Highlighting February’s golf action was a two-day eclectic tournament, a Picnic on the Patio and the election of Bette Lu Buchanan as president of the Cottonwood Lady Niners. Buchanan assumes the role six months ahead of schedule with Marilyn Jasper resigning due to family obligations. Vice President Karen Kishpaugh has been acting president for several weeks. Also, members elected Lynn Tanner treasurer, replacing Judy Wolfstich who is stepping down after 15 years of service to the club.
President Buchanan named Betty Beard and Judy Howell to a rules committee with an immediate change involving lateral water hazard play on Hole Nos. 4 and 9. USGA rule 26.1 now governs those two holes.
Eclectic winners in the two week event, February 12 and 25, were: Flight 1: 1st (tie) Karen Kishpaugh and Joyce Pocras, 2nd (tie) Eden Carter and Lynn Tanner, 3rd (tie) Bette Lu Buchanan and Lila Ritchie; Flight 2: Flight 2: 1st (tie) Judy Howell, Barb Schmoekel and Cathy Sullivan, 2nd (tie) Rachelle Wilson and Betty Beard, 3rd (tie) Molly Gott and Diane Hill; Flight 3: 1st Pat Kivi, 2nd (tie) Joanne Baker, Millie Hague and Cathy Kinnick, 3rd Nancy Hamilton.
2/05. Select-A-Drive annual play day with 18 Holers, Two Net – The team of Jan Martin, Pat Tjosvold, Mickey Luttman and Betty Ennis won first place with a score of 99. Two teams tied for second and third with scores of 106: Lynn Tanner, Joan Seckels, Terry Tyler and Ruby Meyer; and Sandy Johnson, Karen Kishpaugh, Cathy Sullivan and Rachelle Wilson.
2/19. Even Holes – Flight 1: 1st Alice Stump, 2nd Marilyn Jasper, 3rd (tie) Susan Doyl, Nancy Gehlbach and Judi Mora tied for third; Flight 2: 1st Leslie Swan, 2nd Betty Ennis, 3rd (tie) Betty Beard, Millie Hague and Janice Wrent; Flight 3: 1st Mary Ann Loran, 2nd (tie) Pat Andersen and Donna Royle.