Category: Sports

SMGA new season underway

Vinnie Ryan As we begin a new golf season The SaddleBrooke Men’s Golf Association (SMGA) would like to remind all SaddleBrooke male residents, renters and lot owners that membership is available at both Full and Associate levels. Full Membership provides membership in the Arizona Golf Association, a Golf Handicap Index Number (GHIN), handicap maintenance and…

SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and Sputters – a terrific team

SaddleBrooke winners Janet Williams, Julie Egolf, Abbie Egolf, Sue Spaniol

Barbara Johnson On October 24, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and the Sputters came together for one of our favorite events of the year – the Sputters Tournament. The 76 ladies who came together enjoyed a picture-perfect, beautiful day of fun and camaraderie. Each foursome was comprised of two Niners and two Sputters in a modified…

MLPN snowbirds migrate

Linda Miles and Marilyn Horn

Eileen J. Snearly According to Wikipedia: “A snowbird is a North American term describing a person who moves from higher latitudes and colder climates of the northern U.S. and Canada and migrates southward in winter to warmer locales.” The term has been around for nearly 100 years. We give a warm welcome to the early…

2017 Jeff Shields Putting Tournament recap

Winning team, “Graf’s Gang,” receives their prize. From left: Randy Spencer (tournament treasurer), Al Storey, Larry Kraber, Don Stone and Don Graf

Herb Kranze The third annual Jeff Shields/Charles Schwab Senior Men’s Putting Tournament, hosted by the SaddleBrooke Men’s Putters Club (SBMP), was held Friday, September 15. The tournament was dedicated to the memory of Bob Gabric, a leading organizer of the SBMP more than 15 years ago and who, along with Jeff Shields, fostered these annual…

SaddleBrooke Tennis Club must-see events!

TJ Duffy Mark your calendars for the trifecta of outstanding events to close out another banner year at the STC. The Tennis Cabana, along with Wilson representatives Jake Martin and Blake DeMond, are coming to the Tennis Center on Saturday, November 11. This will be the fifth annual visit by The Tennis Cabana to SaddleBrooke.…

Summer softball highlights

The Charles Company team, with manager Ron Quarantino, dominated Monday softball; photo by Pat Tiefenbach.

Pat Tiefenbach and Carol Chiarello The long hot summer is over and the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) is excited to announce the results of our summer leagues. Before we begin, let’s take a moment to learn a bit of history about 20 years of softball teams and one guy in particular: Ron Quarantino, or…

Golf Course Maintenance Crew appreciation event

Don Plapinger With the impending sale of MountainView and The Preserve to the HOA, this will be the last Appreciation Lunch for our golf course maintenance crews. The lunch will be held on December 15 at the maintenance shed. The maintenance workers are not SaddleBrooke TWO employees and they do not benefit from the SaddleBrooke…

SBWGA fall luncheon

Ret Convey The bright pink piggy banks, stuffed full of nickels dimes and quarters by the ladies of the SBWGA, were the stars of the show at the Fall Luncheon. The little piggies are now smack in the middle of Nancy Huffman’s dining room table where she and her team of volunteer bean-counters are gearing…

Renew your membership and have fun with MVP9GA

Jerry Morris and Randy Miles prepare for the 9ers October and November tournaments.

Tim Morsani Join or renew with the Preserve/Mountain View 9ers Golf Group before December 15 for only $40 which includes the AGA handicap fee. It’s a great deal but the best part is playing golf on Tuesday afternoons with a bunch of guys whose main focus is having fun on the golf course. On golf…