Women compete in golf tourney

LUDLOW - On June 24, Okemo Valley Golf Club hosted the annual OVGC Ladies' Member and Guest Tournament. Following a light breakfast-a shotgun start sent ladies to the links.

On the first tee, golfers found complimentary sunglasses waiting for them. An awards ceremony and delicious meal on Willie Dunn's patio followed play. The format was a team-of-four-best-ball gross and net.

Winning First Gross was the team of Harriet Parot, Liza Lloyd, Peg Cariddi and Deidre Morris with a 75.

Second Gross went to Marion Pick, Linda West, Maureen Quinn and Dayle Burditt with a 76.

First Net was won by the team of Shirley McDonald, Peg Hackett, Florence Speth and Helen O'Brien with a 59.

Second Net went to Mary Lou Shaw, Jacalyn Diesenhouse, Mary Knight and Jadie Detolla with a 59.

Third Net went to Darlene Remy, Jane Witherwax, Winnie Dennis and Pam Harwood with a 60. Harriet Parot made the longest drive on the 18th hole. Deidre Morris won closest to the line on the first hole.

Member Sue Arndt won closest to the pin for her approach that stopped 5' 10" from the pin on the 14th hole.

Guest Jadie Detolla won closest to the pin on the 8th hole with her shot that made it 11' 7' from the hole.

In golf action following the June 24 event, the Ladies' League of Okemo Valley Golf Club played the back nine and tried out a new event this week. The Cha Cha Cha was a success and the string of good weather continued. Linda West won the closest to the pin on hole 14 and Alice Thayne won on hole 17. Sharon Slattery, Alice Thayne, Peg Cariddi and Kathy McMahon of Ludlow Insurance took first place in the weekly event with a 62. Second place went to Mary Lou Shaw, Lorraine Hughes, Linda West and Sue Bragg of NAPA Auto Parts with a 66. Marty Harrison, Martha Damone, Ann Matulonis and Lisa Rourke from Id3 Designs took third after they lost a match of cards with a 66.

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