The MountainView Lady Putters are just like you

Eileen J Snearly “We’re just like you/you got your friends just like I got mine.” –Miranda Lambert There’s golf and then there’s other things. MountainView Preserve Lady Niners is an…

A special Flag Day

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 held an impressive Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony at the lodge for the third consecutive year since moving the venue from…

Hop aboard the FSL New Mexico bus tour!

Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Jim Cowlin Spanish exploration and colonization in the Southwest took place over nearly 300 years. Nowhere is it more evident than in New Mexico where Spanish heritage…

Sandra Sowell: Matriarch of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club

Sandra Sowell; photo by Maureen Spence.

Mary Croft and Elisabeth Wheeler Sandra Sowell was hiking the trails of the Tucson area well before the formation of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club in 1999. She hiked every hike led by a former guide in SaddleBrooke in the late ‘90s. Sandra was influential in getting the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club going and was the chairperson…

MPLN Club Champion

President Louise Bidwell congratulates Club Champion Susan Elliott

Franny Flynn and Shirley Tié The MountainView/Preserve Lady Niners is proud to announce their 2014 Club Champion Susan Elliott! Play started on March 31 on the MountainView back nine and finished on April 1 on the Preserve front nine. Following completion of play Golf Pro Mike Jahaske and Assistant Pro Ken Steinke announced the winners…

2014 STC Tournament Singles Championships

Left to right: Ron Bechky, Stan Schneiderman, John Sochacki and Jim Abrahamson

Jim Abrahamson The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club championships were held the last week of March and the first two weeks of April. The first week was completed with the team of Bob Stocks and Craig McPherson meeting Dick Partridge and Sven Sandblom in the 70s doubles championship match. The match was a clinic in great tennis…

2014 SMGA Match Play tourney

Gary Averett The 2014 SMGA Match Play Tournament was held over a four day period of March 22, 26, 27 and 29 with a one day qualifying round played on March 19. This annual SMGA tournament follows the same format as the Accenture World Golf Championships Match Play Tournament which has been held at Dove…

MPWGA President’s Cup Tournament

2014 winner Donna Barnard accepting trophy from Pros Ken Steinke and Mike Jahaske with 2013 winner Ann Martin

Ann Martin The MPWGA held its annual President’s Cup Tournament on March 17 and 18. The first day action was at the MountainView Golf Course. In keeping with the St. Patrick’s Day date everyone was decked out in green. In addition there were buttons, necklaces and lots of Irish for the day. The day was…

Verde Sputters news

First Place Winners: Pauline Guarino, Chris McFadden, Sharon Wyles, Julie Brown, Winnie Clay and Buck Wyles

Trudy Rossi The theme of the April 7 Fun Day was Butterflies, but even the birds and the bees along with the butterflies had a tough time getting around that windy morning. Five of the 18 holes putted, or attempted, were trick holes! We sincerely thank the Fun Day Committee of Marie Schmidt, chairperson, and…