SPORTS & GAMES Tournament Poker Full house gives Keith Thomas win In the final hand of the Aug. 16 poker tournament, Keith Thomas was dealt K-10. Bill Clawson’s hand held an A-3. Before the flop was dealt Bill bet all his chips and Keith accepted his bet. The first three common cards were dealt and were K-K-Q . The next common card was a 10 . The final common card was a Q. The common cards of K-K-Q-Q-10 combined with the K in his hand gave Keith a full house beating Bill Clawson’s two pair with an Ace high.
Keith and Bill were followed by Don Saunders, Grace Buster, Donna Williams, Kathy Elliott, and Angie Oh.
Keith has been a poker club member for half-a-year. This is the first time he has won the final table. Keith is an engineer and a technical director. He has lived in Mutual 15 for six months.
Tournament high hands both went to Donna Williams. The hands were A-A-A-A and 3-3-3-3.
For club information, call President Susan Dodson, 592-8911.
Residents who need a ride to Saturday Poker should call the president and she will try to arrange for another resident to provide transportation to the poker tournament.
Larry Hillhouse earns flight win with 3 birdies
Only two members of the Monday Golf Group shot below par in weekly play Aug. 18 at Huntington Beach.
Three birdies in the first flight earned a win for Larry Hillhouse, who shot a great 66. He was followed by Bill McKusky with a 68. Bill put on a clinic with only 25 putts and added a birdie. Paul Cose was third, followed by Rich Miller, who was closest to the pin on the 16th hole, Merle McGee, with a birdie, and Jim Dickerson.
Marv Ballard won the second flight with a 71 and low putts of 27. Tied for second with matching 72s were Bob Looney and David Johns. David getting the only birdie in the flight.
Rounding out the flight were Ed Dragan, Mike Looney and Bob Munn.
No golfers could hit the seventh green, so there will be a closest to the pin carryover.
No play is scheduled Sept. 1 due to the Labor Day holiday.
Next play will be Sept. 8 at the Baker course.
The group is seeking new members at any skill level. For more information, call Jim Dickerson at 375-6530
Ladies Golf Club
Play of day is low gross, net, putts
A total of 42 ladies came out for the weekly nine-hole tournament at the Leisure World golf course on Aug. 19.
Play for the day was low gross, low net and putts.
Flight winners were:
Flight A: Low gross; Yvonne Yim, 28, low net: tie between Linda Herman, Anne Walshe, Bert Thompson, 26, low putts: Yvonne Yim, 10.
Flight B: Low gross: Mary Ann Moore, 28, low net: tie between Neva Senske and Soonja Min, 26; low putts, Lori Owensby, 13.
Flight C: low gross: Patti Smith, 32; low net: tie between Angela Lee and Maggie Howe, 24; low putts, Angela Lee and Melinda Lee, 13.
Flight D: Low gross, Jean Ferrari, 34; low net, Dale Quinn, 22; low putts Dale Quinn and Mary Lou Richards, 15.
The first three weeks in September is the Presidents Tournament. The fourth week is a make up week.
Guy & Gals
Only 4 of 328 circle-hole attempts scored
Eighty-four golfers challenged the local golf course for the August Guys and Gals tournament, consisting of 42 teams.
The hole-in-one jackpot remained intact, as no person had the magic touch.
Circle-hole winners were few and far between, as 328 shots were attempted and only four scored.
Closest to the pin for the guys on the outbound nine was Sung E. Kim, two feet, 11 inches. For gals, Yvonne the Yim, at 10-8, claimed the prize. Fujio Norihiro, 3-11 and Sun Lee, 9-8, took home the cash for the back nine.
All results are recorded as handicap scores.
Rick Lingenfelter and Patti Smith, Byron Schweitzer and Bert Thompson, Sung E. Kim and Yvonne Yim shared first place for the low-handicap first flight with matching cards of 48. Another tie, for second place, at 49, was recorded by the teams of Fujio Norihiro/Keiko Sekino and Hak and Susie Kim.
Jae and Sun Lee scored a tournament-low 44 strokes to claim first for the second flight. At 47 strokes, Stan Shiroma and Helen Yoon matched cards with Paul Alloway and Susan Kim for second. Chang and Soo Choi’s 48 gave them fourth. A four-way battle at 49 for fifth place was waged by the teams of Carl Wiggins/Anne Walshe, Don Roswurm/Margaret Rees, Manny Miranda/Sue Chu and Bill Long/Peggy Powers.
Steve Moody and Joyce Basch matched strokes with Tom Morris and Marilyn Hewitt as their cards of 45 shared first in the third flight. Hyon Shin and Sang An tied Art Salazar and Laura Garcia at 47 strokes for third spot. Kurt Bourhenne and Ardie Griepsma shared fifth with Ron and Judy Katje with scores of 48. Another tie, 49 strokes, was shared by Joe Sang H. and Soo Kim along with Joe Hammond and Joyce Bizzell for seventh and final prize scoring for this flight and for the tournament.
A hole in one was scored by Angie Oh on Aug. 18, as she hit over the water on No. 2 to the amazement of Gabe, the grounds-keeper.
Meuter is 1 point shy of perfect
One point short of a perfect score, new member Peter Meuter turned in a score of 846 points and was the winner at the Aug. 19 meeting of the Leisure World Cribbage Club in Clubhouse 1.
Sol Notrica was second with 844, while Janet Carpenter with 839 took third and Alma Zamzow with 829 for fourth place. Three people won consolation prizes.
Norman Martin and Gary Greytak had six wins and were out of the money. They received a special consolation prize along with Anita Smart.
The meeting marked the 50th anniversary of the LW Cribbage Club and included the annual year-end reports from the officers. The secretary’s report was read by President Patti Smith in the secretary’s absence and Gary Greytak read a report on the history of the club.
Sandwiches and salads were served by the club. Members celebrated Nancy Demery’s birthday with her son and daughter-in-law in attendance. Nancy provided pies from Marie Callender’s. The refreshments were served by Margaret Smith, Joyce Pfingston and Sharon Rutigliano.
The club meets at noon every Tuesday in Clubhouse 1. New members are welcome. Seven games are played and most players finish by 3:30 p.m. Partners are not required.
To learn the game or brush up, call Patti, 242-4674. She will schedule a one-hour teaching session at 11 a.m., before the meeting.
All members should be seated and ready to play by 12:15 p.m.
This week’s puzzle white moves first and for any answer by black, white’s next move is checkmate. See answer page 29.
Chess partners are available when the Leisure World Chess Club meets from 2-8 p.m. on Fridays in Clubhouse 3, Room 7. Beginners are welcome for free lessons.
Answer Solution to this week’s puzzle: Qe1
The white Queen moves from a4 to e1. Any answer by black, the white’s next move is checkmate.
Tuesday Bridge Club winners Aug. 19: Dorothy Krauss, Mary Nell Clark, Ethel Orris. 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 Phyllis Kale, 430-2148.
Monday Bridge Club winners from Aug. 18: Beverly Benington, Mary Nell Clark, Mary Jean Tusha. Games begin at 11:30 a.m. in Clubhouse 1. All bridge players are invited and should arrive between 11:45-noon, with or without a partner. For more information, call Phyllis Kale, 430-2148.
Friendly Pinochle Club winners Aug. 21: Curley Janus, 12,700; Al Bonnema and Fred Claveau, 11,750; Jim Kaspar, 11,480; and Marian Cogdill, 11,460. Diana Lambert had the highest score for one table, a quadruple pinochle, which is quite rare. A quadruple pinochle consists of four jacks of diamonds and four queens of spades for a total of 300 points. Her total for that table was 5,610 points. Friendly Pinochle meets from noon–4 p.m., Thursdays in Clubhouse 1 on Burning Tree Road.
Leisure World Duplicate Bridge Club winners on Aug. 21 were: NS: First in Strat A: Lavonne McQuilkin and Fern Dunbar; second in Strat A: Sharon Beran and Christine Frumen; third in Strat A and first in Strat B and C: Midge Dunagan and Julia Cunningham; fourth in Strat A: Ruth Kaller and Fay Beckerman; second in Strat B: Carmen Gross and Norma Krueger; third in Strat B and second in Strat C: Joan and Ted Wieber. EW: First in Strat A: Jeanette Estill and Joan Tschirki; second in Strat A: Linda and Richard Stein; third in Strat A and first in Strat B and C: Monica Gettis and Peggi Spring; fourth in Strat A and second in Strat B: Joyce Henderson and Howard Smith;fifth in Strat A and third in Strat B and second in Strat C: Chie Wickham and Sally Fenton.
Winners on Aug. 18 were: NS: First in Strat A: Bee Kinman and Verna Burns; second in Strat A and first in Strat B: Sue Fardette and Vince Remedios; third in Strat A: Bill Linskey and Larry Slutsky; fourth in Strat A: Lavonne McQuilkin and Janet Wagner; fifth in Strat A and second in Strat B and first in Strat C: Midge Dunagan and Lynn Danielson; third in Strat B: John Chang and Judy Carter-Johnson. EW: First in Strat A and B, Joan and Ted Wieber; second in Strat A and B: Norma Kruger and Carmen Gross; third in Strat A and B: Fay Beckerman and Marilyn McClintock; fourth in Strat A: Carol Murakoshi and Hank Dunbar; fifth in Strat A and fourth in Strat B: Chuck Cutchshaw and Bobbi Vann; first in Strat C: Audrey Healy and Bill Power.
Games begin at 12:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday afternoons in the Clubhouse 3 lobby. Players are asked to arrive by 12:15 p.m. to confirm their reservation or by noon without a partner. To get help in finding a partner or make or cancel a reservation for Mondays, call Midge Dunagan at 594-9698; for Thursdays, call Cookie Pham at 431-6453. To cancel a reservation on game day or to report running late, call 481-7368 between noon and 1 p.m.
Jolly Time Pinochle Club winners Aug. 23: Patt Witt, 10,820; Ida Purcell, 10,740; Inge Hogue, 9,910; and Jim Kaspar, 9,760. Games are played from noon-4 p.m., Saturdays, in Clubhouse 1. For more information, call Peg Kaspar, 799-0433.
Burning Tree Duplicate Bridge Club (ACBL) winners of the afternoon pairs session Aug 23: Strat A: NS—First and second in B: Howard Smith-Judy Johnson. Second in A and B, and first in C: Thuan Gwynn-Joyce Basch. Third in A and C: Ted and Joan Wieber. Fourth in A: Cookie Pham-Chuck Cutchshaw. Fifth in A: Cooie Dampman - Linda Carder. EW— First in A and B: Emma Tripinski - Bud Parish. Second in A and B: Chie Wickham - Sibyl Slutsky. Third in A: Diane Sacks - Marilyn McClicktock. Fourth in A: Larry Slutsky - Pamela Cole. Fifth in A, third in B and first in C: Betty Scharf - Rufo Robinson. Fourth in B and second in C: Bill and Mary Power.
Winners of the pairs session Aug. 22: NS—First in Strat A and B: Christine Frumen - John Galliger. Tied for second in A and second in B: Fern Dunbar - Yolanda Medina and Phyllis Parker - Bob Mault. Fourth in A: Bee Kinman - Verna Burns. Fifth in A and third in B: John Chang - Judy Johnson. Six in A and fourth in B: Sharon Beran - Jaye Woodington. First in C: Linda and Simon Cheng. Second in C: Lottie Kostar - Jack Miller. EW—First in A: Sue Fardette - Marilyn McClintock. Second: Diane Schmitz - Sibyl Slutsky. Third: Howard Smith - Dorothy Favre. Fourth: Joan Tschirki - Betty Witteried. Fifth in A and first in B: Tom and Jane Gibbons. Sixth in A, second in B and first in C: Audrey Healy - Dick Stammerjohn. Third in B and second in C: Jerry and Jane Ried. Fourth in B: Cooie and Jack Dampman.
Games are played at 12:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, in Clubhouse 1. Players are requested to arrive by 12:15 p.m. or if a partner is needed by noon, and every effort will be made to fine one. For reservations or cancellation on Friday or Saturday, call Jaye Woodington at 799-1089. After noon, call Clubhouse 1 at 799-1089 ext. 381. Friday director: Bud Parish. Saturday director: Emma Trepinski.
Fun Time Pinochle Club winners Aug. 25: Kathy Togie,12,130; Ralph Provow, 11,810; Al Bellizzi, 11,070. Games begin at noon, Mondays, in Clubhouse 1. For more information, call Diane Van Wasshnova at 430-6590.