Women’s golf news

SCRAMBLE WINNERS — Winners from the Chili Open, a four-woman scramble sponsored by the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association, were, first row, from left, Debbie Phillippi, Pam DiDomenico, Nep Rowland and Kim Criss, first-place team; second row, Karen Kurelac, Trish Kurelac, Tonya Hill and Pat Kurelac, second-place team; and Teri Barkley, Paula Hope, Marilyn Kenny and Cynde Vidas, third-place team. -- Contributed


The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played a fun game using only three clubs and the putter.

Announced by hostesses Tracy Amos and Jan Schultz, the winners were: First place, Carol Lepic, 68 net; second place, Glenda Sensel, 70 net; and tied for third place were Janis Cook and Tracy Amos, 92 net.

Low putts were won by Janis Cook and Glenda Sensel, both with 29 putts.

Birdies were achieved by Roberta Cireddu on hole No. 14; Brenda Hartley on hole Nos. 2 and 14; and Janis Cook on hole No. 3. Chip-ins were made by Brenda Hartley on hole No. 2 and Glenda Sensel on hole No. 3.

Chairman Hartley reminded all members to sign up for the Play of the Day and awards dinner on Sept. 26. The sheet is in the locker room.

Nep Rowland and Billie Stanwick will be hostesses for this week, with 6-6-6 being the game.



In play Aug. 16 for the Mountaineer Women’s 18-Hole League, the low gross winner was Mischal Hawthorne with a 75. Low net winner was Mary Ann Bainbridge, and second low net winner was Elaine Minda.

Proximity prizes for the week were Theresa Stotler on hole No. 6; Elaine Minda on hole No. 8; Mischal Hawthorne on hole No. 14; and Priscilla Mavrich on hole No. 17. Dotty Virtue had low putts for the day with 26.

Birdies were had by Mischal Hawthorne, hole Nos. 7, 14, 15, 18; Elaine Minda, hole Nos. 4, 8; Debbie Provenzano, hole Nos. 7, 14; Barb Lovaglio, hole No. 8; and Priscilla Mavrich, hole No. 7. Chip-ins were recorded By Debbie Provenzano on hole No. 14; Theresa Stotler on hole No. 12; Priscilla Marich on hole No. 7; and Elaine Minda, hole No. 5.

In play on Aug. 30, low gross winner was Mischal Hawthorne with a 79. Low net winner was Mary Ann Bainbridge, and second low net winner was Janice Torrance.

Proximity prizes were Mary Ann Bainbridge on hole Nos. 6 and 14; Mischal Hawthorne, hole No. 8; and Lori Szymanek, hole No. 17. Low putts for the day was Janice Torrance with 29.

Birdies were recorded by Mischal Hawthorne, hole No. 10; Elaine Minda hole No. 12; and Janice Torrance, hole No. 14. Chip-ins were had by Janice Torrance on hole Nos. 4 and 6 and Janet Stukins on hole No. 3.



The Chili Open, a four-woman scramble sponsored by the Steubenville Country Club Women’s Golf Association, was played on Sept. 5 with golfers from several area clubs participating. Paula Hope and Marilyn Kenny were in charge of the event with assistance from members of the golf association.

Prior to tee-off a continental breakfast was held in the clubhouse grill room, and golf professional John Denholm explained the rules for the tournament.

Following play, a luncheon was held in the clubhouse dining room where Denholm announced the winning teams. In accordance with the theme “Chili Open,” the buffet lunch included chili, various soups, gourmet hot dogs and assorted chips. A cake decorated in a golf theme was served as dessert.

Taking first place was the team of Kim Criss and Pam DiDomenico of Steubenville; Debbie Phillippi, Spring Hills; and Nep Rowland, Cadiz.

A team from Moundsville Country Club comprised of Karen Kurelac, Trish Kurelac, Tonya Hill and Pat Kurelac placed second.

The third-place winners were Kenny and Hope of Steubenville; Cynde Vidas, Twinsburg; and Teri Barkley, Spring Hills.

Proximity prizes were won by DiDomenico, long drive on hole No. 9; Vidas, closest to the pin on the par 3 second hole; and Tonya Hill, closest to the pin with second shot on the par 4 third hole.

Skins were won by the team of Criss, DiDomenico, Phillippi and Rowland on hole Nos. 4 and 10 and Kurelac, Kurelac, Hill and Kurelac on the 18th hole.

This week’s game will be “Bingle Bangle, Bungle,” and golfers will report at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. start.


Town and Country Golf played the first 9 of the club championship on Aug. 31.

Day winners were: A flight, Laura Froehlich; B flight, Jeanne Dowden; and C flight, a tie between Rose Kaczmarek and Toni Jean Dondzila. Low putts were Froehlich with a chip-in recorded by Nancy Lelli on hole No. 9.

Other winners were:

Long drive hole No. 3

A flight: Wanda Retzer

B flight: Edie Higgins

C flight: Kaczmarek

Long drive hole No. 6

A flight: Froehlich

B flight: Higgins

C flight: Lelli

Closest to the pin hole No. 4

A flight: Lucy Karaan

B flight: Dora Elizaga

C flight: Shirley Guida

The back nine were to be played on Sept. 6 for the final round of the club championship.