Category: Sports

Play golf with Lute Olsen and help at risk kids

1997 NCAA National Champions Arizona Wildcats with Coach Lute Olson.

Julia Young Tucson’s Lute Olson will play in the seventeenth annual Fore for Kids Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, April 10. Proudly hosted by Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke, Fore for Kids benefits at risk children in Pinal and Pima Counties. Join Lute Olson’s foursome for a donation of $500 or be a part of this…

3rd annual Across the Brooke

The Across the Brooke Committee Members: Ann Adams, Doris Dieterle, Dian Kupper, Sue Staker and Phyllis Cadden; photo by Bob Koblewski.

Carol Thompson and Elaine Kienitz Tournament organizers for both HOA 1 and HOA 2 made this exciting event a success once again. From SaddleBrooke we had Dian Kupper, Doris Dieterle and Ann Adams. MountainView/Preserve offered Sue Staker and Phyllis Cadden along with the pairings group of Raye Cobb, Pat Mersy and Holly Riviere. SaddleBrooke Lady…

Free Pickleball demonstration

Joni O’Brien The SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) will be presenting a free demonstration on most aspects of Pickleball at the Preserve Courts (7, 8 and 9) on Tuesday, March 31 from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Members of the SPA will be there to demonstrate the basics of the game, show you the proper equipment used…

Busy times for SBWGA-18

Martha Young, Maureen Breheim and Gayle Heaton

Ret Convey On February 6, SBWGA enjoyed a delicious beef brisket lunch after a beautiful morning of golf. Deb Finn kicked off the meeting by reading some quotes from Wisdom of Golf and then got down to business. AWGA Information and Outreach Programs Manager Kelly Hollister came from Phoenix to present the GemAward. We gave…

Free fun and food for St. Pat’s Saturday

Will he be safe or tagged out? Photo by Paul Jarzembinski.

Jonathan Green Root, root, root for the home team! Your two March choices are as follows: 1. Drive to Phoenix. Pay $5 to $10 to park. Pay about $25 each for tickets. Pay lots more $$$ for some just OK stadium grub. And then watch some players that you don’t know play for a team…

SMGA’s own now AGA President

Arizona Golf Association President Bill Lich

SaddleBrooke resident and SMGA member Bill Lich was elected as the new Arizona Golf Association (AGA) President on Thursday, February 5. Bill and his wife Carol have been SaddleBrooke residents since 1999. He was originally involved in amateur golf as a USGA Rules Official in the Southern California Golf Association. After moving to Arizona, Bill…

SaddleBrooke Men’s Putters news

Annual winners

John Martin The SaddleBrooke Men’s Putters had their annual meeting January 29 at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse. This was the first meeting for our new President Harlan Hobbs. The 2014 winners of the Charles Schwab year end tournament were announced. Jim Jevne won first place, Harlan Hobbs was second and Sam Sollenberger was third. There was…

The 8th at MountainView yields another hole-in-one

Rick Savoie enjoying the moment

Bob Edelblut On Saturday, February 7, the eighth hole at the MountainView Golf Course yielded yet another hole-in-one. This time Rick Savoie, a member in good standing of the M-PMGA and long-time resident of SaddleBrooke, scored his second hole-in-one. Not bad for any golfer and especially so for one who has only been playing for…