As Arizona’s first warm days of summer begin, Cottonwood’s Lady Niners say farewell as snowbirds flee to cooler climes. A luncheon on April 16 celebrated the end of another season and made plans for a new one as 2016 officers were seated.
Lynn Tanner and Rachelle Wilson were named winners of the coveted State Medallion award while Sherri Butler was named the Most Improved Golfer.
Bette Lu Buchanan will continue to serve as president in 2016; Dixie McQuaid and Barb Schmoekel were elected co-vice presidents; Cathy Kinnick, secretary; and Lynn Tanner, treasurer.
Weekly golf competition winners for April were as follows:
4/02. Step-a-Side Scramble – The team of Pat Best, Patti Landry, Linda Sparks and Leslie Swan won first place; and tied for second and third places were the teams of Charlene Clausen, Judy Howell, Pat Kivi and Betty Lansing and Karen LaPointe, Ginger Mays, Irene Morris and Joyce Pocras.
4/09. Pro’s Choice – Flight 1: 1st Lynn Tanner, 2nd (tie) Nancy Gehlbach and Diane Hill, 3rd Judy Rethke; Flight 2: 1st Mickey Luttman, 2nd Betty Ennis, 3rd (tie) Patti Seiberling and Cathy Sullivan; Flight 3: 1st Betty Beard, 2nd (tie) Sandy Jackson and Donna Royle, 3rd Diana DePree
4/16. Step-A-Side Scramble – The team of Lynn Tanner, Barb Schmoekel, Mickey Luttman and Suzanne Ferrell won first place; and tied for second and third places were the teams of Sue Doyl, Iris Hardy, Jacquie Poetker and Pat Kivi and Dee Monsonis, Susan Lamb, Lane Kemper and Pat Kivi.
4/23. Low Net – Flight 1: 1st Joyce Pocras, 2nd (tie) Sheila Axtman, Sherri Butler and Eden Carter, 3rd Sandy Tennant; Flight 2: 1st (tie) Jacquie Poetker and Diana DePree, 2nd Julie Schneider, 3rd (tie) Leslie Swan and Rachelle Wilson; Flight 3: 1st Judy Wolfstich, 2nd (tie) Patti Landry and Millie Hague, 3rd Sandy Jackson.
4/30. Throw Out Worst Two Holes – Flight 1: 1st (tie) Susan Doyl and Eden Carter, 2nd (tie) Sandy Tennant and Sherri Butler, 3rd Lila Ritchie; Flight 2: 1st Rachelle Wilson, 2nd Jacquie Poetker, 3rd Kathy Bushbaum; Flight 3: 1st Millie Hague, 2nd Sandy Jackson, 3rd (tie) Dixie McQuaid and Molly Gott.