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President’s Shield Mixed Triples 2023

Our first in-house tournament of the year was graced with beautiful weather,  great food and drink (by Gloria and our kitchen volunteers) and seamlessly organized and run by David Gardner and Steve Foster.  Thanks to all who participated and helped out !


Elaine Ratcliffe (vice), David Gardner (skip), Maggie Mason (lead)

2nd Place

Gale Law (vice), Li Huang (lead), Pete Smith (skip)

3rd Place

Brent Jansen (skip), Josie Tan (vice), Cecelia Wilson (lead)

4th Place

Karen Heagle (lead), Jay Huang (skip), Wayne Oakley (vice)

President’s Cup hosted by GHLBC

The BSI Presidents Cup was played Saturday May 13th. Gordon Head was the Host club this year.

10 clubs entered.The weather was perfect and the green played really well. All of the players were impressed by the great lunch which was served by Gloria and her many helpers.
Juan de Fuca were the eventual winners. Our club team of Barb Coey President, Bawan Saravanabawan Vice-President and Jen Purkis 2nd VP, played 2 really close games winning 1 by 1 point but losing the other by 1 point.
Winners JDFLBC
Jack Robertson, Marion Robertson and Vern Atkinson with David Gardner.

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Qualicum Beach LBC Vivean Spears RE-/MAX Super League

January 28-29 2023 (Triples Tournament) – 12 Teams – Indoor Facility:

2 teams were entered from the South Island:


Dave Gardner (lead), Larry Martin (vice, CP/OB), Pete Smith (skip)

4th Place

Dennis Verge (vice), Gopal Gowda (lead, VIC/OB, Brent Jansen (skip GH/OB)

For those who are interested here is an article that appeared in the Qualicum Newspaper.





JDFLBC – Bowl for the Cure (for cancer) – 2022

32 teams competed to raise money for a very worthy cause indeed.  The weather was incredible, the atmoshphere was such a celebration of being together “very close to normal” in a while.  Great bowling, costumes and an incredible end to the normal bowling season.


Al Thomson, Barry Ming (captain), Cecelia Wilson, Noelle Trueman, Dorothy Verge, Pete Smith

JDFLBC – Friday Morning Men’s League – 2022

The men’s league at Juan de Fuca took place during the whole bowling season every Friday morning.  28 teams across BSI participated in this Men’s Triples event.

Winners – 1st Place

Al Thomson, Barry Ming, Dennis Verge (captain), Floyd Ruttan

4th Place

Robin Hittos, Dennis Collister, Bud Randall (captain), Jack Adamowicz

5th Place

Pete Smith, Steve Foster, Svend Klausen (missing), David Gardner (captain, missing)

Warring Quaddie – 2022

Thank you to Steve and Jill Foster and all the wonderful volunteers that made the tournament a big success.  A full 32 member event in two afternoons. The great kitchen staff  headed by Gloria who gave us a wonderful spread of food and refreshments. Thanks to all our great GH volunteers!

Trophy Winners

Karen Heagle (2nd/vice), David Gardner (captain/skip), Dorothy Verge (vice/skip), Marilyn McKitrick (lead)

2nd Place

Don Pavan (l2nd/vice), Maria Pavan (lead), Peter Smith (captain/skip), Brain Morin (vice/skip)

3rd Place

Jay Huang (captain/skip), Dolores Morin (2nd/vice), Debbie McCrea (lead), Jack Adamowicz (vice/skip)