2017 Invitational

Golfers win prizes at 2017 Invitational

Sixteen of the 36 foursomes participating in the 2017 Rancho Bernardo Inn Women’s Golf Club Invitational won prizes for their on-course expertise. Format for the May 10 tournament was four-person team, modified waltz, and 16 groups tallied a win in gross or net scoring across four flights. The winners are listed below the slideshow:


Flight No. 1: Sue Lyerly, Patty Crigler, Beckey Smiser and Sue Smith (first place, gross); Paula Mullins-Worster, Mayoma Pendergast, Sharon Nielsen and Gloria Green (second place, gross); Caroline Dixon, Faye Tong, Erin Rowland and Annie Governski (first place, net); Dorothea Sledge, Sonja Stevenson, Sonya Brown-Conner and Melanie Joy-Laws (second place, net).

Flight No. 2: Nancy Freeman, Sue Soracco, Barbara Shea and Carole Wait (first place, gross); Tomoko Harper, Judy Brauchla, Mary Smigliani and Doris Davies (second place, gross); Jane Lahre, Jo Konrath, Kathy Steinhouse and Carole Geldard (first place, net); Loretta Ah-Tye, Janet Longacre, Judy Kuhn and Mun Choi (second place, net).

Flight No. 3: Mary Lynne Bachmann, Gail Russell, Janet Tarr and Karie Brown (first place, gross); Jean Dimmick, Linnea Rodman, Carol Rud and Joyce Finley (second place, gross); Diane Borden, Sue Rowe, Jo Ann Trick and Sherryl Schwanhausser (first place, net); Nemira Stauskas, Linda Cliplef, Goldie Crawford and Hilary Quinn (second place, net).

Flight No. 4: Marianne Proctor, Karen Ritter, Kim Mills and Cindy Price (first place, gross); Sue Haskell, Sallie Hite, Vicki Wilson and Gayle Cohen (second place, gross); Donna Boyce, Terry Wade, Karen Stelman and Barbara Warden (first place, net); Arilla Saint-Laurent, Patsy Kraus, Marilyn O’Neill, Jo Lea Von Herzen (second place, net).

In addition, Chandra Chase scored a hole-in-one on the 80-yard, par-three No. 11, garnering a $100 cash prize donated by local Realtor Linda Freemott. Other individual winners included Tessa Hurley (closest to the pin on No. 2); Karen White (closest to the pin on No. 4); Lynette Netherland (closest to the pin on No. 13); Melanie Joy-Laws (longest drive on No. 12); and Karen Stelman (straightest drive on No. 8).

Tee sponsors included First Tee Promotions (Paula Mullins-Worster); GolfTEC (Suzanne La Tour); Linda R. Freemott (Realtor, RE/Max); Family First Chiropractic (Dr. Payton Ely and Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi); Tessa Hurley; Personally Fit (Doris S. Flood); Mickey McBratney (Broker Associate, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices); Hilary Quinn; Romona Smith; Metal Amoré (Bob Petronella); Pat Bakke; Caroline Dixon; Pat Fuller (Realtor, Mission Realty Group); Circle of Health (Monique Van Aalst); Kathy Auten; PSS Partners, LLC (Mike Stelman); and Workplace Services, Inc. (John and Donna Boyce).

In addition, JC Golf donated several rounds of golf as prizes, including one round of golf for four at each of its eight courses: Temecula Creek Inn, Encinitas Ranch, Rancho Bernardo Inn, Twin Oaks, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Oaks North, Welk Resorts and Reidy Creek. The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo also donated a round of golf for four. Rancho Bernardo Inn donated a Stay & Play (or Spa) for two, as well as dinner for two at The Veranda or Avant. Golf instructors Lori Brock and Gary Cliplef each contributed a free lesson, and Stadium Golf contributed a voucher for use at its facility.

Many businesses also donated prizes, including Unicorn Jewelers, Carvers Steak House, Rehab United, Miguel’s Cocina, Blowbunny Luxury Blowdry Bar, California Pizza Kitchen, The Incredible Café, The Godfather Restaurant, Worldwide Golf Shops, BJs Restaurant, Denny’s, Souplantation, Baskin Robbins, Lienzo Charro Restaurant, Yanni’s Bar & Grill, Black Angus Steakhouse, Xuan Alterations & Tailoring, Ryan & Wendy Hair Design, Rose’s Nails, Artist Haydee Candelario, Peets Coffee & Tea, Hengesteg Chiropractic, Artist Nita Draut, Active Balance Chiropractic, Brigantine Seafood and Oyster Bar, and Bazaar Del Mundo.