2009-08-07 / Sports

Par Tee Golf News: Ach Scores Hole-In-One!

By Peg Ansbro

Ann Ach had a hole-in-one at Riis Park on July 30, 2009 Ann Ach had a hole-in-one at Riis Park on July 30, 2009 Ann Ach became a member of the Par Tees this season and on her fourth appearance on the course, she had a hole-in-one on the fourth hole!! Ach is hoping to live in Breezy as soon as she sells her present home. She states that she is "delighted to be part of the Par Tees and has been enjoying every moment, especially accomplishing my first hole-in-one today." Congratulations, Ann, and best wishes for many more!!

Eileen Watson had the best score with 65. Marie Campbell and Nancy Heffernan were right behind with 66 and Dolores McAleer finished with 68.

In the seventies: the trio of Mary- Ellen Hogan, Meg Feerick and Peg Ansbro had 71. Helen Mele (72), Alice Mateos (73), Pat Jordan (76), Pattie Kelly (77), and the duo of Sheila Donohue and Pat Barry finished with 78.

Birdies belonged to Mele, Kelly, Barry and Feerick. Chip-in birdies were scored by Mele, Heffernan and Kate Hanratty! Closest to the pin on #10 was Helen Mele and on #18 the winner was Eileen Watson. The winner of the "Peggy Wheeler 50/50" was Alice Mateos.

Bea Sharrock reports that the 27th Annual Closing Luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 10 at Russo's on the Bay.

Lunch will include appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert and unlimited wine and/or beer. The cost will be $40 for members. Please make checks payable to "Par Tee Golf." If paying with cash, put the money in an envelope and write your name and amount enclosed on the front. Payment can be given to either Pat Barry or Bea Sharrock! See you there!

The Emily Basher Tournament will be held on August 20 and August 27. Each person will be given an official card with her handicap. On the first week of play, a fellow competitor will compute her score. Score cards will be handed in after play and will be returned to each player next week. Now the good part is that on the second week of play you can try to improve your score on each hole. For example, if you had a four on hole #3 the first week and scored a 3 the following week, then the 3 will be your finishing score for that hole. In order to equalize the competition everyone must hit off the mat or tee. Good luck to all participants!

Congratulations to Tess and Tom Kearney as they celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary on August 9. Best wishes for many more years of good health and happiness.

Arthur is 90 years old. He's played golf every day since his retirement 25 years ago. One day he arrives home looking downcast. "That's it," he tells his wife. "I'm giving up golf. My eyesight has gotten so bad ... once I've hit the ball, I can't see where it went." His wife sympathizes. As they sit down, she has a suggestion. "Why don't you take my brother with you and give it one more try."

"That's no good," sighs Arthur. "Your brother is a hundred and three. He can't help." "He may be a hundred and three," says the wife, "but his eyesight is perfect.

So the next day, Arthur heads to the golf course with his brother-in-law. He tees up, takes an almighty swing … and squints down the fairway. He turns to his brother-in-law. "Did you see the ball?"

"Of course I did," says the brother-inlaw. "I have perfect eyesight." "Where did it go?" asks Arthur. "Can't remember," his brother says.

God Bless!! Have a great week!!

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