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Where did the year go?

Ima Putterpal

It makes me sad to be writing this last 2019 article for the Putters. I guess we were having so much fun on Thursdays mornings I lost track of time.

This article will begin with the last meeting of September. On Sept. 26, Cathy Jones, our co-captain, shot eight aces to be the greatest ace shooter of our recorded history. Obviously she took first place in the ace shooting portion of the day’s meeting.

Three aces each gave a second place share to Rita Texeira and Arlene Thelen. Irmgard Boies won third place by scoring two aces. Fourth place, with one ace each, was shared by Carol Campbell, Rose Frazier-Hart, Babsie Bostic, Linda Brown, Kathy Hendricks, Cherie Mayfield, Kathy McLendon, Judy Mann, Susan Dean, Patti Lawrence and Dianne Riel.

When it came to the putting tournament, I bet you won’t be surprised to learn that Cathy Jones shot a 31 for first place! Arlene Thelen took second place with a 35. Rita Texeira and Irmgard shared third place with scores of 36.

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Belated congratulations to all of the Sept. 26 winners!

Our last play day was on Oct. 10. Scoring four aces put Irmgard Boies in first place in aces. Second place, with three aces each, went to Patti Haney and Dianne Riel. Third place, with two aces each, was claimed by Lois Dahl and Arlene Thelen. Fourth place, with one ace each for the day, was shared by Nancy Dorfmeier, Susan Dean, Carol Battles, Cheri Ferguson. Joan Bachus, Nicole Barbara, Kathy Hendricks, Cherie Mayfield and Jan Larson.

In the putting tournament, Irmgard Boies and Dianne Riel nailed first place by each shooting 35. Second place went to Patti Haney and Cathy Jones, each with scores of 37. Third place, with scores of 38, was shared by Lois Dahl and Arlene Thelen. Congratulations to you all.

Our wonderful 2019 season ending celebration was also held on Oct. 10. Our hostesses were Rose Frazier-Hart and Rita Texeira. Thank you to both of you for your efforts! It was a great party!

Arlene Thelen put much work into summing up the season results for this group, which now includes 59 members. So many awards that I am only including the first place winners.

First Place for Attendance — Lois Dahl

First Place for Lowest Score for One Day — Cathy Jones, who shot a 31

First Place for Most Aces for One Day — Cathy Jones, who shot 8

First Place for Aces for the Season — Rose Frazier Hart and Rita Texeira, who tied at 30

First Place for Lowest Game Average for the Season — Irmgard Boies

First Place Most Improved for the Season — Judy Rutzler

First Place for Most Consistent Scores for the Season — Kathy McLendon

Special attendance awards were given to Nicole Barbaria, Carol Battles, Carol Campbell, Nancy Dorfmeir, Cheri Ferguson, Peggy Griffin, Kristi Haney, Patti Haney and Janet Lalli.

Co-captain Cathy Jones announced that all of the 2019 Putter board officers will be continuing their jobs in 2020. The first day of play is already scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 8:45 a.m. In the meantime, have a wonderful rest of this year and a good beginning for 2020.

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