Jim Wegman, Publicity
Welcome Back Luncheon: As the summer season draws to a close, we are looking forward to fall and winter golf here in IronOaks. One of the highlights of our year is the Niners Welcome Back Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be held at the Oakwood Clubhouse on Tuesday, November 18 starting at 11:00 a.m. President Dave Peters will preside over the event and Treasurer Joe Sigillo will arrange the lunch menu and other details. Mark your calendar and plan to attend this free luncheon event.
IronOaks annual Activities Open House: On Saturday, October 25 the Activities Open House will take place at the Oakwood Clubhouse between 9:00 a.m.-noon. The Niners have reserved a table and will be actively seeking new members. We can always use some extra help at the table so plan to stop by and lend a hand.
08/01. Skins – Lakes: Winners by team numbers: (1) David Mork (2) Ron Betti (3) Bill Johnson, Jim Loose, Jerry Meer (4) Bob Deken, Dave Peters (5) Ken De Blieck; Closest-to the-Pin: No. 2 Bob Deken, No. 6 Len Dolins.
08/08. Best Ball 1 Gross/1 Net – Ironwood Back Nine: 1st Bill Flinn, Jordy Primack, Bill Johnson and Len Dolins, 2nd Dave Peters, Doug Baker, Mike Stegina and Mike Stewart; Closest-to-the Pin: No. 13 Dave Peters, No. 17 Jordy Primack.
08/15. Cha-Cha-Cha – Lakes: 1st Jack Cook, Doug Baker, Jim Janowski and Mike Stewart, 2nd Paul Bopko, David Mork and Jim Loose; Sinkers: Max Black and Don Zimmer. Closest-to-the-Pin: No. 2 Bill Becker, No. 6 Bill Flinn.
08/22. Two Best Net Balls – Sonoran: 1st Dennis Fisher, Paul Bopko, Jim Janowski and Mike Stewart, 2nd Jerry Richards, Bill Bartoo, Ken DeBlieck and Bill Johnson; Sinkers: Don Zimmer; Closest-to-the-Pin: No. 3 Doug Baker, No. 8 Dennis Fisher
08/29. Low Net Score – Lakes: Flight A: Doug Baker, Richard Funk and Dennis Fisher, Flight B: David Mork, Bob Deken and Mike Stewart; Sinkers: Bernie Boston; Closest-to-the-Pin: No. 2 David Mork, No.6 Jack Cook.
Annual Golf Expo and Palms Course reopening ceremonies: Both of these important events are scheduled for Wednesday, October 29. The ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for the No. 1 tee box on the Palms and the Golf Expo will be held on the Oakwood golf range. Come early for the Palms ribbon cutting ceremony from noon-2:00 p.m. and then stay for the Golf Expo from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Displays will feature golf club manufactures showcasing their newest golf gear, balls, shoes, hats and associated golf products; and some non-golf items as well. Famous Dave’s Barbecue will be available to serve our hungry golfers. Local golf cart companies will be there to showcase the newest carts and items to make your cart a standout on the course. Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win a television and a 50/50 Charity Raffle will be held to support our Sun Lakes firefighters. The Oakwood Pro Shop will be open to serve golfers and help you change those chits into new golf gear. Some of our golf leagues are planning to have tables set up for recruiting new members.