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Ladies Golf Club reports Apple Valley team news, plans ahead for 2018, and competes in Golf Invitational this week

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Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course (Photo by GoLakeChelan.com)

Weekly Competition

The Lake Chelan Ladies Golf Club gathered on Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017, for their weekly competition of Monthly Medal, with only nine golfers willing and able to brave the smoke.

Winners for Division 1 were:

  • Low Gross first place Nancy Judson
  • Low Net first place Roxanne Emerson
  • Nancy Judson had Fewest putts (27)

In Division 2:

  • Low Gross first place Karen Holst
  • Low New and Fewest Putts first place Maryjo DuRuz (29)

In Division 3:

  • Low Gross 1st place Karen Erickson,
  • Low Net first place and Fewest Putts Jane Storms (37)

There were no Birdies this week and a lone Chip-in was made by Nancy Judson on hole #2. 

Next week on Thursday, Sep. 14 is the Chelan Invitational. There is still plenty of room, so if you haven’t signed up, please do so.  The competition game in two weeks on Sep. 21 is called ONES, where gross score of holes starting with O, N, E and S count less half handicap.  Tee time is at 8:30 a.m. Please check in by 8 a.m.

Apple Valley Team News

Apple Valley WGA played in Leavenworth on Saturday, Sep. 9 which was another warm and smoky day. The team’s opponents were the ladies from Lakeview (Ephrata). Apple Valley team held onto their first place Net position, second place overall, and third place position for gross points. It was not a bad day, as the team split points with Lakeview, straight down the middle. Lakeview earned 54 points, as did Apple Valley. That was total points. Apple Valley grabbed a few more points in the net side of things, but scores were pretty even.

Traveling to Leavenworth, were: Elona Teague, April Talley, Barb Rayburn, Candace Farnsworth, Gail Peterson and Jaclyn Starr-Evans, who was nice enough to jump in the car and go with the team at 10 minutes notice at seven in the morning! A big ‘thank you’ to Jaclyn and to Elona for helping to straighten out the cards when the team got there.

Apple Valley will play the Three Lakes team in Wenatchee for the final match next month. If you have played for Apple Valley at any time during the year, you may play in Wenatchee. The plan is to have the top six for the team, and the rest will just go out for fun. Sign up in the locker room and wish the team luck!

2017 Invitational

This Thursday, Sep. 14 is the club’s biggest event of the golf season, the 47th Ladies Invitational. There is still room, so please contact Invitational Chairperson Sherry Fisk at (509) 393-9715 or email jsfisk@msn.com.  Call the Pro Shop (509) 682-8026 to schedule your practice rounds on Wednesday, Sep. 13. this year’s theme is, “Let’s Par-Tee!”

Wrapping up 2017 and Planning for 2018

Mark your calendars for the year end Awards Banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be bat CJs Grill at the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course. The sign-up sheet will start around on Thursday, and members may also email Linda Parker or Carol Ferguson.

Monday, Oct. 16 at 11:30 a.m. is Kathy Cary’s Crappola Party. Kathy is looking for this year’s award winner. Please send her pictures of nominees. 

Patty Myers and Pam Zent are already thinking about the Christmas Luncheon scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 7.  Watch your email for details and sign-up.

In looking forward to the 2018 season, any golfers interested in golfing with the ladies in 2018 should play on these final Thursdays (except the Sep. 14 Invitational) through Oct. 5.  Sign-up forms will be available in the locker room or Pro Shop. 

Election of officers for next year is coming up soon at the Oct. 5 meeting following social golf. If you would like to hold an office or would like to nominate someone, please contact the nominating committee Bernie Langton, Gail Peterson or Jean Nickle. Anyone interested in being on a committee, please talk with this year’s incumbents to find out details. Many committee slots will be open and now is the time to put your name in. Go to Lake Chelan Ladies Golf Club Facebook page for more details.

Pink Ribbon Classic

The Pink Ribbon Classic Golf Scramble will take place on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at the Lake Chelan Golf Course. All golfers are welcome to sign-up with a partner or have one assigned. The entry fee is $30 and includes lunch but not green fees. Contact the Pro Shop at (509) 682-8026, use the for entry forms or go to Lake Chelan Ladies Golf Club Facebook page.

Pink Ribbon and Chelan Chase proceeds are equally donated to the Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinic’s Mammography Department providing free mammogram screenings for all uninsured or under-insured and to the Wellness Place in Wenatchee, a nonprofit providing support for the needs of all cancer patients from North Central Washington.

(By Mary Couchee)

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