Tag: QC Lady Putters

Putters rack up more awards

Cathy Thiele, (center) joins Janet Wegner (left) and Roxanne May who recently scored under 40 for the first time; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee After putting in the morning sun, 38 Lady Putters retreated to the cool of the Madera Clubhouse for a business meeting and brunch. While waiting for the spinach quiche to be served, Putters President Cathy Thiele announced the award winners since the last brunch. Getting holes-in-one on the Mystery Hole on June 15…

Putters went Mad in the Moonlight

Left to right: Barb Haley, Carolyn McBride, Sharon Schoen and Kim Schoen were on the second place team; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee There was an extreme heat advisory for June 20 that the Lady Putters must have foreseen when they scheduled the date to putt by the light of the not-so-silvery moon. Perhaps because of the dense atmosphere, the moon had a red eerie glow as 60 members and guests headed to the very dimly…

Lady Putters give out more rewards

Left to right: Lou Moultrie is presented a plaque for achieving the lowest score from former Putters President Dee Waggoner and Kelly Hines, vice president; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee The morning started off cool but it warmed up to be a very sunny day by the time the 72 Lady Putters had finished putting their 18 holes. After they had played, the ladies moved to the clubhouse to celebrate another six weeks of great putting. They feasted on a turkey holiday sandwich…

Lady Putters start 2016 strong

Putters President Cathy Thiele (left), presents the Lowest Average Net Score plaque to Neila Kozel who maintained an average of 34.4 for 2015; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee At their first luncheon for 2016, 20 members of the Lady Putters were recognized for their achievements on the putting green. The ladies enjoyed a festive luncheon of a steak and wine salad and apple pie with whipped cream. After all had eaten, Wendy Van Dyke received a plaque for having the distinction…

New members welcome to join Lady Putters

Whatever the weather (except heavy rain) throughout the year, the Lady Putters gather to challenge themselves on the putting green; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Throughout the year, the Lady Putters meets every Wednesday at the putting green for an hour of camaraderie and challenge, some with the hope of improving their score on the golf course. Each week they putt 18 holes amid laughter and encouragement from their teammates. Ladies are invited to try out the group…

Record set for Lady Putters

Julie admires her three trophies; the first Lady Putter to win all three categories in one time period, possibly in the history of the club. Photo by Roger Oravetz

Peggy McGee Every six-week period, a Lady Putter is recognized for having the lowest gross score, lowest net score and most holes-in-one. Generally this recognition is spread among three different putters, though on one occasion recently someone did garner two awards. But at the December 9 luncheon it was announced that Julie Daines got the…

Lady Putters really “roared” in pink

Patti Hall squares up to putt around some disposable razors; photo by Fred Waggoner.

Peggy McGee After a break of not actively participating in the Rally for the Cure, the Quail Creek Lady Putters came back all fired up. In previous years they had two or three holes that presented a unique challenge, but this year Beverly Wake, Cathy Thiele, Sheila Wyllie, Deb Anderson, Nancy McDaniel, Kim France and…

Lady Putters seeking new members

Peggy McGee The Lady Putters meet every Wednesday at the Putting Green. Some come for the opportunity to improve their putting on the golf course but most come to enjoy some laughter and friendship. Ladies are invited to try out the group twice before making a commitment to join. Dues are $15 for the year.…

Lady Putters recognize their best putters

Left to right: Sally Geers was all smiles when she received the Quail Creek Star Putter brick for the lowest gross score from Lady Putters President Dee Waggoner; photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee Despite some challenges when they lost the regular putting green for several weeks, the Quail Creek Lady Putters adapted to using the chipping green. Instead of 18 holes, they had only nine so had to play each hole twice and in a much smaller space. But this did not dampen their spirits or…