Category: Sports

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners

Left to right: Dan Russell, Mary Leversee, Kathleen Weiss and Sam Sollenberger; photo by Bob Koblewski

Elaine Kienitz The much anticipated Ladies Choice event was on a perfect sunny, no wind, mild temperature day. The game was a two person team using a modified Chapman scoring formula followed by a delicious lunch in the dining room. Winners were as follows: On the SaddleBrooke course 1st place Mary Leversee and Dan Russell,…

Pickleball Social Event

The theme for the social gathering that took place on April 24 was Mixed Pickle. It was a very successful event of 48 participating senior men and women Pickleball players. We had a wonderful time doing the meeting/greeting/playing thing. Categories were dill, gherkin, bread and butter, relish, kosher and sweet. All six courts at Ridgeview…

The Sea Captain among us

Captain Steve Leane, United States Coast Guard Retired

Jay Clayton Wilson Almost every STC member has had Steve Leane restring a racket at one time or another. No surprise there because Steve is a Master Racquet Technician who has played with us and strung our rackets for us more than a decade. But there is more to Steve than many of our members…

SBWGA news

Our snowbirds are gone and the golf season is slowing down, most of our tournaments are over and we are all looking forward to open tee times, margaritas after golf and dodging the rain and lightning from our monsoons. We just completed our Catalina Cup season which runs from October to May. Ten teams from…

STC Cinco de Mayo Tennis Social and Party

Jay Clayton Wilson Cinco de Mayo at STC is party time. True, it must compete with the Battle of Puebla at the Mexican Fort Lorento for universal attention. Still, SaddleBrooke came alive again this May 5 when Joanie Dragon exercised her artistic talent to bring the STC patio to colorful life for the party. Traditional…

Viva Las Vegas

Due to the hard work of Jacque Twitty and her committee members and the generosity of our sponsor, Robson Communities, the MPWGA Member/Guest Tournament was a huge success. It kicked off on Sunday afternoon, April 24 with an ice cream social, horse race and appetizer party with DJ Steve Phillips providing music for dancing on…

The Pima Cup season ends on a high note for MPMGA

Bob Edelblut The final event of this season’s Pima Cup schedule was hosted by the MPMGA at The Preserve Golf Club on May 4. The weather and course conditions were perfect and every player in the field had nothing but the highest of expectations. The champion would be determined today and when play began there…

The Member-Member Stroke Play winners

Left to right: Al Bolty, Bruce Fink and David Cohen

Bob Edelblut This year’s Member-Member Stroke Play Tournament was held on May 18 and 19. Forty two-man teams signed up for the event and all were sure that they had a reasonable shot at victory. The players were grouped into five flights. Each flight held eight teams and all teams within a flight competed from…

Doug Swartz wins SMGA Club Championship again

Seven-time Club Champion Doug Swartz with SMGA President Greg Tarr

It can’t be luck! Doug Swartz has once again proven to be the master of the SMGA Club Championship Tournament. He has won seven of the last nine club championships and this one was no squeaker. He won low gross by six strokes under his closest rival. Doug has now won in 2008, 2010 through…


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