Leaves and the odd snowflake have fallen, the much anticipated George Pauls Classic is just around the corner and what it all means is that the end of the 2018 golf season is in sight.

"It was a great summer," said Brian Guenther who is wrapping up his 11th season as the head professional at the Fly-In. "We did get off to a slow start. We only started about 10 days later than our normal start just with the spring and how cold it was. Once summer hit, it was great. Lots of nice days. Actually at times maybe too hot for some people in the afternoons but a really good season for us."

The club has been trending in a postitive direction the past couple of years and Guenther feels their emphasis on junior and family golf will pay big dividends in the future.

"We're trying. It's something that we're going to focus on a lot more again. It's a great place to spend time with your kids. That doesn't happen that much anymore with just being able to enjoy an activity with both parents and kids doing it at the same time. That's what golf provides."

Three Fly-In members - Doug Penner, Troy Kehler and Adam Guenther - played in the Provincial Men's Amateur Championship this past July at Quarry Oaks and Glendale.

Penner finished in a tie for 23rd place; Kehler was in a tie for 36th spot and Guenther missed the cut by just two shots.

"We still have a good group of guys that want to compete," said the Fly-In head pro. "They represent the golf club well and they're playing well so it's great."

Golfers can't wait to start the season in April and they look foward to some quality time on the golf course when autumn arrives and leaves change colour.

This autumn has been circled with a big white chalk line around it - it's been deemed unplayable.

"The 15th of September was our last kind of nice day," Guenther said. "We've been living in this for over three weeks. The golf course is in it's best shape this time of year. The changing of the seasons, it's just a beautiful property but unfortunately two degrees and rain and snow doesn't bring people out."

The final day that golfers get a chance to break par at the Fly-In is tentatively set for Sunday.

 

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Monday, October 22nd

South Central Athletic Conference
High School Volleyball
Varsity Girls
Glenlawn over SRSS
25-17, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18
Varsity Boys
SRSS over Glenlawn
25-15, 25-14, 25-14
Junior Varsity Girls
SRSS over Glenlawn 
23-25, 25-10, 25-16, 25-6
Junior Varsity Boys
SRSS vs Glenlawn @ Wpg

NHL
Winnipeg 5 St. Louis 4 (OT)
Colorado 4 Philadelphia 1
Carolina 3 Detroit 1
Washington 5 Vancouver 2

NFL
Atlanta 23 N.Y. Giants 20

NBA
Toronto 127 Charlotte 106
Orlando 93 Boston 90
Milwaukee 124 New York 113 
Minnesota 101 Indiana 91 
Dallas 115 Chicago 109 
Memphis 92 Utah 84
Washington 125 Portland 124 (OT)
Golden State 123 Phoenix 103
San Antonio 143 L.A. Lakers 142 (OT)

Tuesday, October 23rd

WHSFL
Junior Varsity Division
Quarterfinals
SRSS vs Dakota
@ Steinbach, 4 p.m.

WHSHL
SRSS vs Vincent Massey
@ Wpg, 4:15 p.m.

MJHL
Selkirk at Wpg Blues, 7 p.m.
Swan Valley at Virden, 8 p.m.

WHL
Brandon at Lethbridge, 8 p.m.

NHL
Arizona at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Florida at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Calgary at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Boston at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
San Jose at Nashville, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

Major League Baseball
World Series
Los Angeles at Boston, 7:09 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 series)

NBA
Philadelphia at Detroit, 6 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
Sacramento at Denver, 8 p.m.

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