The Sun Lakes Lady Niners News

Dottie Wodraska

The Sun Lakes Lady Niners continued enjoying the golfing season during February, which included participation in the SunBird Golf Club Home on Home Tournament at the SunBird Golf Club on Feb. 27. Twenty-seven Sun Lakes Lady Niners participated in the SunBird tournament and enjoyed the warm hospitality extended by the SunBird Lady Niners. The weather was beautiful, and the friendly competition made for an enjoyable outing.

The Sun Lakes Lady Niners is a fun group of ladies of all ages and golfing abilities, from beginners to more advanced levels of play. A different game is played each week based on handicap to provide everyone a chance to win. The Lady Niners golf at Sun Lakes Country Club on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. (10 a.m. during the colder months of December and January). League play runs November through April. The monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m., with golf following at noon.

The Club Champion, Presidents Cup Awards, and Most Improved Player Award for the 2023 season were distributed at the February meeting. These awards are based on all scores from January through April and November and December.

The results of the games played during February are as follows:

2/6/24 – Blind Partners Winners

Team: 1st Fran Kleinsteuber and Cheryl Kern

Team: 2nd Elizabeth Valentine and Lavonne Mensink

Team: 3rd Rose Gallagher and Diane Roberts

2/13/24 – Low Net Winners

Flight 1: 1st Lavonne Mensink, 2nd Susan Geis, 3rd Rose Gallagher

Flight 2: 1st Diane Roberts, 2nd Linda Stimart, 3rd Carol Kinderman/Jan Cartier

Flight 3: 1st Cheryl Kern, 2nd Jackie Aagaard, 3rd Mary Bohren

2/20/24 – Alternative Shot Winners

Team: 1st Rosie Raisanen and Arlene Fletcher

Team: 2nd Linda Stimart and Liz Tollefsen

Team: 3rd Carole Kinderman/Eileen Ness

Elizabeth Valentine/Mary Bohren

Rose Gallagher/Fran Kleinsteuber

Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who comes out to play and have fun. The Sun Lakes Lady Niners are always looking for new members. Please contact Linda Stimart at 815-298-8415 for more information. The Sun Lakes Lady Niners provide a very supportive and welcoming environment. Golf provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a healthy activity and develop friendships. Come join us.