Tag: Golf

Putters survive nature’s hazards

Left to right: Sandy Getter, Debi Kerth, Terry Pendy, Denise Sandoval, Randy Brosnahan, Corky Mansmith, and Laurie Crowe.

Camille Esterman Weather conditions during the month of July were not ideal for early morning putting. Mother Nature provided a lot of heat, humidity and even a swarm of mosquitos one Wednesday morning. Determined to survive these natural hazards, Ranchette Putters arrived each week dressed for the elements and carrying extra water, sunscreen, and bug…

Patriotic scene on the green

June award winners, left to right: Sandi Fredrickson, Lori Round, Doris Carlin, Audrey Gelb, Sue Marx and Corky Mansmith.

Camille Esterman American flags, Uncle Sam hats, red, white and blue twirlers and bumpers were strategically placed around the putting green on Wednesday morning, July 3. Ranchette Putters arrived wearing patriotic outfits, visors and decorated hats, ready to test their skills on a fun obstacle course. A holiday social followed the putting. Club members enjoyed…

Lady Niners’ brunch

Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Lady Niners golf group had a lovely brunch on Tuesday, June 18. All members were invited to attend, whether or not they were golfing that day. Twelve ladies who golfed came after they finished playing, and another twelve also attended. We reserved the La Montana Room at the La Hacienda…

Fiesta Couples putting

Camille Esterman On a windy afternoon in May, 72 Ranchette Putters and their guests took over SBR’s 18-hole green for a fun couple’s event. The fiesta theme was evident in the obstacles that appeared around the holes. On one hole, putters were challenged to shoot around squat, sombrero-topped Modelo beer bottles. Another hole featured multiple…

SBWGA keeps active in our adult resort community

Jeanne Osterlund SBRWGA had a super fun and very busy month! In addition to our epic inaugural Member Guest Tournament (see separate article), we completed a Match Play tournament, Del Sud, Coyote Queen and a number of our ladies played in Home, Home and Home events at our neighboring communities. Here are some of the…

SBRWGA Hosts First Member-Guest Tourney

Jeanne Osterlund SBRWGA was very proud to host our first Member-Guest Golf Tournament on May 6 and 7. Our club has grown significantly in the last few years, to the point we felt we would have enough participation to make a successful event. We outperformed our expectations! We had 96 members and guests from all…

Putters new rule means more monthly rewards

Camille Esterman At the April general meeting, members of the Ranchette Putters voted to use the USGA handicap system and double the number of monthly awards. Gross scores will still be used to recognize putters with the first, second and third lowest averages each month. The club values the talent and consistency demonstrated by our…

Putters announce April winners

Camille Esterman Chilly, windy and misty weather in April often greeted the Ranchette Putters as they began their weekly rounds of putting. The club however overcame weather obstacles and takes pride in announcing this month’s winners for the most holes in one (six or more) and the first, second and third lowest average scores. Five…