Despite the dreary weather, Tashua Knolls Clubhouse and the Tashua Knolls Women's Golf Association Nine Hole Ladies were resplendent last Thursday with the fun and colors of Mardi Gras when they hosted area clubs at their July 14 Invitational Tournament.

Chaired by Liz Cook and Janet Melfi, with the help of a host of club members, the tournament participants played a shotgun format.

After the New Orleans style luncheon and raffle, the following members and guests were awarded placement prizes:

Front Nine: 1st Place Team Gross: (38) Peggy Bednar, Meredith Chamberlain, Judi Kelly, Shirley Pollack

Back Nine: 1st Place Team Gross (39) Nancy Gilligan, Susan Roberto, Kathy Winton, Pat Milot

Front Nine: 2nd Place Team Gross: (39) Nancy Cetorelli, Phyllis Genel, Lisa Laudano, Kathy May

Back Nine: 2nd Place Team Gross:(39) Mary Ellen Baker, Clair Blum, Karen Daly, Linda DeLuca

Front Nine: 3rd Place Team Gross:(40) Ginny Bonitatibus, Beth McDonald  ,SusanShewchuk, Janet Tomchik

Back Nine: 3rd Place Team Gross:(39) Gail D'Elia, Ellen Garvey, Pattie Hunt,  Judy Incline

Other award winners were: Ellen Lucas, Closest to Line Front (3 inches); Gail D'Elia, Closest to Line Back (4 inches), Meredith Chamberlain,  Closest to Pin Front (10 inches), and Carol Grzyb, Closest to Pin Back (13-11).