2010-06-11 / Sports

Par Tee Golf News Report

By Peg Ansbro

Delores McAleer and Marie Campbell, who each scored a 67, share the honors this week. Nancy Heffernan was right behind with 69. Scoring 70 were Barbara Caramelli and Sheila Donahue. Pat Barry (72), Helen Mele (73). Marilyn Higgins and Chris Brunner scored 75. Dottie Dunne had 77, Lorraine Pierson (78) and Lil Hanratty had 79. Bernice Carroll and Sheila Donahue had a bird and a chip-in. Nancy Heffernan had a birdie and a chip-in bird.

Other birdies belong to Pat Barry, Helen Mele and Lil Hanratty. Nearest to the pin on #10 was Nancy Heffernan and the winner on 18 was Helen Mele.

Following golf, Joel, the teaching pro at the Brooklyn Golf Center on Flatbush Avenue, conducted a chip-in clinic. It was held in the barbecue area of Riis Park and was very successful. The attendees were very pleased with his expertise and his hand-out was very much appreciated! Many thanks, Joel!!

On June 8, Bill and Helen McDonald celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. Congratulations to this wonderful couple and best wishes for many more years of good health and happiness! Next Thursday will be our first meeting at the Catholic Club. Please come immediately after golf and enjoy the goodies and renew acquaintances.

It was a sunny morning, a little before 8 a.m. on the first hole of a busy course. I was beginning my preshot routine, visualizing my upcoming shot, when a piercing voice came over the club house speaker and said, “Would the gentleman on the woman’s tee back up to the men’s tee please!”

I could feel every eye on the course looking at me. I was still deep in my routine seemingly impervious to the interruption. Again the announcement, “Would the man on the woman’s tee kindly back up to the men’s tee.” I simply ignored the guy and kept concentrating, when once more, the man yelled, “Would the man on the woman’s tee back up to the men’s tee, please.” I finally stopped, turned, cupped my hands and shouted back, “Would the jerk with the microphone kindly keep quiet and let me play my second shot!” God Bless. Have a great week!!

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