Tag: Golf

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…

SBRWGA July Queens of Swing

Left to right: Alex Anna, Gaye Ohanian, Jeanne Osterlund; missing: Melanie Timberlake and Joanne Garcia

Janice Mihora SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Queens of Swing winners for July were Low Gross: Gaye Ohanian (87). Low Net four-way tie with 73s: Alex Anna, Melanie Timberlake, Joanne Garcia, Jeanne Osterlund. Gaye, Alex, Melanie, Joanne and Jeanne are eligible to compete on November 14, 2017 for the title of “Queen of Swing.” Congratulations!…

Ranchette Putters host Friends & Family event

  Linda Nicholson Every Wednesday morning the SaddleBrooke Ranch putting green turns pink with the Ranchette Putters. However, on May 10 the lady putters shook things up. Putting was held in the afternoon, and 34 club members signed up to putt with a spouse, friend or family member. At 4 o’clock President Nancy Galant called…

SBRWGA May and June Queens of Swing winners

Bonnie Stark, Kate Thomsen and Linda Sherfy

SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Queens of Swing winners for May were Janice Mihora with a low gross of 89 and Lee Rinke with low net. SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Queens of Swing winners for June were Low Gross Kate Thomsen, 87 and Low Net ended in a tie with Bonnie Stark, 71 and…

SBRWGA Club Championship

Champion, left to right: Mike Jahaske, Ken Steinke, SBRWGA Champion Jean Chesek, SBRWGA President Joyce DeYoung

Janice Mihora The 2017 SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association Club Championship was held April 11 and 18. Thank you to everyone who participated in this two-day, low gross event. SBRWGA had a record number of 22 participants in the championship flights, and several follow the field participants, too! Congratulations to Jean Cheszek for earning her…

Ranchette Putters announce April winners

Left to right: Monica Gustafson, Terry Pendy, Alyce Grover, Linda Thomson, Janice Neal and Debbie Shelton

Linda Nicholson SaddleBrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters announces its winners for the month of April. The Easter Bunny was not able to hide the holes-in-one from these lady putters. Finding the cup in one stroke these ladies racked up a total of 48 holes-in-one in the month of April. Monica Gustafson with 6; Terry Pendy with…

Ranchette Putters hosts Verde Sputters

First place team, 159: Marilyn Polatas, Marian Bianchini, Elaine Stamm and Linda Thomson; photo by Deb Lawson

Linda Nicholson On April 12 the Ranchette Putters hosted the Verde Sputters from SaddleBrooke. This is the first invitational hosted by the Ranchette Putters since the opening of the new putting green in December 2015 at SaddleBrooke Ranch. On this beautiful and sunny morning 72 lady putters took their places on the putting green. It…

SBRWGA thanks generous donors

Terri is holding a plaque that we gave to our Gold and Silver sponsors.

Colleen Carey and Connie Klappenbach The SBRWGA says thank you to Terri Campbell Thorson and UBS for your generous donation. We appreciate your commitment in becoming a sponsor for our ladies’ league. SBRWGA also says thank you to Born to Travel for their generous donation. Pilar, who is busy arranging cruises and all kinds of…

SBRWGA winners

Mindy Hawkins and Jeanne Osterlund

Congratulations to Joyce DeYoung and Cheri Alfrey for their overall low net win at Oro Valley Country Club in the Southern District Women’s Golf Association Spring Partners’ Tournament with their two-day total of 120. Fantastic job, ladies! Other winners were Mindy Hawkins and Jeanne Osterlund 5th flight, second place low net; Marlyce Mycka and Melanie…

Putting for pets

Marian Bianchini and Mary Schlachter deliver the donations to Liz, center, at PACC; photo by Deb Lawson

Linda Nicholson On March 15 the Ranchette Putters gathered on the SaddleBrooke Ranch putting green as usual. But on this day the pink shirt lady putters were putting for a good cause. Membership Coordinator Marian Bianchini volunteers at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) on a weekly basis. She is very aware of the needs of…