A hectic opening agenda grasped the collective attentions of Payson Women’s Golf Association members.
It included a kick-off breakfast, four tournaments, lunch meeting, putting etiquette demonstration and a charity tournament along with Chaparral Pines women’s club members.
The charity fray, to support Rally for the Cure, was held April 30 at CP and attracted a record 83 women golfers.
“We raised over $3,000 for breast cancer,” PWGA member Claudia Bullard said.
In a PWGA-hosted fewest fairway shots played at Payson Golf Course, Karen Peterson and Joyce Goff were top guns in A flight.
Mary Cain and Sharon Vaplon won B flight. Kay Davis and Bullard captured C flight honors.
Isabella Sockrider and Erlene Brewer were closest-to-the-pin prize money winners.
Sockrider also swung her way to first place in the A flight of a quota-formatted tournament.
Jan Burns and Susan Torrens took B flight laurels, and Joyce Griffin and Bullard claimed C flight plaudits.
Karen Peterson and Bullard were closest-to-the-pin champs.
In a “Mutt and Jeff, par 3s and 5s” tournament, Shari Cody won the A flight. Jan Burns and Torrens were tops in B flight. In C flight, Karol Uptain and Bullard were tops.
Sharon Vaplon won the closest-to-the-pin competition.
In a four-woman scramble, Peterson, Davis, Vaplon and Gyde were first.
Second was garnered by Alesha Calderwood, Glenda Cook, Bullard and Cody.
Jan Burns and Susan Torrens were closest-to-the-pin champs.
Among the special events on the PWGA calendar is the annual Memorial Tournament to be played May 26 at PGC.