By Dale Brown
The Journal 

Ladies golf tournament returns

'Puttin on the Ritz' draws 40 competitors

 

Last updated 8/22/2023 at 8:50am

Ronna Galbreath | Special to The Journal

High temperatures didn't deter 40 ladies from attending the Puttin' On The Ritz golf tournament on Monday, August 14. They came from Ritzville, Tri Cities, Moses Lake, Spokane, Quincy, Colfax, Cle Elum and Ellensburg.

RITZVILLE – Forty women from all over Eastern Washington braved five hours of stifling heat to test their golfing skills at the local "Puttin' on the Ritz" ladies golf tournament Monday, Aug. 13.

According to coordinator Ronna Galbreath, the first such tournament was in 2005. It's continued nearly every year since, until COVID-19 mandates shuttered the event in 2020.

It finally returned this year, Galbreath said.

In golfing terms, the tournament was a two-person "best ball" event using handicaps for scoring. It was set up in two flights. The better players competed in the first flight. Golfers...



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