Redwood Empire wins 'Challenge Cup'

Carolyn Podratz, Nova Heilbronn, Vickie Thornton, Barb Lindsay, Karen Smith, NanSea Russ, Sue Strahan, Jo Ann French, Judie Hufford, Rosalinda Brainerd, Janet Barnwell, and Janet Luzzi from Redwood Empire Golf and Country Club in Fortuna won the annual "Challenge Cup" tournament on Oct. 27, played against the ladies from Beau Pre Golf Course, with a winning score of 584.9 vs. 589.9. The tournament between the two clubs has been played for the past 11 years on neutral ground at Eureka Golf Course. The format consists of individual play, better ball, scramble and alternate shot with the trophy remaining at Redwood Empire this year.