Tag: Golf

Ranchette Putters introduce the 2016 Board

Back row, left to right: Cindy Heck, Jeannie Bianchini, Deb Lawson, Karen McIver, Nancy Galant and Mary Schlachter; front row: Kerstin Seifert and Mary Lou Glazer; photo by Jean Morgan

Lorretta Johnson The SaddleBrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters have welcomed in the New Year and the new 2016 Board and Committee Leads. The Board and Committee Leads for 2016 are as follows: 2016 Board Members: President, Nancy Galant; Vice President, Deb Lawson; Secretary, Kersten Seifert; Treasurer, Mary Schlachter; Statistician, Jeanne Bianchini; Membership, Mary Lou Glazer and…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association

Left to right: Janice Mihora, Secretary; Joyce DeYoung, President; Alex Anna, Vice-President; and Sue Wells, Treasurer

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association held its last meeting for 2015 combined with their year-end Christmas party at The Preserve on Friday, December 11. Twenty-one members attended, enjoying a wonderful social hour and great dinner following the meeting. New officers were installed for 2016. Following the dinner President Brenda Armenia presented thank you gifts…

Welcome back Putters

The putting green grand opening; photo by Janice Neal

Terry Barringer After eight months without a putting green, the SaddleBrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters were delighted to celebrate the opening of our beautiful new 10,000 square foot green. During the hiatus the Putters invented a creative form of endeavor using a putter called “Wicket Putting.” On occasion our sister community to the south generously offered…

Men’s Golf Association hosts Couples Event

Mick Anna and Alex Anna, event co-chairs; Karen Gressingh; Jack Gressingh, president of the SBRMGA; and Mike Jahaske, Head Golf Professional

Mick Anna On November 8 the annual Couples Golf Event and Dinner was held on a beautiful Arizona autumn day at the Ranch. We had 56 residents and guests participating in a modified Scramble game with a total of 14 four-person teams (two couples making up a team) competing in two flights. The format allowed…

SBRWGA hosts its 2nd annual Sadie Hawkins Tournament

SBRWGA 2015 Sadie Hawkins snack break

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Women’s Golf Association c hosted its second annual Sadie Hawkins Golf Tournament on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, with 20 golfers participating. The format was two-person best ball. The members invited a male resident (not their spouses) of the Ranch with a USGA handicap as their partner. The format was a two-person best ball.…

Holiday gift for SBR Golf Maintenance Crew

Jack Gressingh and Connie Klappenbach In the spirit of giving this holiday season we are taking a collection for our golf course maintenance crew. We have the opportunity to show our appreciation for the maintenance workers who make our course playable and keep it attractive. Whether you are an avid golfer, an occasional player, or…

Ranchette Putters enjoy a festive brunch

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters’ luncheon. Photo by Janice Neal

Terry Barringer The SaddleBrooke Ranch Ranchette Putters put down their putters and picked up their forks as they gathered for a morning of visiting with friends and enjoying a delightful spread prepared by the staff of the Bistro Veinte. The ladies dined on mini quiches, sausages, fruit and rolls. Since the normal putting schedule had…

SBRMGA donates to scholarship program of SBCO

Left to right: Jack Gressingh, president of SBRMGA; Steve Groth, SBCO VP education; and Frank Sciannella, SBRMGA organizer.

Nan Nasser The annual spring golf tournament, held by the SaddleBrooke Ranch Men’s Golf Association, resulted in a large contribution of $6,500 to the scholarship program of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. The event included sale of raffle tickets as well as dinner tickets. Frank Sciannella and his committee were recognized for their hard and profitable work.…

Ranchette Putters bring in May with Big Putter Hats

Big Hat Day

Linda Shannon-Hills Having a little fun while Wicket Putting, 20 Ranchette Putters wore their big hats to the greens. Besides putting we voted on the best hat, won by Beena Ordahl; most colorful hat, won by Beena Ordahl and Priscilla Wolf; and most putter inspired hat won by Linda Parker. We had three money hole…