Tag: Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Sun Lakes Lady Niners: Women’s Golf History

Sheila Barton March is Women’s History month, so I wanted to share some Women’s Golf History. Mary, Queen of Scots, ruled Scotland from 1542 to 1567 and is noted by some as the first female to play golf. The first recorded golf tournament for women occurred on Jan. 9, 1811. In 1867 the very first…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Back row (left to right): Mary Bohren, Jan Sykes, Liz Tollefsen, Jackie Aagaard, Rose Gallagher, Rosie Raisanin; second row (left to right): Ann Hegney, Lavonne Mensink, Bev Jur, Fran Kleinsteuber, Sue Parmenter, Sheila Barton; front row (left to right): Susan Geis, Ardyce Gibson, Irene Anderson, Lillian Look

Sheila Barton As we settle into what appears to be a new normal, I am thankful for the comradery shared by the Sun Lakes Lady Niners. On Jan. 26, a Pizza Party was held at Mulligans to celebrate and congratulate the 2020 award winners. Money was given out, balls were given out, and pins were…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Sheila Barton It is certainly a great time for golf for the Sun Lakes Lady Niners. Cool in the morning, for which we can dress, and warm in the afternoons. In difficult times, sometimes being with your friends and golfing is all the therapy you need. As we wrap up 2020, which has been a…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners Playday Results

Sheila Barton League play for the 2019/20 golf season kind of fizzled out at the end of April for the Sun Lakes Lady Niners. Even though we were practicing “safe golf,” some chose to stay safe at home. There will be no organized play from May l through Oct. 31, but you can still play…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Left to right: Dottie Wodraska, Rose Gallagher, Rosie Raisanen

Sheila Barton The Sun Lakes Lady Niners had only three days of league play in January, the fourth being their Partner Scramble. In writing this article, I thought I would include some famous golf quotes for your entertainment. The game for Jan. 7 was Low Putts. In Flight 1, Irene Anderson took first place with…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners

Sheila Barton Many of you chose to play golf as a sport when you retired, as I did. When I started playing with the Sun Lakes Lady Niners at the Sun Lakes Country Club course, it started as a frustration, with balls flying everywhere except where I thought I was aiming, but it has slowly…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners News

Sheila Barton Golf is like the game of life. It will show you who you are. If you take your troubles badly, you will never play to par. You may be a fine performer when the skies are bright and blue, but disaster is the acid that shall prove the worth of you. So just…

Sun Lakes Lady Niners news

Sheila Barton Golf is a game of luck. The more you practice, the luckier you get. Good luck is what most of the Sun Lakes Lady Niners feel they have, because they can show up for a round of golf every Tuesday morning and enjoy old friends and meet new ones. Yes, the score matters,…

March madness/frustration

Sheila Barton March madness/frustration. Golf is a game of limitless frustration. Like when you have the perfect drive and it hits a hard surface and bounces into the water, when you miss a six-inch putt, when you are on the green in two and then you four putt. That one perfect drive, or hole, is…