- Linda and Don McPherson
Regular Club play changed to Summer Hours, 9:30 AM Monday-Saturday on May 1. The 9:30 AM start continues through October 31.
If you’re interested in playing or in learning the game, just drop by to see what “the joy of bocce” is all about. There is no cost to play and no need to give advance notice. All equipment is supplied and we’ll have you playing immediately.
Joining the Bocce Club is also easy. Membership forms are available in the shed at the West Rec. bocce courts and in the Bocce Club folder in the OVA office. Annual dues are $15 per member and support member-only social events and the annual Holiday Party in December. View the Bocce Club webpage (OVA login required) at: https://oakmontvillage.com/article/category/clubs/bocce/.
TOURNAMENT NEWS & EVENING BOCCE
Winners in the Mother’s Day Tournament played on May 11 will be pictured in the June 1 Oakmont News.
Next up is the Battle of the Sexes Tourney, men vs. women, on Saturday, June 8 at 9:30 AM. Tournament play is limited to 24 participants, so be sure to get to the courts early, in time to get a tag for the chip draw for teams and courts at 9:15.
The first members-only social of the season will be Evening Bocce beginning at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, June 12. Open play will follow dinner. Watch the bulletin board at the shed for food item sign-ups.
WINE COUNTRY SENIOR GAMES
Good luck to the three Oakmont Bocce Club teams competing in the Wine Country Games May 31-June 1 at the Julliard Park Bocce courts on South A Street in Santa Rosa – Straight Shooters: Barb Lowell, Ann Miller, Jean Reed (capo) & Malcolm Wing; Go Getters: Don McPherson, Linda McPherson, Barbara Newton (capo) & Geoffrey Newton; 3 Guys & A Gal: Cindi Clemence, Jeff Clemence (capo), Fritz Spotleson & Jim Tosio.