Tag: Golf

Lady Niners brunch

1Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Lady Niners golfers had a lovely brunch on Sept. 24. We weren’t able to golf that day because of the monsoon rain. All members were invited to attend, whether or not they were planning to golf that day. Thirteen ladies attended, and we reserved La Montana Room in La Hacienda…

Putters congratulate Donna Lura

Jacque Hendricks and Camille Esterman Ranchette Putter Donna Lura putted in the first round of the hole-in-one competition at the Golfer Appreciation Day and made a hole-in-one! Donna went on to the second round, where she joined only one other person who had an “official” hole-in-one and three others whose shots were closest to the…

Putters Pink Out and September winners

Camille Esterman On Oct. 2, the Ranchette Putters held a Pink Out Day in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. Members arrived wearing pink shirts and jackets, pink shorts and skorts, pink hats and visors, pink socks and shoes, pink tights, and pink tutus! Even pink obstacles decorated the green. Everyone brought an additional…

First Tee of Tucson and SBCO big winners at Golfer Appreciation Day

Janice Neal Robson Resort Communities sponsored the SaddleBrooke Ranch third annual Golfer Appreciation Day on Sept. 15. The Golfer Appreciation Day benefitted SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and The First Tee of Tucson. $4,700 was collected, and $2,350 was donated in a presentation each to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) President Steve Groth and Paul Knott of The First Tee of…

Wholly hole-in-one!

Toni Graves aces number 14 during the Sadie Hawkins event.

Jeanne Osterlund Two of our SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association women had a hole-in-one this week! Both were on the same hole too, hole number 12. Carol Mihal got hers during the Community Couples event on Sunday, Sept. 8. Toni Graves got hers during our Sadie Hawkins event on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Both women generously treated the whole…

SBRWGA hosts biggest ever sixth annual Sadie Hawkins Tournament, sponsored by Melissa Hawkins and Farmers Insurance

Jeanne Osterlund SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association hosted its sixth annual Sadie Hawkins tournament on Sept. 10, with a record number of 84 participants—40% more than last year. I think we can call this a gol-dern, knee slapping, successful event! Our mystery announcer gave us directions for the game with his authentic (and hysterical) hillbilly…

Mary Snowden wins the Southern District Telegraph tournament

Lee Rinke, Cheri Alfrey, Marion Ewing, Sue Wells, Denise Sandoval, and Lorraine Smith enjoying ice cream.

Jeanne Osterlund SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association (SBRWGA) held its 2019 Telegraph tournament on Aug. 27. There’s an interesting background for history buffs. This tournament began years ago prior to many organized sport associations, and when most players were unable to travel to competitions. Local competitions were held, and the results were sent via telegraph to…

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…