Category Archives: Bowls South Island

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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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)

GHLBC – BSI Men’s Singles Novice Tournament – 2022

Many thanks to all the volunteers including Markers, Umpires, Kitchen Staff and other Volunteers to help make this tournament a big success.

Thanks to David Gardner and helpers for all the organizing, scoring and presentations.  Many people came to cheer their novices on and contributed to the fun and enjoyment of the competition.

Winner – Vic West Lawn Bowling Club

Bob Cullen with David Gardner

2nd Place – Cowichan Lawn Bowling Club

Eric Friedlander with David Gardner

3rd Place – Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club

Ray Dilba with David Gardner

JDFLBC – Greenskeeper Mixed Triples – 2022

Prizes went to the top 3 – all winning their 3 games.  There were 6 teams that won all three games.

2nd Prize – (3 games out of 3)

Bawan Saravanbawan (Vice), Barry Ming (Skip) missing Noelle Trueman (Lead)

Among the 3 game Winners from GHLBC

4th Place – Dennis Verge (Skip), Kiyoshi Sekiguchi (Vice), Dorothy  Verge (Lead)

6th Place – Peter Smith (Skip), Jay Huang (Vice), Cecelia Wilson (Lead)