Cottonwood Ladies Golf Association News March. 2016 By Mary Nelson

The 2016 Cottonwood Club Championship Tournament was held Feb. 11th, 18st, and 25th. The Overall winner is Susan Hayward. Congratulations to Susan for her exceptional play during the 3 day event. This  tournament was hard fought with Susan prevailing in the end. At the beginning of the round on the 25th there were only 2 strokes difference between the leader Susan and fist place finisher Terry Gaube. The game was a close match with Susan prevailing in the end.
Overall Club Champion Susan Hayward 1st Flight: 1st Terry Gaube, 2nd Mary Nelson, 3rd Nancy Hermanson; 2nd Flight: 1st Mary Anne Lofquist, 2nd Mary Henson, 3rd Joni Hiller; 3rd Flight: 1st Sandy Worden, 2nd Dianne Tenney, 3rd Cindy Ryan; 4th Flight: 1st Virginia Diers, 2nd Ellie Franklin, 3rd Gloria Combs; In East Valley Team Match play cumulative scoring Cottonwood is sitting in First Place Net and Third Place Gross with 2 rounds to go. Cottonwood ladies are in great position to finish in First Net and still have possibilities to place higher in Gross points. Continue to play well girls and finish this season with your best!

The winners from the March 3rd game of Total Putts with a twist were: Flight 1: 1st Mary Nelson, 2nd Paddy Newton 3rd Susan Hayward; Flight 2: 1st Kathryn Campbell, 2nd Nancy Gahn, 3rd Patti Hegenbarth; Flight 3: 1st Donna Purcell, 2nd Joan Seckels, Tie 3rd Ellie Franklin and Dollly Schadel; Flight 4: 1st Susan Lamb, 2nd Diana Ridd, 3rd Martha Foster. CLGA Upcoming events:  April 7th is our Member/Guest Tournament. The theme is “The Queen of Clubs” and the format will be 4 person teams. Entry dead line is March 30th. The PICO (Palo Verde, Ironwood, Oakwood and Cottonwood) tournament will be hosted by Cottonwood and Ironwood on this year on April 14th and April 21st. See you on the course!