Tag: SBWGA-18

SBWGA-18 Ladies Achievements

Shirley Hamann Congratulations to Deb Fenton who carded a hole-in-one on June 14. She used a 9-iron and cleared the dreaded water on SaddleBrooke hole number 2, and the ball dropped straight into the hole. Witnesses were Barb Verbus and Shirley Hamann. Sandra Murray joined three other ladies from the Tucson area to play in…

SBWGA-18 News and Events

Shirley Hamann The annual Member/Member Tournament was held on May 2 and 3. The theme was “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” The first day was an alternate shot Chapman event, and the second day was 1 Gross Best Ball and 1 Net Best Ball event. The overall winners of the Member/Member Tournament were Debbie…

SBWGA-18 News

Feb. 1 was the conclusion of the annual Presidents Cup tournament. This is a match play event. Thirty-two players qualified for the event on Jan. 11, and matches were played Jan. 20 through Feb. 1. Carol Bidwell was the Presidents Cup champion by winning her match against Takyeo Eakin. Gail Plimpton finished in third place.…

SBWGA-18ers Kick Off 2022

Meet your new SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association-18 (SBWGA-18) board members for 2022, led by Anne Stonecipher (president) and Carol Bidwell (advisor). They were installed at the December meeting. An exciting year of Tuesday play and special tournaments is planned for 2022. They need you as a member to support their planning by volunteering and/or participating.…

SBWGA-18 Christmas Celebration

On Dec. 7, the SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association-18 (SBWGA-18) ladies held their annual Christmas celebration. It started with a golf event, Beat the Pro and President, in which two-person teams attempted to score better than the pro, Jane Chanik, and President Carol Bidwell. The pro and president team scored a net 69, and the team…

SBWGA-18 Swings into the New Year – 2022

Venetia Hobson Lewis Time sweeps past, sending another year our way with seemingly advancing speed. Yet, SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association-18 (SBWGA-18) keeps swinging, on and off the course. Starting out November in high style was Bonnie Westra, who aced SaddleBrooke number 2. Hitting her ball with a number eight hybrid, she watched as that little…

SBWGA-18: Let’s Talk Turkey

Venetia Hobson Lewis Let’s talk turkey. It’s about time, Thanksgiving, that is, and the holidays in December are close behind. Schedules for cooking the turkey must be set, and side dishes and desserts, ranging from pies to plum puddings to cakes, have to be selected from families’ treasure troves of recipes. With so much to…

SBWGA-18—September School Bells

Venetia Hobson Lewis To many of us, September was the month that schools resumed their regular schedule. First day’s awkwardness, new books, new teachers, and new subjects brought anxieties and the closure to a carefree summer filled with swimming, tennis, hanging out, and reading for pleasure. September meant reading heavy textbooks, which didn’t fit easily into the…

SBWGA-18’s Singing In The Rain

Venetia Hobson Lewis What do you do when it’s raining? Unless there’s something else pressing, do you read? Do you watch TV? Or perhaps, do you practice your musical instrument and maybe sing a few old songs? Members of the SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association-18 (SBWGA-18) recently had two opportunities to warm up their vocal cords.…

SBWGA-18 Tees Up For The Jigsaw Puzzle Golf Course

Venetia Hobson Lewis Golf courses are puzzles to many. Think of the course itself as the straight edge pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, their linear bounds forming the holes. Our golf shots, with all their many moving parts and functions, are like the multi-sided jigsaw pieces, with tabs jutting out and hollowed out blanks receiving…