SaddleBrooke Nature Club visits lavender farm

Much to our surprise and delight, the SaddleBrooke Nature Club became aware of the Oracle, Arizona treasure known as “Life Under the Oaks” lavender farm. This family friendly venue has…

MountainView Lady Putters Moonlight Madness

Moonlight Madness Winners from left to right: Ginny Jackson, Jean Liske, Pam Brown, Raye Cobb, Pat Brothers and event chairwoman Annette Moyle. The MountainView Lady Putters held a Moonlight Madness…

SaddleBrooke Octogenarian All-American Swimmers

Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman congratulates five SaddleBrooke swimmers for receiving U.S.M.S. 2014 All American.

At a time in their lives when many health professionals might recommend a more sedentary lifestyle, five SaddleBrooke Swim Club swimmers received the ultimate honor from U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS): 2014 All American. This very prestigious award is only awarded to those swimmers who achieve the nation’s fastest time for an individual or relay event…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Angelonia comes in white, pink, blue and multicolor.

Louise Grabell Well, I can hardly stand up straight, but my flower gardens are planted. Phew! This is a monumental task that I actually look forward to each spring. For those of you who also enjoy flowers—for their beauty in the yard and for indoor cutting, there is a great variety to choose from. It’s…

MPWGA President’s Cup winner

Pilar Borm accepts trophy from 2014 winner Donna Barnard, with Pro Mike Jahaske.

Ann Martin The MPWGA held its annual President’s Cup Tournament on March 16 and 17. The first day action was at the Preserve Golf Course. There was plenty of wind but in spite of that a number of red scores were posted. The first day saw quite a few red numbers posted, with the early…

2015 M-PMGA Member-Member Match Play Championship

Left to right: Finalists Ed Skaff and Jerry Westra, President Dennis Marchand and Finalists Jon Michels and Ron Tie

Bob Edelblut For the better part of five weeks 52 two man teams competed in our Member-Member Match Play Championship. The field was divided into seven flights and by the time it was over 68 individual matches, including playoffs, were played. Ours is a single elimination tournament with a slight twist. First round losers form…

Spring Break Grandkids’ Softball game a big hit!

This young lady avoids the tag from Coach Q and she is safe at third base! Photo by Jim Smith.

Jim Smith The SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association (SSSA) sponsored its annual Spring Break Grandkids’ Games on Saturday, April 4 at the Softball Complex. Games Director Steve Garceau was assisted by Coaches Pat Tiefenbach, Doug Sweetland, Denise Norgard, Roy Stigers, Ed Cussick, Paul Buchanan, Debbie Seguin, Jeff Rayner, Steve Laureys, Dave Fuller and Ron Quarantino and…

MPLN sweeps the Robson Challenge

MountainView/Preserve Team

Carol Thompson The MountainView/Preserve Ladies Niners hosted this year’s successful Robson Challenge this March with the Robson Challenge trophy remaining here at MountainView/Preserve again this year! Every year qualifying teams from each Robson Community come together for an event full of fun, great golf and food. Many golfers were heard saying, “Getting to know the…