Spring Handicap Tournament (Fran)

Today concludes our 2010 Spring Handicap Tournament. Before I present the results, I want to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Country Club Staff, especially Mark, for the generous support given this year’s tournament.

Mark donated the following “prizes” for our tournament:

    $25 Pro Shop Gift Certificate
    $15 Pro Shop Gift Certificate
    4 – Breakfast/Lunch Certificates
    Free Drink Coupon for each player for each round of play.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

Also, I would like to thank Jon, Tom, and Bryce for making the pairings, creating scorecards, checking in the players, posting results and presenting the awards. It was a pleasure working with you all.

We had 26 ladies play in this year’s tournament. Now the RESULTS:

SPRING HANDICAP TOURNAMENT CHAMPION: BONNIE LADD

    $75 Pro Shop Credit, $25 Pro Shop Certificate & Trophy

First Flight:

    1st Place – Hilary Frigillana – $50 Pro Shop Credit, $15 Pro Shop Certificate & Trophy
    2nd Place – Jenny Dillon – $30 Pro Shop Credit

2nd Flight:

    1st Place – Mary Watkins – $50 Pro Shop Credit, 2 Breakfast/Lunch Certificates & Trophy
    2nd Place – Sandy Smith – $30 Pro Shop Credit

3rd Flight:

    1st Place – Janet Brown – $50 Pro Shop Credit, 2 Breakfast/Lunch Certificates & Trophy
    2nd Place – Donna Reich – $30 Pro Shop Credit

Chip-Ins:

    6/8 Grace Berend #10, Jeanne Zwemer #12 — $6.50 each
    6/10 Carol Graybar #12, Marti Fowler #3, Sandy Smith #15, Sue Howell #17 — $4.35 each
    6/15 None (Chip-in pot for 6/15 was paid out evenly to the winners from 6/8 & 6/10 — $2.60 each

Additionally, each player received this “Lady Golfer” pin as a Tee-Gift for participating in the tournament.

I hope all of you who participated had fun and look forward to a good turn-out for the Club Championship in October.

Thanks again. Frani

CV Team Play 6/11 (Raquel)

Ladies,

Central Valley has completed one more Team Play (TP) tournament at Spring Creek CC. The golf course was in "tip-top" shape although somewhat windy. Discovery Bay team players played very enthusiatically and enjoyed another sucessful event.

The next TP event will take place here at our own DB golf course and this will give our teams some advantage.

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Central Valley Team Play update:

Club combined standings by points: 16.0 fouth place tie, (high 21.0 – low 9.5)

Club combined by holes won: 114 holes seventh place, (high 125 – low 97)

Because you asked: DB A-team won 8 holes

B-team won 13 holes

…..for a total of 21 holes won at Spring Creek

If you have any other questions, please e-mail me and I’ll try to explain.

Thank you for your aupport and willingness to participate.

Raquel

Saturday Play Day 6/5 (Frances)

Our first Saturday Play Day brought out 15 ladies. We were delighted to be joined by Carol Bade, Becky Frazier and Cathy Houston, who we don’t get a chance to play with on Tuesdays. The game was “Blind 9”. At the end of the round, nine holes were randomly selected by drawing numbers from a hat. These holes were used to compile a 9 hole score from which each player subtracted ½ of their handicap.

….and the winners were:

FIRST FLIGHT SCORE SWEEPS SECOND FLIGHT SCORE SWEEPS
1ST CATHY HOUSTON 31.5 $5.25 SONJA WELIN 34 $5.25
2ND BECKY FRAZIER 31.5 $4.00 BRENDA REINSINGER 35.5 $4.00
3RD ANNETTE KREY 34 $3.00 GAY WOLD 36.5 $3.00

CHIP-INS

ANNE WANGEMAN, Hole # 17, $7.50

BIRDIES

KAY SMITH, Hole #14

CATHY HOUSTON, Hole #15

ANNETTE KREY, Holes # 2, 6, 7 and 15

CLOSEST TO THE PIN:

Hole #2

CATHY HOUSTON, 26’ ½”, $3.75

CATHY SURDEZ, 16’ 5”, $3.75

Hole # 14

KAY SMITH, 7’ 9”, $3.75

GAY WOLD, 31’ 7”, $3.75

OUR NEXT SATURDAY PLAY DAY IS JULY 10. WE LOOK FORWARD TO MORE LADIES WHO CAN’T MAKE IT TO TUESDAY PLAY DAYS COMING OUT TO PLAY WITH US…

HAPPY GOLFING! FRANI

Guest Day Results 5/25 (Fran)

Game: Most Pars: Each player earns a point for net par or better on each hole. The team score is the total points of the 4 players.

We had 36 ladies come out to play even though we had iffy weather forecasts. The weather was wonderful, the rain held off until we were all finished and enjoying our lunches. Here are the results:

Guest Flight Team Score Balls Member Only Flight Team Score Balls
1st Place Frances Shipilov 54 4 ea Jill Chase 47 4 ea
Nancy Lencioni Grace Berend
Kay Boscia Kay Smith
Linda Stebbins Sonja Welin
2nd Place Cathy Fancey 53 3 ea
Nancy Kramer
Anne O’Prey
MaryAnn Hansen

CHIP-INS AND BIRDIES:

Chip Ins Hole Birdies Hole
Judy Bartoli 15 Debbie Martin 11
Liz Lord 15 Cathy Fancey 8
Sondi Schnee 15 Nancy Kramer 2
Dana Wardstrom 16 Christina Gray 14
Christina Gray 15 Diane Sevim 17
Donna Reich 12 Milly Coldwell 3
Milly Coldwell 10

CLOSEST TO THE PIN:

MEMBER HOLE #2 DISTANCE GUEST HOLE # 17 DISTANCE
Nancy Kramer 3’ 10” None

Play Day Results 5/18 (Fran)

Game: Crystal Ball – BEFORE beginning their round, each Player had to select a Par 3, Par 4 and Par 5 that would be tossed out from their final score. Very tricky selecting before playing the holes.

We had 28 ladies come out to play and the weather was glorious. Here are the results:

1st Flight Score Sweeps 2nd Flight Score Sweeps 3rd Flight Score Sweeps
1st Place Frances Shipilov 53 $6.00 Jill Chase 51 $6.00 Sonja Welin 48 $6.00
2nd Place Nancy Kramer 54 $5.00 Marti Fowler 52 $5.00 Bonnie Ladd 49 $5.00
3rd Place Debbie Martin 56 $1.00 Mary Watkins 54 $1.50 Donna Reich 53 $3.00
3rd Place T Kay Smith 56 $1.00 Jan McCleery 54 $1.50
3rd Place T Nancy Lencioni 56 $1.00

CHIP-INS AND BIRDIES:

Chip Ins Hole Birdies Hole
Nancy Lencioni 3 Debbie Martin 17
Donna Johnson 10 & 15 Nancy Lencioni 17
Janet Brown 4 Sonja Welin 7
Donna Reich 17 Mary Watkins 6
Sondi Schnee 17
Joanne Smith 17

CLOSEST TO THE PIN:

HOLE HANDICAPS 0 – 25 DISTANCE HANDICAPS 26 – 36 DISTANCE
2 Frances Shipilov 25’ 1” Mary Watkins 4’ 4.5”
7 Frances Shipilov 13’ 2” Sonja Welin 4’ 1”
14 Hilary Frigillana 18’ 7” Raquel Myers 17’ 1.5”
17 Nancy Lencioni 2’ 3” Joanne Smith 2’ 2.5”

Diablo Team Play 4/20 (Becky)

Diablo Team play was held at Discovery Bay yesterday and in spite of rain…the sun did come out and all players were able to finish in sunshine.

Listed below are the results from the day as well as the current standings.

Gross
Crow Canyon 45.5
Discovery Bay 42.5
Blackhawk 37.5
Roundhill 37.0
Orinda 37.0
Diablo 35.0
Oakhurst 35.0
Castlewood 34.5
Moraga 26.5
Contra Costa 26.5
 
Net
Crow Canyon 42.5
Orinda 41.0
Blackhawk 40.0
Discovery Bay 38.5
Diablo 37.0
Roundhill 35.0
Moraga 33.5
Castlewood 32.0
Oakhurst 31.0
Contra Costa 26.5
 
 
Current Standings
 
Gross:
Blackhawk 164
Crow Canyon 158
Castlewood 153
Discovery Bay 152
Round Hill 149
Moraga 144.5
Contra Costa 143.5
Oakhurst 134
Orinda 129.5
Diablo 121
 
Net:
Blackhawk 157.5
Crow Canyon 155.5
Moraga 147
Discovery Bay 144.5
Castlewood 143.5
Round Hill 143.5
Oakhurst 140
Orinda 137.5
Diablo 132.5
Contra Costa 129

Play Day 4/13 (Frances)

Wow! At last! What a beautiful day. Sunshine, no wind… could this really mean that Spring is finally here? We had 22 ladies come out to play. Today’s game was Points, Putts and Low Net. The putting was a bit challenging due to recent aeration and sanding.

And the winners were:

Overall Low Gross: Patty Uyeno with a gross score of 91 earned a “Low Gross” pin.

Overall Low Net: Raquel Myer with a net score of 70 earned $6.50 and a “Low Net” pin.

Overall Low Putts: Dana Wardstrom with 29 putts earned $6.50 and a “Low Putts” pin.

Flight Winners:

First Flight

  • 1st place with a net score of 71, Jeanne Zwemer earned $4.50
  • 2nd place with a net score of 72, Patty Uyeno earned $3.50
  • 3rd place with a net score of 73, Kay Smith earned $2.00

Second Flight

  • 1st place with a net score of 72, Cam Donald earned $4.50
  • 2nd place with a net score of 73, Joanne Smith earned $3.50
  • 3rd place with a net score of 73, Sandy Smith earned $2.00 (tie broken on back 9)

Birdies : Dana Wardstrom, Hole #17

Chip-ins: None – $11.00 rolls over.

Closest to the pin (each earning $4.00):

Hole #2 Mary Watkins, 36’10” and Marti Fowler, 33’

Hole #7 Jan McCleery, 16’9” and Bonnie Ladd, 10’9”

Hole #14 (None)

Hole #17 Dana Wardstrom 23’ (and she made the putt for the birdie above!)

Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to all the ladies who participated. Look forward to seeing you on the 27th for our Guest Day. Remember to sign-up on Fore Tees under events.

Happy Golfing Frani

Play Day, 3/23/2010 (Frances)

The game was called “Criers”, but darned if I can figure out why… You get to throw out your worst three holes and take a “Par”! Should be called “Cheers”!

We had 14 ladies play and the winners were:

Tied for 3rd place ($1.25pp) with a net score of 66:

· Jeanne Zwemer, Dana Wardstrom, Kay Gschwend and Marti Fowler

Second Place ($7.00) with a net score of 64: Liz Lord

First Place ($9.00) with a net score of 63: Joanne Smith

Congratulations Ladies!!!

Additional Honors:
Chip-ins ($2.25pp)

· Nancy Lencioni, Hole #10

· Liz Lord, Hole #11

· Marti Fowler, Hole #17

Closest to the Pin ($4.25pp):

· Hole #7 Jan McCleery 10’2” and Cam Donald 10’6”

· Hole #14 Dana Wardstrom 15’10.5”

Well Done! Hope to see a good turnout Tuesday, March 30th for Guest Day!

Happy Golfing… Frani

Play Day, 3/16/2010 (Frances)

Wow! We had another terrific day for golf. Sunshine, blue skies, aerated fairways (ha, ha!), and I hear we have another week of great weather ahead!

We had 19 ladies show up to play. We had a last minute cancellation from Donna Johnson because she sprained her wrist playing Sunday. We hope she’s back in action soon!

The game was “Blarney Ball”. Sweeps were paid to the top two teams:

First Place Team – $20 ($5pp)
Patty Uyeno
Frances Shipilov
Raquel Myers
Kay Gschwend

Second Place Team – $9 ($3pp)
Jenny Dillon
Bonnie Ladd
Anne Wangeman

We had one “on hole #7 – Vicky Scholle.

We had one “Chip-in” on hole # 18 – Bonnie Ladd winning $16.50!

Closest to the Pin honors and $2.25 pp per hole went to:
Hole #2 Jeanne Zwemer (37’4”) and Cam Donald (53’3”)
Hole #7 Vicky Scholle (27’) and Kay Gschwend (15’1”)
Hole #14 Patty Uyeno (21’6.5”) and Kay Gschwend (20’9.5”)
Hole #17 Patty Uyeno (11’10”) and Marti Fowler (12’)

The coordinators for next week, 3/23 are Beckie Carter and Diane Sevim.

Happy Golfing….

Frani