Tag: SBR Ranchette Putters

Putting with the Pros

  Camille Esterman Our heartfelt thanks go out to the golf pros at SaddleBrooke Ranch. On Valentine’s Day Mike Jahaske and Ken Steinke joined the Ranchette Putters for their weekly session on SBR’s 18-hole green. Each pro putted with nine different teams, on nine different holes. In many cases our pros putted first and explained…

Ranchette Putters Club welcomes new board members

  Camille Esterman Sunny skies and warm temperatures provided the perfect background for the Ranchette Putters’ first outing of 2018. The ladies meet every Wednesday morning on the 18-hole putting green to test and improve their skills. Sounds of laughter, encouragement and hearty congratulations are often heard during their sessions. Putting is always followed by…

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…

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…

Ranchette Putters present annual awards

Linda Nicholson On January 18 the Ranchette Putters hung up their pink shirts and parked their putters to attend their annual awards luncheon. The lunch was held at the Overlook Restaurant in Oro Valley. While enjoying a lovely three-course lunch in a banquet room overlooking the golf course, the members also had many opportunities to…

Ranchette Putters elect 2017 officers

The 2017 Ranchette Putters Board Members, from left: Mary Schlachter, treasurer; Jeannie Bianchini, statistician; Marian Bianchini, membership coordinator; Nancy Galant, president; Cindy Heck, event coordinator; Vicki Godbey, vice president and Terry Barringer, secretary. Photo by Deb Lawson

Linda Nicholson In December 2016 the Ranchette Putters elected its 2017 board members. These lady putters meet every Wednesday morning to enjoy a challenge and some social time on the 18-hole putting green at SaddleBrooke Ranch. Golf or putting experience is not required, just a desire to engage in a fun outdoor activity with neighbors…

Ranchette Putters participate in October Putting Clinic

Photo by Jean Morgan

Lorretta Johnson The SBR Ranchette Putters is a hardy group! They have endured the summer heat and the “No Putting” time due to winter overseeding of the putting green. To celebrate things getting back to normal, a Putting Clinic was held on October 26 by Mike Jahaske, Director of Golf, and Ken Steinke, Assistant Golf…

Ranchette Putters Mix It Up!

Waiting for the call to putt, left to right: Ardie Rossi, Mary Hoover, Mary Schlachter and Karen McIver; photo by Jean Morgan

Lorretta Johnson If it is Wednesday morning you will see The Ranchette Putters out on the putting green. May 25, however, was an exception. It was decided to “Mix It Up” and add a couple twists to our usual putting and social time. Putting was held late afternoon on Wednesday, and afterwards everyone headed to…