Bailey Creek Women
The Bailey Creek Women’s Club has had a busy August and is happy to welcome several new members. The BCWC welcomes guests and new members. For information contact Jenni Cesarin at 249-5346.
We begin this week’s report covering the annual Guys & Gals Couple’s Championship played Aug. 21, 22 and 25. What was billed as a two-day event actually resulted by necessity with half the field playing on Wednesday, the other half on Thursday, but culminating with everyone coming together on Sunday. There were 13 teams divided in two flights competing for low gross and low net, the low gross in flight one to be determined Couple’s Champions.
Round one was scored with better ball of the twosome while in round two, both balls counted. Taking first place for both low gross and low net in the second flight was the team of Jeff and Patty Monaghan. First flight winners, with both low gross and low net scores went to Jim and Bev Reynolds, crowned the new 2019 Couple’s Champions.
Celebrating a successful tournament, everyone gathered together following golf on Sunday at the Graeagle Picnic Grounds for a delicious chicken and rib BBQ dinner prepared by the club’s food and grill committee members.
Play on Wednesday, Aug. 28, saw 12 members of the club travel to Whitehawk Ranch for the final of four Home & Home tournaments held during the season. Members from each club were mixed with foursomes playing for low net and skins. Immediately following golf, lunch prepared from Marci’s Grill was served on the clubhouse deck. It’s believed the low net winner was Whitehawk member Gene West, who, by the way, shot a gross 72.
Meanwhile, back on the home course at Graeagle, another group played two man better ball from the combo tees. Taking first place with a net score of 56 was the team of Ron Easton and Darrell Woods. There was a tie for second place with John Grasso and Norm Nichols followed by Tom Taylor and Chuck Weidner, both teams with net 60. Skins were also a part of the game, a total of nine were awarded. Tom Taylor took two skins followed by one each for Norm Nichols, Bob McIlroy, Chuck Weidner, John Grasso, Bill Hopp, Darrell Woods and Jack Gilbert.
As the season rapidly draws down, the next major men’s club event will be the two-day club championships to be played Sept. 13 and 15. There will be flighted competition for Club, Senior and Super Senior titles, the overall Club and Senior championship played from the white tees while Super Seniors from the combo tees. At least 5 rounds must have been played in GMGA sanctioned events in 2019 prior to this event in order to compete for the titles. Look for results in the coming weeks.
Information about the Graeagle Men’s Club can be found by visiting gmeadowsclubs.com/MenHomeDir/index.
On Aug. 27, two GMWGC teamsrepresenting the Graeagle Meadows men’s and women’s golf clubs competed in the 2019 Northern California Senior Scramble Tournament, which includes flights for ages 50+, 60+ and 70+.The tournament, played at the Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo uses a net scramble format in which both partners hit each shot and select the better shot from which to play their next shot. If the score of the Age Flight winner is the lowest among the winners of all sections in the region (which also includes Southern California, Colorado and Gateway) the team will qualify to compete in the National Finals tournament, which will be played in Phoenix on Nov. 11.
Graeagle Meadows representatives included the team of Dr. John Scott and Norm Miller, and the team of Sharla Scott and Karen Linde who, asthe only women competing in the tournament, competed againstthe men in the 60+ Age Flight, but were allowed to use the traditional women’s tee box.
Congratulations to John and Norm who, with a net 61, becamethe 2019 Northern California Senior Scramble Championsin the 70+ Age Flight. Now they waitor the results ofall other sectional qualifying tournaments in the region.
Lake Almanor CC women
LACC Women’s Golf Club Tuesday morning 18-hole and Thursday morning 9-hole leagues are open to women outside the community. If you are interested in playing, please call our membership chairperson Jessie King, 259-2896.
Scrambles are open to the public and a great way to get to know a great group of people. All are invited to participate in the fun during Morning Scrambles on Wednesdays. Interested folks may call the course to get signed up for a day of fun and prizes, 284-6300.
Plumas Pines women
Plumas Pines Ladies Club held the Captain’s Cup Qualifier for August on the 27th. Play was from the regular red tees. The winners were:
Gross – 100 – Dottie Hattich
Net – 75 – Doni Burt.
We also played Low Net and Low Gross. The winners were:
1st Gross – Sharon Russell (89)
1st Low Net and 2nd Low Net: Lori Dierssen and Carol DeLuca – tied with 77.
1st Gross – Judy Rossi (104)
1st Low Net – Cathy Cianciolo with a 77
2nd Low Net – Mary Stonebraker with an 80.
Also, Mary Stonebraker had the only chip-in.
At the conclusion of the final round of the three-day Ladies Plumas Pines Club Championship and Handicap Championship, the winners were Club champion Sharon Russell and Club championship runner-up Jan Anderson.
The Handicap champion is Judy Rossi and Handicap champion runner-up is Lori Dierssen. Handicap championship 3rd place is Carol DeLuca.
Whitehawk Ranch Ladies
On a blistering hot Tuesday, Aug. 27, the Whitehawk Women gathered for a game of One-Two-One. They numbered 10 members and Susan Erne’s two guests from Hawaii. The victors with a score of 96 were Patty McNamara, Denise Stein, Cynthia Thomas and JoAnn West. Posting on the Birdie Board were Susan Erne and Michelle Violett with one birdie each, Marsha Ziegler and Patty McNamara each with two, and JoAnn West with a total of four! It should be noted that Michelle Violett walked the entire 18 holes in the heat!
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