Tag: Lady Putters

Putters celebrate Christmas

  Peggy McGee The Lady Putters dressed in red and green mark the start of the Christmas season as they enjoyed their holiday luncheon. On this occasion, they not only enjoyed themselves but also did their part to make the holidays a little more joyful for the less fortunate who rely on the Green Valley/Amado…

Lady Putters donate to the VA

  Peggy McGee As part of the activities of the annual Battle of the Sexes competition, the Lady Putters sponsored a 50-50 raffle to raise funds for those enrolled in the new inpatient Post Traumatic Stress Disorder program at the Tucson VA Hospital. Although the raffle took in $350, the Putters added another $50 from…

Join the fun with the Putters!

Peggy McGee The mornings are cooler and the numbers are growing as the Lady Putters meet each Wednesday for fun and laughter on the putting green. The club welcomes back the winter residents and invites new comers to join them. This group is a great way to make new friends. All one needs is a…

Lady Putters added fun to Bewitched event

Peggy McGee While the Lady Golfers and 9-Hole golfers were taking the game seriously at the Bewitched for Charities event, the Lady Putters added more than just a touch of whimsy to their game. Alternating holes presented some unique obstacles that the ladies had to maneuver through. On one hole they used a broom to…

Lady Putters set for holiday luncheon

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will hold their final 2017 lunch meeting on Wednesday, December 6 as they celebrate Christmas a couple weeks early. The menu will feature Chicken Piccata with a special holiday dessert. Tickets are $15.50 and can be purchased at the weekly putting sessions between now and November 29. Election of officers…

Out for revenge

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Peggy McGee After losing to the men three years in a row, the Lady Putters began practicing for the annual Battle of the Sexes challenge in the heat of the summer. They are hoping to be the victors on Monday, October 23 when couples meet to compete. The cost is $8 per person, $16 per…

Putters join the Bewitched Fundraiser

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters will have their own very special putting challenge to support the Bewitched for Charity golf event on October 31. Four local charities will benefit from the fundraiser; Valley Assistance Services, Hands of a Friend that provides support for victims of domestic abuse, Community Food Bank Amado and Green Valley and…

The anatomy of a set-up

On her first time doing set-up, Alma Cavaletto attaches the money hole sign to the pin. Photo by Peggy McGee

Peggy McGee Every week, about 45 minutes before the Lady Putters’ start time, two ladies meet to do the set-up. Each week, it is a different pair who has volunteered for the job, often someone new to set up and an experienced “set-up pro.” The set-ups team’s mantra is, “If I don’t do well today,…

Money Hole Master

Some Lady Putters have never gotten a hole-in-one on the money hole, while others average a win every 8 to 10 years; not Yoshie Hennessy. Two weeks in a row, she managed the feat, going home $10 richer at the end of the month. Photo by Peggy McGee

Putters celebrates Christmas in July

Peggy McGee Thirty-five Lady Putters brought joy to the hearts of the Green Valley/Amado Food Bank Staff with their outpouring of donations to support the food bank whose shelves often run bare during the heat of the summer. Ladies dressed in red and green and sporting holiday jewelry brought in 93 lbs. of groceries and…