Tag: Verde Sputters

Verde Sputters May Installation Luncheon

BK Koch On the bright, sunny day of May 2, 43 Verde Sputters and three guests descended upon the SaddleBrooke One putting green for another rousing game of Sputters. Debbie Van Berkom was the big winner of the Money Hole. There were 26 holes-in-one, not counting Helen Bellacqua’s when she was shooting for hole number…

Verde Sputters Hosts the SaddleBrooke Ranchettes

On March 7, the sun was shining, the air just a little chilled, as 72 Sputters and Ranchettes (from SaddleBrooke Ranch) congregated upon the putting green at SaddleBrooke One. Teams of four included two Sputters and two Ranchettes. Sputters all were dressed in their verde-colored shirts, and the Ranchettes were in their red/pink shirts, so…

Verde Sputters’ Valentine Luncheon

On Feb. 7, 42 Verde Sputters and four guests sputtered through 18 holes on the SaddleBrooke One putting green. There were three money-hole winners: LaVonne Ashwood, Mickey Levich, and Karen Martin. It was also a great day for holes-in-ones: 34! Hazel Roper had four and Donna Bujnovsky had three. LaVonne Ashwood, Mary Ellen Clark, Maggie…

Verde Sputters Welcome the New Year

On Jan. 3, 26 Verde Sputters and three guests donned their warmest weather gear and sputtered through 18 holes on the SaddleBrooke putting green. The money-hole winner was Sheelagh Simpson. Sheelagh, don’t spend that dollar all in one place! Mickey Levich had not one, not two, but three holes-in-one. There were a total of 23 holes-in-one, in…

Verde Sputters Host the Lady Niners

On Nov. 9, the Verde Sputters hosted the Lady Niners in a fun tournament. This is a partnership with a long tradition. How does this tournament work? Two Sputters team up with two Niners, and the Niners hit their shots to the greens, and then the Sputters take over and do the putting. This year,…

Verde Sputters Labor Day Luncheon

Though they have been playing for several months now, the Verde Sputters held their first luncheon since March 2020. The luncheon was met with enthusiasm by the players and social members for the opportunity to come together again. We feasted buffet-style upon scrambled eggs, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, green peppers, salsa, fresh fruit, and cinnamon…

Verde Sputters news

Trudy Rossi As the Sputters 2018-2019 year was coming to a close, the ladies and their guests were busier than ever working on and enjoying the annual Founder’s Invitational on Sunday, April 14. The weather was beautiful, the course was difficult and the individual holes were crazy as one tried to putt with oven mitts,…

Verde Sputters news

Trudy Rossi Things have been very quiet Monday mornings around the SaddleBrooke One putting green only because it has been closed for the past four weeks, but look out because our snowbirds are returning, our winter start time is now 9:30 a.m. and the social calendar is heating up. One of the most popular and…

Verde Sputters Prepare For Busy Season

Trudy Rossi While the summer weather has certainly thinned out the ranks of the Monday morning Sputters, thank you to those loyal ladies who have shown up weekly toting their water and wearing sun hats, sun screen and cool collars. The number of Sputters on a given Monday ranged anywhere from 45 down to 22,…