Lots of golf, fun and charity fill this year’s schedule of Cottonwood’s Lady Niners with President Bette Lu Buchanan announcing the upcoming activities.
In addition to weekly golfing events, the Lady Niners will host its annual Member-Guest Tournament on Thursday, March 10, which will include a luncheon, prizes and fun golf activities. A fun day with Oakwood Thursday, March 17, is also on the schedule.
The welcome back luncheon and golf scramble was held November 19 in the Saguaro Room. Replacing the club’s longtime social chairman Pat Kivi are Lane Kemper, chairman and Nancy Gehlbach, assistant. Buchanan thanked Pat for her wonderful service. Judy Howell is the club’s AWGA representative; Patty Landry serves as Parliamentarian; and Ginger Mays is the Niners’ representative on the Golf Committee.
In November, there were three play days, averaging 46 golfers each week, resulting in the following winners:
11/05. Low Net – Flight 1: Nancy Gehlbach won 1st with a score of 34; tied for 2nd and 3rd with scores of 35 were Eden Carter, Sue Schafer, Barb Schmoekel and Lynn Tanner; Flight 2: Kathy Bushbaum won 1st with 30 and tied for 2nd and 3rd were Pat Best, Molly Gott and Leslie Swan with scores of 34; Flight 3: Dixie McQuaid and Judy Nicely tied for 1st with 40 and Kathy Kinnick won 3rd with 41.
11/12. Least Putts – Eden Carter and Lavonne Holmes tied for 1st with 14 putts; Betty Beard, Ginger Mays and Rachelle Wilson tied for 2nd with 15 putts; Betty Ennis, Jerry Jordan and Lynn Tanner tied for 3rd with 16 putts.
11/19. Scramble – 1st place team with a score of 19.75 was Kathy Bushbaum, Judy Nicely, Barb Schmoekel and Rachelle Wilson; 2nd place team with a score of 20 was Bette Lu Buchanan, Iris Hardy, Jerry Jordan and Shirley Trusal; and 3rd place team scoring 20.25 was Betty Beard, Nancy Gehlbach, Patti Landry and Karen LaPointe.