Tag: Verde Sputters

Verde Sputters Labor Day Luncheon

BK Koch Labor Day took away many of our Sputters who were enjoying other pursuits over the long weekend. However, 20 brave Sputters endured the weather and were blessed with a cooling breeze which, in the words of our president, Helen Bellacqua, “kept the bugs away and ruffled our hair like we were in a…

Verde Sputters Summer Fun Challenge Event

Carolyn McLean The ever-popular indoor Summer Fun Putting Challenge returned to the lower rooms of the clubhouse on Sunday, July 31, with a “Happy Holidays” theme for nine holes. After checking in and some liquid courage from the no-host bar, the games began at 5:30 p.m. in the Bobcat and Coyote Rooms. The games varied…

Meet New Friends and Have Fun with the Verde Sputters

BK Koch The Verde Sputters was established in July 1982, with eight members, to provide women with an organized putting activity here in SaddleBrooke. We promote fellowship, charitable opportunities, and social activities. Our membership consists of ladies who have never played golf before, former golfers, and casual golfers. Anyone who does not belong to a…

Verde Sputters June Update

The heat was not a deterrence to the women of Verde Sputters. They were armed with bottles of water, sunscreen, and trusty putters to bravely face the elements and put those darn little balls right there in the holes of the SaddleBrooke One putting green. On June 6 there were 35 Sputters and no guests…

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,…