Judy Kay-Wolff


Over the years, between Norman and Bobby, I have been quite fortunate in my bridge travels to visit many countries all over the world.   However, the closest I ever got to The Netherlands was through reading about wooden shoes, tulips and windmills in my grammar school textbooks.  Tomorrow Bobby and I are leaving for the USA 1 SENIOR TRIALS scheduled for Veldhoven, Holland which begins Sunday.  I believe Veldhoven is the central playing site while Eindhoven (a few kilometers away) will also house the many teams from around the world.

I must add the hosts and hostesses have been most gracious to accommodate their many foreign guests and have even arranged transportation when requested.   Believe it or not, Las Vegas is not the easiest of sites from which to depart.   We’re going via O’Hare and landing in Brussels – a shorter ride north than  going through Amsterdam with a longer drive south.  Soon, we’ll see how adept I am at map reading.

The WBF is renown not only for their super run events but also for their many festivities.   Besides the Opening Banquet and Closing Awards Dinner, one special evening (a gala dinner) will be given by President and Mrs. Gianarrigo Rona on  the 19th in Eindhoven.

We’re all packed and itchin’  to leave.   Be  sure to catch my blogs from Bobby’s exciting venue – as he calls it –  the Geezer’s event!


JSOctober 10th, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Sounds exciting though I don’t envy your flights! By the way, who is on Bobby’s Geezer’s Crew? All your friends back here in Philly will be rooting.

Judy Kay-WolffOctober 10th, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Hi JS:

The team is Richie Schwartz, Lew Finkel, Arnie Fisher, Fred Hamilton with Dan Morse and Bobby. They played well in Detroit when they qualified, but this is not an easy field — with another good U.S. Team (II) and many foreign superstars. Keep your fingers crossed.

CPOctober 10th, 2011 at 5:33 pm


Who’s the USA II TEAM?

JaneOctober 10th, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Rock and roll, Bobby, Fred and the rest of your team. Age is just a number! I look forward to all the news. Thanks Judy, for being the reporter, and keeping us informed of all the excitement. All of us in Vegas (and Henderson) will be rooting for you all as well.

Judy Kay-WolffOctober 10th, 2011 at 5:39 pm


It’s Kasle, Koslove, Schermer, Chambers, Boyd and Robinson.Very formidable opposition! Figures to be an exciting event especially with all the capable foreign representatives too.

I’ll be kiibitzing Bobby (either live if i can — or on BBO). Really looking forward to it.

Judy Kay-WolffOctober 10th, 2011 at 5:43 pm

Hi Jane:

Thanks for your upbeat message. I hereby officially declare you Chief LV Cheerleader!



Jeff HOctober 11th, 2011 at 8:50 am

I am rooting for the USA 1 Seniors. I used to live in South Jersey and remember the send off they gave Arnie before the championships in Brazil.

Judy Kay-WolfOctober 12th, 2011 at 10:12 am

Hi Jeff:

I’ll give Arnie your message when he arrives.

It is a tough field but we’ll be plugging away.