Women’s Golf hosts Christmas Tournament


President Darlene Cortez is presented with a historian album. Photo provided by Ura Furry.

The Women’s Golf Club held its annual Christmas Tournament and Installation of 2018 Officers on Dec. 12. The tournament was followed by lunch and awards.

Tournament Chair Ura Furry and Tuesday Tournament Chair Lorrie Sjomeling thanked President Darlene Cortez for her year of service and presented her with a golf bag. Lorrie also presented awards to Inga Loy for Overall Low Gross for the year and Kathy Voss for Overall Low Net for the year.

The Christmas Tournament winners are as follows:

Valerie Montgomery is presented with the CLIPPS (Canyon Lake Past Presidents) Above and Beyond award. Photo provided by Ura Furry.

1st Place A Flight

Cheryl Evans, Dianne Schneider, Linda Johnson, Inga Loy and Marilyn Bridges.

2nd Place A Flight

Norma Yarbrough, Sue Sell, Maxine Whalen, Donna Nunes, Alice Ramirez and Gerry Meeks.

1st Place B Flight

Valerie Montgomery, Cathy Barr, Jeannette Williams, Lou DeYoung, Dorothy Washle and Barbara Albrecht.

2nd Place B Flight

Lorrie Sjomeling, Mimi LaRosa, Ura Furry, Sila Hoekstra, Helen Sullivan and K.K. Beecher.

1st Place C Flight

Gail McCall, Barbara Spraul, Linda Kielty, Rose Girard, Teresa Roberson and Kathy Sanchez.

2nd Place C Flight

Babette Stubbs, Ellie Clow, Dawn Haggerty, Laverne Cann, Kathy Homewood and Kathy Voss

Inga Loy is presented with a Low Gross for the year award, Kathy Voss is presented with a Low Net for the year award. Photo provided by Ura Furry.

Overall Awards

Overall awards for the year were presented to the following:

Monthly Low Gross

January: Marilyn Bridges; February: Jeannette Williams; March: Lorrie Sjomeling; April: Babette Stubbs; May: Anita Fairfield; June: Marlene Cathro; July: Darlene Cortez;  August: Mary Burns; September: Inga Loy; October: Norma Yarbrough; November: Donna Nunes; December: Gerry Meeks.

Monthly Low Net

January: Alice Ramirez; February: Maxine Whalen; March: Marilyn Bridges; April: Sue Sell; May: Lorrie Sjomeling; June: Linda Kamashian; July: Kathy Homewood; August: Gerry Meeks; September: Valerie Montgomery; October: Kathy Voss; November: Julie Faia; December: Inga Loy.


A Flight: Marilyn Bridges and Norma Yarbrough; B Flight: Mimi LaRosa and Lorrie Sjomeling; C Flight: Ura Furry; D Flight: Laverne Cann.

Most Birds

A Flight:  Babette Stubbs; B Flight: Lorrie Sjomeling; C Flight: (tie) Ura Furry, Barbara Horrigan and  Ina Pickard; D Flight: Phyllis Weed.

New Board Officers

The new 2018 Board Officers, installed by Barbara Albrecht, are as follows:

President: Ura Furry; Major: Valerie Montgomery; Handicap: Linda Kamashian; Tuesday Tournament: Barbara Horrigan; Recording Secretary: Mary Burns; Treasurer: Kathy Homewood;  Membership: Norma Yarbrough; Corresponding Secretary/Historian: Sue Sell and Barbara Spraul; Social: Merilyn Murphy and Alice Ramirez.

Club members were asked to bring a toy for the Mattress Firm Toys for Kids Foster Program. “I was very pleased and overwhelmed by all the toys we received.” said Tournament Chair Ura Furry. “Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for participationing and the toys.”

The club thanked Golf Pro Pat Kemball, Assistant Brian Carlson, Pat’s staff and the country club staff for everything they’ve helped with for the tournament and all year long.

The Canyon Lake Women’s Golf Club was established in 1971 and is a member of the Women’s Southern California Golf Association. The club meets on Tuesdays in the Magnolia Room at the country club.

Players must check in before 7:30 a.m.; start time is 8 a.m. In the spring and summer, the club meets at 7 a.m.

Major tournaments include the President’s Cup, Club Championship and Senior Tournament. For more information, call Ura Furry at 951-244-1910.