Several SBWGA ladies have been participating in events outside of SaddleBrooke sharing what SaddleBrooke Ladies are all about.

Arizona State Senior Championship

From Wednesday, September 7 to Friday, September 9, eleven members of SBWGA-18 participated in the Arizona State Senior Championship Tournament. This was a 54-hole stroke play event held at Tonto Verde Golf Club in Rio Verde, Arizona with approximately 80 entrants. SaddleBrooke ladies had the largest representation. They have been preparing all summer under the guidance of our Pro Jane Chanik. Congratulations to all for representing SBWGA-18.

The Divisions they competed in were:

  • State Senior Flight BJ Murray second place, Patty Mawe,Barb Verbus.
  • Super Senior Flight Bonnie Westra, Ella Sallaberry, and Kay McCollom
  • Masters Flight TK Eakin second place, Sally Drennen and Ret Convey
  • Legends Flight Joan Chyall and Gail Plimpton

Out of State Tournament winners

Two other members won respective Club Championships in the Portland area. Mary Ribacchi won the Club Championship at Summerfield Golf and Country Club and Country Club in Tigard Oregon. Mary says she was leading by three strokes after day one and had a fierce challenger on day two but she prevailed and won by one stroke.

Congratulations to all of these ladies for representing SaddleBrooke golfers.

Sponsors for the month of October will be:

  • Kathy Minx Long Realty
  • The Happy Saguaro
  • Desert Wind Shutters.

Thank you for your support!


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