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 page and the pages that follow — 2019 Invitational, RBI Chef’s Garden and Bridges at RBI — highlight some of the best images from these annual events and other happenings at RBI.
Among the best-attended tournaments and events are the following:
The Invitational, scheduled each May, draws a full field of 144 women golfers from across Southern California. The first Invitational tournament was in 1964, during the Club’s initial year as an organization. In 2020, the Club had planned to host the tournament on Tuesday, May 12. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, however, the event was rescheduled for Tuesday, September 29. The theme is, “The Fabulous ’50s.” In 2016, 2017 and 2019, 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. For complete results of the 2019 Invitational, please click here.
The Club Championship is a two-day tournament, rescheduled in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic to June 16 and June 23. In 2019, Faye Tong earned the title of Club Champion for the third year in a row, posting a two-day gross score of 154.
An Individual Eclectic special tournament, which was suspended in March because of the Covid-19 pandemic, may be rescheduled.
A Ryder Cup special tournament is scheduled for August 4 and August 11.
The President’s Cup, a two-day tournament, is scheduled for November 3 and November 10.
The Holiday Tournament is scheduled for December 8.
The Holiday Luncheon is scheduled for December 15.