Women’s golf news
Cadiz Women’s Golf Association held its annual Invitational Tournament on June 25.
Chairman Marlene Holloway welcomed the many guests, including Karen Sims from the Myrtle Beach area as the farthest traveler. A two-person scramble was planned, but because of the inclement weather, several groups did not finish 18 holes, and prizes were awarded on nine-hole totals.
After lunch, committee Chairmen Nep Rowland and Joann Watson announced the following winners: First flight, first place, Cindy Montgomery and Teri Barkley; second place, Billie Stanwick and Millie Romshak; and third place, Marilyn Kenny and Diana Adams.
Second flight winners were: first place, Debbie Phillippi and Patty Filak; second place, Dru Fleishour and Mary DiMichele; and third place, Rene Morelli and Cheryl Black.
Third flight winners were: first place, Vivian Tustin and Joann Watson; second place, Linda Caputo and Denise Augustine; and third place, Eleanor Kindsvatter and Ann Eroshevich.
Pro Shop Manager Jim Rocchi aided with the scorecards.
The 50/50 dawing was won by Joann Watson. All guests were given a door prize of two free rounds of golf at the Cadiz Country Club.
Cadiz Women’s Golfers played a game of scoring on odd holes with one half handicap on June 18.
Joann Watson was hostess and announced the winners of first place, Nep Rowland, and second place, Peg Buchanan. The putt pot was split between Rowland and Betty Thompson.
Winners of the Dyer Ladies League two-women/one best ball for June 24 were:
First-place team: Teri Barkley, Sharon Coleman
Second-place team: Mary Arehart, Mary Alice Meyer
Proximity: Paula Hope
50-50 Drawing: Ruth Lamantia
Play Chairman: Mary Arehart
MOUNTAINEER WOODVIEW WOMEN’S
9-HOLE GOLF LEAGUE
Monday, June 9
Game: Low Net
First place: Teri Barkley
Second place: Dorothy Baier
Third place: Kathi Moore
50/50: Kathi Moore
Monday, June 23
Game: Throw out any two Holes
First place: Ginger Greene with a 34
Second place: Teri Barkley with a 35
Third place: Three-way for Mary Beth Arlia, Pat Carey and Patty Filak with a 36.
Chip-ins: Donna Popovich on hole No. 3 and Charlotte McCoy on hole No. 5
50/50: Patty Filak
Next week’s game will be a scramble. Players should try to be at the golf course by 5 p.m. so even teams can be made up. If not, call the course at (304) 564-5765.
MOUNTAINEER WOODVIEW WOMEN’S
18-HOLE GOLF LEAGUE
The game for June 5 was a low gross, low net event. Taking first place in the low gross event was Mary Ann Bainbridge, with Elaine Minda placing second.
Patty Filak took first place in the low net event, with Janice Torrance in second place.
Longest putt on hole No. 14 was won by Bainbridge, and Minda won closest to the pin on hole No. 5. No one won closest to the pin on hole No. 5 so there will be a carryover.
SPRING HILLS LADIES GOLF
Spring Hills Ladies Golf League played Soothsayer on June 19 with members attempting to predict their score on the back nine of Spring Hills.
Winners in A flight drew a tie between Lori Szymanck, whose guess was 44 and shot a 45, and Neysa McCart, who guessed 49 and shot a 50. B flight winner was Kathi Moore, who guessed 49 and shot 51. C flight winner was Judy Sorrenti with a guess of 55. She shot a 53.
Long drive, A flight was Lori Szymanek; B flight, Erin Mader; and C flight, Peggy Ramsey. Closest to pin, A flight, Claudia Norris; B flight, Judy Galbraith; and no one in C flight.
The 50/50 winner was Carmella Wallace.
For score, A flight with the low score for night was Mary DiMichele with a 44; B flight, Kathi Moore shot a 49; and C flight, low score, was Pat Carey with a 52.
Low putts for the night was Tammy Cox who had only 13 putts for the night.
Officers and the invitational committee will meet soon to put the final touches on the invitational to be held at Spring Hills on Aug. 7. The cost is $55 per person, which includes cart, green fee, continental breakfast, food at the turn and lunch afterwards and many door prizes. The theme is “I Love Sports.” Contact any member or the clubhouse for an entry form.
The Spring Hills Ladies Golf League played low net on June 12.
The winners were: A flight, Lori Szymanek; B flight, Erin Mader; and C flight, Brenda McCloskey. Long drive in A, Claudia Norris; B, Judy Galbraith; and C, Brenda McCloskey. Closest to the pin in A, Mary DiMichele; B, Vickie Grant; and C, Brenda McCloskey. Erin Mader had a chip-in, and Linda Caputo had two chip-ins. Brenda McCloskey won the 50/50.
For two consecutive weeks, the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association played a gross, net and putts game in flights and continued play in the President’s Cup Tournament.
Winners on June 18 were: First flight: Marilyn Kenny, low gross and putts; YangJa Koh, low net; Second flight: Dianna Adams, low gross and putts, Charlene Freshwater, low net and putts. Nine-hole winners were Dotty Tegano, low gross and putts, and Shannon Irvin, low net.
The June 25 winners were: First flight, Koh, low gross, Kim Criss, low net and putts; Second flight: Freshwater, low gross and putts, Theresa Metcalf, low net and putts. Freshwater chipped in on hole No. 13 to claim the bountiful Money Cup which had carried over for four weeks.
The President’s Cup is a highly regarded tournament which runs for four weeks with the winner being the golfer with the best three of four net scores. Adams and Metcalf chaired the event. The winner will be announced this week and will be honored at the September closing day awards luncheon.
This week’s event will be a flag tournament with Koh and Freshwater as hostesses. Golfers are asked to dress in patriotic colors. Eighteen-hole golfers will report to the pro shop at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. tee-off. Nine-hole golfers will tee off at 9:30 a.m.
Williams Ladies Golf Association held a low gross and low net event with Maribeth Arlia taking first flight low gross with a score of 91. Jenny Epifano took first flight low net with a 72.
Second flight low gross ended in a tie with Jerry Chambers and Kay Mascio at a 114, Vi Stein took low net with a score of 82.
Skill prize for the day was closest to the pin in two shots on hole No. 6 of the field, which was taken by Mascio.
The association used the game of Six-Six-Six with alternating games on each six holes figured and announced by Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich.
First-place low net team consisted of Maribeth Arlia, Erikka Buracchio and Phyllis Phillips. Second-pace low net team went to Priscilla Mavrich, Vi Stein and Alicia Myers.
Skill prize for the field was “most fairways with your drive,” which was taken by Rita Wickham and Stein, who were tied.
A special thank-you gift was presented to President Linda Staffilino for overseeing the club renovations..
This week will be “Beat the Pro” and the following week, July 8, with be the Williams Spectacular Ladies Invitational for all clubs invited throughout the Tri-State Area.
Any changes for teams must contact the pro shop prior to play day.
Women’s golf news
DYERS LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION
Winners of the Dyer Ladies Golf Association points game for for June 10 were:
A flight: Cindy Montgomery
B flight: Teri Barkley
C flight: Mary Arehart
Proximity: Cindy Montgomery
50-50 Drawing: Ann Eroshevich
Play Chairmen: Betty Kelly, Ann Eroshevich
Winners of the Dyer Ladies Golf Association annual Memorial Tournament on June 7 were:
First Low Net: Mary Arehart
Second Low Net: Vickie Grant
Paula Hope recorded a hole in one on June 6, witnessed by Vickie Grant, George Fisher.
The hole in one was on hole No. 5, gold tees – 128 yds., 7 iron
The Blackmoor Ladies League played the “Red-Yellow and White Tees” on June 2. Winner of the event was Lucy Karran.
Linda Caputo had the second low score.
Tammy Cox and Denise Augustine tied for low putts.
The Blackmoor Ladies League played a low net on June 9 with Cheryl Black the winner.
Renee Morelli was on a winning streak. She had a chip in on hole No. 15, and closest to the pin on hole No. 12. Morelli and Linda Caputo tied for long drive on hole No. 18. Lucy Karran took low putts.
All women are welcome to join the play on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. Call (740) 765-5502 for information.
Cathy Shepherd was hostess For Cadiz Women’s Golf on June 11 when Play of the Day was a Blind Partner game.
First place went to the team of Cathy Shepherd and Kathy Smith. Coming in second was the team of Nep Rowland and Joann Watson. The low putt pot was split between Nep Rowland, Cathy Shepherd and Glenda Sensel. After lunch plans were discussed for the upcoming invitational on June 25.
Wednesday’s hostess will be Nancy Beckert.
Spring Hills Ladies Golf League played alternating shot on June 5 with a club meeting held afterwards.
Winners for the night were the first-place team of Lori Szymanek and Mary Arehart. Second place was a tie between the teams of Kathy Miller and Lee Ann Grimm and the team of Neysa McCart and Brenda McClosky.
Long drive in A flight was Dru Fleshour; B flight, Judy Hare Galbreath; and C flight, Mary Arehart.
Lori Szymanek and Pat Carey both had chip-ins.
Linda Caputo won the 50/50.
Ann Eroshevich, president, presided at the brief meeting.
The league will conduct a 50/50 drawing with the winner to be drawn the night of play on July 31.
A by-law amendment was approved to cap-score per hole at maximum of 10.
The invitational on Aug. 7 at Spring Hills Golf Club will be to the theme of “I Love Sports,” a four-woman scramble. Cost is $55 per person with a team handicap of 40. The entry fee will include 18 holes with a cart, continental breakfast, food at the turn and a luncheon following play. Participants are encouraged to wear their favorite team colors from high school, college or professional.
It was noted that entry forms have been sent to local cubs. Additional forms are available by contacting club members or by calling the pro shop at (740) 543-3270.
New team handicaps were done by club pro Dan Stacy.
Guest Day will be observed June 26. Members are encouraged to bring a guest for a night of fun, food and prizes.
STEUBENVILLE COUNTRY CLUB
The Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association played a gross and net tournament in flights as its weekly event June 11 and the second round of the President’s Cup with Shelle Pentes and Theresa Metcalf as hostesses.
In the first flight Kim Criss won low gross and putts with YangJa Koh taking the low net prize. Second flight winners were Pentes, low gross, and Adams, low net. They tied for the putting honors. Metcalf was the low gross and putts winner in the third flight with Renee Morelli claiming the low net prize. Dotty Tegano was the low gross winner for the nine-hole golfers.
The President’s Cup play will continue for the next two Wednesdays with the winner being the golfer with the best three of four net scores.
Adams announced that plans are progressing for the East Ohio Women’s Golf Association tournament which will be hosted by Steubenville on July 31 and Aug. 1. Invitations have been sent to the six clubs that will participate along with Steubenville Country Club in this major event. Criss and Marilyn Kenny are assisting Adams.
This week’s event will be one best ball. Eighteen- hole golfers are asked to report to the pro shop at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. tee off, and nine-hole golfers will show up at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Town and Town and Country had a medal play on June 5 at Spring Hills Golf Course.
Winners were: Low Gross, A, Laura Froehlich; B, Jeanne Dowden; C, Shirley Guida.
Low Net, A, Signa Findlay; B, Patty Saccoccia; C, Margie Serafini.
Longest drive hole No. 3: A, Froehlich; B, Saccoccia; C, Irene Vaja.
Longest drive hole No. 7: A, Kay Mortimar; B, Saccoccia; C, Vaja.
Closest to pin, No. 8: A, Findlay; B, Edie Higgins; C, Serafini.
Findlay had the lowest putts.
Town and Country players had their golf game at Spring Hills Golf Course on June 10. Best Score, Odd Numbers was played for the day.
The winners were: A, Wanda Retzer and Lucy Karaan; B, Edie Higgins; C, Shirley Guida. Longest Drive Hole No. 2, A, Retzer; B, Higgins; C, Guida. Longest Drive Hole No. 6, A, Karaan; B, Patty Saccoccia; C, Serafini. Closest to Pin Hole No. 4, B, Kathy Anthinone; C, Serafini. Rose Kazmarek got the lowest putts.
Williams Ladies Golf Association held a “Pink Ball Tournament” for the week of June 3. This event consists of three-women teams with a “pink ball” rotated by the team members to complete 18 holes. If the ball is lost, the team loses.
First-place low net team honors went to Jennie Epifano, Erikka Buracchio. The second-place team was Sue Sakara, Rita Kohn and Rita Wickham.
Third-place team honors went to Linda Staffilino, Alicia Myers and Jerry Chambers.
Skill prizes for the day was low putts. Buracchio took first flight with 33 putts, and Maureen Dumbaugh took second flight with 36 putts.
The “Pot of Gold” prize was split between three winners with Myers making a chip-in on hole No. 9, Wickham on hole No. 10 and Sakara on hole No. 14.
June 10 was the “Putters Tourney” paying the first three places. First-place winner was Priscilla Mavrich with 31 putts, a tie for Second Place, Staffilino and Epifano with 32 putts. Third-place was Kay Mascio with 33.
Skill prizes for the day was longest putt made on designated holes, and it became “Kay Mascio Day” in the winner’s circle.
Mascio took hole No. 2 with an 8-foot, 8-inch putt, hole No. 10 with a 10-foot 91/2-inch putt, and also hole No. 14 with an 11-foot, 9-inch putt. Vi Stein took hole No. 7 with the longest putt of the day, a 13-footer.
“Pot of Gold” went to Mavrich with a chip-in on hole No. 3.
President Linda Staffilino announced the meeting dates for Williams Ladies Invitational Spectacular favors, prizes and decorating. There is only one team space left.
Women’s golf news
Finally after many cold months and rainy spring days, the women at Blackmoor were able to play their first round of nine holes.
Lucy Karaan was the winner. Tammy Cox took putts, and new member Lacy Bennett had a chip in on hole No. 2. All are welcome to the play time on Mondays at 5 p.m.
The Cadiz Women’s Golf Association met June 4 for play of the day being “Predict Your Own Score.”
Hostess Ann Milleson announced winners being first place, Donna Griffin; second place, Nep Rowland; and third place, Kathy Smith.
Least putts was won by Rowland.
Cathy Shepherd will be hostess for Wednesday’s game.
Winners of the Dyer Ladies League low gross game (in flights) for June 3 were:
A flight: Kathy Sapp; B flight: Lucy Karaan; C flight: Sharon Coleman
Chip-in: Teri Barkley
Proximity: Cindy Montgomery
50-50 drawing: Debbie Phillippi
Play chairmen: Signa Findlay, Lucy Karaan
This week’s game is “Points” (in flights).
The women will host an open tournament, the sixth-annual Firecracker two-woman/one best ball on July 1.
MOUNTAINEER WOODVIEW WOMEN’S
NINE-HOLE GOLF LEAGUE
June 2 results
Game: Three-person best ball
There were four teams with 3 under par, so the winners were picked by the hardest handicap holes.
First place was determined with a birdie on hole No. 14. Winners were Teri Barkley, Peg Barber and Sheila Robinson.
Second place was determined with a birdie on hole No.16. Winners were Patty Filak, Holly Kisner and Mary Kay Schuetz
Third place was determined with a par on hole No. 16. Winners were Erikka Buracchio, Charlotte McCoy and Sheri Nuzum.
Sheila Robinson had a chip-in on hole No. 14.
50/50: Mary Kay Schuetz
MOUNTAINEER WOODVIEW WOMEN’S
18-HOLE GOLF LEAGUE
The Woodview Women’s 18-Hole Golf League played a one best ball team event on May 29.
The first-place team was Yangja Koh, Elaine Minda and Patty Filak. Second-place team consisted of Marilyn Kenny, Janice Torrance and Cathy Ralston. Koh also birdied No. 10 with a chip-in. Closest to the pin on No. 5 was Torrance while Minda took closest to the pin on No. 17 and longest putt made on No. 13.
The second half of the spring handicap was held on May 29.
The winner in A flight was Claudia Norris; B flight, Linda Caputo; and C flight, Brenda McCloskey.
Long drive in A flight, Claudia Norris; B flight, Sharon Coleman; and C flight, Peggy Ramsey. Closest to the pin in two in B flight was Lee Ann Grim. Erin Maden won the 50/50. The next game was to June 5.
After three weeks of rainy Wednesdays, the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association played a gross and net tournament in flights as its weekly event with Shelle Pentes and Theresa Metcalf as chairpersons.
In the first flight, YangJa Koh took low gross and putts with Marilyn Kenny winning low net. Second flight winners were Pentes, low gross and putts, and Dianna Adams, low net. Metcalf was the low gross winner in the third flight, and Renee Morelli took the low net and putts award. There were no chip-ins so the Money Cup will carry over to this week.
Along with the weekly event, the first round of the President’s Cup was played. This tournament will run for the next three Wednesdays with the winner being the golfer with the best three out of four net scores. Adams and Metcalf are chairing this event because they won the 2013 President’s Cup.
This week’s game will be low gross and low net in flights. Eighteen-hole golfers will report to the pro shop at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. tee-off, and nine-hole golfers will show up at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Town and Country League played a scramble May 29 at Spring Hills Golf Course.
The winners were first-place team, Signa Findlay, Patty Saccoccia and Margie Serafini.
The second-place team was Laura Froehlich, Pat Zorne and Sondra Hyde. Other winners were: Long Drive, Hole 2, A, Froehlich; B, Norma Henson; and C, Nancy Lellie. Long Drive, Hole 6, A, Findlay; B, Saccoccia; C, Lellie.
WILLIAMS LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION
The Williams Ladies Golf Association held its opening day on May 6 with a “Guess Your Score” event of the day.
Maribeth Arlia came in first place with a guess and score of 88. Linda Staffilino was the second Place winner with her 97.
Two “Skill Prizes” were awarded – one for closest to the line on hole No. 1 which went to Rita Wickham, and the “Longest Putt” on hole No. 18, this went to Mary Ann Ianni with a 7-foot, 1-inch putt.
The “Pot of Gold” was taken by Priscilla Mavrich with a chip-in on hole No. 1.
May 13th was the “N.O.S.E” event. In first place was Maribeth Arlia with a score of 33; second place went to Priscilla Mavrich with a score of 34; and Phyllis Phillips took third place with a score of 40.
Skill prizes for the day on hole No. 13 was longest drive flight one and went to Jennie Epifano. Flight two was taken by Phillips.
Phillips also took the “Pot of Gold” for the day with a chip-in on hole No. 8.
May 20 was a “Gross and Net” event. First flight gross winner was Priscilla Mavrich with a score of 91. First flight net was taken by Jennie Epifano with a score of 80.
Flight Two Gross winner was Vi Stein with a score of 107, Low Net was taken by Jerry Chambers with an 86.
Skill Prize for closest to the pin on No. 11 went to Erikka Buracchio with a 1-foot, 1-1/2 inch putt.
Closest to the Pin on hole #14 was taken by Epifano with a putt of 2 foot 8 inches.
The “Pot of Gold” was not taken and will be carried over to the following week.
The event for May 29 was the “Train Wreck.” Flight one first place went to Priscilla Mavrich with a score of 37. Second place went to Jenny Epifano with a score of 26. Flight two in first place was Erikka Buracchio with a score of 32. Linda Staffilino took second place with a score of 21.
Pot of Gold went to Epifano with a chip-in on hole No. 10. Skill prizes for the “Most Fairways” in Flight One winner was Sue Sakara, Flight Two went to Buracchio.
Women’s golf news
CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION
After several rainy Wednesdays, members of the Cadiz Women’s Golf Association finally played an 18-hole scramble on Wednesday.
The score of the first two teams ended in a tie. Team No. 1 was Captain Bonnie Beetham, Betty Thompson, Joann Watson and Glenda Sensel. Team No. 2 consisted of Captain Nep Rowland, Peg Buchanan, Donna Griffin and Nancy Beckert.
After golf and lunch, Chairman Marlene Holloway called on the invitation committee of Nep Rowland and Joann Watson, co-chairs, for an update. The date is June 25 for the two-person scramble, with cash prizes to be awarded to many teams. Nancy Beckert and Ann Milleson will head up the decorating committee.
MOUNTAINEER WOODVIEW 9-HOLE WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE
Game: Two Free Mulligans on any green
First: Teri Barkley
Second: Signay Findley
Third: Erin Ankrum
Birdies: Erin Ankrum on No. 6
50/50: Charlotte McCoy
There were no chip-ins this week. Money will carry over.
This week’s game will be a two-person best ball using handicaps. Players should be there by 5 p.m. or call the clubhouse at (304) 564-5765 if they intent to play.
The Spring Hills Ladies played the first round of the spring handicap on May 22.
In flight A, the first-place winner was Claudia Norris, and second place was Lori Szymanek. B flight, first place was Linda Caputo with a tie for second place between Sharon Coleman and Neysa McCart.
C flight, first place was Tammy Cox, and second place, Brenda McCloskey.
Long Drive in A flight was Cindy Montgomery; B flight, Linda Caputo; and C flight, Mary Alice Myers.
Closest to the pin in A flight was Marge Alpino; B flight, Sharon Coleman; and C flight, Tammy Cox.
Carmella Wallace won the 50/50.
The second round of the spring handicap was to have been held May 29.
TOWN AND COUNTRY
Town and Country Women Golf League new officers for the year 2014 have been announced. They are: Kathy Antinone, president; Jeanne Dowden, vice president; Norma Henson, secretary; and Signa Findlay, treasurer.
May 8 was the league’s first play day at Spring Hills Golf Course where Janet Backel, Kay Mortimar and Peggy Fiedorcyzk were welcomed as new members.
The winners for the day were: Low Gross, A, Fiedorcyzk; B, Pat Zorne; C, Irene Vaja. Low Net, A, Jeanne Dowden; B, Patty Saccoccia; C, Nancy Lellie. Long drive hole No. 2, A, Laura Froehlich; B, Saccoccia; C, Lellie. Long Drive No. 6, A, Signa Findlay; B, Saccoccia; C, Sondra Hyde. Closest to pin No. 8, A, Wanda Retzer; B, Zorne.
Peggy Fiedorcyzk got the lowest Putts.
Town and Country had a medal play May 22 at Spring Hills Golf Course.
The winners were: Low Gross, A, Laura Froehlich; B, Patty Saccoccia; C, Sondra Hyde. Low Net: A, Jeanne Dowden; B, Jane Myers; C, Margie Serafini.
Closest to Pin No. 4, A, Lucy Karaan; B, Saccoccia; C, Hyde. Long Drive No. 3, A, Signa Findlay; B, Rose Kazmarek; C, Shirley Guida. Long Drive No. 7, A, Findlay; B, Saccoccia; C, Guida.
Froehlich and Saccoccia had the lowest Putts. Kazmarek had a chip in on Hole No. 6.