Fun Time Pinochle Club winners April 28: Ruth Bonnema,13,230; Richard Van Wasshnova,12,870; Marilyn Allred,12,180; tie between Kathy Togie and Grace Buster, 11,710. Games begin at noon Mondays in Clubhouse 1 For more information, call Diane Van Wasshnova at 430-6590.
– Richard Van Wasshnova
Jolly Time Pinochle Club winners April 26: Cynthia Choate, 10,520; Joan Taylor, 9,170; Jim Kaspar, 8,780; Peg Kaspar, 8,500. Games are played from noon-4 p.m., Saturdays, in Clubhouse 1. For more information, call Peg Kaspar, 799-0433.
– Peg Kaspar
Burning Tree Duplicate Bridge Club (ACBL) winners of the afternoon pairs session April 26: First in Strat A: Linda and Dick Stein; second in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Verna Burns; third in Strat A and and first in Strat B: Jaye Woodington-Christine Frumen; second in Strat C: and first in Strat C: Joan and Ted Wieber. EW: First in Strat A: Marilyn McClintock-Diane Sacks; second in Strat A and first in Strat B: Dick Sands-Ted Galardos; third in Strat A, second in Strat B and first in Strat C: Jack Dampman-George Koehm. Winners of the afternoon pairs session April 25: NS: First in Strat A: Linda and Dick Stein; second in Strat and first in Strat B: Ted and Joan Wieber; third in Strat A: Bee Kinman-Verna Burns; fourth in Strat A: Sue Fardette-Judy Johnson; second in Strat B: Betty Scharf-Rufo Robinson. EW: First with a 73 percent game, Joan Tschiriki-Betty Witterfield; second in Strat A: Diana Sachs-Fern Dunbar; third in Strat A: Dorothy Favre-Howard Smith; fourth in Strat A and first in Strats B and C: Bob Lofstrom-Betty Scharf. Games are played at 12:30 p.m, Fridays and Saturdays in Clubhouse 1. Players are asked to arrive by 12:15 p.m. or if a partner is needed by noon, and every effort will be made to find one. For reservations or cancellations Friday or Saturday, call Jaye Woodington at 799-1089. After noon, call Clubhouse 1 at 431-6586, ext. 381. Directors: Friday, Bud Parish; Saturday, Emma Trepinski.
– Sharon Beran
Leisure World Duplicate Bridge Club winners in the afternoon game April 24: N/S: First in Strat A, Bill Linskey- Dorothy Favre; second in Strat A and first in Strat B, Sue Fardette-Vince Remedios; third in Strat A and second in Strat B, Patricia and Robert Adam; fourth in Strat A, third in Strat B and first in Strat C, Sue McHale-Jean Byer; fifth in Strat A, Bee Kinman-Howard Smith; second in Strat C, Lynne Finley-Julie Mills. E/W: First in Strats A, B and C, Monica Gettis-Peggi Spring; second in Strat A, Joan Tschirki-Bud Parish; third in Strat A, second in Strats B and C, Lori Norman-Miriam Bertram; fourth in Strat A, Sibyl Slutsky-Marilyn McClintock; fifth in Strat A and third in Strat B, Lavonne McQuilkin-Emma Trepinski. Winners in the Monday afternoon game April 21: N/S: First in Strat A, Judy Carter-Johnson-John Chang; second in Strat A and first in Strat B, Fred Benedetti-Simone Chottin; third in Strat A and second in Strat B, Sue Fardette-Vincent Remedios; fourth in Strat A, Bee Kinman-Verna Burns; fifth in Strat A, third in Strat B and first in Strat C, Jean Byer-George Koehm; sixth in Strat A and fourth in Strat B, Linda Stein-Bernie Hadeler; second in Strat C, Midge Dunagan-Lynn Danielson. E/W: First in Strat A with a 78 percent-plus game, Bill Linskey-Larry Slutsky; second in Strat A, Rob Preece-Fern Dunbar; third in Strat A, Diane Sachs-Hank Dunbar; fourth in Strat A and first in Strat B, Fay Beckerman-Marilyn McClintock; fifth in Strat A and second in Strat B, Julie Mills-Marjorie Holmes; sixth in Strat A, third in Strat B and first in Strat C, Bobbi and Brent Johansson; second in Strat C, Richard Norris-Ron Yaffee. Games are played Monday and Thursday afternoons in the Clubhouse 3 Lobby, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Players are asked to arrive by 12:15 to confirm their reservations or by noon, without a partner. To get help in finding a partner and/or to make or cancel reservations on Mondays, call Midge Dunagan at 594-9698; on Thursdays, call Cookie Pham at 431-6453. To cancel a reservation on game day or to to report a late arrival, call 481-7368 between noon-1 p.m.
– Gene Yaffee
Friendly Pinochle Club games April 24: Sunne Mahood, 11,100; Corrine Armstrong, 11,000; Al Bellizzi,10,780; Grace Buster, 10,320.Games are played from noon-4 p.m., Thursdays, in Clubhouse 1.
– Marjorie Dodero
Tuesday Bridge Club games from April 22: Phyllis Kale, Evelyn Smith, Carol Olsen. Games begin at 5 p.m., in Clubhouse 1. All bridge players are invited and should plan to arrive between 4:30-5 p.m., with or without a partner. For more information, call Dave Tubbs, 342-9807.
– Dave Tubbs
Monday Bridge Club winners from April 21: Bob Priest, Emily Moubassaly, Beverly Bennington. Games begin at noon in Clubhouse 1. All bridge players are invited and should arrive between 11:45-noon, with or without a partner. For more information, call Dave Tubbs, 342-9807.
Guys, Gals Golf
As is the usual case, net scores for winners of the recent Guys and Gals tournament were on the low side. Team scores had to be below par for a chunk of the prize pie.
Closest to the pin winner for the men on the outbound hole was Allen Bourhenne, at 5 feet, 5 inches. Don Kim hit the green on the back nine at 4-10. Betty Risley, 5-3 and Myung Kim, 13-5, took home the money for the ladies.
Don Kim and Angie Oh won the first flight (0-8 handicap) with a 44. Merle McGee and Mary Lancaster tied Young and Hae Lee with 51s for second, followed by Sung E. Kim and Yvonne Yim 53.
In the second flight (8-12), Roger Addie and Mary Ann Moore carded a 44. They were followed by Pat Henley and Gee Gee Kwak, 48; and the trio of Paul Alloway and Sadie Oh, Bill McKusky and Josie Sanchez, and Jay and Sun Lee, knotted at 49 for third.
Sang H. and Soo Kim matched Allen Bourhenne and Barbara Bertoldi for first place in the third flight (13-18) with 40s.
Second were Ed Milbrandt and Neva Senske, 43; followed by Tom Morris and Marilyn Hewitt, 45; Richard Eastwood and Jeannie Bush, 46; and Ron Pine and Lori Owensby and Tom McCullough and Maggie Howe, 49. Bob Looney and Barbara Timberlake, Steve Moody and Suzanne Ahn, and Kurt Bourhenne and Susan Yoon shared sixth with matching 49s.
In recent holes-in-one, John Lauzon hit the eighth cup April 11, as seen by Art Schwartz and Bill Aarnes.
Steve Moody’s first ace on the local course came April 1 on No. 7, according to witnesses Harry Konishi, Bob Marselle and Ed Cisneros.
The leading bowlers for the female members of the Bowling Club in the 2014 sweepstakes were Sharon Van Ottterloo and Marge Earls.
High for the men were Bill Lesher and Harold Van Otterloo.
In last week’s story, it was Dorothy Farve, not her teammate Lucille Dixon, who bowled a season high 201 game.
The season performance awards to be distributed at the bowling banquet May 3:
High series team: Kegler’s Four, 2,680
High game team: The Misfits, 917
High series men: Harold Van Otterloo, 742
High series women: Jane Legus, 713
High game handicap men :Bill Lesher, 293
High game women: Dorothy Favre, 264
High average men: Dave Silva, 189
High average women: Tie between Connie Terry and Chris Cisneros, 151
Most improved bowler: Men: Paul Klegard, 12 points; women: Judy Nantais, 17 points.
At the election after sweepstakes, Dave Silva was elected president for the 2014-15 season; Tony Dodero, treasurer; and Marge Earls, secretary.
The new season will start Sept. 9. To bowl on a team, call Dave Silva at 493-8812.
Pot game bowling will start May 6, at 12:30 p.m., at Westminster Bowl.
The cost is $8 and players’ last season handicap will be used to calculate scores for prize money
Men’s Pool and Billiards Club
Eight teams participated in last week’s monthly pool tournament, a joint venture of the Men’s Pool and Billiard Club or Ladies Q Club. A variation of 9-ball called 3-6-9 was played, and partners alternated shots.
Each team played six games, and after two rounds Phil Kay and Maria Reviere led with 10 points. In round three, Nancy Thompson and Bobby Stringer made the 6 and 9 for five points, tying Phil and Maria for the lead.
In rounds three and four, Brooks Barnhill and Ralph Buscher ran the 3-6-9 to take the lead with 18 points.
In round five, Bobby and Nancy made the six and nine to close within two points of the lead.
In the final round, Nancy and Bobby made the 6 and 9 again, while Brooks and Ralph split their game with three points to tie for first place with 24 points.
Buzz Sargent and Susan Shaver came on late to make the 6 and 9 for third place with 20 points.
The next tournament will be played at 6:30 p.m., May 19, in Clubhouse 2. There will be drinks and dessert and some great competition.
Membership in either club is required to play. Club dues are $5 and the entry fee is $3.
– Dave Silva
A cool spring morning was waiting for the Monday Golf Group April 21 at the par 62 executive Baker course in Fountain Valley.
Larry Hillhouse was on the mark, winning the first flight with an impressive 54, tie for low putts of 30, two birdies and closest to the pin on the 12th hole.
Don McLane shot a 56 for second, followed by Merle McGee, 58. Merle also had a birdie and was closest to the pin on the third hole. Rounding out the flight were Jim Dickerson, Bill McKusky, Rich Miller, Paul Cose and Tom McCullough.
Bill tied with Larry for low putts of 30 and Rich and Paul had birdies.
David Johns had low round of the day with a great 49 to win the second flight. He also had a birdie. He was followed by Bob Munn, 54; and Bob Looney, 55.
Rounding out the flight were Ed Dragan, Mike Looney, Lowell Goltra, Ron Maddox and Bill Lesher.
The father son team of Bob and Mike Looney tied for low putts of 31 and Mike had the only other birdie in the flight.
Next play for the group will be May 5 at Riverview.
Tournament Poker Club
Dealer Ron Pine and Tournament Poker Club club founder George Elias were finalists last week at the second tournament of April.
Ron beat George to win the table with two pair. Ron won the first tournament in April and with this second one, has won a total of six. By winning, he will have a seat in the 2014 player of the year tournament.
Ron and George were followed by Betty Bilyer, Judy Jasmin, Donna Williams and Dolien Nguyen. The final table was dealt by Ken Goettsch.
Ron has lived in Leisure World for 10 years and has been a TPC member for eight years. He lives in Mutual 5 and is also a member of the Golf club.
One if the tournament high hands was turned in by Nancy Park with a 33336.
The club’s next Hawaiian Gardens tournament will be Saturday, June 14. Tournament entry includes a breakfast buffet. Friends and family 21 years and older are welcome to play.
Tickets are $15 each.
– Margaret Gillon
The Shuffleboard Club will begin the spring-summer Shuffleboard League season at 8:30 a.m., tomorrow, Friday, at the Clubhouse 1 courts.
Members can play without committing to a team. Teams will be formed each week, depending on available players.
Lessons and practice are scheduled every Monday at 2 p.m
For more information, call Roger Bennett at 493-1524.
– Roger Bennett
Jackie McReynolds earned her first star by winning all seven games for a perfect score of 847 at the April 23 meeting of the Cribbage Club.
Alice Buckle was second with an 845, followed by Bev Hocking, 840; and Vice President Gene Smith, 836.
Alma Zamzow and Curly Janus had 121 scores for six of the seven games and were awarded consolation prizes.
Gary Greytak and Carol Kelly had no wins for the seven games, but were commended for good plays.
Donna Weedon celebrated her birthday a month early by providing strawberries, baklava, nuts, cookies and chocolate candies. Ethel Freitas brought delicious Easter cakes. Thanks to both members.
The club meets at noon, Tuesdays, in Clubhouse 1, and new members are welcome.
Seven games are played and usually finish by 3:30 p.m. Partners are not needed.
To learn the game or to brush up, call Patti Smith, president at 242-4674. She will schedule a teaching session at 11 a.m. for one hour before the Tuesday meeting.
Members are asked to be seated and ready to play at 12:15.
Ladies Golf Club
Fifty-one members of the Ladies Golf Club met April 22 for a game of low net and chip-ins.
Flight A: Low net: Linda Herman, 2. Chip-in: Gee Gee Kwak, 2.
Flight B: Low net: Tie between Anne Walshe and Lori Owensby, 24. Chip-ins: Anne Walshe, 2; Mary Greig and Melinda Lee, 7.
Flight C: Low net: Tie among Kay Sekino, Patti Smith, Jean Cose and Dorothy Favre, 21.
Flight D: Low net: Mary Lou Richards, 21. Chip-in: Mary Lou Richards, 4.
The next meeting is Monday, May 5, in Clubhouse 2. The social gathering begins at 10 a.m., followed by the meeting at 10:30. Members will celebrate Cinco de Mayo, with the possibility of margaritas being served.
Winners of the scramble tournament will be announced.
The club championship tournament is now under way.
– Linda Herman
Jim Dickerson led the Friday Golf Group at Willowick April 25 by shooting a net 66 for his third straight victory.
He was followed by Merle McGee, 71; Tom McCullough and Bill McKusky tied at 72 and Rich Miller, 80.
Birds were made by Merle McGee and Bill McKusky.
Mike Breen had a nice showing in the second flight with a 67 for the win.
Lowell Goltra played his usual steady game, carding a 74 for second, followed by Sandy Boardman, 75; and Ed Dragan, 79.
New member Sang Kim was welcomed to the group for his first round.
There were no birds in the second flight.
Closest to the pin honors went to Rich Miller on the fourth hole and Sandy Boardman at No. 12.
Play switches to the Baker course tomorrow, Friday..
This week’s puzzle: White moves first and for any answer by black, the white’s next move is checkmate. See answers on page 32.
Chess partners are available when the Leisure World Chess Club meets from 2-8 p.m., Fridays, in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Beginners are welcome for free lessons.
Solution to this week’s puzzle: Ra5. The white Rook moves from a1 to a5. Any answer by black, the white’s next move is check mate.