Barnwell, Podratz STAND OUT

Pictured: Lynn Freeman, Sue Strahan, Rosalinda Brainerd, Wincel Nicholas, Carolyn Podratz, Nova Heilbronn.

The year's first Northern California Women's Golf Association tournament was played on June 19 at Redwood Empire Golf & Country Club in Fortuna. The Redwood Empire ladies scored well with Janet Barnwell carding an 84 to take second low gross. In the net division, Carolyn Podratz won first place with a 64, followed by Nova Heilbronn, 65, Lynn Freeman, 67, and a three-way tie between Wincel Nicholas, Rosalinda Brainerd and Sue Strahan with 70s. Carol Kinser and Sherron Bissmeyer also had winning scores. The team of Podratz, Heilbronn, Freeman, Nicholas, Brainerd and Strahan won the team competition with a 266 net total.