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SaddleBrooke One golf program hosts Girls Junior Golf

Barbara Johnson Our golfers and course staff have enjoyed a busy summer and, thanks to our Pro Bernie Eaton, we had a special treat in August. Bernie, who has been named 2016 Southern Chapter Professional of the Year, is known for his innovative and creative fun programs which have enhanced our golf program for years…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners news

Elaine Kienitz The Lady Niners are a resilient group. Even in the hot weather an average of 25 ladies show up and have fun golfing. Only the monsoon stopped us this summer. The games have been adding to the fun. The game we called Hate-M is an example. This game allowed us to (before playing…

Lady Niners donate to local young golfers

Barbara Johnson Every year the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners send a donation to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Tucson. We hold our Invitational on even-numbered years, so we can increase this donation because we add in our profits from the event. At our General Meeting and Brunch on June 14, it was our pleasure to welcome some…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners

Left to right: Dan Russell, Mary Leversee, Kathleen Weiss and Sam Sollenberger; photo by Bob Koblewski

Elaine Kienitz The much anticipated Ladies Choice event was on a perfect sunny, no wind, mild temperature day. The game was a two person team using a modified Chapman scoring formula followed by a delicious lunch in the dining room. Winners were as follows: On the SaddleBrooke course 1st place Mary Leversee and Dan Russell,…

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,…