and a dance floor to get you up and moving.
That's Saturday, July 19, 2014. Make your reservation TODAY!

A Great 100th Anniversary Celebration Day

Brockville Country Club, July 5, 2014 - The official day of celebration for Brockville Country Club's 100th anniversary was held, Saturday, July 5, 2014. And what a day it was! Events ran from 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM. A shotgun start golf event started things off; lunchtime had the Healy & Orr band playing, a group photo out on the 1st tee, presentations by dignitaries, a second shotgun start golf tournament at 12:30 PM, followed by a junior time capsule burial, dinner in the Granite Hall, golf prizes, auctions and dancing again to Healy & Orr. The weather was perfect and everyone seemed to have a great celebration.
We would especially like to thank the dignitaries, many who travelled a long way to offer congratulations to the BCC on our 100th and to present a scroll or plaque. The picture below includes:
(1st row, l to r): Bruce Wylie, JRFM and M.C.; Christine Dengel, Golf Canada; Ray Bushfield, BCC president; (2nd row, l to r): Rob Smith, councillor Elizabethtown-Kitley; Jim Pickard, mayor E-K; David Henderson, mayor, Brockville; (3rd row, l to r): Dave Mills retired Exec Dir Golf Association of Ontario; Steve Carrell, Exec Dir GAO; Steve Clark, MPP Leeds-Grenville; (4th row, l to r): Jim Miller, E-K chair economic development; Glenn Singleton, BCC general manager; Tom Hossfeld, president, Ottawa Valley Golf Association.
It was a wonderful BCC 100th anniversary celebration. Now on to the next 100th.