Ladies 18-Hole Golfers look forward to exciting season

Candy Burtis

Opening Day: The 2014-15 RRLGA season kicked off on October 21 with 20 ladies who braved pesky mosquitos to play 3-clubs and a putter! With their three “best friends” and putter they also endured cart path only. Jim Moore, pro shop manager, also introduced the new golf pro, Jay Wilson, to the group. Kudos to all who played! Winners: Flight 1 – Bobbie Johnson low gross; Net 1st Sue Waibel; 2nd Candy Burtis; 3rd Pam Costner. Flight 2 – Dee Lee low gross; Net 1st Debbie Hatcher; 2nd Fran Fowler; 3rd Joanne Sanchez. Flight 3 – Mary Syer low gross; Net 1st Jeri Srenaski; 2nd Sherry Ameling; 3rd Patti Baumann.

Play Day Results

October 28. Twenty ladies were teamed up to play a 2-person Alternating Shot format. Winners: Flight 1, 1st Robin Barber/Sue Waibel; 2nd MaryLou Walton/ Susan Worner; 3rd Patty Bruchez/Candy Burtis. Flight 2, 1st Cheryl Babb/Layne Jones; 2nd Judy Brozek/Jeri Srenaski; 3rd Sherry Ameling/Debbie Hatcher.

November 4. Ten ladies played Race Track. Winners were Flight 1, WIN (low gross) Candy Burtis; PLACE (low net) Robin Barber; SHOW (low putts) Kathy Holwick. Flight 2, WIN (low gross) Sherry Ameling (tie breaker); PLACE (low net) Mary Syer; SHOW (low putts) Barbara Desserault.

RRLGA was well represented at November 3 Central Arizona Golf District (CAGD) Tournament.

Sixteen ladies left the Ranch Sunday morning, November 2, heading to Wickenburg for a fun overnight stay and to play in a tournament the following day at Los Caballeros Golf Club. This was the first time several ladies played in this popular two-person best ball tournament. After having lunch at the course on Sunday, everyone played a practice round that included different side bets. It was duly noted that Debbie Hatcher beat two ladies for longest drive on one hole. We won’t mention any names, but the initials are SWa and CB! The group enjoyed dinner at a favorite Mexican restaurant and then headed back to the hotel for more fun and games.

Three Robson teams tied for fourth place in Flight 2; after a card play-off, Bobbie Johnson and Pat Linderman were awarded fourth place. Dee Lee and Debby Harris beat their opponents by one stroke on the last hole to place fourth in Flight 5. Is there any truth to the rumor that Debby bought golf balls with her winnings to replace those she lost on Sunday? This was a good showing for RRLGA considering that there were 112 ladies playing in the tournament. Congratulations to Bobbie, Pat, Dee and Debby; great job!

Watch for an article in the January edition about the December 6 CAGD tournament that will be held at Robson Ranch!

Reminder – Reminder – Reminder: RRLGA/AWGA annual dues are due by December 15. You can renew online through the AWGA website. New members need to register through Jan Stocek, Member Chair. Contact Jan at jmstocek@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

Red and Green Tournament: The popular Red and Green tournament is scheduled for December 9 and will include a pre-booked lunch.

Be sure to check out the RRLGA website for a full schedule of weekly games!