Plumas Pines Women’s Golf Club
The Plumas Pines Women’s Golf Club played the final Captain’s Cup qualifying round on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
The qualifiers were low gross – Mary Stonebraker with 96; low net – Mary Blaylock with 76. The Captain’s Cup final tournament will be held the last Tuesday in September.
The winners over the rest of the field were: Flight one – low gross – Renee Walker with 93; low net – Cathy Cianciolo with 77; low putts – Mary Stonebraker with 24. Flight 2 low gross – Lorraine Cornish with 110; low net – Connie Raheb with 70; low putts – Janet Grijalva with 30.
Whitehawk Ranch Ladies Golf Club
On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Whitehawk Ranch Ladies Golf Club held its annual “Cowboy Classic Invitational” golf tournament.
Tuesday’s play was preceded by a wonderful cocktail party Monday evening. Ladies Club captain, Denise Stein, hosted the event at her beautiful golf course home. The weather was perfect and the WHRLGC members outdid themselves with delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Tuesday’s tournament format was “Cha, Cha, Cha, Draw” where either one, two, three or four balls counted for each 4-person team; depending on the hole.
The team winners were as follows:
First net: Sharon Russell (member), Jo Menary, Chellie Peterson and Elsa Silbert.
First gross: Marcia Zeigler (member), Elaine Easterling, Nancy Fowler-Johnson (member) and Lynnette Ponath.
Second net: Denise Stein (member and WHLGC captain), Barbara Crist, Patsy Purvis (member) and Bev Reynolds.
Second gross: Brenda Knott (member) Sherry Jackson, Rita Byorick and Sue DeFrancesco.
Third net: Victoria Cook (member), Donna Sabatasso, Faith Butler and Gwen Trappe.
Third gross: Patty McNamara (member and tournament chair), Mary Craig, Chris Hyatt (member) and Sue Gardner.
Individual honors went to: longest drive: Brenda Knott, member and Chellie Peterson, guest; closest to the pin: Brenda Knott, member and Debbie Cavin, guest; and most accurate drive: Brenda Knott, member and Rita Byorick, guest.
Only three players hit “Within the Circle” with a tough pin placement on the par three No. 16: Sharon Russell, member; Elsa Silbert, guest and Donna Sabatasso, guest.
Congratulations to the winners and to all 60 players who had a great time — the most important prize of all!
Tournament Chair Patty McNamara deserves special thanks for putting on such a fabulous event. Thanks also go to Manager Sharon Adams and her staff at The Lodge at Whitehawk for a delicious luncheon following the tournament. Head Pro Tad McCormick and Assistant Pro Jason Butler deserve kudos, as well, for the tournament running smoothly and for their enthusiasm in making sure all the ladies had fun!!
What a beautiful morning for the Mt. Huff Wednesday Morning Scramble! Aug. 29 dawned a bit smoky, but a brisk northeast wind quickly blew the smoke away and made it a great day for the golfers.
First place team in this competition brought the honors to Don Sheffield, Dick Grace, Loren Lindner and Jerry Hobbs.
In second place: the team of Ron Christensen, Ted Trafton, Gary Metzdorf and Leo Sorosinski.
Darel Joseph triumphed with the closest to the pin shot, and in a tie, Jerry Hobbs and Don Sheffield shared the victory of the chip-in contest.
Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend. Hope you can make it out to the links for one, if not all, of the days!
The Golden Tomahawk Golf Tournament
The annual golf tournament between Plumas Pines Men’s Club and Graeagle Meadows Men’s Club ended for the first time ever in a perfect draw.
The men played the first 18 holes at Graeagle Meadows Golf Course, where the Graeagle Men’s Club took an impressive lead. This was going to be an easy win for Graeagle, but the wiser men said “Bring your ‘A’ game to tomorrow’s match at Plumas Pines.”
Well, somebody on the Plumas Pines Men’s Club must have said “Bring your “AA” game to tomorrow’s match at our home course.” And that is exactly what they did.
The Plumas Pines Men’s Club played very well that day. They won exactly the number of points to bring the 36-hole match to a draw.
It’s a good thing we are all friends and neighbors and can sit down together for a cold drink and great food — because that’s just what we did.
Take a close look at the accompanying photo to spot your favorite golfer. The trophy will be displayed at Plumas Pines for the next year, so go by and take a look at it. Next year’s match is sure to be equally exciting.
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