The 2019 Tournament was held on Thursday June 20 at the Guelph Lakes Country Club.  The weather turned out exceptionally well considering the forecast a few days prior. All 92 golfers had a great time.  The best score of minus -9, for a score of 62, was posted by the team of Richard Pinder, Trevor Brown, Terry Martins and Ramzie Albasel.  The most honest team was Bill Garibaldi, Milos Pasavjak and Jonathon Boone with a score of 90.

The Grand River Chapter – PEO would like to extend a special thanks to the sponsorship provided by the following firms: C3Water, Capital Paving Inc., Consulting Engineers Ontario, Eramosa Engineering Inc., GM Blue Plan Engineering Ltd., IBI Group, Ontario Concrete Pipe Association (OCPA), Peto MacCallum Ltd. and WSP.  These sponsors provided the prizes for the following hole contests; closest to the pin #2 (Jeff Prince), closest to the keg #3 (Paul Hayes), closest to the pin #7 (Adam Ripper), closest to pin #10 (Jamie Croft), straightest drive # 12 (Doug Joy), closest to the pin #17 (Bill Garibaldi), longest drive #18 ladies (Shelley Forwell) and longest drive #18 men (Jason Redman).

Appreciation is also extended to the following firms for the prizes donated for the prize table:, Capital Paving, GM BluePlan Engineering, Guelph Lakes Golf & Country Club, MBN Environmental Engineering Inc., RJBurnside, OACETT, Peto MacCallum Ltd. and Wood.

Thanks is also extended to the Consulting Engineers Ontario – Grand River Chapter for hosting a challenging putting contest prior to the tournament.  Five generous prize packages were assembled by the members of the local CEO chapter. Out of a possible 150 points, 1st, Bryce MacDonald with a score of 100, 2nd, Richard Pinder with a score of 85, 3rd, Graham Nasby with a score of 75, 4th, Jeff Little with a score of 75 and 5th, Drew Stoltz with a score of 60.

The Chapter looks forward to seeing everyone next year on Thursday June 18 at Guelph Lakes Country Club for the 2020 tournament.

Submitted by R. Pinder, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. and R.G. Zytner, Ph.D., P.Eng., FEC, FCSCE