Tag: Golf

MVLP supports San Manuel School District

Jean Kraus On Wednesday, August 23, MountainView Lady Putters Co-Presidents Pat Wells and Vicki Strief and MVLP board member Gay Uhl delivered a check for $600 to First Avenue Elementary School in San Manuel. Principal Katy Wilkins was presented with our check and told us that it would go toward the purchase of 375 student…

Lady golfers swing into fall

Prickly Pear winners: Marsha Camp, Julie Egolf, Vernie Tupa and Yolanda Niemann

Barbara Johnson On September 24, the SaddleBrooke Lady Niners and the SBWGA-18 ladies combined forces for our annual LAGOS tournament to welcome in fall. We don’t know how our tournament organizer Opal Larkin did it, but she managed to have the perfect fall day for the event. After a summer filled with sweltering heat, we…

September Patio luncheon for SBWGA

Ret and Geri They say a great magician never divulges his secrets, but we learned on September 5 that is not necessarily true. Chef Dave, SaddleBrooke’s wizard in the kitchen, brought his magic show outside to the beautiful Roadrunner Grill Patio and not only whipped up a feast for the ladies, but explained exactly how…

MPLN congratulates ACE of the month winners

Kathy Whitworth and Diane Cain

Carolyn Brinkley What a fabulous and enjoyable summer this has been for MountainView Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN); plenty of fun weekly games as well as special tournaments and invitationals. Congratulations go to the ACE of the Month winners for June, July and August. The ACE of the Month tournament is held every month throughout the…

MPWGA member attends Solheim Group

Janey Clausen MPWGA Member Diane Cain not only had the privilege of attending this year’s Solheim Cup, but she also played in the Past Captains Challenge on a team of 12, with Kathy Whitworth as the team captain. It was match play format and her team finished in fifth place. Diane followed as a spectator…

Charity Golf Tournament

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 will hold its annual Charity Golf Tournament at The Views Golf Club located at 1565 Rancho Vistoso Boulevard in Oro Valley on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The scramble format is open to individual golfers or teams (Elk membership not required). Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. with a…

MVLP welcomes back snowbirds

Jean Kraus It’s been a busy summer for the MountainView Lady Putters. We have had events with the Lady Niners and the Ranchettes. We’ve dressed in our red, white and blue for the Fourth of July. Most of all we’ve tried to stay cool. As you all know this was the hottest June in 130…

Gordon Elliott finally has his first

Gordon Elliott enjoys his moment.

Bob Edelblut That age old quote “No one ever said it would be easy” must have been coined to describe just how difficult it is to make a hole-in-one. Don’t you agree? The odds against doing same are about 12,500 to 1 for an amateur and 2,500 to 1 for a professional. No wonder so…

Sputters land on Gilligan’s Island

Verde Sputters on the Minnow at the Gilligan’s Island Revue at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley

Elaine Stamm The Verde Sputters set sail on the Minnow along with the delightful cast of the Gilligan’s Island Revue on August 3 at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley. Walter Fritz, husband of new Sputter member Brigitte Fritz, invited the Sputters, and about 20 of us hopped on board. Walter Fritz is multi-talented, and…

MPLN recognizes Judy Hendricks, MPLN secretary

Judy Hendricks, secretary, MPLN

Carolyn Brinkley The MountainView/Preserve Lady Niners (MPLN) is honored to recognize all of the members who volunteer their time to make the club run smoothly and to ensure that all of the members enjoy regular league play, special events and tournaments as well as making sure that the club is successful. It takes an enormous…