Tag: Ranchette Putters

Ranchette Putters Hold Annual Awards Luncheon

Camille Esterman The Sol Ballroom at the SaddleBrooke Ranch House provided a beautiful setting for the Ranchette Putters’ 2019 annual award luncheon. Both the outgoing and incoming board occupied the head table. Outgoing president, Jacque Hendricks, thanked her board and handed the gavel over to Linda Sentivanac. Irene Keil presented Jacque with a golf ensemble,…

Putters Experience Rough Conditions on the Green

Camille Esterman January 2020, proved to be a challenging month for the Ranchette Putters. The putting green was in very rough condition, and winter weather often kept putters anxious to finish their weekly sessions and enjoy coffee in the La Mesa Room. In spite of the chilly and blustery conditions, the club welcomed 17 new…

Dr. Watson Helps Putters Fund Two Charities

Camille Esterman A generous contribution by Dr. Steve Watson, the owner of Chiropractic USA, enabled the Ranchette Putters to contribute to two charities. Dr. Watson turned over $770 of fees charged for initial consultations from club members to our organization. At the January meeting, putters voted to distribute the funds to Esparanza Quilters/Casa Alitas project,…

Gold Sponsor Joins Putters for Brunch

Allison Honeycutt, from Golf Cars of Arizona, enjoys brunch with Linda Santevanac, Vice President of the Ranchette Putters.

Camille Esterman In spite of the fact that the SaddleBrooke Ranch putting green was closed, 80 Ranchette Putters enjoyed a holiday burrito brunch with Allison Honeycutt, from Golf Cars of Arizona. Breakfast options included sausage, ham, bacon, or vegetarian burritos—all accompanied with salsa and prepared at the Bistro. As the general manager and service manager at the…

Remembering

Camille Esterman September 11, 2001, is a date none of us will ever forget. On Wednesday morning, Sept. 11, two Ranchette Putters wore clothing to pay tribute to all of our county’s fallen heroes. Denise Sandoval’s jersey displayed the numbers 9 (front) and 11 (back), along with the printed missive “Remember Them.” Jacque Hendricks, the club’s president,…

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…

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…

Ranchette Putters news and playday results

Camille Esterman While the Ranchette Putters usually welcome the chance to putt before the heat of the day, the 8:00 a.m. start time in May brought unpredictable, changeable weather. And many of the putters changed clothes accordingly, dressing in layers for our desert conditions. The Ranchette Putters are proud to announce this month’s winners for…

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…