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OLNGA volunteer with flair

Margaret Johns

The Oakwood Lady Niners is a friendly, supportive group of women who enjoy playing golf and socializing after weekly golf games. We welcome golfers of all abilities, including beginners interested in improving while learning golf rules and etiquette in a fun-filled environment. We offer an option of teeing off at the 150 yard marker for…

No residence requirement for Oakwood Lady Niners

Oakwood Lady Niners President Julie Schneider welcomes all members.

Ann Rounthwaite OLNGA President Julie Schneider has been a life-long athlete and volunteer. She grew up in Iowa, cheerleading and playing sports, although girls’ sports weren’t available in schools. At the University of Iowa she studied English and Phys. Ed., performed as a drummer and synchronized swimmer, and met her husband Bob. After their son…

Oakwood Lady Niners’ award luncheon recap

OLNGA Jo Williams Low Net Winners Tuny O’Rorke, Phyllis Madison (Champion), Sheila Bossio, Clarisse Zornes

Ann Rounthwaite In April the OLNGA combined golf with social events, offering something for everyone. April 7 brought a Pro’s Choice game on the Lakes course where scores were counted on only four holes. Flight 1: 1st Patty Partridge, 2nd Georgeann Bell, Suevonne Negaard and Helen Semple, 3rd Denise Fleshner, Pat Stead, M.J. Coking, Ila…

OLNGA launches new website

Susan Meer (left) and Barbara Stewart (right) present a check to Eric Ehst, Executive Director of Neighbors Who Care

Ann Rounthwaite On March 10 the Oakwood Lady Niners Golf Association hosted a very successful Member/Guest day, raising $1700 for local charities. After donating those funds to Neighbors Who Care and A Perfect Place, the OLNGA returned its focus to golf. Low net and gross games were scheduled to determine the club’s championship and AWGA…

OLNGA Member/Guest fundraiser highlights

Leprechauns Sharon Gale, Bonnie Tasch, Carol Pontek

Ann Rounthwaite The leprechauns arrived early on March 10 when Oakwood Lady Niners hosted this year’s member/guest day to raise funds for Neighbors Who Care and A Perfect Place, an adult day care center. Calling the event a Leprechaun Frolic, the Niners hoped to create a pot of gold for these valued organizations while offering…

Oakwood Lady Niners’ awards and plans for March

Julie Schneider, Bonnie Tasch, Fran Neumayr, Betty Perry, Susie Cook and Cora Lathom-Levensky receiving birdie pins.

Ann Rounthwaite The New Year brought surprises. On January 13 a low putts game on the Lakes course was actually rained out! Because it’s Arizona even those of us accustomed to wet weather elsewhere weren’t equipped with raingear. To most Niners’ astonishment, Kathy Chebuhar and Nancy Heberling played through the deluge and were awarded Pro…

OLNGA scores with social events and new executive

Longtime OLNGA volunteer Pattie Wigton inducted by Vice President Bev Isley

Ann Rounthwaite When league play resumed on November 4 winners were Flight 1: 1st Cora Lathom-Levensky, 2nd Suevonne Negaard, 3rd Georgeann Bell; Flight 2: 1st Ursula Bird, 2nd Barbara Stewart, 3rd Susan Meer; Flight 3: 1st Julia Collier, 2nd Rachel Enloe, 3rd Marion Greer In a step-aside scramble on November 11: 1st Ila Kraayenbrink, Fran…

Oakwood Lady Niners Golf Association winter season begins

Longtime OLNGA volunteer Marcie Noble (right) and new member Denise Fleshner at the welcome back luncheon

Ann Rounthwaite The OLNGA is more than a golf league. Members enjoy socializing with each other and showed it by getting together for breakfast during October overseeding. At the October 29 Oakwood Activities Day, Julie Schneider, Karen Kenyon, Pattie Wigton, Margaret Johns and Barbara Stewart signed up new members. If you would like to play…

Oakwood Lady Niners summer golf

OLNGA past President and Handicaps Chair Bonnie Tasch

Ann Rounthwaite The Oakwood Lady Niners Golf Association welcomes golfers of all skill levels who want to play nine holes in a supportive, fun environment. The group offers weekly games played on one of Oakwood’s three courses on Tuesdays, at 6:30 a.m. during the summer, followed by an informal breakfast at the Poolside Grill for…