The Bluffs Bulletin Board

The Bluffs Bulletin Board Foursome shoots better than their age

No rain, no wind and not all that much sun but it was still a great day at The Bluffs June 11 for the Wednesday Ladies Day.

Cherry Street Grille served a delicious chicken for 48 ladies. Super good chocolate bars were made by Bev Mount and Arlene DeVany.

We were happy to welcome Dixie Metcalf, Babe Hurowitz's daughter, and Kitty Sterling and daughter Barbara from Colorado. Kitty was a loyal member. Kitty was a loyal member. She played a round with a special foursome today.

Winners of the membership drawing of $5 was Jan Uhl. Carol Clodfelter's name was drawn for the other $5 but she was not present so that $5 will go to next week.

Report for last week's golfers June 4 the game was low putting � 11 members played and Karine Amundsen had the hottest putter with only 16 putts. Ardyce Meisenholder had 17, Edith Nelson 18, and Pat Steckleberg 18. Helen Brown and Pat Bergland each had 21.

June 11 had 24 golfers and the game was total low score on the par 4's.

Winners were Karine Amundsen 24, Pat Steckleberg 18, Edith Nelson 29, Pat Bergland 30, Meryl Reed and Rula Hatch 33.

There is a book titled � The Golf Nuts Books of Amazing Feats and records. One was the highest score on a par 3 hole, by a Hall of Fame member. Bea Hogan won the honor with score of 11 at the Jacksonville Open.

The Bluffs at Vermillion has a record for them. A foursome of ladies age 88-89-73 & 71 (total 321) shot a score of 222 � 89 less than their age. Proves we can shoot better than our age.

Twenty four ladies played bridge and first place was June Wagner 5200, Elle Davis 4800, Marsha Bruning middle and Jeanne Marshall low.

Two table of dominoes were active with Karine Amundsen and Babe Hurowitz low. High was Anne Stewart and Darlene Englebright. Laurie Hurowitz wont the most rounds.

Come join us next week for a fun-filled day.

Julie finally sinks a birdie

Thunderstorms did not show up as predicted this week (June 11) allowing another fine night of golf for the Wednesday Evening Ladies League. Playing the front nine, our hosts, First National Bank, gave out several pin prizes. These were won by Jenny Chandler for closest to the pin on #8, Rhoda Grant for tempting fate and getting as close as she could to the sand on #6 without actually going in, and Tammy Baisden for the longest putt on #2. In the clubhouse Julie Lewison won the Quackson.

Only one golfer on the front nine managed a birdie this week. That was Julie Heine who broke a 10-year birdie drought by sinking one on #8. Karine Amundson, playing the back nine, had a birdie on #15. Back on the front, Jenny Chandler shot the low gross with a 40 and Tammy Baisden picks up another honor for shooting the low net of 25.

Calendar of events

Tuesday, June 24

8:30 a.m. � Senior Mens' Fun League registration and coffee.

9:30 a.m. � Shotgun start (approximate).

11:30 a.m. � Lunch (approximate).

Noon � Open golf (make your own tee times).

Wednesday, June 25

8 a.m. � Ladies morning golf, luncheon and cards activities begin.

8:30 a.m. � Tee off.

11:45 a.m. � Lunch.

12:30 p.m. � Cards

5 p.m. � Wednesday Evening Ladies League.

5:45 p.m. � Shotgun start.

Thursday, June 26

8 and 9 a.m. � Junior golf (times will be assigned).

2:30 p.m. � Registration for regular men's league (be prompt).

3 p.m.� First session shotgun tee-off.

6 p.m. � Second session shotgun tee-off.

Friday, June 27

9 a.m. � Practice rounds for SDGA Husband/Wife alternate shot tournament.

Saturday, June 28

All day � SDGA Husband/Wife Tournament.

Sunday, June 29

All day � SDGA Husband/Wife Tournament.

Men's League

The fifth week of regular league competition continued on June 12 with a 3 p.m. shotgun start using all tee boxes on the front 9. Finally the weather and course conditions combined to aid the improvements in league scoring!

The results on the individual accomplishments for the low score competitions were: Jere Chapman � low net, 29; and a four way tie for Nick Hovden, Scott Hansen, Joe Bjorkman, and Dave Chickering � low gross, par 36.

Flag prizes were: Mike Paulson � closest to pin on #8; and Ron Johnson � longest putt on #9. Most embarrassing moment went to Mike Allen who played Chapman "straight up" gross. In spite of hitting up to 300 yard drives, he lost to Jere 44-45.

Results of the fifth week in the National division shows best scores for LBA � 16.5, moving them up from eighth to third in the standings; and Bogey's 4-ever � 15, moving from ninth to fifth.

Low individual scratch score of 36 went to Dave Chickering who had birdies on #1, #2 and #6. Mike Shea and Scott Isaak each had 38, net 30; while other low nets were: Mike Anderson and Marty Sorenson (32) and Steve Spawn (33). There were 18 birdies reported for the day. Beside Dave's birds, Anderson and Dennis Tomhave each had two.

The American division had two teams with high point scores: The Pickups and Alkota � 16.5 each; and "Coldwell Banker" � 16. There were a bunch of golfers under 40 scratch scores led by Kevin Brown's one under 35 (net 31) with birdies on #2, #6, and #7. Scott Hansen and Joe Bjorkman each recorded a par 36, (net 34 for Scott, and net 31 for Joe).

Nick Hovden also had 36 (net 33); Greg Bates recorded 37 (net 31); Greg Baedke and Ted Wilharm were both at 38 while Mike Brewer finished with 39. Twenty-one birdies and two eagles were reported, with Hansen registering three Bs. Bjorkman and Hovden each recording two birds. Bernie Stansbury had a birdie on #6 and an eagle on #2, and Jeremi Cowman eagled #6.

Standings for week five are:

American League

Still Smokin' 83.5

Recuerdos/Silver Dollar 76

Alkota 75.5

Coldwell Banker 72

The Pickups 64.5

Chalky's 63.5

Bogey+ 57

PIK 52.5

Divots 50

Eagles 47

Multiple Putts 45

Serious Six 43

Drew's Crew 40.5

Free Swingers 35

National League

West Side Inn 66.5

First National 65

LBA 64

Char Bar 62

Bogey's 4-Ever 60.5

Bluffs Boys 60

Ace Hardware 60

Misfits 59.5

Back 9 Grille 57.5

Pros 57

S&H Construction 55

Community First Insurance 51

Miller Lite 50.5

Sandtrappers 36.5

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