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Events of 2011

(A summary of Buffy & John ski time on snow)

Ski Seasons

Hidden Valley Club Okemo Sugarbush Mountain Creek Belleayre Total Days on Snow
This Season - 2011 -2 012 61 0 3 9 6 79
Last Season - 2010 - 2011 75 3 0 9 10 97
Season - 2009 - 2010 85 0 4 3 4 96

* The 18th Annual 2012 Hidden Valley Closed Golf Classic is set for Satruday, April 28th.  If you would like to join us for this fun event more information is available at the Hidden Valley Closed web site by clicking HERE.

* Our ski season ended at Belleayre enjoying great Spring Skiing over St. Patrick's Day weekend with some of our Hidden Valley buddies.

* In spite of it being a mild winter Buffy and John had fun on the ski slopes at their home at Hidden Valley.  Much of the fun comes from taking time to teach youngsters about the joy of skiing.

Coach John with his 3 year old ski buddy Eva.

Coach John with ski buddies at the bottom of Chicken Delight

For more about Buffy & John's skiing adventures click HERE.

*Buffy & John kicked off the 2011-2012 ski season at Sugarbush in Vermont with some of their HVARA ski buddies December 9th - 11th.

The HVARA skiers take a moment from the fun of the 2011 ski trip to pose for the annual photo

* The Blizzard of October 29th 2011 dumped nearly a foot of snow on Hidden Valley.  Buffy & John were able to take advantage of this ealry snow by taking the 1st ski run at Hidden Valley on Sunday, October 30th, a Hidden Valley Record.

Mr. Snowman showed 6' of snow Saturday October 29th at 4:30 PM

Mr. Snowman showed nearly 2' of snow Sunday October 30th at 8:30 AM

John is ready for his 1st ski run of the season, Sunday October 30th at 8:45 AM

Buffy video tapped John's 1st run of the season.
 To view the video tap click on the play botton.

* Buffy & John played in the Annual Columbus Day Golf Classic with friends and family at the Blackhed Mountin golf Resort. 

The golfers who played in the Annual Columbus Day Golf Classic

The beautiful par 4 7th hole at Blackhead Mountain Golf Resort

* Buffy & John visited and photographed NJ's oldest golf club, Essex County Country Club for John's book "The Search for the 50 Most Beautiful Golf Holes in New Jersey."  To learn more go to

John with ECCC President John Delaney, ECCC Golf Pro, GM Cy Reitmeyer & Buffy

A view of the ECCC Clubhouse from the 17th green

* The 26th Annual 2011 Oktoberfest was a BLAST!  Buffy and John played in the traditonal Oktoberfest 2 Person Golf Scramble and finished 3rd with a 2 under score of 29.  They then joined friends and enjoyed the Oktoberfest party.

Buffy and John register for the 26th Annual 2011 Oktoberfest Golf Scramble

Buffy with friends Stephanie, Chris Mulvihill and father Gene Mulvihill

* Buffy and John spent Labor Day Weekend with friends and family upstate at Saugerties New York.  The picture below was taken of just a few of those friends and family members.


* Buffy and John celebratged their Wedding Anniversary again by playing golf at the Ballyowen Golf Club.  It was a beautiful day.

Buffy & John celebrate their Anniversary with starter Bill at Ballyowen...

...and with golfing partners Frank and Alex.  It was a thumbs up day!

* It is with great sadness and regret that we report the passing of our good friend and family member Father Francis Gunn.  Buffy and Fran grew up together and Fran has been the presiding Priest at most family christenings, weddings, and funerals.   He was a joy in all our lives and will be forever remembered. The newspaper announcement of his passing can be reviewed by clicking HERE.

The photos below were taken during our trip to Ireland in 2005.  The photo on the right was taken at the Killarney Golf Club on a day when a rainbow was magnificent.  The photo speaks for itself.

Father Fran praying for a win at the Poppa Lou.  His paryer was answered.

Fran and a rainbow commune.

* We celebrated sister Anne's birthday on August 23rd at one of our favorite restaurants, Protofino's.


L to R - Buffy, Mendy (Portofino Owner), staffer, Mendy's nephew John, Sister Peg, John & Sister Anne (seated)

* The 16th Annual Poppa Lou Friends & Family Golf Classic was held on Saturday, July 23rd at Blackhead Mountain Golf Resort in the Catskils.  Buffy & John played with ski buddy Jack Powers and golf buddy Al Izzi.  They finished second for the second time in the past two years.  Photos of the Poppa Lou can be seen by clicking HERE.

Buffy, John, Al & Jack waiting to tee off at the Blackhead Mountain Golf Club

The 7th green at the beautiful Blackhed Mountain Golf Club


* Buffy and John played in the 2011 3rd Annual Crystal Springs Brews & Birdies Tournament and enjoyed the Beer Festival with friends on July 16th, 2011.  Buffy won closest to the pin honors at the Ballyowen Golf Club in the event.

Buffy & John on the Cascades 9th hole fairway - the site of the 2011 3rd Beer Festival

Vernon Police Chief  Roy Werry, Dan, Buffy, Ken Heather & Ellen sampling the beer.

* Buffy & John played in the 11th Annual Cape Cod Invitational Golf Classic June 17th and 18th.

The players in the 11th Annual Cape Cod Invitational Golf Classic.  Guess who won the Champion's Trophy?  For more photos click HERE.

The 11th Annual Cape Cod Invitational Golf Classic Champion - Buffy with Commissioner Dan.

Summer arrived with Memorial Day Weekend and a visit upstate New York

Friends and family take a break from the annual Memorial Day softball game for the traditional photo.  It was fun!

An earlier friends and family photo was published in the Memorial Day edition of the Saugerties Post Star.  To view the newspaper click HERE.

  Buffy & John continue to enjoy golf and photograph golf events for fun.

Buffy & John played in the 17th annual HV Closed Golf Classic.  More click HERE.

Buffy & John with famed golf instructor David Leadbetter.

Background photo "Buffy tees off at Wild Turkey Golf Club" taken by Dr. John T. Whiting


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