Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am Postponed

May 26th, 2012No Comments

The Patty Sheehan Foundation announces the Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am, in partnership with The Legends Tour, slated for June 1, 2012 at Hidden Valley Country Club, has been postponed.

The Patty Sheehan Foundation is evaluating options for an event later in the year according to Tournament Director Rebecca Gaston. Details will be disclosed when available.

In 2011, the inaugural Patty Sheehan & Friends boasted a field of 40 LPGA Legends. Christa Johnson captured the win with a 139 total shot over the two-day tournament and walked away with a $35,000. Tournament charities including First Tee of Northern Nevada, Step 2 and CAAW each received a check for $5,000.

Four LPGA Hall of Famers Join Field for the 2nd Annual Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am

Mar 19th, 2012No Comments

June 1, 2012 at Hidden Valley Country Club 

The field of 20 Legends for the 2nd annual Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am, an official LPGA Legends Tour event, includes four LPGA Hall of Famers – Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley, Hollis Stacy and Patty Sheehan. The tournament scheduled for June 1, 2012 returns to Hidden Valley Country Club, Reno, Nev., with proceeds benefiting the Patty Sheehan Foundation, supporting local women’s and children’s charities. The cost for a Pro-Am foursome is $4,000.

“The reason I chose the name ‘Patty Sheehan & Friends’ is because I had the desire to introduce my home community to my LPGA friends and vice versa,” Sheehan said. “The support we’ve received is beyond over whelming and the professionals who have signed on are true legends of golf, my mentors and friends. The way the field is taking shape, it’s going to be a great day of incredible golf. I can’t wait for June 1.”

Additional player commitments include: Cindy Figg Currier; Alicia Dibos; Heather Drew; Allison Finney; Cathy Johnston Forbes; Dawn Coe Jones; Cindy Miller; Lotta Neumann; Anne Marie Palli; Laurie Rinker; Kathy Robyn; Jan Stephenson; Kris Tschetter, and Sherri Turner. Three remaining LPGA player spots remain.

To purchase a Pro-Am team or for general tournament information visit www.pattysheehanandfriends.org. Harrah’s Reno serves as the host hotel and pairings party for the event.

Patty Sheehan & Friends is an official Legends Tour of the LPGA event made possible by the Patty Sheehan Foundation. In 2011, the inaugural Patty Sheehan & Friends event boasted a field of 40 LPGA Legends. Christa Johnson captured the win with a 139 total shot over the two-day tournament and walked away with the $35,000 prize purse. Tournament charities including First Tee of Northern Nevada, Step 2 and CAAW each received a check for $5,000. In 2012, the Patty Sheehan Foundation will be the beneficiary supporting women and children charities in northern Nevada.

Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am Announces 2012 Date

Mar 2nd, 2012No Comments

2nd annual event features 20 LPGA Legends, June 1, 2012

Patty Sheehan, World Golf and LPGA Hall of Famer, in partnership with The Legends Tour, the official senior tour of the LPGA, is set to bring the 2nd annual Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am to Hidden Valley Country Club June 1, 2012. The official Pro-Am features a field of 20 LPGA Legends.

In 2011, the inaugural Patty Sheehan & Friends was a rousing success thanks to the Pro-Am teams, sponsors and attendees. The tournament boasted a field of 40 LPGA Legends. Christa Johnson captured the win with a 139 total shot over the two-day tournament and walked away with a $35,000. Tournament charities including First Tee of Northern Nevada, Step 2 and CAAW each received a check for $5,000. In 2012, the Patty Sheehan Foundation will be the beneficiary supporting women and children charities in northern Nevada.

“A second year is a milestone for our tournament and we’re thrilled to bring the ‘legends’ of women’s golf back to Reno for an incredible one-day Pro-Am,” Sheehan said.” “The northern Nevada community has the opportunity to experience fantastic golf as a spectator or as a player in the Pro-Am with all proceeds going to the Patty Sheehan Foundation, an organization I founded to give back to my community.”

Cost for a Pro-Am foursome is $4,000 and includes golf with LPGA Legends player, cart, range balls, gift bag, breakfast, lunch, awards, pairings party, team photo, banner on the course, logo on pattysheehanandfriends.org and listing on the pairings sheet.

To purchase a Pro-Am team or for general tournament information for the 2nd Annual Patty Sheehan & Friends Pro-Am visit www.pattysheehanandfriends.org. Harrah’s Reno will serve as the host hotel for the event, for more information visit www.harrahsreno.com.

About the Legends Tour: The Legends Tour is the Official Legends Tour of the LPGA. The tour began in 2000 by LPGA professionals to showcase the talents of some of the greatest women’s golfers of all time. The Legends Tour has over 100 members, including 10 LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members. Legends Tour players have over 650 combined LPGA Tour victories, including 65 major championships. In its eleven seasons, The Legends Tour has awarded more than $9 million in prize money and helped raise more than $11 million for charity. The Legends Tour has hosted events in Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Japan and Australia. For additional information on The Legends Tour, log on to www.thelegendstour.com.

Tournament Round-Up

Jun 5th, 2011No Comments

To everyone that helped to make the inaugural Patty Sheehan & Friends, an LPGA Legends Tour event, a success…thank you.

The official four-day tournament boasted a field of 40 LPGA Legends.

Christa Johnson captured the win with a 139 total shot over the two-day tournament and walked away with a $35,000.

Tournament charities including First Tee of Northern Nevada, Step 2 and CAAW were the big winners with each receiving a check for $5,000.

June 5, 2011

Christa Johnson Wins Inaugural Tournament and Final Round Video Highlights

Final Round Results and Purse Breakout

June 4, 2011

Round 1 Final Results

June 3, 2011

Pro-Am Pairings

Pro-Am Results 6-3-11

News Highlights

ROUND 1 STATS:

Christa Johnson, now a four-time champion on The Legends Tour, shot a 68 and 71 to finish 5 under par and in solo first place in the 2011 Patty Sheehan & Friends LPGA Legends Tour Tournament.

Christa Johnson eagled Hole 16, driving the green and making the putt, to put her at 6 under and just out of reach from the competition.

Cindy Rarick shot 70 and birdied the final hole to put her just one back of Christa Johnson and in solo second place.

Kathryn Young-Robyn eagled the final hole to vault herself into a tie for third with Alicia Dibos, Cindy Figg-Currier and Cathy Johnston-Forbes.

With four birdies on the back nine, Rosie Jones was on fire but ran out of holes. She still managed to crack the top ten with a second round 68, finishing 1 under for the tournament.

Patty Sheehan finished one over par, tied for 14th place with Betsy King, Kris Tschetter and Sherri Turner.

Rosie Jones and Cindy Figg-Currier carded the only second rounds under 70 with a 69 and 68, respectively.

ROUND 1 STATS:

Patty Sheehan birdies the last hole to move within 2 shots of the lead at T6.

Battling colder weather and heavy winds that blew in, Christa Johnson birdies Hole 15 and Hole 18 to join Barb Moxness at the top of the leaderboard at 4-under par.

Laurie Rinker, who won the first Legends Tour event of the year, the Women’s Senior National Invitation in Tucson, is T3 and one back of the co-leaders.

Cindy Rarick holes out for an eagle on 18 to jump into a 3-way tie for 6th at 2 under.

Hall of Famers Alcott and King are both even par, 4 back of the top spot. Alcott birdied both par 3s on the front nine

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS FROM ROUND 1: Highlights from today’s tournament now available.

HOLE IN ONE: Janice Campbell, 61, from Dayton, Nev. hit the shot of her life today recording an ace on the 161 yard, par 3, 12th hole at Hidden Valley Country Club. She also walks away with a new Mercedes Benz. Watch her interview.

FUN STATS:

All total, there are more than 270 LPGA tournament wins and 41 major championship titles.

4 LPGA and World Golf Hall of Famers (Patty Sheehan, Betsy King, Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley) played the inaugural tournament.

Christa Johnson Wins Inaugural Tournament and Video Highlights

Jun 5th, 2011No Comments

Christa Johnson captured the win with a 139 total shot over the two-day tournament and walked away with a $35,000. Christa is now a four-time champion on The Legends Tour. She shot a 68 and 71 to finish 5 under par and in solo first place in the 2011 Patty Sheehan & Friends LPGA Legends Tour Tournament.

Video highlights from Sunday, June 5 include:

Christa Johnson Interview Part 1

Christa Johnson Interview Part 2

Christa Johnson Sinks Putt to Win Inaugural Tournament

Patty Sheehan Receives Cheers from Hometown Crowd at 18th Green

Christa Johnson Misses Birdie on Par 4 on 9th Hole

Laurie Rinker One Shot Off Lead at the 9th Hole

Alicia Dibos Nearly Chips in for a Birdie on the 9th Hole

Cindy Rarick Birdies 9th Hole to Move One Shot of Lead

Pro-Am Results

Jun 4th, 2011No Comments

Friday’s Pro-Am included a morning and afternoon shotgun start. While the weather was mild and even got a little cold later in the afternoon, you wouldn’t know it by the smiles from the participants. The day concluded with Patty’s Party poolside at Hidden Valley Country Club with a raffle and silent and live auctions. All proceeds benefited the Patty Sheehan Foundation’s charities – First Tee, Step 2 and CAAW.

For pairings, Pro-Am Pairings.

For results, Pro-Am Results 6-3-11.

Thanks to all our Pro-Am teams for supporting our inaugural tournament!

Hole In One Winner Walks Away with a Mercedes Benz

Jun 3rd, 20111 Comment

Janice Campbell, 61, from Dayton hit the shot of her life today recording an ace (hole in one) on the 161 yard par 3 12th hole and walks away with a new Mercedes Benz. Way to go Janice!

Check out Janice’s interview, Part 1IMG_0609 and Part 2 IMG_0609

Girls Clinic Fills with 80 Young Golfers

Jun 3rd, 2011No Comments



This afternoon at Hidden Valley Country Club, all 80 spaces were filled for the Girls Golf Clinic at the inaugural Patty Sheehan & Friends LPGA Legends Tour golf tournament. Produced in partnership with First Tee of Northern Nevada, the free clinic taught golf skills to girls ages 7 – 18.

     

Tickets for Patty Sheehan & Friends tournament dates, June 4 – 5, are $10 per day and are still available at www.pattysheehanandfriends.org. Admission for ages 17 and under and military personnel is FREE. 

Tournament proceeds benefit the newly-formed Patty Sheehan Foundation designed to support local charities and the Reno community. Hidden Valley Country Club is a 7,300 yard, 18-hole course designed by Mike Stark and Dick Bailey.

Plenty of Events Fill Tournament Dates

May 31st, 2011No Comments



If you’re heading to Hidden Valley Country Club for the inaugural Patty Sheehan and Friends Legends Tour tournament, June 2 – 5, you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared.

Official tournament play is June 4 -5 with the first tee time at 9 a.m. each morning. Consider arriving a few minutes early to get your viewing spot secured. You’re welcome to bring a chair to sit in, no lounge chairs however, and accessible areas will be set up at the #9 and #18 holes. If you’d like to see the final awards ceremony you’ll need to stay through the final putt June 5.

Tickets are required for tournament play days and are just $10, or FREE for military and youth 17 and under. Parking during the event is also free.

Events leading up to official tournament play start June 2 with a men’s and women’s mixed clinic at 2 p.m. for $500 per player and a free girls clinic for players 7 – 18 at 4 p.m.  Space is still available in both clinics, click for details.

If you’d like to watch the Pro Am event June 3, it’s also free. There are two shotgun starts, one at 7:30 a.m. and another at 1 p.m. That same evening at 6 p.m. you can attend Patty’s Party at the Hidden Valley Country Club Pool. The evening is a no-host reception with a raffle, silent and live auction to benefit the Patty Sheehan Foundation.

Proceeds from the Patty Sheehan and Friends Legends Tour tournament benefit the newly-formed Patty Sheehan Foundation supporting local nonprofits including Step 2, First Tee of Northern Nevada and CAAW. Get complete details.

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