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SaddleBrooke Lady Niners

Tucson winners, left to right: Phyll McDonald, Shirley Morris, Toni Chardukian and Jean Reitan; photo by Bob Koblewski

Elaine Kienitz The Niners had their biannual Invitational on April 5. The goals were to have fun, meet new people and support Girls Junior Golf of Tucson. It was lots of fun welcoming ladies from 10 different clubs. They came from as far away as Green Valley and Eloy and as near as MountainView. The…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners news

Vernie Tupa, 2016 Founders’ Cup Champion; photo by Bob Koblewski

Elaine Kienitz The new year started with our Founders’ Cup Tournament and luncheon. The Founders’ Cup gives us a chance to pay tribute to the ladies who founded our club in 1990. The winner of the tournament is determined by the best overall low net score. The winner of the 2016 Founders’ Cup is Vernie…

SaddleBrooke Lady niners announce new board

Charlotte James, Hedy Gryszan, Sandy Wagoner, Trish Pohnert, Maria Byers, Char Crossman and Julie Egolf; photo by Bob Koblewski

Elaine Kienitz Our December Holiday Luncheon and Party got off to a fast start. Literally, the game we played on the golf course was fun and fast because we all played from the Aqua tees and there was no putting for the day. To determine the winners, only half our handicap was subtracted from our…

Charlotte James selected for state honor

Charlotte James – 2015 AWGA Rep of the Year

Barbara Johnson A lot of SaddleBrooke residents recognize Charlotte James from many different perspectives: she organizes events such as Trivia Night and Ladies’ Day Out; she loads the buses for events outside of SaddleBrooke and she is a very active member of the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners. It is in this last capacity that she has…

Busy fall for Lady Niners

Val Malik, Turkey Shoot winner

Barbara Johnson On November 3, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners held their annual Turkey Shoot. For this event, the lady to land closest-to-the-pin on Hole No. Six of the Saddlebrooke Course wins a gift certificate to buy that turkey for Thanksgiving. This year’s weather was absolutely beautiful and the winner was Val Malik – great shooting,…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners host the Sputters

Winners SaddleBrooke, left to right: Ann Irwin, Barb Rempel, Miki Pratt and Jackie Davidson

Elaine Kienitz The annual Sputters and Niners ladies have always enjoyed getting together and having fun. This year was no exception. The weather was perfect and the courses were perfect. The play was a modified scramble; the Niners hit their own ball from the tee. The best ball is determined and each plays their own…

LAGOS mystery solved for SaddleBrooke Lady golfers

1st place 2015 – Debbie Thompson, Karen Wendlandt, Connie Miller and Sandra Murray

Barbara Johnson Every year the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and the SBWGA-18 ladies combine for a fun day of golf and lunch. This event is called LAGOS and every year there are many questions about what LAGOS stands for and how it came to be. After much research, I discovered that the two groups got together…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners master the monsoons

Barbara Johnson As we all know, we’ve had quite an active monsoon season – complete with rain, wind, hail and sultry temps. But that hasn’t stopped the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners from still enjoying being out there on the course. Our Tournament Chair Charlotte James has kept our spirits high by providing some unique games on…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners announces State Medallion winners

Elaine Kienitz Our State Medallion has come to a conclusion and our winners announced. Vernie Tupa was low Gross and Elaine Kienitz low net. Congratulations, ladies! State Medallion rules state that competition shall be open to AWGA members on the member’s course on Play Day and will consist of two best gross and two best…