Fran Macomber earns 20th Tahoe Donner Women’s Golf Club title |

Fran Macomber earns 20th Tahoe Donner Women’s Golf Club title

From left to right: Lydia Stang, 2013 Club Champion, Fran Macomber, Bettye Carmichael, Carol Louderback, Leslie Williams and Lou Ashcraft.
Courtesy Shelley McGinity |

Fran Macomber prevailed once again as the Tahoe Donner Women’s Golf Club’s 2013 champion with two-day gross score of 165 — 139 low net — in the Aug. 20-21 tournament.

Macomber shot a 76 on the first day of the championship to help propel her to victory over 28 friendly competitors. 

Macomber, who turns 80 in October, has now earned club champion honors 20 times.

Bettye Carmichael was championship flight runner-up with a gross two-day score of 172, net 144. 

Other flight winners included Leslie Williams in the first flight, with a net 140, and Jeanne McGoldrick with a 144; Lydia Stang in second flight with a net 139, and Bette Palmer with a 147; and Lou Ashcraft in third flight with a net 138, and Kathie Schwartz with a 141. 

Carol Louderback was the low net champion over the field of players with a two-day total of 131 (65-66).

The Tahoe Donner Women’s Club consists primarily of Tahoe Donner property owners. The season runs from late May to mid October.

For more information about the club, email

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