Brian Banners recently fired a hole-in-one at Silver Oak Golf Club. He used a pitching wedge from the blue tee on the 110-yard sixth hole. Bob Guerrero was among those who witnessed the feat.
Boykin wins event
Carson City's Kim Boykin was the champion on the Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association's Amateur Stroke Play Championship held last week at Somersett Country Club.
Boykin was the low gross winner with a score of 153. Christy Atencio took second with a 156. The low net champion was Betty Colescott with a 139.
Other took finishers were: First flight - Low gross, Karen Hoppe, Rayleen Cudworth, Valerike Pike 160. Low net - Laura Jones 143; Marvis Green, second 148; Kalli Mannos, third 150.
Second flight: Low gross - Elaine Walker 170; Elaine Easterling, second 171; Gretchen Legarza, third, 184. Low net - Debbie Brander 150; Joyce Hayard, Rena Zatica, Yvonne White, second 151.
Third flight: Low gross - Jacque Olson, Joy Evans 194; Marsha Deming, third 201. Low net: Mancy McDermid 152; Linda Davis, second 156; Linda Dick, Mary Kliwer, third 157.
Fourth Flight: Low gross - Berta Kirchner 210; Nancy Austin, second 212; Cheryl Golnick, third 220. Low net - Janet Chism 151; Sandy Kautz, second 155; Judith Handa, third 158.
Ages 55-64: Low gross - Cathy Ballard 166. Low net - Elaine Easterling 145. Ages 65 and older: Low gross - Bett Colescott 171. Low net - Joyce Hayward 151.