Last Friday, December 5th, saw The Slammer Tour, an Ottawa-Gatineau based match-play golf league run by Executive Golf, hand out their annual awards.
“The Slammies” were presented during a fun-filled evening at the Falcon Ridge Golf Club in the south end of Ottawa. The ceremony included a multiple-course dinner, light entertainment and the award presentation.
Members of the tour, which includes player of every level – from beginner to professional, must play a minimum of ten events throughout the season to be eligible for the awards.
The Slammies were first presented in 2001, four years after the founding of the tour in 1997.
The winners of the 2011 awards (and their nicknames in parenthesis) are as follows:
• Michael Muise (PizzaMan): The Preston Cup, Slammer of the Year: Courtesy of Bill &
Carole Ryan and as voted on by fellow Slammers, this is the Tour’s top award
• Sebastien Campeau (Popeye): Ottawa Sun Rookie of the Year: Awarded to a new
Slammer who exemplifies the Tour’s values of sportsmanship
• Andrew Miles (PointZero): The BG Golf-O-Max Cup: Awarded to the season’s most
• Craig Domville (Chef): The Cascagnette Cup: Open Tour Champion
• Julie Cashaback (Cash): The Falcon Ridge Cup: Ladies Tour Champion
• Robert Lefebvre (ParBreaker): RBC Dominion Securities Skinny FatMan Cup: Senior Tour
• Bob Walker (Rexall): Super Senior Tour Champion
• Jake Therien (SunnyBoy): Junior Tour Champion
• Mike Therien & Jake Therien (Sunny & SunnyBoy): The Billy-Dee Cup: Parent-Child Tour
• Darcy Jenkins & Julie Cashaback (Ripzone & Cash): The Mixed/Co-Ed Tour Champions
• Kevin Baldelli (ProZee): Promomedia B Tour Championship
• Lisa Muise (IronMaiden): Ladies B Tour Champion
• Sebastien Campeau (Popeye): C-Class Tour Champion
• Katie Weatherston (Golden Girl): Ladies C Tour Champion
• Denis Belanger (Lynksy): D-Class Tour Champion
• Jerry Stewart (Chilly): The Combat Hockey Cup: Top-Ranked Slammer
• BullDog’s 10-Hole Club: Awarded to multiple players who were skunked in 2011
• Marie Lusson (SunShine): The OC’s Most Style’n Slammer: Best-Dressed Slammer
• Gabe Louli (Ticklar): The Bud Light Cup: Most Points
• Gabe Louli (Ticklar): The TAN Co. Doggie Cup: Most Closest-To-The-Pins
• Gabe Louli (Ticklar): The Canadian Cup: Most Birdies
• Mitch Dale (Burnsy): The Office Doctor Cup: Most Eagles
• Gabe Louli (Ticklar): The Evolution Physio Cup: Most Skins
• Bob Walker (Rexall): The Ian Campbell Cup: Best Win Percentage
• Jim Backs (Grumpy): The Casselview Cup: Highest Financial Contribution