There would be no denying Osage National of a second straight Mid-Missouri Ladies’ Inter-City Golf League crown at its home course Aug. 25. The ON team led by over a dozen points coming in and turned back second place Bear Creek Valley by two in capturing it’s second consecutive title

On June 2 The BCV team upset ON at its home course with a 5-point win, taking two of three matches and finishing all-square in B-flight. It was the only loss suffered by the champs all season.


There would be no denying Osage National of a second straight Mid-Missouri Ladies’ Inter-City Golf League crown at its home course Aug. 25. The ON team led by over a dozen points coming in and turned back second place Bear Creek Valley by two in capturing it’s second consecutive title
On June 2 The BCV team upset ON at its home course with a 5-point win, taking two of three matches and finishing all-square in B-flight. It was the only loss suffered by the champs all season.
BCV pulled as close as a half point at Seasons Ridge on June 16, but the ON team moved back out to a comfortable lead down the stretch. BCV was tripped up by Old Kinderhook at the Ridge, losing by seven. This was as close as ON came all season to surrendering the overall lead.
Dee Robertson, team captain for ON, was sidelined with a bad back. It was Robertson’s 55th birthday and her teammates treated her to a sweet victory.
Filling in for the captain in the championship flight for ON was Mary Kay Longman and Kathy Murphy, who won by three over Janet Bolick and Sue Ogg of BCV. In two years with the league, Longman has yet to lose a match.
Capturing A-flight for BCV was Nancie Duncan and Nancy Lane.
Third place went to Dogwood Hills by a point and a half over Lake Valley. Winning the championship for LV was Janice Ohmes and Deanna Starnes 10.5-7.5 over Louwanna Bloom and Kym Ebling. The DH ladies bounced back with wins in the other two flights.
Eldon had the best day of all the teams with a 7-point win over OK. Eldon was the only squad to crack 30 points, accumulating 30 1/2. Joyce Kirchner and Pat May won A-flight for Eldon by nine. Finishing even in the championship flight, Liz Byland and Jean Butterfield of OK came away all-square with Joyce Bledsoe and Gina Ryterski of Eldon.
The golfers played both the Mountain and Links course.
The final four slots in the standings were hotly contested. Both Indian Rock and Meadowlake Acres won by a point in the seventh and ninth-place matches, respectively. The IR golfers edged SR, while MLA kept Rolling Hills in last with a 27 1/2-26 1/2 win.
D’Ann Reyering of SR, playing well this season, saved her best intercity for last. Paired up with Jeannie Hindman, the duo won championship flight by five over June Halsor and Lynne Furnell of IR.
Pam Knoll and Kathy Omohundro of MLA won championship flight by nine over Paula Stuart and Mary Garrison. The RH ladies recovered to win the other two flights by a combined eight points.