SUNRISE SKY – Coral clouds frame the early-morning golf course at Rancho Bernardo Inn. (Photo by Chris Hayman)

Photos document tournaments, events

The Rancho Bernardo Inn Women’s Golf Club sponsors several special tournaments and events each year, many of which are documented with photos and slideshows. This Gallery pages that follow — 2021 Invitational, RBI Chef’s Garden and Bridges at RBI — highlight some of the best images from these annual events and other happenings at RBI.

2016 Invitational-Gallery

INVITATIONAL FOURSOME — Marilyn O’Neill, Patsy Krause, Arilla St. Laurent and Iris Delaney, who had a hole-in-one on No. 11 during the 2016 Invitational, wear red, white and blue. (Photo by Angela Schmidt)

Among the best-attended tournaments and events are the following:

The Invitational, scheduled for May 9, 2023, draws a full field of 144 women golfers from across Southern California. The first Invitational tournament was in spring 1964, during the Club’s first year as an organization. The tournament was canceled in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic and was suspended in 2022. In 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2021, players scored a hole-in-one during the tournament. Iris Delaney had a hole-in-one on No. 11 in 2016, and Chandra Chase had a hole-in-one on No. 11 in 2017. In 2019, Diana Bolander had a hole-in-one on No. 13. In 2021, Camille Medina scored a hole-in-one on No. 4. For complete results of the 2021 Invitational, please click here.

The Club Championship is a two-day major tournament and in 2023 is scheduled for June 20 and June 27. The tournament is a combined gross-score event.

The President’s Cup is a two-day major tournament and in 2023 is scheduled for September 19 and September 26. The tournament is a combined net-score event.

The Individual Eclectic, a two-day special tournament, is scheduled in 2023 for April 25 and May 2.

The Holiday Tournament, a four-person team event, is scheduled for December 5, 2023.

The Holiday Luncheon (and Installation of 2024 Board officers) is scheduled for December 12, 2023.