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by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: May 7, 2012 at 11:24 am •  Published: May 4, 2012

Fun: They watched the races in a suite, had lunch and then proceeded to the paddock to meet the horses.

The buzz: Three of the board members had run in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon that morning, and one member had been a volunteer and others had already been to the Arts Festival that morning or were going that afternoon.

Christi Coyle, Pam Gutel, Cristi Reiger, Kristen Brown, Mei Cheng, Adrienne Nobles, Becky Howell and Ashley Jackson. PHOTO BY HELEN FORD WALLACE, THE OKLAHOMAN


Dinner: The Women's Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame inducted four people at the recent banquet at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Center.

Honorees: Lucy Beeler, LeeAnn Hammack Fairlie, the late U.C. Ferguson and Jeannie Thompson Rogers were the honorees. Ferguson is one of two men who have been inducted into this hall of fame.

Program: Robbie Robertson was master of ceremonies and Ann Pitts Turner, former Oklahoma State University Womens' golf coach, gave the introductions. Women's Oklahoma Golf Association Junior Girls champion and runner-up, Megan Blonien and Charter Lawson, were recognized. Jackie Hutchinson, women's golf hall of fame member, gave the closing remarks. Ann Watkins is president.

Other activities: The banquet is held every other year. There is also a Hall of Fame Golf Tournament held in April and a “Women teaching Women” golf clinic and scramble tournament.

Scott Ferguson, Jeannie Thompson Rogers, Lucy Beeler, LeeAnn Hammack Fairlie. PHOTO BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN

Ilysa Diamond, Jackie Hutchinson, Barbara Boatman, Ruthie and Rusty Riggs. PHOTO BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN


Brunch: The Land Run Brunch was held recently at the Harn Homestead Museum Event barn.

Highlight: The group walked over to the gazebo and watched children participate in a Land Run reenactment.

Dick Workman, Melessa Gregg, Shelley Sanders. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN

Linda Kennedy Rosser, Ira Schlezinger, Laura Ogle. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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