The Bluffs Bulletin Board

The Bluffs Bulletin Board Calendar of events

Tuesday, May 17 Senior Men's Fun Golf League 12 p.m. � Registration and lunch served. 1 p.m. � Shotgun start.

Wednesday May 18 8 a.m. � Ladies morning golf, luncheon and cards/dominoes activities. 8:30 a.m. � Tee off. Noon � Lunch/games. 12:30 p.m. � Cards/dominoes. 5 p.m. � Wednesday Evening Ladies League. 5:45 p.m. � Shotgun start.

Thursday, May 19 Men's League. 2:30 p.m. � Check in for pairings and tee assignments. 3 p.m. � First session shotgun start. 6 p.m. ��Second session shotgun start.

Saturday, May 21 Bluffs four-person scramble. 1 p.m. ��Shotgun start.

Wednesday Ladies Golf, Bridge & Dominoes

There were 29 ladies served at luncheon. We had one guest, Barbara Larson. Desserts were provided by Thelma Raines, Eileen Turner and Peggy Mollet.

The quarters were won by: Joanne Beringer, Babe Hurowitz, Karine Amundson, Jeanne VanBalen, Dorothy Reed, Darlene Engbrecht and Peggy Mollet.

Topics discussed and to be brought up for vote on May 11: 1) Discontinue or continue desserts, 2) Continue or discontinue yearly dues, and 3) Sending cards to members.

Golf: 12 golfers � the month of May start will be 9 a.m. Played pass the buck and winners were: Pat Berglund, Eileen Turner and Karine Amundson.

Dominoes: 14 players. High � Table one: Jayne Merrigan (433), Anita White (215); Table two: Ardyce Meisenholder (497), Darlene Engbrecht (283).

Bridge: High � Dorothy Reed, Second High � Joanne VanBalen, Third High � Thelma Raines, and Fourth High � Jean Marshall.

First night of play for W.E.L.L.

The weather came through for our first night of competitive play, a reprieve from the cold of fun night a week ago. Eighteen teams came out to golf and enjoy the company. Opening things up on a high note, playing the front nine, were Karrie Plate, who shot the low gross score of 35 and Ann Jensen with the low net of 30 (47-17).

Our hosts for the evening were the Plain J.A.N.E.S., helped along by W.E.L.L. funds which provided appetizers. Our hosts awarded pin prizes for the longest drive on #2, which went to Karrie Plate, the longest putt on #5, which was won by Jennifer Steele (nice recovery from your eight putts on hole #6 on fun night), and closest to the pin on #8, awarded to Ruby Plate (keeping those prizes in the family). The Quackson was won by Barb Ballensky.

Out on the course a number of ladies had hot hands and started out being able to remove their pigs from the tree their first night out. Netting birdies were Nikkie Erickson on #2, Karrie Plate on #3, Judy Hanson, Kathy Merrigan-Manning and Jennifer Steele (with a long putt) on #5 and Ruby Plate on #8 (not wasting her closest to the pin shot). Playing the back 9, LeAnn Safar scored a birdie on #18.

In addition to golf balls, there was apparently a lot of sand flying on hole #6. Susan Oberle had a little trouble with the sand there. Her second shot landed in the first sand trap. She hit out of that trap only to land in the third sand trap. Coming out of there the ball shot over the green and into the fence line. Finally she landed one on the green, after her drop in the sand from the fence line. We won�t count those strokes here in public.

Senior golfers hit the links

May 10 came in mostly cloudy with a good E/SE breeze. In spite of possible showers, 38 seniors came out to enjoy the game.

Scores were not the best but two teams came in with a 37. Leaders were Sid Davis, Ken Beringer and Howard Connors, followed by the team of Bob Boone, Cleland Cook and Quentin Oleson.

Two teams shot a 38: Mo Marcotte, Turk Pilker and Dick Gregory, plus Elmer Mount, Tim O�Connor and Bill Wilson (a guest of Tim today).

Prize winners at 39 were Shorty Hansen, Jim Grabowski and Gene Iverson, followed closely by Dave Bak, Jim Reed and Bob Lund.

Shot of the day honors go to two men from the same team. Bob Boone sunk a 36-foot birdie putt on #6 and Quentin Oleson hit a 36-foot birdie putt on hole #2.

Play will resume on Tuesday, May 17 at 1 p.m. sharp. We will alter our play on May 24, the following Tuesday, when play will move to Monday, May 23 because of a conflict for use of the course. We will repeat this warning next week.

Wednesday Evening Ladies League (WELL) Standings � May 5, 2005

Points Possible % Points

Team Won Points Won

1. Bertha�s Babes 5 5 100.00%

2. Dew Whoppers 5 5 100.00%

3. Lopez Sisters 5 5 100.00%

4. Mollies Follies 5 5 100.00%

5. Plane J.A.N.E 5 5 100.00%

6. Sand Yappers 5 5 100.00%

7. Two Putts 4.5 5 90.00%

8. Iron Maidens 4 5 80.00%

9. RN�s 3 5 60.00%

10. Rough Riders 2 5 40.00%

11. Fore Pars 1 5 20.00%

12. Wedgies 0.5 5 10.00%

13. Chixs with Sticks 0 5 0.00%

14. Fabulous Fore 0 5 0.00%

15. Lucky Shots 0 5 0.00%

16. Par-Tee Girls 0 5 0.00%

17. The Pinnacle�s 0 5 0.00%

18. Tee�d Off 0 5 0.00%

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