Tag: Golf

Putting for a good cause

Linda Nicholson On September 13 the Ranchette Putters gathered on the SaddleBrooke Ranch putting green as usual. But on this day the lady putters were putting for a good cause. In August club president Nancy Galant proposed the club’s next charity effort be on behalf of Sister Jose Women’s Center. The idea was warmly received…

SBR Lady Niners news

Lady Niners Management Team: MaryAnn Nemecek, Diane Seyl, Ardie Rossi, Janice Neal and Judy Smith (not pictured: Jeannie Bianchini).

Janice Neal The Lady Niners celebrated the 2017/2018 season opener with a Happy Hour hosted by Ardie Rossi at her lovely home. The party was attended by many of our members. Everyone brought a delicious appetizer to share, and Ardie and Mary Schlachter provided the wine and drinks. We all agreed that it’s fun to…

5th annual Ventana Canyon Golf Outing

Bill Moore On Sunday, August 6, 36 golfers and spouses from SaddleBrooke Ranch descended on the Lodge at Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club for an evening of socializing and dinner prior to the fifth annual Ventana Canyon Golf Outing the following morning. Sunday afternoon commenced with a social hour in the Lodge bar. Shortly…

PCRC Elephant Walk Golf Tournament – Sign up today!

Dan G. Culver The PCRC Elephant Walk Golf Tournament will be Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the SaddleBrooke Ranch Golf Club. Proceeds benefit Pinal County Republican Committee. Please plan to join in the fun of men, women or mixed four-person teams playing a modified scramble with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m.! Prizes, awards, golf…

SBRWGA Telegraph Tournament results

2017 Telegraph Winner Deb Shelton, left, with the 2016 Telegraph Winner Michelle Carter

Janice Mihora SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) held its 2017 Telegraph Tournament on Tuesday, August 22. Telegraph tournaments were started in a time when there were not a lot of organized sports associations. These competitions began because athletes were not able to travel great distances to participate. Local competitions were held and results telegraphed…

SBRWGA hosts 4th annual Sadie Hawkins Tournament

Left to right: first flight: Pat Kelly and Mary Snowden; second flight, Cheryl Reddy and Neil Hartman (missing); third flight, Carol Mihal and Bill Smith

Janice Mihora The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association hosted its fourth annual Sadie Hawkins Golf Tournament on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, with 62 golfers participating. Sadie Hawkins Day is an American folk event and pseudo-holiday originated by Al Capp’s classic hillbilly comic strip Li’l Abner (1934–1978). This inspired real-world Sadie Hawkins events, the premise of…

Queens of Swing

Janice Mihora SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Queens of Swing winners for September were Carol Mihal with a low gross of 87 and Sterlyn Robertson with a low net of 71. Carol and Sterlyn are eligible to compete on November 14, 2017 for the title of “Queen of Swing.” Congratulations, Carol and Sterlyn! Thank you…

Ranchette Putters at MountainView

Left to right: Debbie Shelton, Mary Schlachter, Nancy Galant, Vicki Godbey, Janice Neal, Marian Bianchini and Debby Felzien; photo by Deb Lawson

Linda Nicholson Recently the Ranchette Putters traveled to SaddleBrooke to putt with the Mountain View Lady Putters. It has been six years since the two clubs putted together, so both clubs have been looking forward to the event. On August 14, 25 Ranchette Putters car pooled to SaddleBrooke where they were graciously greeted by the…

Ranchette Putters’ monthly awards winners

July winners: Char Eckmeyer, Jean Sticha, Janice Neal, Terry Pendy and Evie Thompson; photo by Deb Lawson

Linda Nicholson Saddlebrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters announces its monthly award winners for May, June and July. In May the dimpled orb was no match for these putters. Evie Thompson received lowest average with 36.3. Alyce Grover and Mary Schlachter tied for second lowest average at 37.0. Placing third, Debby Felzien brought in an average of…