BRCC ladies close 2010 season

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 The Blue Ridge Country Club Ladies’ Golf Association ended its 2010 season with its annual Memorial Tournament, and Mary Jane Carico was the tournament champion with a net score of 67.

In conjunction with the Memorial Tournament, the association also played a best-ball tournament with three-player teams. The winning team consisted of Margaret Cheek, Diane Taylor and Wilda Fayne with a 79, followed by Mary Jane Carico, Wanda Cox and Alice Thomason (81), Myra Kirby, Carol Lundquist and Lucy Neff (82), Margaret Hensley, Emmy Rotenizer and Brenda Harmon (85), Trish Golding, Jackie Butler and Martha Rose (85) and the threesome of Linda Painter, JoAnn Richardson and Earlene Ogburn.

The association also presented its end-of-year awards. Bertha Nunley was the ringer card tournament winner and Cherie Downey was named the most improved player. Birdie tree tournament winners were Judy Chambers (Division I), Margaret Cheek (Division II), Emmy Rotenizer and JoAnn Richardson (Division III) and Carol Lundquist (Division IV).

Member-member match play winners were Margaret Cheek (gross) and Lucy Neff (net).

Eagle awards were presented to Judy Chambers and Margaret Cheek, and holes-in-one by Alice Hill and Linda Painter were recognized.

The association also elected its officers for the 2011 season. Officers will be Mary Jane Carico (president), Cherie Downey (vice-president), Margaret Hensley (treasurer), JoAnn Richardson (secretary), Trish Golding and Emmy Rotenizer (tournament co-chairs), Margaret Cheek (social chair) and Earlene Ogburn (sunshine chair).