Category: Sports

Charity golf event nears

Ret Convey Being a hero is a full time job. We demand that they impress us with their greatness, touch our hearts in undefinable ways and introduce us to a world where all things are possible. But most of all, these people must inspire us to hope. Only when our demands are met do we…

Bernie Eaton: Tour double winner

A putting lesson for the Introductory Class

Barbara Johnson Everyone here at the SaddleBrooke Golf Course is just overwhelmed that our Pro Bernie Eaton has received not one but two prestigious awards. The first one is the 2016 Southwest Section PGA Player Development Award. The second award is being named the 2016 Southern Chapter of the Southwest Section Golf Pro of the…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners show holiday cheer

Our new Board for 2017

Barbara Johnson The SaddleBrooke Lady Niners held their last big event of 2016 on December 13 with their annual Holiday Luncheon. They started the day with a fun game of golf where they got to throw out their three worst holes of the day (winners were determined by their scores based on two thirds of…

Warren Tiahrt takes his seat on the hole-in-one train

Bob Edelblut It is really quite amazing the number of holes-in-one members of the MPMGA have recorded this year. Warren Tiahrt made it 16 on Saturday, November 12 at the Preserve Golf Club. This must be some kind of record! Warren’s playing partner Nick Nicholas said after Warren hit his shot, that he thought it…

SBWGA celebrates 2016

Past presidents of the SBWGA

The Christmas Holiday Luncheon is always a festive time for the SBWGA-18 and this December was no different. President Brenda Brown, in her jovial style, thanked the outgoing board for a tremendous year of unity and accomplishment. The new board was introduced taking the oath of office for 2017. President Sheila Clarkin, Vice President Venetia…

Let’s Swim Clinic

Stroke improvement for new or returning lap swimmers Next clinic begins: Wednesday, February 15 Eight sessions (four weeks) at DesertView Pool Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Improve your stroke techniques for exercise, enjoyment and conditioning Email: SaddleBrookeswimclub@gmail.com to sign up or for more information! Class limited to 24 DesertView Lap Pool will be…

Moving on at STC

Pam and Darrell Jackson

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke’s world class tennis venue has always been a highly valued asset for players and the entire community. How could anyone improve on such a good thing, one might ask? Why just not kick back, get some exercise now and then and let the club coast in comfort? We have all these…

Holly Jolly Tournament highlights

Left to right: Joyce Sutay, JoAnn Wilbour, Karen Richey; photo by Holly Riviere

Diane Mazzarella MPLN members celebrated the season with their Holly Jolly Tournament Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice at MountainView Golf Club on December 6, 2016. Festivities began with a team tournament. First place went to the team of Joyce Sutay, JoAnn Wilbour, Caroline Whitt and Karen Richey with payouts going to the top five…

Don Plapinger makes it 17

Don in his glory

Bob Edelblut I truly thought there were no more seats on the hole-in-one train. Boy was I wrong. On Sunday, December 4 Don Plapinger aced the thirteenth hole at the MountainView Golf Course. Connie and Don were playing in their regular Sunday couples group and Jack and Debbie Hammer were their playing partners. Spouses are…