Women’s Golf News
Blackmoor’s Monday Night Ladies League played a blind draw event on June 17.
The winners were Lucy Karran and Signa Findlay.
Tammy Cox rook low putts.
Findlay had closest to the pin on nole No. 8.
Mountaineer Women’s 18-Hole Association. June 20th
The women invited the men from Mountaineer Woodview to join in play with the men providing breakfast and the women preparing lunch.
Game: Two-Person Best Ball
First place: Cathy Ralston, Joe McFarland, Dave Chafin, Frank Hanselman
Second place: Elaine Minda, Karen Pannett, Gary Virtue, Tim Walnoha
Third place: Pat Carey, Linda Wade, Doc Clarke, Dick Pannett
Fourth place: Erin Ankrum, Jay Carey, Terrry Grant, Dave Nixon
50/50 winner: Dick Pannett
Erin Ankrum, Jay Carey, Terry Grant, Dave Nixon (3)
Pat Carey, Linda Wade, Doc Clarke, Dick Pannett (2)
Kathi Moore, Charlotte McCoy, Jim Torrance, Dave Z (2)
Cathy Ralston, Joe McFarland, Dave Chafin, Frank Hanselman (1)
Patty Filak, Janice Whitaker, Andy Gulish, Bob Wade (1)
Game: T’s & F’s
First place: Elaine Minda
Second place: Cathy Ralston
Third place: Patty Filak
Chip-ins: Dotty Virtue on No. 10
Kathi Moore on No. 9
50/50: Cathy Ralston
Spring Hills Ladies Golf League played the second half of Spring Handicap on the back nine on June 20.
A flight, Mary DiMichael with a score of 42; coming in second in A flight was a tie between Neysa McCart and Claudia Norris.
B flight, Amy Mader with a score of 42; coming in second again with a tie Erin Mader and Vickie Grant.
C flight, Brenda McClosky with a 50 and coming in second was Eleanor Kindsvatter,
Proximity winners were Long Drive on No. 18, A flight, Cindy Montgomery; B flight, none in fairway; C flight, Eleanor Kindsvatter.
Closest to the pin in 2 on No. 16, A flight, Lori Szymanek; B flight, Erin Mader; and C flight, Eleanor Kindsvatter.
Low putts for the evening was Brenda McClosky with 15 putts.
The 50/50 winner was Neysa McCart.
Following play, a brief business meeting was conducted by Ann Eroshevich, president.
The invitational on Aug. 1 is a four-woman scramble. The league will pay first, second and third low gross and low net in each flight.
There will be mulligans and team skins and a share the wealth 50/50 where all money collected will be given to players.
Decorations will be red, white and blue. The fee will remain $55.
Sponsors for holes will be spearheaded by Dru Fleshour. Signs will be done by Mary Alice Myers. Team photos will be done by Claudia Norris.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Town and Country Women Golf League had a medal playon June 20 at Spring Hills Golf Course on the back nine.
Low gross, A flight, Signa Findlay and Wanda Retzer; B, Edie Higgins; C, Irene Vaja.
Low net, A flight, Jeanne Dowden; B, Kathy Antinone; C, Margie Serafini.
Long drive No. 11, A flight, Laura Froehlich; B, Antinone; C, Vaja.
Long drive No. 17, A flight, Findlay; B, Antinone; C, Shirley Guida.
Close to pin No. 16, A flight, Lillian Kestner; B, Higgins; C, Vaja.
Wanda Retzer had the lowest putts, and Bobbie Mangan had a chip-in.
The Williams Ladies Golf Association held its annual “Beat the Pro” event, playing against Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich.
With the Pro shooting a 75 only 3 over par, the association still had three women beating him with their net scores. Winners were Phyllis Phillips and Sue Sakara with 72’s and Rita Kohn with a 74.
Linda Staffilino tied with her score of 75.
The “Pot of Gold” held a two-week “jackpot” for Maribeth Arlia chipping in on hole No. 8 and Rita Wickham on hole No. 10.
Skill prize for the week was second shot on hole No. 6. First flight went to Priscilla Mavrich, second flight was Alicia Myers and Rita Wickham in third flight.
Staffilino, association president, called a meetings following the luncheon with her “Invitation Committee” photographer Karen Edwards and theme coordinator Toni Vosseler.
Rally co-chairs Mavrich and Phillips also met with Staffilino to continue plans for the Aug. 10 event.
This week’s play will be “Throw out Par 5’s” in mixed flights, and players are asked to call the pro shop to be listed for play.
Women’s golf news
The Cadiz Women’s Golf Association held its annual invitational on June 19 with many local women golfers participating.
A two-person scramble was the competition with the following winners:
First flight: team No. 1, Paula Hope and Vickie Grant; team No. 2, Lori Szymanek and Cindy Montgomery; team No. 3, Joyce Berdine and Chris Muroski.
Second flight: team No. 1, Signa Findlay and Laura Froehlick; team No. 2, Kathy Sapp and Ruth Lamantia; team No. 3, Patty Filak and Cathy Ralston.
Third flight: team No. 1, Vivian Tuscan and Joann Watson; team No. 2, Cheryl Black and Linda Caputo; and team No. 3, Eleanor Kindsvatter and Ann Eroshevich.
The 50/50 drawing was won by Ginny Ferrell.
Following lunch, chairman Marlene Holloway welcomed all guests and thanked her committee members, who included Nep Rowland, Joann Watson, Betty Thompson, Ann Milleson, Nancy Beckert, Dolores Ginier, Doris Harman and guest Karen Sims.
The June 26 hostess will be Nep Rowland. Tee times begin at 9 a.m.
Winners at the Dyer Ladies League,
“Convert Three Worst Holes to Par” on June 18 were:
A Flight: Mishal Hawthorne
B Flight: Lucy Karaan
C Flight: Ann Eroshevich
Proximity: Mishal Hawthone
50-50 drawing: Arlene Owens
Play Chairmen: Mary Arehart, Mary Alice Meyer
Winners at the Dyer Ladies League “Even Holes Count” on June 11 were:
Mary Alice Meyer
50-50 drawing: Elaine Minda
Spring Hills Ladies played “Throw Out Two Worst Holes” on June 13. The winners were:
A flight, Dru Fleishour with a 30.
Second place was Mary DiMichael with a 33.
B flight, Amy Mader with a 31 .
Second place was Erin Mader with a 33.
C flight was a four-way tie between Judy Sorrenti, Tammy Cox, Eleanor Kindsvatter and Mary Alice Myers.
Low Putts for the night was Sharon Colman with 15 putts.
Long Drive on
A flight, Lori Szymanek.
B flight, Ruth Lamantia.
C flight, Mary Arehart.
Closest to the Pin in Two
A flight, Jay Risnear.
B flight, Amy Mader.
C flight, Mary Alice Myers.
The 50/50 winner was Claudia Norris.
Food for the night was furnished by Sharon Colman, Dru Fleishour, Neysa McCart and Lee Ann Grim.
After four rounds of 18-hole competition, the President’s Cup tournament of the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association was decided with co-champions being crowned. The winner of this highly regarded competition is the golfer with the best three out of four net scores.
At a luncheon following play, YangJa Koh, last year’s President’s Cup winner and chairman for this year’s tournament, announced that both Dianna Adams and Theresa Metcalf won the President’s Cup with a net score of 226 for three 18-hole rounds.
The nine-hole golfers also participated in their own President’s Cup tournament with Dotty Tegano and DeeDee Scugoza sharing the honors with a net score of 119 for three nine-hole rounds.
The weekly event was one best ball for the 18-hole golfers with Koh and Metcalf as chairmen. Adams and Renee Morelli won first place with a score of 59. Koh and Charlene Freshwater took second place with a score of 62. Winners for low putts were Adams in the first flight and Freshwater in the second flight. Morelli recorded a chip-in on No. 7 to win the money cup.
Weekly winners in the nine-hole group were Tegano, low gross and putts, and Natalie Straus, low net.
This week’s game will be the Pro’s Choice for nine holes with one/half handicap. Eighteen-hole golfers are to show up at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. start, and nine-hole golfers will report at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. tee-off.
The Williams Ladies Golf Association held a Low Gross Low Net Tourney with Maribeth Arlia taking the winning prize in first flight with a score of 87.
Jenny Epifano took low net in first flight with a score of 71.
Second flight low gross went to Sue Sakara with a score of 104, and a tie for low net between Rita Kohn and Phyllis Phillips with scores of 79.
Flight three low gross was Vi Stein with a score of 115, and Toni Vosseler for low net with a score of 77.
Skill prize for longest drive in the fairway on hole No. 14 with first flight winner Epifano, second flight was taken by Alicia Myers, and Vosseler took the third flight prize.
Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich figured and announced the winners and, following their luncheon, held a one-hour lesson for the women on chipping and putting.
This week’s play will be “Beat the Pro” with all players asked to call the Pro Shop to be listed for play.
Women’s golf news
Play of the Day for the Cadiz Women’s Golf Association on June 12 was Four Par Holes only, using one-half handicap.
Winners in first flight was a tie between Theresa Stotler and Nep Rowland.
In second flight, Betty Thompson came in first and Joann Watson, second. Rowland and Stotler tied for least putts in first flight.
Thompson won least putts in second flight. Chip-ins were made by Stotler and Ginny Ferrell. Peg Buchanan was hostess.
The Pleasant Valley Ladies’ Golf League of Ponderosa Golf Course announced its May winners at a luncheon meeting held June 5 at the course restaurant. Tournament Director Linda Wade announced the following:
Event: Bingo, Bango, Bongo
Winners: First place, Vivian Tustin
Second place, Karen Pannett
Birdies: Terry Viskovicz, Kay Mortimer
Half/Half: Terry Viskovicz
Event: T’s and F’s
Winners: First place, Karen Heinz
Second place, Glenda Virtue
Birdies: Terry Viskovicz
Half/Half: Linda Wade
Event: Six, Six, Six
Winners: Barb Williams, Linda Wade, Glenda Virtue
Birdies: Terry Viskovicz
Half/Half: Janet Backel
Event: Nassau Tournament
Winners: Front, Linda Wade; back and total, Glenda Virtue
Birdies: Terry Viskovicz
Half/Half: Kay Mortimer
Event: Low Putts
Winners: Front, Betty Patterson; back and total, Terry Viskovicz
Birdies: Terry Viskovicz, Betty Patterson
Chip-Ins: Mary Lou Recinella
Half/Half: Vivian Tustin
The Williams Ladies Golf Association held a “Putters Tourney” for the weekly play. First flight winner was Jennie Epifano with a total of 29 putts.
Second flight winner was Rita Kohn with only 28 putts, and third flight ended in a tie with Jerry Chambers and Phyllis Phillips both with 36 putts.
Skill prizes for the day was the longest putt on hole No. 2 by Erikka Buracchio with 14 feet 8 inches.
Hole No. 7 went to Maribeth Arlia with a 5-foot, 7-inch putt. Arlia also captured the longest putt on hole No. 10 with 18 feet, 4 inches. Longest putt on hole No. 14 went to Kohn with a 49- foot, 6-inch thriller.
The “Pot of Gold” with a two-week carryover was split by Karen Pitchok and Burrachio.
Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich announced the winners and the cancellation of the Ladies Day Golf Clinic because of the weather.
A meeting of the decorating committee was held after play and luncheon, followed by participants to help assemble the centerpieces for the annual Williams Invitational set for July 9. So far, nearly 140 clubs from the Tri-State Area will be participating.
This week’s play will be “Low Gross Low Net” in mixed flights. Participants should call the Pro Shop to list for play.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
On June 11 at Spring Hills Golf Course, Town And Country Women Golf League had a Best Scores Game on Odds Holes on numbers 1, 3, 5, 7.
The winners were: A flight, Lucy Karaan; B, Patty Saccoccia; and C, Shirley Guida.
Long Drive No. 3 A flight, Wanda Retzer; B, Edie Higgins; and C, Irene Vaja.
Long Drive No.5 Karaan; B, Higgins; C, Vaja.
Closest to Pin No.8, A flight, Signa Findlay; B, Higgins; C, Vaja.
A skill contest in flights was the weekly game of the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association with YangJa Koh and Theresa Metcalf as chairmen.
In the first flight Koh won long drive on No. 11 and closest to the pin on the second shot on hole No. 5. Marilyn Kenny took the prize for closest to the pin on the par three second hole. Kenny also won low putts and had a chip-in on No. 3 to claim the money cup.
Metcalf took the long drive award in the second flight on hole No. 9. Morelli won low putts. No golfer in the second flight won closest to the pin prizes.
Koh announced that this week will be the final round of the President’s Cup competition. The winner of this highly regarded tournament will be the golfer with the best three of four net scores. Several women are in close contention to win.
In the nine-hole golf group, Dotty Tegano won closest to the pin on the par three second hole and closest to the pin on the second shot on hole No. 3. DeeDee Scugoza took the long drive award on No. 9, and Scugoza and Tegano tied for low putts.
This week’s event will be one best ball. Eighteen-hole golfers are to sign in at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. tee time, and nine-hole golfers will report at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start.
Women’s golf news
Blackmoor’s Monday Evening Ladies League played a two-gal scramble on June 3. Winners were Linda Caputo and Lucy Karran. Cheryl Black and Denise Augustine took low putts. Karran had closest to pin on No. 12. All women are weclome every Monday at 5 p.m.
Carol Henderson was hostess June 5 for the Cadiz Women’s Golf Association and chose Blind Partners for Play of the Day.
The team of Joanne Watson and Nep Rowland were winners. Low putts of the field pot was split between Rowland and Peg Buchanan, who also had two chip-ins.
After play, discussion was held on the upcoming invitational scramble set for June 19. Members were urged to sign up for breakfast and snack table requirements. All interested women golfers must sign up by June 12 by calling Marlene Holloway at the club at (740) 942-3618.
Winners for the Dyer Ladies League Golf Scramble on June 4 were:
First-place team: Paula Hope, Ann Eroshevich, Vickie Grant, Mary Ann Bainbridge.
Second-place team: Ruth Lamantie, Mary Arehart, Debbie Phillippi.
Play chairmen: Eleanor Kindsvatter and Ann Eroshevich.
Food committee: Debbie Phillippi, Teri Barkley and Ruth Lamantia.
The Dyer Ladies Golf Association held its annual 18-hole Memorial Tournament on June 1. Winners of the event were:
First low net: Ruth Lamantia
Second low net: Vickie Grant
18-HOLE LEAGUE RESULTS
May 30 results – Game: Nose
First flight, Elaine Minda, Cathy Ralston
Second flight, Dotty Virtue, Janet Stukins
Third flight, Karen Pannett, Linda Wade
Game: Low Net
First flight: Elaine Minda
Second flight: Dotty Virtue
Third flight: Karen Pannett
50/50: Janet Stukins
Chip-ins: Karen Pannett on No. 1
MOUNTAINEER WOOVIEW’S NINE-HOLE LEAGUE RESULTS
Game: Low Putts
First place: Erin Ankrum
Second place: Ginger Green
Third place: Pam Walters
First place: Patty Filak, Erikka Burracchio, Donna Popovich, Sheri Nuzum
Second place: Mary Ann Bainbridge, Sharon Coleman, Sheila Robinson
Third place: Erin Ankrum, Peg Barber, Kristin McFadden
50/50: Sheila Robinson
Chip-ins: Erikka Burracchio on no. 11, Kathi Moore on No. 12, Peg Barber on No. 16, Patty Gerlando on No.16
Birdies: Erikka Burracchio on No. 11 and Peg Barber on No. 16
Dinner was served by the officers after the game.
Spring Hills Ladies played the first half of the spring handicap on May 30. Winners were:
A flight winner was Dru Fleshour.
B flight winner was Ann Eroshevich.
C flight winner was Eleanor Kindsvatter.
Long drive on No. 7 winners were:
Long Drive A flight Lori Szymanek.
Long Drive B flight Linda Caputo.
Long Drive C flight Mary Arehart .
Closest to the Pin on No. 4 in two
A flight Marge Alpino.
B flight Vickie Grant.
C flight Eleanor Kindsvatter.
Dur Fleshour had low putts with 14 putts for the night.
The 50/50 was won by Lee Ann Grim.
June 13 will be alternating shot.
The Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association played the second round of the President’s Cup tournament and a gross and net event in flights with YangJa Koh and Theresa Metcalf as chairmen.
Koh, who was the 2012 President’s Cup winner, announced that two more rounds will be played, and the winner will be the golfer with the best three out of four net scores. Several women are in close competition now to win this highly regarded tournament.
Winners of the gross and net event in flights were: First flight: Marilyn Kenny, low gross; Koh, low net and putts. Second flight: Shelle Pentes, low gross; Dianna Adams, low net and putts. Third flight: Renee Morelli, low gross and putts; and Metcalf, low net. Morelli recorded a chip-in on hole 15 to claim the money cup.
Winning in the nine-hole competition were DeeDee Scugoza, low gross and putts, and Natalie Straus, low net.
This week’s event will be skill prizes in flights. Eighteen-hole golfers are to report at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. tee time, and nine-hole golfers will sign in at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
May 16: Town and Country Women’s Golf League had a Throw out Two Worst Holes on May 16, at Spring Hills Golf Course.
Winners were: A flight Signa Findlay and Wanda Retzer; B Betty Teaff; C Irene Vaja. Long Drive No. 2 A flight Laura Froelich; B Pat Zorne’ C Irene Vaja. Long Drive No. 7 A flight Findlay; B Zorne; C Nancy Lellie. Closest to Pin, A flight Findlay; B Jeanne Dowden. Jane Myers had a chip-in.
May 30: The Town and Country Women Golf League had its May 30 medal play followed by a luncheon meeting, at Spring Hills GC Cafeteria.
Low Gross A flight Janice Hailey, B Jane Myers, C Rose Kazmarek. Low Net A flight Lillian Kestner, B Edie Higgins, C Sondra Hyde.
Closest to Pin, A flight Kestner, B Bobbie Mangan, C Kazmarek.
Long Drive No. 6 A flight Laura Froehlich, B Patty Saccoccia, C Helen D’Andrea.
Long Drive No. 7 A flight Wanda Retzer, B Higgins, C Hyde.
Higgins had a chip in on hole No. 3.
The Williams Ladies Golf Association held its annual “Red, White & Blue Shamble” to celebrate Memorial Day and give thanks to veterans.
The first-place winning team was Maribeth Arlia, Jerry Chambers and Rita Kohn.
The second-place team consisted of Linda Staffilino, Sue Sakara and a blind draw.
For the “Longest Putt Made on hole No. 12 in First Flight was Priscilla Mavrich, Second Flight went to Vi Stein, and Chambers took Third Flight honors.
The weekly “Pot of Gold” was taken by Buracchio on hole No. 6 and Jennie Epifano on hole No. 18.
Stein walked away with the day’s honor prize of “Most Patriotic Dress.”
A luncheon was held in the Grill Room decorated in a patriotic theme.
William’s Ladies Golf Association held a “Team Two Best Balls of Three” June 4 as its weekly event.
First-place winning team was Maribeth Arlia, Sue Sakara and Vi Stein with a total score of 125.
Second-place team winners were Priscilla Mavrich, Rita Kohn and Phyllis Phillips with a 135.
Skill prizes for each flight was “Longest Drive in Fairway no. 1 with Arlia taking first flight. Second flight players all missed the fairway.
Phillips took third flight.
The Pot of Gold will carry over since no one took that prize. Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich announced all the rules of play and held a ladies golf clinic following play and luncheon.
President Linda Staffilino announced that very few spaces are left in the “Spectacular Williams Annual Invitational” for July 9, but clubs can list in case of any cancellations.
Chairman Mavrich and Phillips announced the “Rally for a Cure” will be held on Aug. 10 and will be open to both men and women.
Ladies are asked to call the pro shop to be listed for weekly events.
Women’s golf news
Marcia Bedway hosted the Play of the Day on May 29 for the Cadiz Country Club Women’s Golf Association.
Low net and least putts of the field was the game. Low net winners were Peg Buchanan, first place, and Theresa Stotler, second place. Stotler had least putts, followed by Nep Rowland.
Stotler also scored two birdies and a chip-in.
Following play, Chairlady Marlene Holloway discussed the upcoming two-women scramble scheduled for June 19. It is open to all women golfers.
Anyone interested should call Joann Watson at (740) 264-2959. Reservations should be in by June 12. Wednesday’s hostess will be Carol Henderson, and tee time will return to 9 a.m.
Winners of the low gross game in flights at the Dyer Ladies League play on May 28 were:
A flight: Kathy Sapp
B flight: Ruth Lamantia
C flight: Mary Arehart
50-50 drawing: Vickie Grant
Proximity and Chip-In: Kathy Sapp
Play Chairmen: Teri Barkley and Vickie Grant
Game: Throw out three blind holes
Winners from each flight:
First flight, Patty Filak
Second flight, Dottie Virtue
Third flight, Linda Wade
Chip-ins: Dottie Virtue on holes No. 5, No.11 and No. 16 and Linda Wade on hole No. 5
Birdies: Dottie Virtue on hole No. 5
50/50: Kathi Moore
Longest Drive: Cathy Ralston on hole No. 13
With the front nine closed for aerification, the Women’s Golf Association of Steubenville Country Club played the back nine twice in a gross and net tournament in flights with Renee Morelli and YangJa Koh as chairmen.
First flight winners were: Koh, low gross; Dianna Adams, low net; Marilyn Kenny, putts.
In the second flight Morelli won low gross and putts, with Charlene Freshwater taking low net. The money cup for chip-ins was shared by Adams, who had a chip-in on No. 11, and Koh who recorded chip-ins on Nos. 13 and 15.
Winners for the nine-hole golfers were Shannon Irvin, low gross, and Dotty Tegano, low net and putts.
Koh announced that the second round of the President’s Cup tournament will be played this week with the winner being the golfer with the best three of four net scores.
Tee-off time this week for the 18- hole golfers will be 9 a.m., with a show-up time of 8:30 a.m. Nine-hole golfers will report at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start. The game will be low gross and low net with mixed flights.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Town and Country Women Golf League had a medal play at Spring Hills Golf Club on May 23.
Winners were: Low Gross A flight Lucy Karaan, Laura Froelick, Janice Haisley, B Jeanne Dowden, C Rose Kazmarek, Irene Vaja. Low Net Lillian Kestner, B Pat Zorne. C Margie Serafini. Closest to Pin No. 8 A Karaan, C Vaja. Longest Drive No. 3 Karaan, B Patty Saccocia, C Vaja. Longest Drive No. 5 A Janice, B Dowden, C Serafini. Low Putts Froelick.