Karen Smith became the 2012 “Ace of Aces” on Oct. 12 with a score of 68. Rosalinda Brainerd took the second spot with 70 and Nova Heilbronn and Carolyn Podratz tied for third place with 72s. The tournament was played between the monthly Aces, who won their spots to play from January through September. The tournament was played Redwood Empire golf and Country Club in Fortuna. Pictured: Nova Heilbronn, Carolyn Podratz, Karen Smith, Rosalinda Brainerd.