Category: July 2019

The 2019 MPMGA Club Champion is Bruce Fink

Bob Edelblut On Nov. 11 and Nov. 14, the MountainView-Preserve Men’s Golf Association (MPMGA) held this year’s club championship. Most members would say that it is the number one Special Event of the year. It is always well attended and every golfer in the field secretly dreams of owning the trophy, of being the best…

STC Welcomes Pop Tennis

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has supported the health and enjoyment of all residents for many years by arranging organized tennis on courts that are provided and maintained by our homeowner’s associations. The focus has always been on tennis as recognized by the United States Tennis Association and the program has always been to…

SB Niners End of Year Luncheon

Dian Kupper The Niners celebrated the holiday season with an end of year luncheon in the Vistas. The purpose of the luncheon was to install our 2020 executive board and to award end of year awards and trophies. Trophies were presented to the President’s Cup winner, Janet Williams; Club Champion, Judy Schilling; and Founders Cup…

MV Lady Putters Celebrate

Pat Morris On Dec. 9, the MountainView Lady Putters celebrated the Christmas season at their annual luncheon in SaddleBrooke One’s Vistas. The ladies arrived at the festivities dressed in their bright holiday attire. The holiday luncheon committee was comprised of Donna Martin, Lynda Meyer, Karen Bird, Margie Nicholson, Darlene Pitman, and Lisa Jensen. A special…

Twenty Tips for Senior Softball Newbies

Terry Hurley Playing softball is not easy for people our age. Let’s face it, our reflexes, coordination, strength, speed, endurance, and vision are not what they used to be. Plus, most of us are not in the best shape of our lives. However, every season about 165 men and women put on their blue or…

Pickleball Press – Barney McCallum

Nancy Dowell Pickleball co-founder, promoter and innovator, Barney McCallum, died at his home on Nov. 18, 2019, at the age of 93. Inducted into the inaugural class of 2017 of The Pickleball Hall of Fame, he leaves behind a rapidly growing international pickleball community that is indebted to him. It is fun to recount his…

Snacks, Smoothies, and Shopping at the Tennis Center

Debbie McGeehan It was a gorgeous day to try out some new racquets and buy a few new outfits to look good on the tennis courts! Cheri Megli along with her tennis assistant Marco, came to SaddleBrooke for the eighth year with her “Tennis Cabana on Wheels”. Members and guests had the opportunity to demo…

SBWGA-18 Honors the Old and Rings in the New

Marsha Camp Our 2020 board members hit the ground running and are busy implementing a new handicap system, innovative playday events, tantalizing luncheon menus, and many exciting experiences members don’t want to miss. You can be sure we’re in for the best year yet. Our president, Shellie Perce, has captained other golf associations and was…

MountainView-Preserve Couples Golf for February

Dan Hoshino The February 2020 tournament for the MountainView-Preserve Couples Golf will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at the MountainView Golf Course. It will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start; and the format will be a four person, two best net balls, Shambles. Players must sign-up on the ForeTees system by Sunday, Feb. 2, to…

Let’s dance together this summer

Wanda Ross Do you like to dance? Whether you like line dancing, Western, disco, rock and roll or ballroom dancing, let’s dance together. On Friday, June 21, a group of 38 line dancers, Western and ballroom dancers had a very fun TGIF afternoon of dancing together. There was plenty of room on the dance floor…